Tracking the tracks at Tech Ed New Zealand


Tech Ed New Zealand 2008 Early Bird sold out

, posted: 13-May-2008 09:55

This was ultra fast: the early bird registration for the Tech Ed New Zealand 2008 is officially sold out. Microsoft's Darryl Burling writes more why this is good and why this is bad:


As of this morning ALL the early bird tickets for Tech Ed 2008 will be sold – and well over half the total tickets are sold – in less than two weeks!

You might think that we rejoice greatly to see Tech Ed tickets selling well. And, well yes – two years ago we did. It was great to see the event sell out eight weeks ahead of schedule as it validates what we are doing and sends a clear message that we are hitting the right spot with customers.

However, last year we sold out even earlier, and the only advertising we did had a great big “sold out” on it – which was the first many people heard of Tech Ed registration. This leaves lots of people saying they missed out because they didn’t find out that registration was open until after it was sold out, and others grumbling that their management dithered about purchasing a ticket or whatever.


That's right. 100% of early bird tickets sold out, and about 5% of normal price tickets are gone too. If you are planning to attend this event you should be working on this now.

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Comment by laurasaur, on 13-May-2008 12:40

woot. I nagged everyone to sign up at our work just in time :D


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