SMC Fest 2021 – August 28, 2021
Yes, Virginia, SMC Fest will be an in person event this year.
SMCFest will be at the Marriott in Naperville on August 28, 2021.
Chicago Marriott Naperville
1801 North Naper Boulevard
Naperville, Illinois 60563 USA
We have a block of rooms reserved for Friday night and some on Saturday night for those who want to stay an extra night.
You may make your hotel reservation online or you may call them (800-228-9290 or 630-505-4900) and request the room rate for the Society of Midwest Contesters.
The special group rate for SMC Fest will expire July 30th. The special room rates will no longer apply after this date. Make your reservations early, once our reserved blocks of rooms our booked, the hotel cannot guarantee availability.
We have a full schedule of programs, including lunch.
Below is a tentative schedule of the day.
|Start (CDT)||End (CDT)||Presenter||Topic|
|9:15||9:30||K9WX/W9XT||SMC Lifetime Achievement Award|
|9:30||10:30||N9LQ||Little Pistol Station Building|
|10:30||10:45||Break||Break and Photo|
|11:00||12:00||K9CT||Station enhancements @K9CT|
|14:00||14:45||NN1N||Largest QSL effort in history|
|16:00||16:30||AB9YC||Prize drawings, wrap up|
The cost for SMCFest is $53, which includes lunch.
The lunch menu and exact program schedule are still being refined.
We are looking at a possible Friday evening social dinner. At this point, we are unsure of capacity limitations which might be in effect, we need to know the amount of interest so we can plan accordingly.
Updated: 7/23 9:50 AM