Pre-Association General Interest Meeting

This is meeting will be held on July 16, 2006 at 4:00 pm. Meeting will be held in the Mirage conference area (Room Number: TBD). The idea of this meeting is to get a feeling of general interest and ideas of an Association over the Hosting Industry.

Below is the current itinerary, this can and probably will change in the future:
  • 4:00 4:10 pm Brief introduction and ideas
  • 4:10 4:20 pm General Pros & Cons of an association
  • 4:20 4:40 pm Company requirements & regulations

- What requirements are needed for a company to join
- What advantages are there to starting this now and joining
- General ethics
  • 4:40 5:00 pm Group Programs

- Insurance (Health & Business)
- Legal advice & help
- Accounting
- 401K / Retirement Plans
  • 5:00 5:20 pm Training & Education

- Technical Training
- Sales Training
- Management Training
  • 5:20 5:35pm Vendor Discounts

- Hardware
- Software
- Support
  • 5:35 6:00 pm - Civilized open discussion

- How to proceed from here
- Thoughts and ideas
  • 6:00 pm - Continue discussion in small group over dinner and drinks (every man for themself :beer: )



I know I havent allowed alot of time for each topic, but we do not want to be there all night, plus we have all conference long to throw around ideas.

Do Not forget to register at: http://ipitha.org/register.php