[Marketing] marketing foss4g 2016: materials and infrastructure
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Sat Nov 21 16:23:03 PST 2015
Seem to be the in thing at conferences these days.
+1 we should re-institute a shop for OSGeo and Foss4g stuff. Some
research should be done to find the best current place to do such things.
On 11/21/2015 03:37 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Hi Gert-Jan,
> The marketing committee is quite dormant, so pretty much any suggestion
> you put forward which you are prepared to make happen yourself will be
> In the past, OSGeo has made use of cafepress for shirts, hats, etc:
> You might want to look into that, or find something similar.
> I'd suggest also consider distributing an OSGeo-Live USB. (8 Gig or
> larger). This is a great marketing pipeline for each of the projects on
> OSGeo-Live. It can also be used in workshops. And delegates can use it
> when they go back to their organisations and are asked to give a
> presentation about the conference to their workmates. The OSGeo-Live
> presentation is on the USB.
> On 22/11/2015 5:25 am, Gert-Jan van der Weijden - Stichting OSGeo.nl wrote:
>> HI marketing committee (and possibly other marketeers),
>> In the preparations for FOSS4G 2016 we are gathering ideas for
>> marketing materials.
>> Across our minds came items such as:
>> - beermats (with OSGeo logo) - to be distributed in the café in Bonn!
>> - Rubik cube's (with osgeo logo, and logos of projects), for sale
>> - RFID card blocking card holder
>> We even thought of starting an OSGeo webshop for this!
>> All of these could be made in FOSS4G 2016 editions, but are also
>> possible in a more generic OSGeo-style.
>> We would like to hear what the generic OSGeo marketing ambitions are.
>> If that's close to zero, we'll focus on 2016-specifc marketing.
>> (Perhaps this generic marketing ambition is subject to change
>> depending on the outcome of the Board's face2face meeting in January?)
>> Kind regards,
>> Marketing mailing list
>> Marketing at lists.osgeo.org
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