Downtown Los Angeles Drupal Job Fair: Build Your Team at Droplabs!

  • Posted on: 30 September 2011
  • By: Blake Senftner
Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 16:00 to 19:00

Do you represent a company or organization that's looking for Drupal talent? Are you a freelancer or service provider who's looking for Drupal work?

Come and make new friends and turn new connections into long-term relationships at the next Downtown Drupal job fair on November 15, 2011. This event is being hosted by Droplabs, a Drupal event and coworking space in Downtown Los Angeles, the venue of the successful Downtown Drupal job fair in June, 2011.

Light food and drinks are being provided by Chimney Coffee House, our favorite neighborhood cafe, bakery, sandwich and dessert boutique. Chimney is also the location of the local branch of Stanford's machine learning class.

Droplabs is also hosting the popular Downtown LA Drupal meetup the same evening at 7:30pm. If you're looking for Drupal talent and are interested in reaching as many up-and-coming Drupal developers, designers, themers and architects as possible, this month's meetup at Droplabs is a great place to be.

Sign up!

If you are looking for Drupal work, you are welcome to sign up by clicking the Sign up button below. This is optional but it will confirm you to attend and there is nothing else to do other than arriving at the event at 4pm. An automatic email reminder will be sent to you 1 day before the event.

If you're an employer or a representative of a company or organization, contact us at jobs-nov15jobfair [at] droplabs [dot] net or http://droplabs.net/contact and we'll follow up with you about sponsorship opportunities.

Do you represent a company or organization that's looking for Drupal talent? Are you a freelancer or service provider who's looking for Drupal work?

Come and make new friends and turn new connections into long-term relationships at the next Downtown Drupal job fair on November 15, 2011. This event is being hosted by Droplabs, a Drupal event and coworking space in Downtown Los Angeles, the venue of the successful Downtown Drupal job fair in June, 2011.

Light food and drinks are being provided by Chimney Coffee House, our favorite neighborhood cafe, bakery, sandwich and dessert boutique. Chimney is also the location of the local branch of Stanford's machine learning class.

Droplabs is also hosting the popular Downtown Los Angeles Drupal Meetup the same evening at 7:30pm. If you're looking for Drupal talent and are interested in reaching as many up-and-coming Drupal developers, designers, themers and architects as possible, this month's meetup at Droplabs is a great place to be.

Sign up!

If you are looking for Drupal work, you are welcome to sign up by clicking the Sign up button below. This is optional but it will confirm you to attend and there is nothing else to do other than arriving at the event at 4pm. An automatic email reminder will be sent to you 1 day before the event.

If you're an employer or a representative of a company or organization, contact us at jobs-nov15jobfair [at] droplabs [dot] net or http://droplabs.net/contact and we'll follow up with you about sponsorship opportunities.

Information for job seekers

Are you a freelancer or service provider? The job fair is free for job seekers! We recommend the following guidelines to help you improve your prospects:

  • Check this page often to see which listed employers match your expertise and job interest
  • Arrive at the job fair when it starts at 4pm
  • Come prepared with plenty of resumes or your business cards
  • Update your profiles on Drupal.org and LinkedIn

Information for employers and recruiters

Are you an employer or representative of a company or organization? There is a limited number of tables for exhibiting companies and organizations and employers who register for the job fair will be listed in our job fair event announcements. Tables are provided on a first-come, first-served basis for our featured- and marquee-level sponsors.

Here are our sponsorship levels:

Valued Sponsorship: $100

We have an unlimited number of valued sponsorship spots.

  • Entrance tickets for you and your team
  • Name and logo placement on Droplabs.net
  • Mention during the opening announcements of the job fair
  • Mention of your company and job position via social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Meetup.com)

Featured Sponsorship: $250

We have 7 tables for featured sponsors. Tables are first-come, first served, and once all 7 tables are reserved we will have a waiting list for valued sponsors who wish to upgrade.

  • Sponsor table at the event
  • Printed sign with your company name and logo that we'll prominently display at our public events until January, 2012.
  • Entrance tickets for you and your team
  • Name and logo placement on Droplabs.net
  • Mention during the opening announcements of the job fair
  • Mention of your company and job position via social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Meetup.com)

Marquee Sponsorship: $500

We have 1 table for our marquee sponsor for this event. This table is first-come, first served, and once this table is reserved we will have a waiting list for featured sponsors who wish to upgrade.

