[Ubuntu-be] Accenta 2009 - Report

Cedric Janssens decirc at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 12:04:33 BST 2009

For information, roll-up are not so expensive...Regards

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 10:00 AM, jean7491 <jean7491 at free.fr> wrote:

>  Hi to all,
> The following report, with pictures, has been added to the wiki :
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BelgianTeam/Accenta_2009
> *Report*
> Thanks to Digipolis Ghent (http://www.digipolis.be/), Ubuntu-be was
> present at the yearly fair Accenta 2009 on 19 and 20/09/2009 in Ghent -
> Flanders Expo.
> This commercial fair and its public was very different from our usual Dipro
> environment.
> Nevertheless, and despite an unfavourable location, the team succeeded to
> present a very positive image of Ubuntu. The afflux of visitors was regular
> and our volunteers nearly permanently busy with explanations and
> demonstrations. Most of people did not know about the existence of Ubuntu.
> For several reasons, the Ubuntu personal was at a minimum level (4(-) on
> Saturday and 3 on Sunday).
> The space, furniture and material including 1 beamer, 1 screen and 4
> laptops (running on live-cd's), and decoration, all from Digipolis at our
> disposal, was excellent.
> The new flyers were attractive and easily distributed. Approximately 100
> CD's were delivered.
> A short presentation in 5 slides (screenshots) "how to use a live-CD" has
> been used as support for basic explanation. We still need a presentation
> (not a video) with simple screenshots of the steps "how to install Ubuntu in
> dual-boot on a generic PC". Existing videos are good for home use, but not
> adequate for fair public (too long and detailed).
>  Our home-made promotion material (banner, support for the posters, ...)
> is well adapted for Dipro fairs, but when used in more important events,
> like Accenta, it seems ridiculous compared with the surrounding booths and
> their decoration. The cost of the booth presentation is naturally different.
> For this kind of particular events, we should have at disposal some
> professional decoration material, like deployable (roll-up or pop-up?)
> posters and logos. Perhaps is this kind of material available by Canonical,
> or we could ask tips from appropriate people and sponsors for help?
> Finances: 11,25 euro of public donations, transferred to Ubuntu-be
> bank-account.
> *Summary*
> It was a very successful event for Ubuntu promotion in a more commercial
> environment.
> Our booth brought once again the image of Ubuntu in the daily life in Ghent
> area.
> --
>  Jean
> *Ubuntu Belgium Events Team*
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