Here's to an awesome 2019!
Lots of changes tba at NEXT MEETING Jan-29 @ NEW Venue #1 (see below)
✥ Going forward ⟼ members of ALL groups run/managed/organized by us are required to be registered here at HCCUG.org (click here to register for FREE) — even if you are registered on Meetup ~or~ Linkedin
click here to Sponsor | Advertise (new programs launched in 2019)
✥ NEW Focus ⟼ "NETWORKING with TALKS" at every event!
✥ NEW Content ⟼ something different/new/fresh, e.g., AI/ML, IoT, Quantum, etc., with some Cloud, e.g., Azure, Google Cloud, AWS, RedHat, DIY Cloud, etc.
✥ NEW Cadence ⟼ "LAST TUESDAY" of every month from Jan to Oct (Nov & Dec is family time, so NO monthly meeting but ... stay tuned we have some surprises :-)
✥ NEW Venues ⟼ to emphasize "Community"
⤷ Venue #1: HCCUG.org @ Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Dr, Houston, TX 77042
⤷ Venue #2: HCCUG.org @ Microsoft Technology Center, 750 Town and Country Blvd 1000, Houston, TX 77024>>> THANK YOU MICROSOFT for ALL THESE YEARS!!!
⤷ More venues to be announced for other events
✥ NEW Format ⟼ "Networking with Talks" from 6ish pm to 8:40pm
- Before 6pm NEW Programs launching
~~~ 6ish — NETWORKING ... with PIZZA from our Sponsor :-)
6:40 — TALK / PRESENTATION
7:20 — NETWORKING Continued // bio-break // speaker-change (if any)
7:45 — TALK / PRESENTATION
8:25 — NETWORKING Continued
~~~ 8:40 — wrap-up
8:55 — good night folks!
✥ NEW Programs & Events ⟼ sneak peek of launches scheduled for 2019/2020
⤷ The first HybridCloudNow™ conference
⤷ New HybridCloudConnect™ program
⤷ New HybridCloudLabs™ program
⤷ New Sponsor program
⤷ New Membership program
- the current @no-charge Membership to be grandfathered for active members (i.e., "active members" are those who have attended in-person at a minimum of "1", yes you read that correctly, "one" event/meetup in the year!
- eligibility to be select-access to "Hybrid Cloud Insiders" and limited-edition goodies :-)
- and quite some more … including recognizing Speakers & Volunteers ... and it all starts with registering as a Free Member
Key Sponsors ~ since 2008:
- Houston: for providing us with the venue (and even free parking at their old/previous Houston location)
- Redmond: for providing us with speakers, preview-content, etc.
- for Google Apps/G-Suite (e.g., website, email, YouTube with live-stream, and even phone number)
- for increasing support, resulting in us launching/running the new meetup.com/Houston-Google-Cloud-User-Group …
Hybrid Decisions Corp (Founder & Patron)
- our founding and sole sponsor for everything, including getting us Microsoft & Google, since 2008 …
We encourage our members to enjoy …
- Note: We are NOT paid by any of the following entities/persons to list their events here.