2003 Baltimore Maryland


5th Annual SummerFest

Baltimore, Maryland

September 19-21, 2003

A block of 40 rooms (King Suites) are being reserved for SummerFest2003 (September 19-21) at The Embassy Suites-BWI at a rate of $109.00 per night. To make reservations, please call 1.410.850.0747 or 1.800.EMBASSY. Be sure to tell them it is for SummerFest2003. For more information visit the website www.embassysuitesdcmetro.com/baltimore

Complimentary shuttle service to the airport, Amtrak, Marc Train, and light rail station, (which is a direct line to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.)

Complimentary parking.

Suite Features:

  • Private bedroom with one king-size or two beds.
  • Separate living room with pull-out sleeper sofa.
  • Wet bar, microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker.
  • Two remote-control televisions.
  • Complimentary, cooked-to-order breakfast.
  • Manager’s Reception each evening featuring light snacks and beverages.
  • Restaurant and cocktail lounge.
  • Indoor pool

We have also reserved a private dining room at Sabatino’s Italian Restaurant in Baltimore’s Little Italy, for the banquet on Friday evening, 19 September 2003. The cost will be $35.00 per person (including tax & gratuity). You will be able to order off of a menu of 10 entrees. Each entree will include salad, dessert and coffee, tea or iced tea. A cash bar will be available. Dinners are to be paid for in advance. We will post where to mail the money sometime at the beginning of summer.

Check www.Southwest.com for great deals flying into BWI.

If you live in the Baltimore area and would like to help with the demos and other events, contact Wayne Miller at cdofaa@aol.com or Ed Hartman at Hartman5va@aol.com. Any other questions, please contact the SummerFest Committee.

Saturday Events

10AM-11AM Round Table Discussion…Open-discussions pertaining to carpet related subjects along with nominations where to hold SummerFest2004. Moderated by Bob Savage.

11AM-1PM Lunch…Attendees choice.

1PM- 5PM Demos will be open to everyone, including manufacturers. All those with equipment to demo must adhere to the following:

Must allow attendees to use the equipment.

Can hand out business cards only and take business cards from anyone interested.

No brochures.

No freebies. ( If manufacturers want to give samples out, they must be given to everyone who requests one, or to everyone attending the banquet.)

No corporate sponsorship.

No free dinners, etc.

No hospitality rooms.

Manufacturers may donate door prizes (gift certificates only) with a minimum of $25.00 per prize.

Place for demos will be decided by Wayne Miller & Ed Hartman.

No sales pressure will be tolerated. If this happens, the company will be asked to leave immediately and not be allowed to attend future SummerFests.

Classes…if someone wants to put on a class, it must not coincide with the events of SummerFest and must not be associated with SummerFest. Classes must be held before Friday or after Sunday.

Manufacturers who plan to attend please notify the SummerFest committee at summerfestgroup@ameritech.net


  1. What great memories. I wish the summerfest would come back to Baltimore area again. I will try to drive up to Conecticutt for all the fun this year.

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