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Texas Linux Fest

Dates/Location

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Dates/Location
Austin Convention Center July 8th and 9th.

The 2015 Texas Linux Fest is being held at the Austin Convention Center July 8th and 9th

Event Description

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Event Description
Texas Linux Fest is the first state-wide, annual, community-run conference for Linux and open source software users and enthusiasts from around the Lone Star State.

Event Owners

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Event Owners Jon Disnard (fas: parasense ; irc: masta).

Dan Mossor (fas: dmossor ; irc: danofsatx) has removed himself from this event due to outside issues.

Fedora Representatives

  • Your Name Here (Ambassador) fas: yourFAShere [what you will be doing]


Event Schedule

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Event Schedule
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Ideas/Brainstorming

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Ideas/Brainstorming
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Important Deadlines

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Important Deadlines
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Event Budget

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Event Budget
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Event Funding by the Fedora Project
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Break down of sponsorship packages:

__ Diamond – ($11,500) [only 1 spot availability]

The Diamond Sponsorship package provides your organization with top level visibility at the Texas Linux Fest. This exclusive 
package will demonstrate your organization’s leadership role in the Linux and open-source community.
The diamond level includes a two (2) page color ad in the conference program, mention in press releases, prominent logo 
placement on website and in conference signs, your choice of 20’x20’ or 10’x40’ exhibit booth space, a full day vendor 
tutorial slot, first logo listing on conference website, first choice on booth location, and the first opportunity to host a 
conference reception.

__ Platinum – ($8500)

The Platinum Sponsorship package allows your organization to participate in high profile marketing opportunities at the Texas 
Linux Fest. It includes a full page color ad in the conference program, mention in press releases, prominent logo placement on 
website and in conference signs, 10’x30’ exhibit booth space, as well as a full day vendor tutorial slot.
Platinum sponsors will also receive an additional tote bag insert.

__ Gold – ($5500)

The Gold sponsorship includes a half-page program ad, logo placement on website, a 10’x20’ exhibit booth space, and a half-
day vendor tutorial slot. Gold sponsors are also allowed one tote-bag insert.

__ Silver – ($3500)

The Silver sponsorship includes a quarter-page program ad, logo placement on website, and 10’x10’ exhibit booth space.

__ Community Exhibitor – (Please Contact us for Pricing)

The Community Exhibitor sponsorship includes a 10’x10’ exhibit hall booth space. This package is only for non-profits and 
approved community organizations wishing to support TXLF.

__ Tote Bag Insert – ($500)

Include a single item in the tote bag received by each attendee. This can also be added to any existing sponsorship for 
additional tote bag inserts.

__ Track Sponsorship – ($1000)

The Speaker track sponsorships allows you to sponsor one of the presentation rooms at Texas Linux Fest. Your logo will be 
placed on any signs related to the track. Additionally, prior to each presentation in your sponsored track, a short 
announcement will be read about your organization, products or services.

[user:parasense] Recommend Silver sponsorship level. In the past we have done Gold level, and bag insert, but this year we should go more conservative due to budget constraints, and shoot for silver or community sponsorship.

Travel Subsidy Requests

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Travel Subsidy Requests
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Event Funding by the Fedora Project
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Budget

Item Details Budget Actual
Table Sponsorship [1] $500 $0
Travel and Lodging for Jon Disnard [2] $0 $0
  1. Community level
  2. Jon Disnard Travel: $100 gas; Lodge: $200.00

Attendee Schedule

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Who Arrive (Flight-Time) Departure (Flight-Time) Comments Ridesharing
Jon Disnard (masta) Car Thursday afternoon Car Sunday morning Driving from DFW-> Austin Notes go here.

Event Report

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Event Report
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