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ProZ.com powwow: Informal Get-Together for Translators

June 7, 2008, 3:00 pm
United KingdomNottinghamIn personEnglish
The next Nottingham powwow will be held on Saturday 7 June from 3 pm at the Ha! Ha! Bar. Linguists and partners/friends all welcome.

This is a spacious bar on Weekday Cross (on the way to the Kean's Head for those who have been before) and generally seems quiet in the afternoons, offering teas and coffees in addition to alcoholic beverages.
If you are interested in joining me for lunch there beforehand, please let me know.

Address:
Ha! Ha! Bar & Canteen
Weekday Cross
Nottingham
NG1 2GB
Website: www.hahaonline.co.uk/ (then use "Find my local Ha! Ha!)

The focus of this powwow will be on informal networking. Here are some ideas for future powwows:

- Kaffee & Kuchen (Coffee & Cake) afternoon with an informal discussion on building and maintaining customer relationships
- A summer picnic (close to a real ale pub in case it rains)
- Tapas lunch at La Tasca including learning/helping others learn how to order food in Spanish for fun...

Would be interested to hear your ideas too at the powwow and also for help in organising future events!

Best regards, Sarah





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Interested members (16) / Confirmed: 11 / Tentative: 1
Name NoteWill Attend
Sarah Appleby  \"Organizer\" \"Reporter\" I can now verify your ID for your Proz profile so if you are interested in this please bring photographic ID to the powwow (your profile must be in your real name though)  y
Languageman   Sounds good to me, see you there this time. Stephen  y
Xmatmcv (X)   Thanks Sarah! I'll try to be there, wherever it is.  y
XCharlie Smith (X)   sorry for last min cancelation -- unfortunatly am not feeling very wel today. catch you all next time.  n
Mattijs Warbroek   ...  y
Agnieszka Markowska-Bobelak   ...  m
Frances Warburton   ...  y
Charles Rothwell   Sorry, Sarah. I should have loved to have been able to make it, but am going to London that day for the ITI/University of Westminster event on "Starting Work as a Translator". Have a great time and I hope to make it to the next one after this.  n
Dierk Widmann   Well, the work reason has been pushed back into July by the client, so, we're on our way.  y
richardc   First time I've been able to attend. Looking forward to it.  y
Jennifer White   Yes, will be there. Would like to join you for lunch as well, Sarah. About 1.30? See you there then. Looking forward to it.  y
msidarus   Sorry, I'd love to meet you all, but sadly I'm preparing my return to Portugal and predict a few busy weeks ahead...   n
Adam H   Can't make this one unfortunately. Going for a nice long walk in the Peak District. Hope to see you at the next one.  n
Lancashireman   ...  y
Olesya Francis   aka Olesya Koroleva  y
Elizabeth Catling, PhD   Hope to see you all at 15:00.  y


Postings about this event


Powwow: Nottingham - United Kingdom

Sarah Appleby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:52
German to English
Reminder of tomorrow's powwow Jun 6, 2008

Just to say my mobile no. is 07951 891 630 if anyone has trouble finding us (I promise to listen out for it this time!). Best wishes, Sarah

 

Sarah Appleby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:52
German to English
Powwow report and photos now uploaded Jun 9, 2008

Some of you will also notice that you are newly verified members.
Am thinking 19 July for the next meeting and perhaps 23 August for a summer picnic - do those dates conflict totally with anyone's schedule?
Sunny greetings,
Sarah


 

Dierk Widmann  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:52
English to German
Thank you! Jun 9, 2008

As usual, we really enjoyed the chance to get out of our routine and meet up with interesting and interested people. The July date could prove a bit problematic (work), but August might be feasible.

 

Languageman  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:52
German to English
+ ...
Sonnige Grüße Jun 9, 2008

Another great day out in Nottingham, thanks Sarah. The July date sounds good, but I'll be on holiday the last two weeks of August.

 

matmcv (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:52
German to English
+ ...
Thanks, Sarah Jun 9, 2008

Thanks again for organising this Powwow, Sarah. July 19 and August 23 are fine for me.

 

Charles Rothwell  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:52
Member (2007)
German to English
Doh! Jun 10, 2008

I am planning to visit the 'Japan Day' in Liverpool on 19th. July, (happy to supply further details), and am planning a visit to Canterbury on 23rd. August, (although this is more tentative). Many thanks for the photos/report of the June event. Please keep me informed of future events as well. (I SHALL make it to a future one some day!) Best regards.

 

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