IGOTT2 - Schedule of Activities **UPDATED**Date: May 11, 2011,17:09 PM - (view entire thread)
On behalf of our founding member Dr. Thomas Mao and our CEO Dr. Melvyn Teillol-Foo, we are happy to announce the public registration for IGOTT 2. Our pre-registration period is now over. This eagerly anticipated event will be on May 30th - June 2nd 2011 in Las Vegas commemorating the PuristS' 10th Anniversary . We welcome you to take this opportunity to register as space is limited.
Some of you have already received this message during our pre-registration period and registered, and we thank you for doing so.
IGOTT 2 will be an intimate gathering of distinguished personalities from the industry ranging from Independents such as Kari Voutilainen to Major Brands who have been friends and supporters of PuristS worldwide. And mostly, this will be an opportunity to meet and greet with the PuristSPro team along with moderators like AndrewD from Down Under and Nicolas "amanico" Fondaneche from France as well as the many members that make this PuristS community unique. We have also secured a fixed # of hotel rooms at a group rate to accommodate those attending, and rooms are available on a first come first serve basis . Hotel details will only be given out to confirmed registrants.
IGOTT2 general event details
· There will be gala dinners each of the 3 nights (Mon May 30, Tue May 31, Wed Jun 1)
· Childcare/babysitting for children during these gala dinners (children not allowed at gala dinners)
· Scheduled during the day will be watch related seminars, debates, and workshops
· There will be planned events for the ladies (spa day, etc.)
· Race track day & gun shooting range events
· Group hotel block is for the 3 nights of May 30 - Jun 1, 2011. If you want to arrive earlier and extend your stay, you will have to pay the prevailing market hotel room rate.
** We will post another event details update in the very near future when the event scheduling is set in stone.
Please click on the below link to register. If you are unable to attend or plan on deciding later, we kindly ask that you still indicate your intention in the below form today.
>>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER - whatsnew.watchprosite.com
Click on either "I am not interested in attending" / "I will register at a later date" / Confirmed and Registering Below".
** NOTE: You must be logged into your PuristSPro account to view form.
If you clicked on "Confirmed and Registering Below ", you will be able to purchase the $200 registration All Access Pass and/or a $150 companion ticket for your spouse/friend, should he/she wish to participate in IGOTT 2 Gala Dinner.
International Gathering of the Tribes – 2 (IGOTT-2) PuristS 10th Anniversary; 30th May – 2nd June 2011, Las Vegas
PRE REGISTRATION DAY: SUN 29 May 2011
Arrival and Check-in All Day
18:00: Pre-Registration; Informal Mixer
REGISTRATION & DAY 1: MON 30 MAY 2011
08:00 – 09:00: Registration
09:00 – 09:30: Welcome to IGOTT-2 Speeches
09:30 – 11:30: Presentation 1 – BULGARI & watchmaker demonstration
11:30 – 13:15: Bulgari Store Visit and Lunch Buffet
13:15 – 14:00: Transport to Hotel
14:00 – 16:00: Presentation 2 – DEWITT & watchmaker demonstration
16:00 – 17:30: Presentation 3 – AUDEMARS PIGUET
REST and CHANGE
20:00: Gala Dinner (AUDEMARS PIGUET, BULGARI and DEWITT); Formal Attire (Gents Tuxedo or Dark Suit).
DAY 2: TUE 31 MAY 2011
Morning FREE TIME for those not participating in NON-WATCH EVENT 1
CHOPARD Exhibit and Luncheon 10:30 – 14:30
09:00: Transport to NON-WATCH EVENT 1
10:00 – 12:00: Chopard Go-Kart Racing
12:00 – 14:00: Award Ceremony and Lunch
14:00 – 16:00: Return to Hotel; REST & CHANGE
16:00 – 17:45: Presentation 5 – CHOPARD (K-F Scheufele and Design Team); "What's a PuristS watch?"
19:00 – 21:30: CHOPARD Dinner ; Cocktail Attire (Gents Lounge Suit).
21:30 – Late: OPTIONAL; After-dinner drinks with Chopard executives or Personal Las Vegas Show experience
DAY 3: WED 01 JUN 2011
NON-WATCH EVENT 2: FREE TIME or SPA Experience
09:00 – 10:00: Round Table Forum – AHCI and Other Independents: "What is it like to be Independent?"
10:00 – 10:30: Presentation 6 – Max Busser; Chocolate Frog and ONLY WATCH 2011
10:30 – 11:00: Presentation 7 – Kari Voutilainen; Vingt-8
11:00 – 11:30: Presentation 8 – Ludovic Ballouard; Upside Down
11:30 – 12:00: Presentation 9 – Paul Gerber; Model 42
12:00 – 13:00: Presentation 10 – John Davis (ei8htohms); Closed Door Lecture
14:00 – 15:30: Presentation 11 – MONTBLANC & watchmaker demonstration
15:00 – 16:00: Presentation 12 – Peter Speake-Marin; Marin-3
16:00 – 16:30: Presentation 13 – Bart Grönefeld ; One Hertz
16:30 – 17:00: Presentation 14 – Don Corson; UFO-Tourbillon
REST & CHANGE
19:30: MONTBLANC Dinner ; Smart Casual Attire.
21:30: PuristS 10th Editions Watch Auction (tentative)
DEPARTURE & Closing DAY: THU 02 JUN 2011
10:00 – 11:00: Closing Ceremony
12:00: Closing luncheon: Las Vegas Buffet experience (tentative)
Check out for those leaving IGOTT-2
This message has been edited by AnthonyTsai on 2011-05-11 17:22:55