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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #25 on: May 23, 2019, 04:07:57 »
I had to wait a bit ... then my name came up on the waiting list. Finally got my ticket ... thanks Jon and Mike, see you in October.

Brian, not 100% certain if I will drive or fly, i’m looking at both options. Booked my accommodations near the event hotel. If I drive it will be the SL53 AMG that get’s the call. If I fly I shall fly into Palm Springs or LA and rent a car. I have the Classic Center on my list as a must see item.

Let’s stay in touch,

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2019, 13:10:43 »
PagodaFest Merchandise Now Available

We are very pleased to announce that we have contracted with Embroidery Design Group to provide an exciting assortment of PagodaFest - San Diego labeled items. This is the same company we have used for recent PUB events.

They offer a wide range of different types and styles of apparel. You select the item and they will add the PagodaFest embroidery/logo. All items will be shipped to us for distribution at the PagodaFest event.

The merchandise store will open on June 1, 2019 and is available at www.companycasuals.com/pagodafest The pricing will include the item, embroidery and shipping.

We will close the store on August 30, 2019 to allow for processing and shipping to us here in San Diego.  Once the store is closed you will be unable to purchase an item with the PagodaFest logo.  It's sure to be a collectible item.

Please visit https://www.pagodafest.com/merchandise for more details.

The images below are examples of just some of the items you can purchase.

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #27 on: June 06, 2019, 00:20:16 »
Dear PagodaFest Committee Members

I have a question ... will there be an attendance list? So that we may know who of our friends will be there?

Thanks,

Dieter
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #28 on: June 06, 2019, 16:45:40 »
Dear PagodaFest Committee Members

I have a question ... will there be an attendance list? So that we may know who of our friends will be there?

Thanks,

Dieter

That is a good idea. I would like to know who is there too.
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #29 on: June 06, 2019, 17:00:48 »
We will be sending out the PagodaFest attendee list later today.  :)  The list will be emailed to ticket holders only. 

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #30 on: June 06, 2019, 19:53:54 »
Dear PagodaFest Committee Members

Thank you for that and thank you for your hard work to organize this. I know too well it takes a lot of time to organize something like this having done so last year to take 7 Members from Nice to Bordeaux after the 2018 Euro tour to visit The Paul Brauq Ateliers.

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #31 on: June 10, 2019, 09:18:19 »
We will be sending out the PagodaFest attendee list later today.  :)  The list will be emailed to ticket holders only.

Did this go out as scheduled?  I don't seem to have received a copy.  I also checked my spam folder and didn't locate. 

If sent out as scheduled, please resend.

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« Reply #32 on: June 10, 2019, 12:05:24 »
Yes. The list went out as scheduled. However, after reviewing our email logs 2 people are consistently are not getting our pagodafest eblasts.  They are getting bounced backed. It seems your email provider does not like them.  >:(

You (neelyrc) and Wallace Wheeler have the problem emails accounts. I do see both of you did not use traditional email isp's (yahoo,  gmail, outlook,  etc) when you bought your tickets.   BTW,  did you even get your tickets by email?

The only way to fix this quickly is to use a different email account. Both you and Wallace need to email us at pagodafest@gmail.com with a new email account and we will change it in our system at our end.

It is important to do this ASAP (today  ;) )as we are sending out Pagodafest updates this week.

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #33 on: June 10, 2019, 12:53:43 »
Thanks for the quick reply.  I sent an email with an alternate address a few minutes ago. I confirm that I did in fact receive my tickets at the Italian email address last November.
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #34 on: June 10, 2019, 13:33:44 »
Thanks for the quick reply.  I sent an email with an alternate address a few minutes ago. I confirm that I did in fact receive my tickets at the Italian email address last November.


I just checked our pagodafest@gmail.com account and I didn't see an email from you.  Can you please send again? Thx

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« Reply #35 on: June 10, 2019, 13:56:34 »

I just checked our pagodafest@gmail.com account and I didn't see an email from you.  Can you please send again? Thx

Message resent.
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #36 on: June 14, 2019, 16:30:48 »
Important notice - Please Read:
PagodaFest - event hotel has been changed!

Renovation work at Grand Pacific Palisades (GPP) has been delayed enough that it likely will interfere with or negatively influence PagodaFest attendees’ experience during their hotel stay.

As a result we are pleased to announce that the PagodaFest event hotel has changed to the brand new Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa located just east and north of the GPP and the Flower Fields:

Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa
5420 Grand Pacific Drive
Carlsbad CA
760-827-2400
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sanbs-sheraton-carlsbad-resort-and-spa/

If you are still looking for a place to stay, the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa would be an excellent option to consider as it is now our official event hotel. You would need to book directly with the hotel or using your preferred travel resource. Unfortunately the block of rooms at our special negotiated rate is fully subscribed, so reservations made at this point would be at the current market rates plus any applicable resort fees, parking and taxes.  However don’t delay as room inventory at the Sheraton is limited and rates are subject to change.

