We have four proposals for the 2015 Flock location. The table below is only a quick reference guide for the highlights. Please click through to the bid proposal pages for complete information.
You may [vote on your preferred location and add comments below until Ocotber 4, 2014.
|Cape Cod, MA||Rochester, NY||Colorado Springs, CO||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Proposed dates||Aug 28-31 or Sept 4-7 (Labor Day)||Aug 12-15||-||July 30-Aug 3, Aug 13-17, or Aug 20-24|
|Venue||The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis||Either in hotel or at RIT||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs||Salt Lake City Main Library|
|Venue estimated cost||$3160-$8280 (depending on whether we provide our own AV)||Free at RIT; hotel costs would vary||$9,340 (can negotiate lower)||likely free|
|Distance from hotel to venue||0 (same place)||0 if in hotel; transporation required if at RIT||5 minute walk||.75-1 mile|
|Hotel||The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis||Several options||On-campus housing||Plaza Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, and Red Lion|
|Hotel costs||$139-$159||$119-$134||$40/pp including a meal||$87-125|
|Airport||HYA or BOS||ROS||COS or DEN||SLC|
|Travel to/from airport||Free shuttle from HYA / 2.5 bus or train from BOS ~$50 RT||10 minute cab or shuttle||Requires a shuttle; $50 RT from DEN, recommending bus/van rental for COS||Free shuttle to Plaza hotel; $2.50 light rail or $20 cab|
|Evening event proposals||Beach clambake, bowling and pizza, Cape Code Duckmobile, Professor Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade & Carousel, ice skating||Strong Museum, Eastman House, MAGIC Center||Minor league baseball game, bowling/game center, catered in lodging, Cripple Creek, Flying W Ranch||SLC Library Rooftop Terrace, Park City Mountain Resort, The Leonardo, Clark Planetarium|
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