Normally, people are paid to give presentations – not the other way around, especially at conferences.
An email from ubm-info.com which belongs to UBM who are organising the Technology for Marketing conference in London.
The email is about a Call for Papers – they want people to present papers in areas to do with use of technology in Marketing.
- Case studies on multi channel approaches
- The competitive edge of personalisation
- Leadership in the modern age
- How content can transform the brand story
And so on.
This all sounds reasonable.
The bottom of the email states “Please note that submissions from suppliers may be liable to a fee if entry is successful”
It sounds mean to charge people for giving a presentation but maybe it’s just a catchall statement and they reserve the right to charge if a supplier is basically giving a sales pitch rather than just a presentation.
That’s the world of Marketing.
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