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Gang announcements 2011 03
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Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
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Gang announcements 2011 03
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Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
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Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
Gang announcements 2011 03
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  • 1. Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group<br />March 16, 2011<br />Co-presented with<br />The Greater Detroit<br />Cloud Computing<br />User Group<br />
  • 2. 2011 Executive Officers<br />President – David Giard<br />Vice-President – Kent Fehribach<br />Treasurer – Chris Roland<br />Secretary – Gerhard Weiss<br />
  • 3. Shelly Noll<br />Kelly Brownsberger<br />Brian Korzynski<br />Matt Ruma<br />Onorio Catenacci<br />Dave Kroondyk<br />Jennifer Marsman, Den Mother<br />2011 Volunteers<br />
  • 4. Contact us<br />E-mail<br />president@migang.org<br />vp@migang.org<br />secretary@migang.org<br />treasurer@migang.org<br />webmaster@migang.org<br />pr@migang.org<br />www.migang.org<br />www.migang.org/news.rss<br />twitter.com/gangannounce<br />tinyurl.com/GangLinkedIn<br />tinyurl.com/GangFacebook<br />tinyurl.com/GangCalendar<br />groups.google.com/group/migang<br />
  • 5. Platinum Sponsor<br />
  • 6. Platinum Sponsor<br />
  • 7. Platinum Sponsor<br />
  • 8. Platinum Sponsor<br />
  • 9. Platinum Sponsor<br />
  • 10. Gold sponsors<br />
  • 11. Gold sponsors<br />
  • 12. Silver Sponsors<br />
  • 13. Bronze Sponsors<br />
  • 14. Bronze Sponsors<br />
  • 15. Discounts for our members<br />Manning<br />www.Manning.com<br />36% off<br />Enter discount code “UG367”<br />MSDN Magazine<br />20% off subscription<br />1 Year (12 issues) $35.00 $28.00<br />2 year (24 issues) $60.00 $48.00<br />(866)‐293‐3194<br />Promo code: A0EUG1<br />CODE Magazine<br />33% off subscription<br />1 Year (6 issues) $29.99 $19.99<br />www.codemag.com/subscribe/migang <br />
  • 16. INETA Offers<br />Pluralsight<br />Free Guest Pass into the Pluralsight On-Demand! Library <br />tinyurl.com/PSGuestPass<br />Wrox/Wiley <br />40% off select Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4.0 books to user group members through 6/30. <br />See the list at ineta.org/offers U<br />Use promo code WVS10<br />O’Reilly<br />50% off ebook purchases from O’Reilly for a limited time<br />40% off print book purchases for user group members<br />Use discount code DSUG when ordering online<br />oreilly.com/store<br />Windows Azure<br />Free One-Month Pass<br />azurepassusa.cloudapp.net<br />
  • 17. Supporting Members<br />
  • 18. Supporting Members<br />
  • 19. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Cultivate Ownership In Group<br />Continue to Attract High-Quality Speakers<br />Support and Connect with other Area User Groups<br />Average 60 attendees per meeting<br />Increase supporting membership by 15%<br />Increase Monetary Sponsorship by 10%<br />Make it an event<br />
  • 20. 2011 Membership Drive<br />February – June 2011<br />1 Entry for each meeting attended<br />1 Entry for each new guest you bring*<br />Grand prize drawing at June meeting<br />Grand Prize: <br />Xbox Kinect<br />* A new guest is someone who has not attended a GANG meeting in the previous 12 months<br />
  • 21. Membership Drive<br />Fine Print<br />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.<br />At each Codeslingers, write your name and address on the attendance sheet.<br />For each GANG meeting or Codeslingers you attend between February and June 2011, you will receive an entry into a drawing.<br />For each new guest you bring to a GANG meeting, you will receive an additional entry. <br />A new guest is one who has not attended a meeting in at least 12 months.<br />A new guest may be considered a guest of at most one member.<br />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.<br />No circular references allowed (aka, two new people can’t show up together and put that they were each referred by the other).<br />A drawing will be held at the June meeting. <br />The winner will receive an XBox with Kinect.<br />You must be present at the June meeting in order to win.<br />
  • 22. Any First-Time Attendees?<br />
  • 23. Upcoming GANG Meetings<br />* co-sponsored by the Detroit Cloud Computing Group<br />
  • 24. Other User Groups<br />
  • 25. Upcoming Events<br />* = tentative<br />
  • 26. Upcoming Events<br />* = tentative<br />
  • 27. Special Interest Groups (SIG)<br />Gerhard Weiss<br />
  • 28. Motor City Codeslingers<br /><ul><li>Pair Coding, Idea Exchange, Tech Book Exchange
  • 29. Wed Apr 66:30-9PM
  • 30. Epitec Offices, 24800 Denso Dr. Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48033</li></ul>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.”<br />Source: http://mvwood.com/blog/bitslingers-4-6-2009/<br />TinyUrl.com/Codeslingers<br />Codeslingers@migang.org<br />
  • 31. CafePress.com/MiGang<br />
  • 32. Job Announcements<br /><ul><li>Local Job Openings
  • 33. Developers Looking for Work</li></li></ul><li>Mark the Date!<br /><ul><li>Saturday October 1</li></ul>Tentative Speakers<br />Bill Wagner<br />Patrick Steele<br />Darrell Hawley<br />Josh Holmes<br />Richard Hale Shaw<br />Godfrey Nolan<br />Drew Robbins<br />
  • 34. Next Month<br />Charles Stacy Harris III and<br />Gus Issa<br />Presents<br />Introduction to the <br />.NET Micro Framework and “The Internet of Things”<br />April 20, 2011<br />
  • 35. Social Hour<br /><ul><li>Immediately following this meeting
  • 36. Not a sponsored event!
  • 37. Maps are located on the counter in back of the room.</li></ul>Copper Canyon Brewery and Restaurant<br />27522 Northwestern Hwy<br />
  • 38. Fabulous Prizes!<br />“SWAG doesn’t kill people. People kill people (sometimes with SWAG).”<br /> -unknown<br />
  • 39. Fabulous Prizes!<br />Raffle Ticket Picker<br />
  • 40. Drive Safely<br />Next Month:<br />Charles Stacy Harris III and Gus Issa<br />presents<br />An Introduction to the .NET Micro Framework and <br />the “Internet of Things”<br />April 20, 2011<br />

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