You will have to Contact Dave Arens <@David_D_Arens2> He is the one who organized it last year.
It sounds like there’s interest for a 4th annual Orchid dinner during
the 2001 Tucson show.
If there’s enough interest, I’ll be glad to see about organizing the
affair. Unless there are objections or other suggestions the format
would follow last year’s as much as possible.
For those not there, here’s how it went. We had a private dinning
room at the Holiday Inn Downtown. We started gathering about 6:30 PM,
dinner was served about 7 PM. Everyone ordered from the menu with
separate checks. A 15% gratuity was added to each check. Cocktails
were available. Prices were in the $10-15 range. Special dietary
requirements can be arranged with prior notification. The Holiday Inn
Downtown is a stop on the show shuttle route. You can use the
shuttles to get to the dinner, but they stop running before the dinner
I don’t know if the Holiday Inn Downtown will be available this year,
but I’m sure some suitable location can be found. Before trying to
find a suitable location I need to have some idea of how many plan to
attend. The shows run from Jan. 27 thru Feb. 11.
The AGTA, GLDA, GJX & Rio Grande shows run from Jan. 31 to Feb. 5.
Other shows start earlier or end later. I’d suggest 6:30 PM, Saturday
Feb. 3 as a date. If you are interested in attending or have any other
suggestions please contact me offline at: @David_D_Arens2. I
need a rough idea how many will be attending to arrange a suitable