Tag: sponsorship

  • What happens in Vegas… costs so much

    What happens in Vegas… costs so much

    A couple years ago, I was talking to our A/V consultants, and I asked about their Thanksgiving plans. Oh, he told me, he hadn’t had Thanksgiving in years, because they were already in Las Vegas, setting up and prepping for AWS re:Invent. It was the tentpole of their financial year. It’s the tentpole of a…

  • Think Globally, Sponsor Locally

    Think Globally, Sponsor Locally

    Possibly the most exciting thing about my new job as Developer Advocate (there are so many!) is that I don’t have to scramble and ask conferences to fund me anymore. That means that speaker funds can go to the next generation of up-and-coming speakers, independents, and folks who don’t get paid to go to conferences.…