[Scale-planning] Feedback & SCALE 12x Ideas
marinaking at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 21:01:57 PST 2013
I like Josh's ideas. We should definitely keep the exhibitor contest and
swag contest... Keeps'em on their toes so they will bring great prizes and
a quality presentation.
On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Josh Andler <scislac at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought it was great. I think we should most certainly do it again. The
> LinuxChix LA booth were freaking out when they got their hands on it, to
> the point of people literally jumping up & down and exuding pride &
> happiness. Seeing that when I was passing by was really great (seriously,
> watching someone jumping for joy).
> As an aside, I do think that we should try to come up with a number of
> categories and only do 5 or so each year. The benefit is that it throws
> exhibitors for a loop if they shoot for one that was given last year and
> isn't available this year. I only see it making people think outside the
> box if the awards matter to them. We could even publicize all the possible
> awards to exhibitors in advance and say only X amount will be awarded, and
> we haven't decided which ones yet (we should do this well in advance
> obviously). I think it would potentially spur a lot of creativity on the
> part of people planning for the booths.
> We really should have a more efficient voting system though. If it could
> be done electronically on the local network and votes be linked to a
> person's registration/check in number & last name (to prevent multiple
> votes), the tally would be automatic and there would be less pain for Lori
> or whomever would be in charge of counting. Just my .02
> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 8:16 PM, Lori Barfield <itdirector at gmail.com>wrote:
>> i'd like to thank ken for coming up with the concept of a swag contest
>> two years ago, then patiently watching it evolve away from his vision a
>> little into the Exhibitor Contest, which we finally had the opportunity to
>> try out this year. what did everyone think of it? should we do it again?
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