MESCON 2019

Date
Date(s) - 07/18/2019 - 07/21/2019

Location
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

MESCON 2019!

The Mind’s Eye Society would like to formally invite everyone to our national event, MESCON 2019!
Hosted in opulent Scottsdale, Arizona over July 18th to the 21st.
This will be a fun-filled weekend, jam-packed with awesome games and wonderful people!

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Heat Safety
Registration
Charity
Attractions and Food
Policies
Schedule
Venues
Staff List
MESCON Facebook Page (external)
Hotels
Volunteering
Links


Heat Safety

It is very important that while visiting Arizona this July, you are mindful of being safe in the extraordinary heat our state can have. Sunscreen, proper cover and hydration are all crucial to your safety and well-being. Please take a look at the website below for more information and tips on keeping safe in the heat as well as treatment of symptoms of heat problems!

Heat Safety

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Registration Information

Registration Link: https://conta.cc/2TViOEI

Pre-Registration lands you 1 VIP for Pre-Registering!!

EXTRA FUEL PURCHASING IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING REGISTRATION THIS YEAR FOR MESCON. EXTRA FUEL PURCHASING WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON SITE.

Registration Details!
Late Tier 1 Registration – 55$ – Badge **Closes July 10, 2019**
Vendor Late Registration – 100$ – 1 Table, 1 Badge **Closes July 10, 2019**
Vendor Late Registration – 120$ – 1 Table, 2 Badges **Closes July 10, 2019**
Event Sponsorship – 22$ – **CLOSES JULY 15, 2019**

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Charity Information

This year we’ve chosen 4 Paws For Ability, a charity dedicated to providing service dogs to children with disabilities as well as to veterans who have lost the use of limbs or hearing!

Read about this fantastic cause on their website, located at:

https://4pawsforability.org

4 Paws for Ability, Inc. mission is to:

  • Enrich the lives of children with disabilities by the training and placement of quality, task trained service dogs to provide increased independence for the children and assistance to their families.
  • Enrich the lives of veterans from recent conflicts who have lost the use of their limbs or their hearing while in active combat.
  • Educate the public to accept the use of service dogs in public places.

Buy the Logo!

As part of this year’s MESCON our club members have the opportunity to vote on what logos are on our MESCON Tier 2 Swag! We will be giving members the opportunity to donate to our wonderful charity by putting money towards which of the 7 Logos you would like to see used for this years MESCON Tier 2 swag!

  • The logo with the highest amount donated will be featured on metal wine tumblers that will be raffled off as part of the VIP packages.
  • The second place logo will appear on our Tier 2 metal water bottles.
  • The third place logo will be emblazoned on our Tier 2 shot glasses.

To review the Logos and make your donation, please visit:

https://mescon2019.dmh-mes.com/

Buy the Logo Tallies

Feel free to keep up with the tallies for our Buy the Logo promotion here:

Buy the Logo Tally Sheet!

Pre-Event Online Auction

We’re proud to bring to you information on our charity, and our MESCON Pre-Event Auction!  We’ve got 37 items up for auction prior to the event – all wonderful things to aid you at the event!
Check them out here:
http://charityauction.bid/mescon2019

Donate Items for the Charity Auction!

Members can donate items to the Charity Auction at MESCON 2019, using the following form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJ1IclV2b2uR7S8IF751mrpwQYaWmuX19v6soZu22YCq7MCg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

*Notes for the form:*

Please fill out all required fields. Please complete form SEPARATELY for each item you wish to donate.

NOTE – RULES THAT ALL ITEMS MUST FOLLOW:

1. Charity auction items are items that cannot be a promise to make an item in the future. The finished item must be there to present.

2. To get prestige for donating an auction item a physical item has to accompany it.

Also remember…this is for MESCON 2019, please don’t donate common items another character can simply buy on their own without additional work or approvals.

