[CentOS] Linux World Expo - London 25th + 26th Oct 2006

Wed Oct 4 17:33:43 UTC 2006
Lance Davis <lance at uklinux.net>

On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Dag Wieers wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> CentOS has a stand at the LinuxWorld Expo, London on the 25th and 26th of Oct
>> 2006. And we need some help!
>> We need a few people to come down and help at the stand, talk to visitors and
>> generally spread the good word on CentOS!  If you are interested and are able
>> to come help, please get in touch with Lance ( lance at centos.org ) or me (
>> kbsingh at centos.org ) as soon as possible.
> I'm coming with a friend for the 2 days to populate the booth. We're doing
> the arrangements now. Anyone knows a good (cheap) place to stay in the
> vicinity ?
> Anyone having experience with showcasing CentOS at a conference like this.

Well kb and I were at the show last year - iirc he had a sparc that didnt 
quite work - and we had an xinit server.

This year we could maybe show the 5 beta ...

> I figure that handing out CD's nowadays would not be very useful.

Maybe not, but we do have some t-shirts and mugs

> But having some flyers or something with the basic information about 
> CentOS would be nice.
> CentOS flyer:
> + Short introduction
> + Website location
> + Wiki location
> + Mailinglist location
> + Overview of the different versions, technologies, advantages and
>   differences with other distributions.
> Should be professional, straight-forward and objective.
> Do we have something like this already ?

I think we have something that we did last year - will drag it out.

> Do we have proper artwork for
> printing ? How are we going to organise ? Another wiki page ? :)

A flyer is a good idea, as are posters - we have colour laser , and an a0 
poster printer, so can do the output.

Wikis seem good ...


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