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Gang announcements 2011 01

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Meeting announcements for January 2011 GANG meeting

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Gang announcements 2011 01

  1. 1. Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group<br />January 19, 2011<br />
  2. 2. 2011 Executive Officers<br />President – David Giard<br />Vice-President – Kent Fehribach<br />Treasurer – Chris Roland<br />Secretary – Gerhard Weiss<br />
  3. 3. Shelly Noll<br />Kelly Brownsberger<br />Brian Korzynski<br />Matt Ruma<br />Onorio Catenacci<br />Jennifer Marsman, Microsoft Liaison<br />2011 Volunteers<br />
  4. 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. 5. Gold Sponsor<br />Telerik Ultimate Collection for .NET<br />RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX<br />Telerik Extensions for ASP.NET MVC<br />RadControls for Silverlight<br />RadControls for WinForms<br />RadControls for WPF<br />Telerik Reporting<br />Telerik Open Access ORM<br />TelerikJustCode<br />TelerikJustMock<br />WebUI Test Studio Developer Edition<br />$1999 Value!<br />
  6. 6. Platinum Sponsor<br />
  7. 7. Sponsors<br />
  8. 8. Sponsors<br />
  9. 9. 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 />
  10. 10. 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 />
  11. 11. Supporting Members<br />
  12. 12. Supporting Members<br />
  13. 13. Supporting Members<br />
  14. 14. 2010 GANG Goals<br />Get members more engaged and involved<br />Increase meeting attendance by 50%<br />Increase supporting membership by 30%<br />Continue to attract high-quality speakers<br />Increase sponsorship by 100%<br />Finish year in the black financially<br />
  15. 15. GANG Goals<br />2010: Growth<br />2011:<br />Connections<br />
  16. 16. 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 />
  17. 17. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Cultivate Ownership In Group<br />More volunteers<br />Better defined tasks to delegate<br />Food Drive<br />
  18. 18. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Continue to Attract High-Quality Speakers<br />Book authors, MVPs, Microsoft insiders, internationally-recognized speakers<br />Reaching beyond our local geography<br />
  19. 19. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Support and Connect with other Area User Groups<br />Encourage members to attend other groups<br />Arrange speaker tours<br />Officers committed to attend other groups<br />Support startup special interest groups during meetings<br />
  20. 20. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Average 60 attendees per meeting<br />Membership Drive<br />Details next month<br />
  21. 21. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Increase supporting membership by 15%<br />Pay by PayPal on web site<br />Expiration Reminders<br />
  22. 22. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Increase Monetary Sponsorship by 10%<br />Defined sponsorship levels and benefits<br />
  23. 23. 2011 GANG Goals<br />Make it an event<br />Shorter announcements<br />Trivia<br />Food Drive<br />And…<br />
  24. 24. 2011 GANG Goals<br />October 2011<br />10-year anniversary celebration<br />
  25. 25. Any First-Time Attendees?<br />
  26. 26. Upcoming GANG Meetings<br />
  27. 27. Other User Groups<br />
  28. 28. Upcoming Events<br />* = tentative<br />
  29. 29. Upcoming Events<br />* = tentative<br />
  30. 30. CafePress.com/MiGang<br />
  31. 31. Job Announcements<br /><ul><li>Local Job Openings
  32. 32. Developers Looking for Work</li></li></ul><li>Social Hour<br /><ul><li>Immediately following this meeting
  33. 33. Not a sponsored event!</li></ul>Copper Canyon Brewery and Restaurant<br />27522 Northwestern Hwy<br />
  34. 34. Fabulous Prizes!<br />“SWAG doesn’t kill people. People kill people (sometimes with SWAG).”<br /> -unknown<br />
  35. 35. Fabulous Prizes!<br />Raffle Ticket Picker<br />
  36. 36. Drive Safely<br />

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