[openbeos] Re: Where to have a WalterCon

  • From: "Earl Colby Pottinger" <earlcp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2003 18:46:45 EST

Well I am just outside Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  But I see problems 
getting you guys up here.

Based on cheap air fare available here, my coices would be:

New York City:
Pluses, easy to get to, services are available, cheap air fares and if 
needed I could even drive there.

Minuses, not the cheapest place for rent hotels or show spaces.  Fear 
of crime might keep some away.

Miami Florida:
Pluses, real cheap air fares at the right time of the year, cheap good 

Middle, don't know how expensive convention space is.

Minuses, beachs covered with semi-nude women interfers with deep 
computer thinking.

Las Vegas:
Pluses, real cheap air fares year round, cheap hotels (good ones?), 
cheap convention space if no major show is on.

Minuses, easy gambling, easy women and easy men, cheap booze.  Do we 
expect to get coding done here?

                   Earl Colby Pottinger

>Ok guys,
>We all know you're from somewhere, now just SHUT UP about having the 
con at
>the pub down your street! 
>My suggestion is this. Hold the convention in a city that is the hub 
of some
>cheap airline. Denver, Atlanta, Dallas. Kanasas City, even, is easily
>accessible from anywhere in the US.  Barring short commuter routes, 
>any ticket will cost roughly the same, its just a matter of flight 

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