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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2015, 14:06:25 »
Hello Rick,
Add Eric and Thelma to the list.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #26 on: June 06, 2015, 02:04:36 »
Rick,

Could not imagine missing this event.  Thanks for taking the lead (again) on the European event. 

Please count me in with one Pagoda and one guest.

All the best,

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #27 on: June 06, 2015, 12:51:36 »
Interested!  8)

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #28 on: June 13, 2015, 18:39:43 »
Count me, my 230SL and one co-pilot ... wouldn't miss it!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #29 on: June 15, 2015, 09:07:17 »
Yes one more Pretty Please..........

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #30 on: June 16, 2015, 20:52:59 »
Please all be aware...

If there is a limit on cars (which there may well be as it is tougher to organise for too many cars) then, hard though it may be:

  • First come first serve, but...
  • Full members overtake Associate members...
  • Known attendees have an advantage over unknown people...
  • Those who are anonymous... figure it out!

Additionally, as the program firms up, at some point commitment will be asked for. Prompt payers take precedence.

I'm posting this message as a 'Public Service Announcement', not as an official statement. The organising committee and practical considerations (number of people that can be handled, hotel capacity, organisational ability) all add up to make a popular event like this very, very difficult to organise. Things may change, your mileage may vary...

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #31 on: June 16, 2015, 22:35:00 »
I like to attend if there is a free passengier seat available in one of the Pagodas.

If so I can fly to the starting point (origin of the Pagoda if driven to the event) may this be somewhere in the UK, Holland, Poland, France Germany etc. I would of course share the cost of the gasoline. Once the event is done I would accompany the driver as long as the direction is north since I like to visit my brother in Germany afterward.

I'm posting this just in case there is one empty passengier seat .... Thanks!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #32 on: June 16, 2015, 22:47:30 »
I like Rolf-Dieter, would like to attend if there is a spare seat available in any car and like Rolf-dieter, would fly to where ever the start point is but also return to the start point to get home.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #33 on: June 21, 2015, 06:08:00 »
I am also interested, please count me in.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #34 on: June 22, 2015, 08:50:54 »
Update !

The organizing team will meet up in July on location, and we will work out more details.  So more announcements will follow afterwards.
   
But , and as Peter stated ,  there will be restrictions on the amount of attendees , and seniority.  Off course we would like that everybody could attend, but this is impossible to achieve, and will in the end only lead to a chaotic event which serves nobody.  So after our meeting in July we will have the definitive number of attendees we could place and the fixed data.

Thank you all for the interest , which is a stimulant for us to proceed.

The 2016 Euro Event Team. 

     
     
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #35 on: June 26, 2015, 08:23:31 »
Count me please.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #36 on: August 01, 2015, 16:35:58 »
Damian and i would love to attend if there is still space .
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #37 on: August 08, 2015, 03:38:51 »
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Any update? Did the meeting took place?
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #38 on: August 15, 2015, 16:18:52 »
Hello !

I will be also interested, dépendant on thé limited number of participants.
Any news ?
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #39 on: September 01, 2015, 05:19:04 »
I am also interested, please count me in.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #40 on: September 01, 2015, 19:55:09 »
Do we need our pagoda or can we come without and get a ride with someone else?  Tough to bring the car from California...

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #41 on: September 01, 2015, 22:50:43 »
I am hoping to come form Australia and no, no Pagoda needed.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #42 on: September 06, 2015, 16:24:36 »
If possible we would like to coordinate a European delivery of a new MB with a 113, 2116 Euro Event. Any updates on possible dates location?
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #43 on: September 12, 2015, 07:23:25 »
Norm,
I am also fan of long term planning, but you exceeded all optimistic time horizons ;D.

Nevertheless, let's dream and imagine that our gran gran children gather some place in our legated Pagodas then...
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #44 on: September 12, 2015, 12:26:05 »
 ;D ;D ;D
2116 indeed.....

