Conferences: Pay To Speak? Huh?

Conferences: Pay To Speak? Huh?
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So our experience with the conferences has been rather interesting especially when it comes to trying to raise some sponsorship funds. Apparently payola is a common practice in the conference business - a sponsor pays, a sponsor gets to speak. And we thought the whole conference business was a big scam already.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 11 may 2007

So our experience with the conferences has been rather interesting especially when it comes to trying to raise some sponsorship funds. Apparently payola is a common practice in the conference business – a sponsor pays, a sponsor gets to speak. And we thought the whole conference business was a big scam already.

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