From: Thomas Bridge (tbridge at domain vianetworks.ie)
Date: Tue 28 Aug 2001 - 16:39:29 IST
At the request of Martin Harran, I'm forwarding this to the list.
>Envelope-to: tbridge at domain vianetworks.ie
>From: "Martin Harran" <martinharran at domain esatclear.ie>
>To: <tbridge at domain vianetworks.ie>
>Subject: IOFFL Seminar Charges
>Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 15:06:06 +0100
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>Ref your posting on ILUG forum:
>"Is it just me or does this seem a bit OTT in terms of pricing? If they
>fill the room (which they estimate will be about 220 to 250 people) this
>means the amount of money they take in could be anywhere between £2000 and
>£5000. Surely even the Conrad can't be charging that much."
>The actual costs are:
>Room £800 + 10% Service Charge
>Tea/Coffee £2.70 per head + 10% Service Charge
>Audio Hire £185 + 20% VAT
>Allowing for fact that about 90% of people will be paying £10 and we will
>have about 40 - 50 non paying guest (speakers, people from various
>organisations we have met, press, other invited guests, etc), we will do
>well to cover our costs.
>We have already informed members that if we do show a 'profit' this will
>be held for other IrelandOffline use; when we wind up, surplus fund will
>be given to charity.
>As I cannot figure out how to post on you forum, would you mind posting
>this for me?
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