Re: Possible location for XV?
- The Watertown site looks like a good location.
Plus, it would give me a homecourt advantage during the Wizard
Tournament playing at Greek Orthodox Church Hall.
--- In Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com, "nix342" <navtges@...> wrote:
> Have you checked out the cultural center at the Greek Orthodox
> in Watertown? It has two adjacent rooms at 4000 square feet each.
> can check things out, including a floor plan, here:
> It's actually a very nice space that can probably be had for a
> reasonable price. Watertown also has many advantages as a location.
> accessible, lots of nearby restaurants, etc.
> I also have some connections there, if you decide to pursue this
> --- In Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com, Adam Smiles <adamsmiles@> wrote:
> > We need at a minimum 6000 square feet. There are very few non-
> venues that can accommodate that size. The seating quotes are
> for 10 person round tables you'd find a wedding. It means that they
> have no aisles to move down and no ring of exterior tables holding
> the games. Just pack the tables in tight and maybe make room for a
> dance floor.
> > For comparison, the Hotel we used in Wakefield is 6100 sq ft.
> claim they can seat 600 at 10 person rounds. There was a block of a
> few hours at the last UG where every chair in the room was filled.
> even overflowed into the lobby area with extra tables set up there.
> And we were barely over 300 for the day.
> > Most of the Hotels I've spoken with who have rooms that size get
> between $5,000 and $10,000 for the room rental alone, and usually
> expect to make another $20-30K on food and beverage. So even if
> have the dates available, and a room rental we can could afford,
> they'd rather book a wedding and make the extra money on food
> that we don't provide them with.We'll gladly look at any venues
> can suggest, but none of them have worked out so far.