If you believe that you hold a booked reservation at the GPP but did not receive an email with special instructions on how to transfer your reservation, please contact PagodaFest immediately.

Please visit PagodaFest.com for more information regarding the event hotel update.
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« Reply #37 on: June 16, 2019, 11:49:48 »
Important notice - Reminder:
PagodaFest - event hotel has been changed!


Please take special note of the following text.

If you believe that you hold a booked reservation at the GPP but did not receive an email with special instructions on how to transfer your reservation, please contact PagodaFest immediately.

Please visit PagodaFest.com for more information regarding the event hotel update.

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« Reply #38 on: June 20, 2019, 14:38:41 »
Important notice - Final Reminder:
PagodaFest - event hotel has been changed!


Please take special note of the following text.

If you believe that you hold a booked reservation at the GPP but did not receive an email with special instructions on how to transfer your reservation, please contact PagodaFest immediately.

Call the special in-house Sheraton Carlsbad reservation line +1 760 827 4179 before midnight 21 Jun 2019 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Please visit PagodaFest.com for more information regarding the event hotel update.

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #39 on: June 20, 2019, 19:28:23 »
ON FACEBOOK TODAY 1/2 PRICE .... If you have not booked yet, see attached.

Dieter

Update;

For a Single Room ....

I phoned the hotel directly and was quoted $169 + 18- Parking + 18.70 Tax = $205.70 US/ night for check-in Oct 3 & Checkout Oct. 6.

Phoning the 50% off number below I was quoted 1,065.54 (looks like no 50% off to me).
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #40 on: July 04, 2019, 18:43:19 »
See this thread for PagodaFest Poker Run Ride Sharing.

https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=29349.0

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #41 on: July 14, 2019, 02:17:24 »
Tour to Gemological Institute of America

We have a gem of a tour opportunity available for PagodaFest. As a Friday afternoon leisure activity we have arranged a private free tour of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) museum.  We expect to have a tour bus for the group, picking up after lunch (12:45PM Sharp!) at the Flower Fields and then returning back to the Flower Fields at the conclusion of the 1.5 hour tour.

You will need to make a careful choice of what you would like to attend: the exciting Pagoda technical sessions, or a building filled with sparkling gems…

Visit PagodaFest.com/gia for tour information. The tour is limited to 45 people, first come first served. Sign-up will close on 20 Sept 2019. We will need to get the names of the tour participants to the museum three days ahead of the tour. They tend to be kind of picky about just leaving the doors open! Each guest requires a government issued photo ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.) and only guests that are listed will be admitted onto the campus.

This is a fabulous museum tucked in the confines of the GIA campus just minutes away from the Flower Fields venue.

To add yourself to the GIA Excursion list please send us an email at pagodafest@gmail.com with the subject line "GIA Excursion".  Please include your full name in the body of the email. First come, first served. We do have a minimum of 30 for the tour bus, so let us know as soon as you can.

We will notify you in September if you made the list.

For some further information:

https://www.pagodafest.com/gia

https://www.gia.edu/gia-museum

https://visitcarlsbad.com/attractions/california-attractions-gemological-institute-of-america-gia/

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #42 on: July 29, 2019, 23:37:35 »
For anybody still trying to come to PagodaFest a single PagodaPASS has become available.  If you are interested you can purchase the ticket at pagodafest.com.

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« Reply #43 on: August 01, 2019, 16:49:20 »
We are sold out once again ;D  That ticket went fast.  The early bird got the worm and beat out others.

If you still would like to attend please email us at pagodafest@gmail.com to add your self to the waiting list.

We are looking forward to seeing everybody in October!

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #44 on: August 03, 2019, 20:10:26 »
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« Reply #45 on: August 12, 2019, 21:49:34 »
I have just been billed two lots of $288.47 USD, by GPP hotel in Carlsbad against my credit card today.


Is this correct and others also being charged???


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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #46 on: August 12, 2019, 22:37:16 »
Garry,

Our documents show that you were moved to the Sheraton as it's the new event hotel.  This sounds like a mess up on GPP part.

At this time we don't know if it is localized to you or more wide spread.  I would suggest you call GPP and find out.  We will work the problem on our end and get back to you also.

Please email us at PagodaFest@gmail.com if you have any other questions.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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« Reply #47 on: August 13, 2019, 23:29:22 »
Have spoken to Gpp.  They had missed the extra days that we were staying in the cancellation, just using the Pagodafest dates.  They have advised that they will send credit to card. 


Why they were charging it in August was unknown to me or them!!!!!!
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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #48 on: August 14, 2019, 00:24:57 »
Good to hear it has been resolved.  We had a call in but have not heard anything of this posting.

See you at PagodaFest 👍

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Re: PagodaFest - up and running!
« Reply #49 on: August 23, 2019, 19:24:31 »
Things are really heating up here in PagodaFest land.  We have yet another sponsor to add to the PagodaFest event!.

Miller's Inc. is now a proud sponsor of PagodaFest.

http://shop.millermbz.com/