[ajug-members] Sold out!
james at ann-michelle.com
Mon Mar 9 17:42:02 EDT 2009
Welp, registered and now can't attend.
I wonder if it is OK to resell my seat?
On Mar 5, 2009, at 2:17 PM, Burr Sutter wrote:
> DevNexus is FULL!
> Our contractual obligations require us to provide final numbers to
> the Galleria three business days in advance of the event so they can
> finalize their ordering and prepare to receive us. Because we
> operate the event with zero profit (our sponsors keep the event on
> budget) there is no margin for error therefore we do not over
> purchase in anticipation of last minute attendees. If 10 people
> register on time then we only purchase 10 meals, snacks, chairs,
> etc, plus we have make a "bet" many months in advanced on the number
> of attendees.
> Due to all the turmoil in the local & global economy we scaled back
> the event accordingly, to insure the financial viability of the
> Atlanta Java Users Group for years to come. There are real risks
> associated with this sort of event. This event (details still
> coming in) will cost us approximately $35,000 which is a major
> financial risk to the AJUG if we don't monitoring things very closely.
> For those of you who did register early, thank you very much as it
> helps with our planning!
> Please encourage your colleagues to subscribe to the ajug-announce
> email list so they can be better prepared in the future. We are
> very interested in being as inclusive and open as possible but
> detailed plans are required for something like DevNexus therefore
> advanced registration is a requirement.
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