Thanks Martin for putting up the other 2018 show materials in your post.
Anyone and everyone interested in 1/4" scale modeling is invited to the 50th O Scale National, co-sponsored with the MER NMRA. Standard gauge, narrow gauge, P48, traction, and transit. We welcome everyone from any background and any scale that is interested in O Scale to join us.
It will be held August 22-26, 2018 at the Rockville Hilton Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
Some highlights of the convention include:
Clinics with new presentations, and 'extra fare' hands-on clinics
Onsite Modular layouts
Door prizes/goodie bags for pre-registered attendees
Keynote speaker & dinner with Tony Koester, discussing his venture into Proto48
Metro access is 108 steps from the hotel - go explore all of Washington DC (Make it a family trip!)
Hotel registration has started. Convention registration is slated to start September 30. The convention website that has more detailed information here:
Welcome to the 2018 Scale O National Convention!
I attached a PDF of the September newsletter that went out to the already large convention mailing list. If you cannot download the PDF here, it is also available on the website, under the newsletter heading. ( http://2018oscalenational.com/newsletters/september-2017-newsletter )
Not all of the details are set in stone yet. As convention details are confirmed, they will also be released via the website, convention mailing list, Twitter, and Facebook. Be sure to add those to your favorites. You can also choose to join the convention mailing list, which is on the home page of the convention website.
Twitter- @OscaleNatl2018 https://twitter.com/OScaleNatl2018
Hope you all can make it. Should be a blast!