INSIDE-SQL – Why run a conference

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Hello
Most will know that I have been running Usergroup events on SQL Server / Data Platform for a few years now, the last couple of them as the leader of the PASS London Chapter http://sqllondon.sqlpass.org/  these events are held in the evening’s and usually consist of 1 or 2 presentations from different presenters across the spectrum of Data Platform topics.

We now run these evening events in the awesome Skillsmatter CodeNode venue and even provide recordings of the previous ones that have been recorded Past Recordings
Plus find out when the next one happening @ London SQL UserGroup MEETUP

You may have noticed we have an full-day event on 14th June (@ Codenode Venue)
so YES we are attempting something a little different, I wanted to explain a little about that and what it is about. We call it “INSIDE-SQL” and created a dedicated website for it
INSIDE-SQL Event Website to bring you all the details you’ll want to learn about it
Agenda, Presenters, Tracks, Location, Tickets, Sponsors etc..

Why are we charging for this… Good Question and it comes down to costs involved in running the event, so while we do have a few sponsors their contributions only covers a percentage of the costs involved, for the rest we need to obtain via low-cost tickets.

We have been able to keep the ticket costs down to those of a price similair to attending a Pre-con @ a SQL Saturday [So this really will be excellent value for the £’s we charge]

What do YOU get for this… We have lined up 15 Deep Dives Sessions, each one being 90 minutes in duration and between 300 – 500 level across a range of topics, these are delivered by experienced presenters, most of them MVP’s and some also MCM’s

Here is a sample extract of the Conference Schedule

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Now we know you might wish to attend more than 1 session that is on the same time, sadly without time-travelling ability you’ll have to choose to attend just 1 of them
However fear not, we are recording ALL of the 15 session’s and providing these on our conference USB, so you can watch them later or watch it for 100th time.

Why do a conference
We felt there was perhaps a gap in the market for a focused DEEP DIVE conference which skips that beginner content and tackles the more challenging content
Yet still within the price range for everyone and delivered by some of the top names you’ll find at the bigger conferences, like SQLBits, PASS Summit & many SQLSaturdays.

It can also help US (PASS London Chapter) to continue to grow and due to sponsorship becoming more challenging to find, we wanted to attempt to raise a few £’s for the running costs.
[Well the Pizza’s have to be be paid for somehow]

So we ask you to support us and perhaps have yourself or one of your team attend it, we even have companies sending groups to this, all for a very low overall cost
Group of 3 only @ £500 & Group of 4 only @ £650 until April 30th 2016

Tickets available @ TicketTailor [No Processing fee] or EventBrite [Has a Processing fee]

If you like me, your love a bit of a discount
So use our (single tickets) discount code: ‘SQLFamily30’ for a wooping £30 discount
(There will be a limited supply of these, so get them while you can)

Well thanks for reading this far, and if you feel so inclined perhaps share the news of our event, we will be most grateful for your help..
Perhaps we will even see you at the INSIDE-SQL conference, remember all the information you’ll need is available on our INSIDE-SQL event website http://insidesql.co.uk
Why not follow the latest news on #INSIDESQL

See you soon at an event somewhere in the world

 

 

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