[Belgium] Draft message for sponsoring FOSS4G 2017.BE

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Mar 3 02:56:27 PST 2017

Sorry, I'm not in a good position right now to do this properly, but
here are my suggestions for amendement.

I hope they are clear enough.


Le Thu, 2 Mar 2017 10:44:24 +0100,
Dirk Frigne <dirk.frigne at geosparc.com> a écrit :

> All:
> Please iterate the text or +1 if you agree with the content.
> Once agreed upon, I can translate the tekst in Dutch.
> I need a volunteer to translate it in French.
> Marc will send the sponsor message to the sponsors of 2015 / 2016.
> We want to send this communication before monday March, 6
> First draft...
> Subject: FOSS4G 2017 - October 26 - Brussels
> Dear sponsor of FOSS4G.be
> On October 26 2017, OSGeo.be will organise for the third time the
> FOSS4G conference in Belgium.
> Your Sponsor money was used to cover the costs of the organisation of
> the 


>events, and we would like to have your support to organise the
> third edition also.
> This year we want to bring you even more value for your money.
> OSGeo.be decided to promote open source for Geo also on other
> occasions. We have the pleasure to announce you that we will have 

a dedicated special session, including a round table, at

> the BeGeo event[1]. We expect more than
> 1000 GIS professionals visiting the event.
> If you decide to sponsor FOSS4G 2017 before Sunday 12/3 Midnight, we
> will promote your logo and company name at the 


> table as
> OSGeo.be Sponsor 2017.
> A second advantage we want to deliver for our platinum and Gold
> sponsors is sponsoring the FOSS4G.EU conference that is organised in
> Paris - Marne-La-Vallée, july 18 - 22 2017[2]. We decided to become a
> part of the Golden Sponsorship Initiative as OSGeo.be and we will
> announce all our platinum sponsors with logo and golden sponsors with
> name on the communication opportunities we have.
> The previous events where very successful in number of people
> attending, we hope to offer you with this opportunity a great way to
> promote your organisation as 

a supporter of free and open source software

> and give you in
> return a great visibility for a small budget.


While offering you a greater return on your investment, the

> sponsor packages remain the same as last year.
> Details can be found on [3]
> Summary:
> decide before Sunday 12/3 which Sponsor package you want for FOSS4G.Be
> and receive a free exposure on the BeGeo event as your name and logo
> will appear on our talking table. We will mention our sponsors during
> all the activities OSGeo.be organises during this year.
> decide before march 31 and Platinum sponsors will have their logo
> published in the Golden Sponsor publication area's as part of the
> OSGeo.be announced as OSGeo company. Golden Sponsors will have their
> name mentioned
> [1] http://www.begeo.be/
> [2] https://europe.foss4g.org/2017/
> [3] http://2016.foss4g.be/call.php

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