[Owasp-board] Fwd: EU and Appsec Asia events

Mark Bristow mark.bristow at owasp.org
Fri Feb 3 22:02:36 UTC 2012


Jim.

I was just having this very conversation Wensday :)

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> These are great resources.
>
> Since the sponsorship materials included drive so much OWASP income, I
> would recommend that we send them to a professional graphic artist to mold
> these into a more "flashy" sponsorship package. These materials need to
> influence Marketing professionals who react well to good design and
> professional layout.
>
> Just my polite opinion. Do we have a professional graphic artist
> contractor we could bring in for this?
>
> - Jim
>
>
> Jim -
> I have attached the sponsorship packages for AppSec EU and AppSec APAC.
> Also, a general information kit to send to media or sponsors that want to
> know a bit more about OWASP.
>
> I should have the info for the global sponsorship finalized and can send
> to you tomorrow.
>
> Let me know if you need anything else.
>
> Sarah
>
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:25 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Do we have a flyer or other sponsorship material that I can send around
>> to folks?
>>
>>  Please read.
>> This is rather important as a source of revenue for the foundation and
>> hence needs some thought on how we can improve finances for Appsec EU.
>>
>>
>>
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>
>>  *From:* Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <Konstantinos at owasp.org>
>> *Date:* 2 February 2012 20:08:08 GMT
>> *To:* Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org>
>> *Cc:* OWASP Foundation Board List <owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>, John
>> Wilander <john.wilander at owasp.org>, Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org>
>> *Subject:* *Re: EU and Appsec Asia events*
>>
>>  [please forward my reply to the owasp-board list]
>>
>> Hi Eoin,
>>
>> so far in terms of sponsors we have:
>> F5: 3000 euros (paid)
>> Gotham Digital: 1000 euros (confirmed - not paid)
>> Watson Hall: 1000 euros (confirmed - not paid)
>> Cigital: will pay for part of the business class ticket of our keynote
>> Gary McGraw (around 3000 euros)
>>
>> We haven't opened registration yet so we don't have any figures for
>> training or attendees. We are expecting 250 attendees, maybe more.
>>
>> Cost for venue is 0. We are also expecting to have 0 (or near 0) cost
>> for mics, cameras, recording equipment and we might also have the
>> possibility of live online coverage of talks.
>>
>> About catering, hotel etc please find attached a copy of the budget
>> tool where you can see where we currently stand. We use 2 different
>> scenarios so please ignore scenario 3 which will be used in the future
>> to depict the real money flow. We haven't committed to anything yet,
>> we just have offers from various companies regarding accomodation and
>> catering.
>>
>> Currently our biggest concern, as you know from your own experience,
>> is sponsorship. We are working closely with the GCC and various OWASP
>> leaders on this so we are optimistic. I believe that by the end of
>> Ferbuary we will have more concrete details and thus a more realistic
>> budget.
>>
>> Please don't hesitate to contact me should you need any additional
>> information.
>>
>> Kostas
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 5:58 PM, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> May I ask (on behalf of the board) where we are financially with AppSec EU
>>
>> and Australia?
>>
>>
>> Can we have an idea of :
>>
>>
>> Sponsors ($ amount)
>>
>> Training ($ amount)
>>
>> Ticket sales ($ amount)
>>
>>
>> and costs:
>>
>>
>> Venue
>>
>> Logistics
>>
>> Catering
>>
>> etc
>>
>>
>> What can the foundation as a whole do to help you make these into great
>>
>> successful events from  financial and awareness perspective?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Eoin Keary
>>
>> OWASP Global Board Member (Vice Chair)
>>
>>
>> https://twitter.com/EoinKeary
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> Jim Manico
>>
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>>
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>
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