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  • 1. Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group
    February 16, 2011
  • 2. 2011 Executive Officers
    President – David Giard
    Vice-President – Kent Fehribach
    Treasurer – Chris Roland
    Secretary – Gerhard Weiss
  • 3. Shelly Noll
    Kelly Brownsberger
    Brian Korzynski
    Matt Ruma
    Onorio Catenacci
    Jennifer Marsman, Microsoft Liaison
    2011 Volunteers
  • 4. Contact us
  • 5. Platinum Sponsor
  • 6. Platinum Sponsor
  • 7. Platinum Sponsor
  • 8. Platinum Sponsor
  • 9. Gold sponsors
  • 10. Silver Sponsors
  • 11. Bronze Sponsors
  • 12. Bronze Sponsors
  • 13. Discounts for our members
    36% off
    Enter discount code “UG367”
    MSDN Magazine
    20% off subscription
    1 Year (12 issues) $35.00 $28.00
    2 year (24 issues) $60.00 $48.00
    Promo code: A0EUG1
    CODE Magazine
    33% off subscription
    1 Year (6 issues) $29.99 $19.99
  • 14. INETA Offers
    Free Guest Pass into the Pluralsight On-Demand! Library
    40% off select Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4.0 books to user group members through 6/30.
    See the list at U
    Use promo code WVS10
    50% off ebook purchases from O’Reilly for a limited time
    40% off print book purchases for user group members
    Use discount code DSUG when ordering online
    Windows Azure
    Free One-Month Pass
  • 15. Supporting Members
  • 16. Supporting Members
  • 17. 2011 GANG Goals
    Cultivate Ownership In Group
    Continue to Attract High-Quality Speakers
    Support and Connect with other Area User Groups
    Average 60 attendees per meeting
    Increase supporting membership by 15%
    Increase Monetary Sponsorship by 10%
    Make it an event
  • 18. 2011 Membership Drive
    February – June 2011
    1 Entry for each meeting attended
    1 Entry for each new guest you bring*
    Grand prize drawing at June meeting
    Grand Prize:
    Xbox Kinect
    * A new guest is someone who has not attended a GANG meeting in the previous 12 months
  • 19. Membership Drive
    Fine Print
    At each meeting, be sure the GANG Secretary has recorded your attendance, your e-mail address and the names and e-mail addresses of any new guests you bring.
    For each meeting you attend (February-June 2010) you will receive an entry into a drawing.
    For each new guest you bring to a meeting, you will receive an additional entry.
    A new guest is one who has not attended a meeting in at least 12 months.
    A new guest may be considered a guest of at most one member.
    Once a guest has attended a meeting they are no longer considered new; However, they may increase their own odds of winning by attending more meetings and bringing new guests of their own.
    No circular references allowed (aka, two new people can’t show up together and put that they were each referred by the other).
    A drawing will be held at the June meeting.
    The winner will receive an XBoxKinect.
    You must be present at the June meeting in order to win.
  • 20. Any First-Time Attendees?
  • 21. Upcoming GANG Meetings
    * co-sponsored by the Detroit Cloud Computing Group
  • 22. Other User Groups
  • 23. Upcoming Events
    * = tentative
  • 24. Upcoming Events
    * = tentative
  • 25. Special Interest Groups (SIG)
    Gerhard Weiss
  • 26. Motor City Codeslingers
    • Pair Coding;Idea Exchange
    • 27. Tech Book Exchange
    • 28. Wed Mar 26:30-9PM
    • 29. Biggby Coffee, 26185 Evergreen Rd.
    This is an informal meetup of people interested in learning from one another. Bring your laptop and pair up with someone to work on an open source project, learn a new technique, or even dabble in a new language. There is no agenda or specific topic, just a time set aside for people to pair.”
  • 30.
  • 31. Job Announcements
    • Local Job Openings
    • 32. Developers Looking for Work
  • Social Hour
    • Immediately following this meeting
    • 33. Not a sponsored event!
    Copper Canyon Brewery and Restaurant
    27522 Northwestern Hwy
  • 34. Fabulous Prizes!
    “SWAG doesn’t kill people. People kill people (sometimes with SWAG).”
  • 35. Fabulous Prizes!
    Raffle Ticket Picker
  • 36. Drive Safely