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    Wisconsin.

    I'm new to this and a rookie service tech. Just wondering if there are any conventions in Wisconsin ever. Let me know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by subaruwrx View Post
    I'm new to this and a rookie service tech. Just wondering if there are any conventions in Wisconsin ever. Let me know.
    I saw on the news once there's a gay pride convention I think in Madison.
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    Oh goody, the clash of the supermen.....

    These particular conventions are very informal and are put on by the members of this forum. Where we have the annual convention is up to who is going to host the next one.

    I think the one after Colorado is going to be in Canada. I'd be more then happy to go to Wisconsin if someone there decided to host the convention there.

    So far;

    Dice's have done Pittsburgh
    Reefertech and RoBo have done Baltimore
    Beencool's have done Vermont
    and, selfemployeds have done North Carolina

    So far, every one has been a blast and a great way to spend a weekend.
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    What the hell is there to do in Wisconsin?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diceman View Post
    What the hell is there to do in Wisconsin?

    Wisconsin Dells is a good spot. Other then that there is Miller Park and HD HQ. Thats about all on my list other then tons of lakes all over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diceman View Post
    What the hell is there to do in Wisconsin?
    We all said the same about Pittsburgh once upon a time. You showed us there is more to Pittsburgh then lobotomy studies and so someone from Wisconsin can surely show us there is more to Wisconsin then frozen Cheese.
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    HVAC-Talk conventions have seemed East Coast weighted. Perhaps having one more centrally located in the U.S., ahem St. Louis maybe?

    Do we have attractions that might even interest the most tentative hvac/r tech? Consider:

    Tour the largest U.S. brewery: http://www.budweisertours.com/ and the tour and beer samples are free!

    Which has proved a magnet for a number of microbreweries/brew pubs one can visit: http://www.schlafly.com/ http://www.morganstreetbrewery.com/ http://www.squareonebrewery.com/ , all in the downtown area.

    http://www.alandalebrewing.com/ is in fashionable Kirkwood. And I can think of three others further out. http://www.augustabrewing.com/ http://www.ofallonbrewery.com/ofallonbrewery.html http://www.trailheadbrewing.com/

    Did I say there was beer in St. Louis? Yes, we are a net exporter.

    And, of course, the Gateway Arch: http://www.nps.gov/archive/jeff/arch.html the tallest monument in the U.S. And unlike the Washington monument, you can ride a tram up to the top

    Casinos everywhere: http://www.harrahs.com/casinos/harra...rty-home.shtml http://www.ameristarcasinos.com/stcharles/index.asp http://www.casinoqueen.com/ http://www.presidentcasino.com/stlouis/ and our newest downtown casino which opened up about a week ago: http://www.lumiereplace.com/

    Six Flags for the fair goers: http://www.sixflags.com/stLouis/index.aspx

    Actually, there are also a few attractions for the more sophisticated. But I'll skip for brevity.

    The HVAC/R industry, of course, is well represented in St. Louis. Might I name a few? SPORLAN, Hussmann, Nordyne, True, Emerson, SPORLAN, Engineered Air. And you might get to meet some its brightest individuals. A tour perhaps at one of these fine facilities?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diceman View Post
    What the hell is there to do in Wisconsin?
    Eat cheese and drink beer.

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    Sounds good Andy. So we will be seeing you at the convention in Colorado this year to discuss your hosting a future convention in St. Louis?
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    Perhaps. I enjoy visiting Colorado during the summer, even if the beer isn't quite as good as what I'm used to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Schoen View Post
    HVAC-Talk conventions have seemed East Coast weighted. Perhaps having one more centrally located in the U.S., ahem St. Louis maybe?
    let us know when to be there, as long as there is food and beer many of us will show up

    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Schoen View Post
    The HVAC/R industry, of course, is well represented in St. Louis. Might I name a few? SPORLAN, Hussmann, Nordyne, True, Emerson, SPORLAN, Engineered Air. And you might get to meet some its brightest individuals. A tour perhaps at one of these fine facilities?

    what do you think we do on these conventions? learn about work? NO we drink, eat, drink some more and basically blow off steam no need to get us to a place where we have to use our brains. it just isnt ethical

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    I was just kidding the guy, lighten up girls.
    I have been to Wisconsin, back in the day, at Madison.
    Then we went up by the lake and smoked some............ummmmmmmmmm.
    Very nice state.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diceman View Post
    I was just kidding the guy, lighten up girls.
    I have been to Wisconsin, back in the day, at Madison.
    Then we went up by the lake and smoked some............ummmmmmmmmm.
    Very nice state.
    Salmon? You smoked some salmon? I love smoked salmon!
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