  • Sponsor table of your choice at the event
  • Printed sign with your company name and logo that we'll prominently display at our public events until January, 2012.
  • A plate of complimentary cookies for your table
  • A sponsor table at our next Drupal job fair (tentatively scheduled for Q1 2012)
  • Entrance tickets for you and your team
  • Name and logo placement on Droplabs.net
  • Mention during the opening announcements of the job fair
  • Mention of your company and job position via social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Meetup.com)

Please contact us jobs-nov15jobfair [at] droplabs [dot] net, at http://droplabs.net/contact or in the comments below to discuss sponsorship opportunities. Your help is immensely appreciated and all contributions go directly towards funding this event.

Any unused funds will be used for other Droplabs events and infrastructure, promotion and distribution needs, including future meetups and job fairs. Thank you!

Current sponsors and exhibiting companies

Our Marquee sponsor is:

Our Featured sponsors are:

Our Valued sponsors include:

We're grateful to our sponsors and will thank them again in a post to Planet Drupal, the news feed for the entire Drupal developer community. Extra points go to companies who are contributing members of the Drupal Association.

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Location and directions

   Droplabs
   651 Clover St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90031

   http://droplabs.net
   855-DROPLABS (855-376-7522)

Droplabs is in the Mission Junction neighborhood of Los Angeles at Big Art Labs, just 1 mile down Main St. from Philippes (the first-ever venue for Drupal meetups in Southern California!) and Union Station. We're one block west of The Brewery, the largest live-and-work artists' colony in the world.

When entering the parking lot, park anywhere in the main area and follow the yellow signs to Droplabs. To carpool or catch the Droplabs shuttle from Union station, post below in the comments. A shuttle will be leaving from Union Station to Droplabs at 3:50pm.

About Droplabs

Droplabs is a collaborative Drupal event and coworking space in Downtown Los Angeles. Created in 2011 by local Drupal members for the local Drupal community, we are focused on serving the Greater Los Angeles Drupal Area community, enriching the Drupal skills and lives of its members, and bringing joy to our Drupal practice. Our founders represent several local area businesses that have deep roots in the Drupal and open source communities.

We've been open to the public since May, 2011, and the use of our equipment and facilities, including conference room, tables and chairs, is free until our official launch. See http://groups.drupal.org/node/145934 for more details about our open beta period and http://droplabs.net/prices for our list of free amenities and member perks, including our high-speed WiFi, an espresso machine, printer and scanner services, and more.

Droplabs is the host of the monthly Downtown Los Angeles Drupal meetups, our weekly Pro Drupal 7 Development book study group and special events including the Varnish 3 Release Party, Leave GoDaddy Day and Downtown Drupal's job fairs. To learn more about Droplabs, follow @Droplabs on Twitter, sign up at Meetup.com/Droplabs or like DroplabsLA on Facebook!

About Downtown Los Angeles Drupal

The Downtown Los Angeles Drupal group regularly meets in and around Downtown Los Angeles, California. We organize a large number of weekly and monthly events on various Drupal topics, including the general Downtown Los Angeles Drupal meetup that has been meeting regularly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month since early 2010.

The Downtown area is the most active area for Drupal in the Greater Los Angeles Area and has seen hundreds of Drupal events, including job fairs, meetups and workshops, study group meetings, conferences about design and theming, paid trainings, FREE tutoring sessions from Drupal professionals and barn raisings to benefit non-profits and members of our community here in and around Downtown Los Angeles.

Attending Drupal events in and around Downtown Los Angeles is one of the best ways to meet and talk with other Drupaleros and we encourage you to attend as many meetings and special events as you'd like. Whether it's to find solutions to problems you've been having, sharing something you've learned or just meeting interesting like-minded people, the Downtown Los Angeles Drupal events are an essential resource for Drupal professionals and hobbyists alike.

If you aren't already a member of Downtown Los Angeles Drupal, it's easy to join our community. Our community calendar is on our "Events" tab on our home page at http://groups.drupal.org/dtla

The Downtown Los Angeles Drupal group proudly participates in the California Drupal Travelers Program and can host businesses and community members who are visiting the area. Inquire within by contacting any of the Downtown Los Angeles Drupal organizers.