DSCF6413 Everyone knows that professional conference goers like myself attend events not to listen to presentations, not to network but to collect schwag. Over the past couple of years I’ve done fairly well collecting tech t-shirts and I decided to create a weekly series critiquing tech companies t-shirt offerings in the expectation that a company with  a great t-shirt is a prime candidate to have a great product also. Click here to see the series.

DSCF6412Recently I spent an intense two weeks of highly concentrated t-shirt gathering event attendance in the Bay area and Denver. At the Glue conference in Denver, it seemed that every man and his dog was talking about cloud telephony – it really was flavor of the day.

One of the cloud telephony vendors at the show was twilio and they had loud and proud t shirts to garner some attention. Personally I like ‘em, not sure if it’d make me chose twilio’s product but, ah well…


  • Made in the USA by American Apparel
  • Half of it is cotton
  • Nice cut
  • Loud, but cool, logo


  • 50% is polyester – why?
  • The printing quality on the big logo was less than stellar

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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