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Conferences

by Joel Spolsky
Monday, January 30, 2006

Jeff Jarvis: “Too many conferences suck.”

Robert Scoble: “But, wanna do a 1,000 attendee conference? Costs per attendee start going up exponentially.” Apparently the problem is that the big convention centers rip you off, charging $1000 for an urn of coffee.


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