[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East 2021 Pay Per View Recommendations

Joshua Abraham jarvideo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 03:32:11 UTC 2021

I think a live PPV pass for all talks like previously suggested is a great idea. You could even take it one step beyond and perhaps do a bundle deal of sorts. Offer a pass for all the talks and throw in a VCF East 2021 shirt or other memorabilia for the cost of one days ticket plus a little extra. 

As someone who won’t likely be able to attend this year, something like that would be a great consolation.  Not to mention allow participation from a wider audience. 

> On Sep 21, 2021, at 11:01 PM, ☼ wil lindsay ☼ via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I think this is a great fund-raising/support opportunity  --not bad optics.
> You might be surprised at how many local people would take advantage of
> this.
> I have folks who work with me (here in NJ) that will still avoid any group
> activities due to health/Delta Variant concerns.
> I know that I'm not the main draw here, but I'd be happy to saddle up to a
> keyboard to do a virtual Q&A  after my presentations. I may not be the only
> presenter to say that. It could be a value-added thing that lets those
> disinclined to attend still contribute and participate.
> Time is short, but maybe a "virtual ticket" to ALL talks via Zoom or
> another system may be easier. It would allow a resolution to this problem,
> and possibly create another level of attendance. PPV would be per-talk and
> only draw a small revenue in specific instances.
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 10:47 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 10:34 PM Bruce via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> Okay, but why live?  Why not some paid access to the recorded events?
>> Time
>> Because people want to see it *now* and we can perhaps allow Q & A from the
>> online people. The paid live option is for people that don't want to wait.
>> The recordings of the show will be released many weeks after the show for
>> free on YouTube. We never really considered paying for access to those.
>>> zones exist.
>>> Bruce
>>> NJ
>>> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 10:20 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>>> I'm thinking about making a pay-per-view option for VCF East 2021 which
>>>> would stream the speakers live. There are many people who are overseas
>>> who
>>>> can't come and others who can't attend in person in the US.
>>>> I have two recommendations so far, but does any one have any
>>>> recommendations?
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> =========================================
>>>> Jeff Brace
>>>> Vice President & Board Member
>>>> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
>>>> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
>>>> http://www.vcfed.org/
>>>> jeffrey at vcfed.org

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