> > What are the cheapest/easiest US cities for the eu folks to fly into?On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 11:27:56AM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 09:03:51AM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > On Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:37:29 +0200
> > Pierre-Yves Chibon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > We may want to pick another place but for the time period I think
> > > > this one works best for Matt and I for 2014.
> > > >
> > > > Other options: (*: question, +: pro, -: con)
> > > > ► Denver?
> > > > * Kevin, do you know of a place we could have access to to work?
> > I don't off hand. If we are willing to pay a bit I think we could
> > reserve space at a hotel or the like. I'm not sure network will be
> > great, but most places have meeting rooms you can get and also that
> > would be handy for people staying there.
> > However, if it's just me thats here, it might make sense to try and
> > find a location that would be cheaper for everyone to go to and find
> > meeting space there?
> Kevin, can you look into coworking spaces? There are usually a few of
> these in most metro areas. They're relatively affordable, often more
> so than hotel meeting space, and also usually more comfortable work
> environment. I found this one:
> > > > ► Houston?
> > > > + IIRC Matt isn't too far from it
> > > > + there are direct flights from AMS to there
> > > > - Do we have a local contact?
> > I think tibbs might be near there... not sure if he has time to help
> > out, but we could ask.
> > > > ► Boston?
> > > > + RH office
> > > > - Flying there in December might make the traveling "interesting"
> > > > ► Raleigh?
> > > > + RH office and facilities there
> > > > - No-one that signed up on the wiki is located near so we all
> > > > have to travel ► ?
> If you guys are still looking for space, I could also throw my hat in
> the ring to host here in Fredericksburg, VA.
> + Coworking meeting space available for rent, used for previous FAD,
> reasonable price
> + Driving distance to IAD (Washington-Dulles) airport, relatively
> cheaper airfare
> + Affordable hotels
> + Unlikely to have crazy weather in early December
> - Not sure if it's as convenient for Matt
> - Everyone travels
Ok I spent sometime looking at orbitz.com to see what is the price difference to
fly everyone to each location we mentionned.
It seems that Denver and Boston are the winners.