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Web 2.0 Conference - Invite Only?

I was interested in going to the Web 2.0 conference this year, but I don't think I realized it was invite only.  Is it that exclusive?  Will filling out their "please send me and invite form" get me anywhere?  Anyone else going?
? Send private email
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Which conference are you referring to?
John Topley Send private email
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
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Tuesday, July 11, 2006
I don't mind the invite only stuff... but at least give people a date for when the invites will be given out!

Most people I know have to request funding to go to conferences, especially an expensive conference in an expensive city, and not knowing when to have the paperwork submitted to the right people makes it alot harder to go.
Duff Send private email
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Will probably be full of wankers
Web 3 point turn
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
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Tuesday, July 11, 2006
 I wanted to go an this is what they sent me:

Dear Colleague,

Thank you for requesting an invitation to attend the Web 2.0 Conference. We hope to be able to accommodate you at the event. At this time, however, we are still processing outstanding invitations to alumni from our last two events (we're giving them a chance to register first).

We're very sorry for the delay. We will let you know as soon as possible about the status of your request.


The Web 2.0 team

Wednesday, July 12, 2006
So, already Web 2.0 has ossified to the point where there is an exclusive A List? What, you can't make a contribution if you came to it sometime after 2005?

What a crock. (And yeah, I'm a Z lister in this particular context.)
Humble Serf
Friday, July 14, 2006

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