The groups in uk.communities.tech have always been and will always be truly independent. We are not sponsor-led and not driven by Microsoft marketing so we are have always kept honest. However, running as many events as we do takes money and commitment. This is often covered by the event organisers themselves or local companies with no publicity or gratitude. With the inclusion of our UK Community Days and more regular events we have asked some vendors to help out funding some of the events. However, this does not change our core ethos, we will never share your contact details with them, give them a platform to sell at our meetings (apart from vendor nights) or formally recommend their products or services.
With that in mind we would like to that the following companies for their help and support: