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Jonny B

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PagodaFest - up and running!
« on: November 16, 2018, 23:47:42 »
To all - The PagodaFest website has launched!! It will be the main forum for information on the event.

PagodaFest is a two-day event to celebrate all things Pagoda. This combination of technical time and social time is scheduled for 4, 5 October 2019 (with an informal meet and greet on Thursday, 3 October). Get ready to enjoy the learning, the meeting, the fun, and the sun along the Pacific coast.

The informal social time on the evening of 3 October is slated to be held at the Karl Strauss brewery adjacent to the Grand Pacific Palisades, our event hotel.

On Friday, 4 October, we will be staged in the wonderful gardens of the Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Here, we enjoy technical sessions, a PagodaFest Market, and a Fiesta Dinner (complete with a Pagoda Piñata).


Saturday, 5 October, is the much anticipated Poker Run through San Diego county. Win friends, influence people, see sights, have fun, and win prizes. The day will culminate at the Awards Dinner at Encinitas Ranch golf course, looking out toward the Pacific Ocean.
Space is limited! Get further event details and purchase your ticket at the event website!

www.pagodafest.com
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2018, 00:08:33 »
 Just signed up for the navigator and myself. See you all in October '19!

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2018, 16:14:17 »
I signed up!

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2018, 03:13:54 »
Happy Thanksgiving from the folks at PagodaFest - San Diego 2019!!

One update we have - the reservations for the reserved block of rooms at the Grand Pacific Palisades are open and ready (two have already been taken). If you run into any difficulties at all, just let me/us know.

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2018, 16:05:00 »
I signed up yesterday. Also got Hotel reservations. All done, going to be awesome.
See you all Oct.209.
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2018, 20:24:24 »
To clarify a point about the hotel reservations using the PagodaFest reserved rooms.

We reserved a block of ten rooms, each requiring a three-night minimum, and and advance non-refundable payment. We did this to guarantee the room rate, and to get the resort fee waived. While not cancellable, if there is an issue, the reservations can be sold to someone else, and they can take over the room.

If need be we can assist.
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2018, 16:56:10 »
Jonny how much are the rooms?

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2018, 17:32:41 »
All the details are on the PagodaFest website - www.pagodafest.com, then to event venues tab

Single king $169, double $189 + tax, but no resort fee.
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2018, 18:12:16 »
I called the hotel for reservations yesterday.  They were knowledgeable, knew who we we're, and provided the group rate.  A good experience.

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2018, 20:09:33 »
                                    HAPPY HOLIDAYS from PagodaFest San Diego 2019

Don’t be a Grinch. Have you bought your PagodaPasses yet?  So far 66 people have bought theirs and will be making the trip to San Diego.  They are coming from all around the globe - Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, Sweden, England, France, and the US. Is your country represented?

Remember we have a limited PagodaPasses availiable and we are expecting a sell out. This would make a great Christmas gift! Have Santa bring a PagodaPass down the chimney for you and/or your loved ones!

This is a new direction for Pagoda gatherings in the US, and you need to be a part of it. A dynamic mix of technical topics and driving through the beautiful environs of San Diego, America’s Finest City! and San Diego county. The two-day event (and half-day informal meet and greet) take place from Thursday evening, October 3rd, through the awards dinner on Saturday October 5th.

For those wavering about the hotel, five of the negotiated rate rooms are left - better check your lists quickly! (negotiated rate - $169 single/$189 double - resort fee waived). Current pricing is $175/$200 plus a $20/night resort fee. Remember that this is controlled by the hotel and demand for rooms in October 2019, so prices will vary.

All the information you and Santa need is at our website:
www.PagodaFest.com
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Jonny B
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