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    Bob
  • LastName
    Lomassaro
  • IPMS Number
    34195
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    IPMS Las Vegas
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    HENDERSON
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    NV

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  1. The cost of a room is actually $89.00 plus $25 resort fee. Total is $114 for the entire week. The weekends are NOT a higher price. We negotiated a discount in the resort fee to $25.00 from $30.00. Thanks for your question and hope to see you in 21'.
  2. We manged to secure the RIO without a banquet requirement, just a flat rate for the convention space. If anyone is looking to book a large-scale banquet or convention, I highly recommend Valarie Roach at HPN Global. She receives a lot of the credit for the putting together our deal.
  3. We are pleased and excited to have won the honor of hosting the 2021 National Convention in the fabulous city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Special thanks to TJ and the IPMS USA National Board for allowing us to make our presentation and all the help they provided in its preparation. We will be posting regular updates and relative news on the forum as we move along. For all those that were unable to attend our presentation on Saturday, you will please find below the details on the 2021 Convention. We hope to have the website up and running in the next few weeks. A PDF of our formal presentation is available upon request. Email Address: IPMSLV@aol.com Website Address: natcon2021lv.com Dates: August 18 – 21, 2021 Location: Rio Hotel Resort & Convention Center - 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103. The Rio is 10 minutes from the McCarren International Airport and walking distance to the Famous Las Vegas Strip. Presentation Video: https://youtu.be/1LTgEeuiP_c Accommodations: 2,200 All-Suite Rooms @ $113.00 per night (including resort tax) for all nights. Free On-site Parking On-site Amenities: 13 restaurants (all budgets) 14 bars & nightclubs 4 Swimming Pools On-site shopping, Spa’s and Salons. Convention Space: 65,000 Square feet, carpeted, well lite. Just an elevator ride away to hotel rooms. First floor, easy load-in and load-out for Vendors No Union or loading fees! We’ll have the room reservation code soon and will post it ASAP. Any questions please let us know. Thanks for everyone’s support and we hope to see you all in Las Vegas in 2021. Bob Lomassaro President & Convention Chairman IPMS Las Vegas
  4. Mike Moore How many square feet was the room you held the banquet in? I thought it was perfect! Thanks Bob L
  5. I thank everyone for their support of IPMS Las Vegas and our bid to host the 2021 National Convention in Las Vegas. We look forward to working with many of you to make our show a fantastic success. After Chattenooga show this past week, its going to be hard act to follow. Congrats to those Nooga guys!
  6. Thanks James, we'll do our best to make that happen.
  7. Thanks for the kind words Von. We have a tremendous amount of respect for Omaha and the wonderful shows they host. We believe we can offer IPMS and our members something new and exciting with our proposal. As for who gets selected first or at all, our commitment to this organization and our hobby is our main priority. What is best for IPMS, is best for us.
  8. Hi Chris, welcome aboard. Seeing that you live in Las Vegas allow me to extend to an invitation to attend one of our monthly meetings which are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Findlay Chevy Community room. You'll meet a lot of modelers who share the same interests as you, from beginner to Master level. Please look us at www.ipmslv.org and stop by sometime and see us. Bob
  9. Thank You Roktman, we feel we have designed an event to precisely achieve that very goal.
  10. To be clear, IPMS Las Vegas will be bidding for 2021. We are not the same Las Vegas club that made a bid presentation in Phoenix in 2018.
  11. To be clear, IPMS Las Vegas will be bidding for 2021. We are not the same Las Vegas club that made a bid presentation in Phoenix in 2018.
  12. To Answer my Friend Mark Deliduka's question, the question is NO! We (Las Vegas IPMS) did NOT make a bid presentation at the 2018 Nationals in Phoenix, that was Red Flag Scale Modelers also from Las Vegas. As you know we host the Best of West Model-Con each year and feel Las Vegas would make a great city for a National Convention. Our National Committee Team will be traveling to Chattanooga to make our bid presentation and we feel we have put together a fantastic program that would thrill convention attendees from around the country and beyond. Thanks, Bob
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