So money to fund the SCAA is a large focus of the show, with Starbucks being an exception?. Prices went UP for the general attendance, but the sponsor with the most money gets a deal... what a massive contradiction.
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Posted Mon Apr 11, 2005, 7:32am Subject: Re: SCAA Seattle 2005 Preview by Mark Prince
Conference does cost a lot. It's hard to get this point across to people who don't have to cover their own hotel costs, their own conference costs, their own employee costs, and the costs associated with leaving your place of business for up to a week. Back in the day, many who ran the show did know these things, but perhaps this sense has gotten lost with time...
Posted Tue Apr 12, 2005, 1:28pm Subject: Re: SCAA Seattle 2005 Preview by Mark Prince
Excellent info. I've been asking in the forums for more info on what a Cmember can expect to find at the SCAA conference and you delivered, Mark. I'll be there for at least one day, probably Saturday. Looking forward to meeting some of you there.
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