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The date and Place of the 2013 investors summit

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Real Estate Investor · lompoc, California


I was wondering the location ,date and place of this years summit..Thanks



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


Keith -
It doesn't exist yet. We came close to locking in the weekend of April 14 in Denver, but that doesn't look likely right now. The hotel we used last year raised their prices on us by 60% and is unwilling to flex.

Additionally, I've been blown off by other hotels in the area or have just gotten bad deals. What kills me is that when I explained this to our contact at the local visitors bureau - the guys who try to attract businesses to come and do conferences in Denver - they had nothing to say and offered no help in getting us set up.

I tend to believe that when things don't feel right, they may not be.

That said, we're shopping for new locations and as soon as there's news, I'll definitely let you all know. I'll be working the phones all next week, so hopefully we'll have some more progress soon.


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Can't wait! I missed the last one due to my military commitments but I definitely can't wait to meet and network with a bunch of you.



Real Estate Investor · lompoc, California


Az has great deal and I have a few contacts there so if you need help let me know..How many people came last year...



Commercial Real Estate Broker · Canton, Georgia


Josh that is horrible about the Hotels. Hopefully you will have a firm date soon.

How far away is Aspen from Denver Colorado??

I have family coming to GA sometime in the spring and then was looking to take a trip to Alaska to see the Northern lights and world ice sculpting championships. Really want to make the conference this year but need to plan in advance.


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BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


@Joel Owens - Aspen is about 3.5-4 hours from Denver.

I wish I had more info for everyone . . . when I do, I'll let you know!


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Real Estate Investor · lompoc, California


http://www.boulderlodging.com/reviewhotels.asp?feature=meeting-space
Hi Joshua
The above link might help you find one if you are set on CO. If not the scottsdale are has some great deals as well. Keith



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


Thanks Keith. Appreciate the assist.


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Residential Real Estate Agent · Newport Beach, California


Did you kill the Vegas idea Josh?



Real Estate Investor · lompoc, California


vegas will work. Great hotel deals as well as discounts for events hosting...



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


Haven't killed Vegas....


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Real Estate Investor · Garland, Texas


Last March's summit was so good, I'm really anticipating next Spring.

I prefer Denver over Vegas, but I'd go anywhere within a few thousand miles.


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Real Estate Investor · lompoc, California


How many vendor and how many people reg. and came to the event???



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


We had approximately 375 in attendance, @Keith Boley.


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Property Manager · Henderson, Nevada


If Vegas is an option, I'd be happy to assist in getting this set up. There are so many options here. Plus, there are no weather constraints for travel.


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Real Estate Investor · Audubon, Pennsylvania


@Joshua Dorkin - maybe you want to find out from the local visitors bureau when the slow tourist season is, and when the slow convention season is. The slow times are when the hotels are looking to book business, since they will be in need of events then.


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BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


That's the plan, Steve. Hopefully I'll have some intel this coming week.


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Developer · Orange County, California


Vegas would probably be a great location for everyone going, as most ciities have cheap direct flights there. However; for those setting up the conference etc., it makes it much harder to pull all the pieces together. Maybe you can farm out to some of the other members pieces of the puzzle!


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Real Estate Investor · Santa Fe Springs, California


If you/we ask enough members, and/or do a poll, I bet there are many "frequent fliers" that go to Vegas, and have racked up some comps.

Maybe that can pool it together to get us a great deal!

Brian


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BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


Thanks for the enthusiasm, guys. Once we get the initial setup going, I will likely be taking people up on their offers to help.


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