But alas, even my short term plans are amiss.  Turns out MB will stop building the 2016 E350 sport wagon we are interested in in December.  Our dealer has offered to substitute an existing order they have in the system but a trip to Germany in December was not what we were thinking about.  Production for the new 2017 E350 wagon should start in early 2016 (the car is scheduled to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2016) with expected deliveries in the spring.  So maybe a 2017 model?

The last Euro Event we attended in 2010, we rented a Pagoda in Stuttgart.  We thought maybe we could attend in 2016 with a new car but now I'm guessing that won't happen.

But then again, who knows what the future holds, even in 2116 :)

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #45 on: September 15, 2015, 09:06:52 »
Update !

The holyday season has come to an end over here, so people are reachable again , and we continued with our plans for the 2016 Event.
Since my last post we've had a few team-meetings, and the plans are starting to get solid.

Many have signed in , and our first plan and possibility to handle 20 Cars .....is put overboard.  This means we now have set the maximum amount at 30 Cars and 60 Attendees. 
And that's it my friends !  More would be to much to handle and would serve no one . 

The date is set for 23...25 September 2016 .
This means we're expected to arrive Friday the 23th and depart Monday morning the 26th

We're in close contact with our friends in Italy and they will set up a very spectacular itinerary and program. At the moment we are waiting for the confirmation from our selected Hotel, because since we upgraded the event to 30 cars a bigger Hotel was needed , fitted within the budget and with enough capacity .  All Hotels are in beautiful surroundings over there so don't worry.   
After this confirmation Paul and myself will start with the list of attendees ,and we will contact everyone with a PM in order to get all the information we need. This will also mean that at some time we will need a deposit to guarantee your place in the event.     

For the ones that have a long distance drive over to Italy we planning a " half way " Hotel  in Germany , especially for our Northern and UK members this will be welcome , we think .

So that's it for now more will follow in the coming weeks.... to be continued .

Greetings from the 2016 Pagoda Event Team .

   
     
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #46 on: September 15, 2015, 09:16:12 »
Yay!!!n Also means I can get to Revival again next year! ;D
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #47 on: September 15, 2015, 14:21:32 »
Hi Rik

Good idea & nice to have the German stopover.
Thanks

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #48 on: September 16, 2015, 18:15:25 »
Hello Rick,

Petra and I are also interested in participating.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #49 on: September 18, 2015, 12:39:43 »
Latest update ! 

The confirmation from our Hotel is complete and confirmed ! 
However it means a slight change of plans .   Our arrival and departure has changed

Arrival    :                Thursday 22 September
Departure   :                Sunday 25 September


We agreed to this since we don't think this will involve too many problems for our attendees .
It may even be more convenient ...and even more relaxed for our return trip home.

Peter and Johannes are working out the program and I cannot reveal to much but ...does Stelvio ring any bells ?

What do we have to offer for our attendees : 

Welcome aperitif and drinks.  
3 Nights in a 5 star Hotel ... ( we will reveal the name later on ) , 3 times breakfast and evening dinner.

Lunch during our grand tour on Friday .  Lunch on Saturday
Gala evening with live music on Saturday evening !! 

We think we are within budget (  somewhat equal to the 2014 Event ) and definitive figures will follow as soon as we have everything worked out in detail .
But I do want to point out that we will need a deposit not later than 31th of January 2016.  This and only this will ensure your place in the event.

We will start our list coming weeks and will contact everyone with a personal mail in which we will ask you for your details . And off course at the same time a reserve list .
Saying this I would like reach out to our loyal and first time attendees to join up asap because we want to avoid disappointment afterwards.  Seniority has a shelf life .....!


*  Peter , our friend in Merano ,  has 2 or maybe even 3 Pagodes he could rent out for a min of 2 days !  This will not be free of charge but we think it could be a very nice opportunity for our "overseas " members to drive a pagoda in the most beautiful mountains Europe .   If anyone would be interested in that let us know and we will divert it to Peter.

This is it for now ... More to follow..


The 2016 Pagoda Event team...




 
         










 
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