[CQ-Contest] Crowne Plaza - Hamvention 2012 - Reservations open Monday, June 20, 2011 at 9 AM EDT

Tim Duffy K3LR k3lr at k3lr.com
Sun Jun 19 09:05:27 PDT 2011

North Coast Contesters are pleased to announce that the Crowne Plaza in
Dayton, Ohio will start taking room reservations for the 2012 Hamvention
week - tomorrow morning at 9 AM EDT, Monday, June 20, 2011.


You MUST either call this telephone number to make reservations  937-229-
9852 (special number) or you can make them online at http://contesthotel.com



 ***Do not call the special reservation number (or the hotel direct line -
or the toll free reservation line) or attempt to get an on-line reservation
before 9 AM EDT Monday, June 20, 2011 - as you will be told to call back and
any online attempts will not be honored with a valid confirmation number
before 9 AM EDT. 

The telephone operator on this special Hamvention number will not put anyone
on hold (prior to 9 AM) and the front desk will not forward you before or
after 9 AM. 937-229-9852 is the only number valid for telephone reservations
for Hamvention week 2012 and only after 9 AM EDT on Monday June 20, 2011.
You can reserve a maximum of 2 rooms per person - please do not try to
reserve (capture) more than 2 rooms - same two room limit applies online and
by telephone.


If you call the special number and get the voicemail box - DO NOT leave a
message - they cannot call you back. Call back. You must talk to a live
operator to make a reservation. A live operator will answer the special
phone and put you on hold and in queue for the reservation agents. PLEASE BE
patient! This system works - but we all have to understand that the pile up
will be huge. Please be PATIENT with the hotel staff as they get you signed
up as quickly as possible.


The rate for Hamvention week is $135.00/night plus tax at the Crowne Plaza.
There are no club floor rooms available. Single or double bed rooms are the
same rate ($135/night). The rate is $135.00 plus tax regardless of how many
people are sleeping in the room (1 to 4). A deposit is required at the time
of reservation and the hotel cancellation policy applies.


The Crowne Plaza has long been the official contester hotel in Dayton.


Contest University will be held at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday, May 17,

The Contest Super Suite will be open starting on Wednesday night, May 16,
2012 (four nights in a row)

The Top Band Dinner will be at the Crowne Plaza on Friday, May 18, 2012

The Contest Dinner will be at the Crowne Plaza on Saturday, May 19, 2012

Hamvention 2012 is May 18, 19 and 20, 2012


Hope to see you in Dayton next May.



Tim K3LR




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