Welcome to the SQLSaturday blog, which has links and documents related to the SQL Saturday brand and the non profit corporation.

EU Trademark Registration

*Posted on 17 September 2021 by Steve Jones*

I got a confirmation today that the EU trademark reassignment confirmation had been received by the EU IPO. This notes that the SQL Saturday corporation now owns the trademark...

 

US Trademark Registration

*Posted on 14 September 2021 by Steve Jones*

I got a confirmation today that the US trademark reassignment confirmation had been received by the USPTO. This notes that the SQL Saturday corporation now owns the trademark for...

 

Trademark Registration

*Posted on 10 September 2021 by Steve Jones*

I got a confirmation today that the [US trademark reassignment confirmation(/assets/pdf/USPTONotice.pdf) had been received by the USPTO. This notes that the SQL Saturday corporation now owns the trademark for SQL...

 

A Hybrid Experiment in Denver

*Posted on 08 September 2021 by Steve Jones*

Last month I spoke at a hybrid meeting for the Denver SQL Server User Group. This was an experiment, and I’m putting together some notes here on the event...

 

Trademark Transfer

*Posted on 20 August 2021 by Steve Jones*

This past week I received the signed trademark transfer document from Redgate. I countersigned and sent them to our lawyer to file in the various jurisdictions where the SQL Saturday...

 

9 August 2021 Town Halls

*Posted on 09 August 2021 by Steve Jones*

Today I held the first open town hall meetings for anyone to attend. I sent the invites out to speakers and organizers, but the meeting was public. This was at...

 

August 2021 Update

*Posted on 02 August 2021 by Steve Jones*

Note: This was sent to our mailing list and is repeated here. You can sign up for email updates.

We have a live SQL Saturday scheduled for 2021!

SQL...

 

Back on Twitter

*Posted on 28 July 2021 by Steve Jones*

The SQL Saturday corporation and franchise is back on Twitter at @sqlsatofficial.

While there are a few other unofficial “SQL Saturday accounts”, they are controlled by members of the...

 

Establishing a Bank Account

*Posted on 09 July 2021 by Steve Jones*

One of the functions that I’ve been worried slightly about it the establishment of banking services that can be used by a virtual non profit entity. While we hope to...

 

Scheduling and time zones

*Posted on 11 June 2021 by Steve Jones*

tl;dr Time zones are challenging and I learned something.

The SQL Saturday website was built by me, with inspiration from Rob Sewell and his work at DataSaturday.com.

...

 

Filing for Non Profit Status

*Posted on 10 June 2021 by Steve Jones*

Today, after some research with a lawyer and accountant, I filed the US IRS Form 1023-EX form today with the US IRS. This was to establish this corporation as...

 

New Events in 2021

*Posted on 28 May 2021 by Steve Jones*

This past week I had conversations with a few organizers in the US that are looking to set up new events in 2021. This was a nice surprise for me,...

 

Fundraising for SQL Saturday

*Posted on 25 May 2021 by Steve Jones*

One of the things I am working on at this time is the raising of some capital to fund the organization for the next few years. While we want to...

 

SQL Saturday Mailing List

*Posted on 15 May 2021 by Steve Jones*

I have set up a mailing list at Mailchimp for people to sign up and get information about the SQL Saturday corporation.

You can sign up here: http://eepurl.com/hwVBKn.

Feel...

 

SQL Saturday Incorporated

*Posted on 13 May 2021 by Steve Jones*

The corporation was formed and filed officially in Texas today. The following officers were listed:

  • Steve Jones
  • Stacia Varga
  • Andy Warren

We have secured an EIN and are...

 

Everyone Run a SQL Saturday in 2021

*Posted on 12 April 2021 by Steve Jones*

Cross posted and edited from voiceofthedba.com

With SQL Saturdays being rebooted, and the SQLSaturday.com website live, it’s time for events. I am reaching out to some people that have...

 

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