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Re: Living History Conference & Trade Show - March 2nd/3rd/07

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  • Len Heidebrecht
    I m looking forward to attending this conference. Another event in the Chicago area that people might be interested in attending: http://www.reenactorfest.com/
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 3, 2007
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      I'm looking forward to attending this conference.
      Another event in the Chicago area that people might be interested in
      attending:

      http://www.reenactorfest.com/

      Cheers,

      Len

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "DAVID BRUNELLE"
      <davidbrunelle@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello Everyone,
      >
      > Just a quick reminder that the website has been updated and the
      seminars
      > leaders and topics have been posted for the Living History
      Conference and
      > Trade Show taking place this Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March
      3rd/07 at
      > the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto,
      Ontario.
      > For more information and to register on-line for the conference
      please visit
      > our website at www.livinghistoryconference.com . If you have any
      questions
      > regarding the conference please feel free to contact me anytime at
      > davidbrunelle@... Look forward to seeing everyone there!!
      >
      > David Brunelle
      > LHC Organizing Committee
      >
      > Doubletree International Plaza Hotel,
      > 655 Dixon Road
      > Toronto, Ontario
      > Sponsored by:
      > Historic Military Establishment of Upper Canada
      > (Not-for-Profit Registered Charity)
      >
      >
      > The Historic Military Establishment of Upper Canada is proud to
      announce
      > that after a one year hiatus the Living History Conference and
      Trade Show
      > will be returning to the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel in
      Toronto,
      > Ontario on March 2nd and 3rd 2007.
      >
      > The schedule is similar to the 2005 conference with a pub social on
      Friday
      > night including period music, period games, a history trivia
      contest as well
      > as a great evening to reacquaint yourself with old and hopefully
      meet some
      > new friends. Saturday will feature our key note speaker Rick Green
      and 20
      > seminars to choose from being led by your fellow friends and peers
      on
      > various historical topics covering times periods from the French &
      Indian
      > War to World War I. Saturday evening will once again feature a
      period dinner
      > and ball with period music and entertainment.
      >
      > Our trade show area will once again feature various period
      merchants, museum
      > displays, exhibits, re-enactment recruitment displays and other
      related
      > booths. We have booked the International Foyer area of the hotel
      which is
      > located right in the middle of the hotel and conference areas to
      allow for
      > maximum exposure for all trade show participants attending. We will
      also
      > have security on Friday evening to patrol the trade show area to
      allow
      > merchants and exhibitors to set-up on Friday after 4:00pm. Period
      merchants
      > will be charged a small fee for setting up. All registered trade
      show
      > participants will be featured on our website with a picture and
      description
      > of his or her products and services available.
      >
      > We are also looking for potential partners and sponsors for the
      event to
      > help offset the cost of operating the event. We will have various
      > sponsorship packages available as well as selling ads in the
      conference
      > brochure, flyers and on our website. We are also looking for
      another member
      > to join our executive committee to be in charge of fundraising,
      grant
      > applications and sponsorship for the event. If you or anyone you
      know has
      > experience in the fundraising department and would like to be part
      of our
      > executive committee please have them contact any member of our
      executive
      > committee for more information.
      >
      > Our website is up and running and includes all the information you
      need to
      > sign up and register for the event. Please check out our website
      daily for
      > new information and updates at www.livinghistoryconference.com . We
      also
      > have online registration for everyone who wishes to attend and
      payment can
      > be made using your visa or MasterCard.
      >
      > The Living History Conference and Trade Show Committee presently
      includes:
      >
      > a.. Elizabeth Woodley-Hall, Logistics/Conference
      > b.. Joe Clark, Registration/Seminar Coordinator
      > c.. Bill Longo, Website Design/Maintenance
      > d.. Susan Spencer, Trade Show Coordinator
      > e.. David Brunelle, Business Administrator
      > f.. Diane Feltoe - Registration Desk Coordinator
      > Tentative fees for the 2007 Living History Conference & Trade Show
      include:
      >
      > a.. Conference Fee: $40.00 a person (pre-registration)
      > b.. $45.00 a person (no pre-registration)
      > c.. Period Banquet/Dance Fee: $45.00 a person - Cash Bar
      > d.. $80.00 a couple: Cash Bar
      > e.. Period Merchants Fee: $25.00 includes a 10 X 10 space
      > f.. Exhibitors: Free (no selling or fundraising)
      > g.. Museum Displays: Free (no selling or fundraising)
      > h.. Recruitment Displays: Free (no selling or fundraising)
      > Hotel Rooms at the Doubletree Plaza Hotel have been block booked at
      a rate
      > of $125.00 night for single or double occupancy. If you are
      interested in
      > staying at the hotel please call to reserve your room and mention
      you are
      > with the conference to get the discounted rate. Normal rates for
      the hotel
      > range from $164.00 a night and up. If you are looking for hotels
      with lower
      > rates there are many located nearby as we are close to the Toronto
      > International Airport. Other accommodations choices will be
      available on the
      > website in the near future.
      >
      > Parking at the hotel is $10.00 a day.
      >
      > For lunches, snacks etc., there are five restaurants located in the
      > Doubletree Plaza Hotel as well as many restaurants including
      Wendy's,
      > Harvey's, Tim Horton's, Swiss Chalet, etc. located within a block
      of the
      > Conference Centre itself.
      >
      > We encourage everyone to attend in period attire and they will
      receive a
      > special draw ticket to win some great prizes. We will also be
      having a
      > silent auction, a 50/50 draw to raise some funds for the conference
      and
      > possibly an open public auction.
      >
      > In addition, the first 150 individuals to pre-register and pay will
      receive
      > a free 2007 Living History Conference and Trade Show traveling
      coffee
      > thermos mug!
      >
      > If you have any questions and suggestions for activities or ways to
      improve
      > the conference feel free to contact us anytime and don't forget to
      keep
      > checking the website for updates and the confirmation of seminar
      leaders and
      > our key note speaker.
      >
      > Looking forward to seeing everyone there!
      >
      > a.. Elizabeth Woodley-Hall
      > b.. David Brunelle
      > c.. Joe Clark
      > d.. Bill Longo
      > e.. Susan Spencer
      > f.. Diane Feltoe
      >
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