http://www.sqlsaturday.com/ <-- they're NOT JUST devoted to databases, but it happened to start off with that moniker once upon a time. They do have tracks on dba tasks tho, so that would be a good place for us to be affiliated with.

Anybody know this group and have some inside leads?

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looks like they have sponsors, so if you get contact info and details, you can forward it on to the community team. We always like swag opportunities too.. –  Jeff Atwood May 21 '11 at 6:24
    
@Jeff - "swag"? That means stolen goods where I come from :) –  Jack Douglas May 21 '11 at 12:22
    
@JeffAtwood PASS is one of the primary folks on this. (sqlpass.org) ~ One of the groups I'm trying to pester into talking to me (as a community member, so I'm passionate ;) ) –  jcolebrand May 22 '11 at 1:12
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Yes, the group is run by the Professional Association of SQL Server - http://sqlpass.org. There are dozens of us associated with it.

Every SQLSaturday is run by local volunteers. If you're looking to sponsor a particular city, go to its SQLSaturday page and go through the contact process.

Can you be more specific about what you're looking for?

Edit - also, just to be clear, SQLSaturday is indeed dedicated to databases, and to be more specific, Microsoft SQL Server.

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~ See what Jeff said above about general sponsorship. I've got the contact info for my local city, but I did want to see if anybody here had affiliation with other venues and wanted to get in touch with those venues as well. –  jcolebrand May 27 '11 at 20:13
    
I also did not associate the fact that I've seen you on posts here meant that you were affiliated with the site. I was just talking with someone the other day about reaching out to you and a couple other people to see how you felt about this site and maybe doing a little evangelization for us over some of the other sites where people could look for help. I realize that that's a moneymaking venture for you right now, but perhaps there's some utility in general answers here none-the-less. –  jcolebrand May 27 '11 at 20:14
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