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AMPS 2016 Nationals - April 7-9 Sumter SC
AFVFan
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Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 08:39 PM UTC
Don't know how there hasn't been a thread started about this yet, but there is less than two months before the AMPS National Convention takes place in Sumter, SC. The dates are April 7-9. The doors open at 2pm Thursday (the 7th).

Here's a link to the main AMPS website with all the needed info.
http://www.amps-armor.org/ampssite/conventions/showInfo.aspx?Page=Annouce&ShowID=60

Pre-registration is now open (until March 31st). Doing this will help save you time at the registration desk. Here's the link:
http://www.amps-armor.org/ampssite/conventions/showReg.aspx?ShowID=60

For those on a budget, I noticed the hospitality information section fails to mention the least expensive motel options. There's an Econo-lodge, and the Mt Vernon Inn on Broad St., both less than 2 miles from the convention. Both have rooms for around $50 a night. There's also a Motel 6 (further out on Broad St) about 8 miles from the show for around $40 a night.
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Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 08:41 PM UTC
Thanks Bob for the heads up on cheaper lodging ! More money to spend at the vendors' tables !
AFVFan
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Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 02:11 AM UTC
You're quite welcome. I've already booked a room at the Mt Vernon Inn. I stayed there a couple years ago, and while being a no frills place, it was clean and quiet. I figured I'd take the chance that it hasn't changed. If not for that, and the deal I managed to work out with the reservation clerk there, I probably would have opted for the Motel 6.
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Posted: Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 04:39 AM UTC
bump
AFVFan
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Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 - 06:27 PM UTC
Final bump. See you all there.**

** I'm short with glasses, a beard, and hair down to the middle of my back. Feel free to stop me and say "hi".
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Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 - 09:58 PM UTC
Short with very little hair, glasses, and probably a tall hot chick with a baby carriage beside me and a 3 year old BEHAVING ....
AFVFan
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Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 - 02:27 AM UTC
I'll keep an eye out for you, Brian.
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Posted: Sunday, May 01, 2016 - 02:47 AM UTC
I really enjoyed the show. I was quite impress with the quality of models there. It was my first time attending an event like this . It left me quite motivated to get back to work.

I took a lot of pictures and created a YouTube video of a lot of the models there. Take a look. I hope that you enjoy the pictures.

https://youtu.be/hJ0EbypIHjA
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Posted: Monday, May 02, 2016 - 05:44 PM UTC
Thanks Tony!

Anyone knows if the seminars are available online somewhere? Could only attend two.

Cheers,

Christophe