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Attractions and Food

Concierge Request Form

Food Delivery Partners

Shuttle/Uber/Lyft Cost Information

Restaurant List (Within 3 Miles of Hotel)

Local Activities

Concierge FAQ Page

Resort Photos

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Policies

Character Sheet Registration Information

NST Guide to Basic Safety Mechanics

Outside/Third Party Prop Weapon Policy

NCA Marijuana Policy

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Event Schedule

Thursday
11:00am – 1:00pm Registration Open
2:00pm – 3:00pm Opening Ceremonies
3:00pm – 4:00pm National Officer Meet and Greet
3:00pm – 9:00pm Registration Open
6:00pm – 10:00pm C/A/I Masquerade
11:00pm – 3:00am Space
Friday
10:00am – 8:00pm Registration Open
10:00am – 11:00am National Coordinator Meeting
12:00pm – 4:00pm CoD-X
7:00pm – 12:00am Sabbat Masquerade
12:00am – 2:00am Charity Auction
Saturday
10:00am – 8:00pm Registration Open
9:00am – 11:00am MES Annual Meeting
12:00pm – 5:00pm Apocalypse
7:00pm – 12:00am Full Cross Venue Masquerade
12:00am – 3:00am MESCON After Dark
Sunday
11:00am – 12:00pm Closing Ceremonies

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Venue Information

VSS Information:

Event Universal VSS

CoD-X VSS

Space: The Infinite Edge VSS

Vampire: The Masquerade (Camarilla/Anarch/IA) VSS

Vampire: The Masquerade (Sabbat) VSS

Werewolf: The Apocalypse VSS

Teasers:

CoD-X – Teaser 1

Space: The Infinite Edge – Teaser 1

Vampire: The Masquerade (Camarilla/Anarch/IA) – Teaser 1

Vampire: The Masquerade (Sabbat) – Teaser 1

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Teaser 1

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Staff Information

Event Lead: Bee Moore mescon.event.lead@nca.mindseyesociety.org
Event Second: Holly Houtekier hollyechaniz@gmail.com
Storyteller Lead: Patrick Colford mescon.st.lead@nca.mindseyesociety.org
Storyteller Second: Jennifer Rastegar
Charity Lead: Sarah Himebaugh mesconcharity@gmail.com
Charity Second: Aaron Hanten
Concierge Lead: Kristen Brittenham kbritt3@gmail.com
Concierge Second: Iria Sokoll
Floor Coordinator: Jessica Hartung jhartung1@gmail.com
Floor Coordinator Second: Kate Wadey
Media Lead: Bryan Himebaugh mesconmedia@gmail.com
Media Second: Conner Nigrovic
Photography Lead: TBD
Photography Second: TBD
Prestige Lead: Holli Hensley US2002034112.mes@gmail.com
Prestige Second: Jason Orman
Programming Lead: Ryan Owens bloodwulf7@gmail.com
Programming Second: TBD
Registration Lead: Taylor Harrs taylorharrs@gmail.com
Registration Second: TBD
Security Lead: Pherell Archer vgamepherell@gmail.com
Security Second: Bryan Lee Briggs
Vendor Lead: Laura Duvall themetallicsheep@gmail.com
Vendor Second: TBD
Volunteer Lead: Eric Panter us2002034424@gmail.com
Volunteer Second: Jean Paul (JP) Charpentier
Venue Leads
Apocalypse Lead: Tristan Turner amealia@gmail.com
Apocalypse Second: John Christensen
Cam/Anarch/IA Lead: Chris Angell anst@masq.mindseyesociety.org
Cam/Anarch/IA Second: Amanda Humble
CoD-X Lead: Nycci Daniels nycci.daniels@gmail.com
CoD-X Second: Simone Tanzi
Sabbat Lead: Adam Tomplait theoryofadam@gmail.com
Sabbat Second: Kim Hosmer
Space Lead: Jennifer Brazas savagesparrow@gmail.com
Space Second: Laura Boustead
ST Admin: TBD

Read more about our staff here!

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Hotel Information

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

7700 East McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale AZ, 85258

Please note: If you are driving to the location, please use the name of the Resort as opposed to the actual address – there is some confusion on some navigational applications.

Booking Link: https://goo.gl/GDdTSX
Reservation Line: 800-540-0727
Group Code: MINDEY062619

Run of House Room Rate: $95.00+Tax plus $2.00+Tax per night for House Keeping Staff

When you book your room under our rate it is for one queen bed, unless you pay an additional $20/per room per night for a different room type.

If you have more than one or two people in your room, book those additional names with your room.

Regarding the charges upon reservation – you will be charged a deposit equal to the room rate and tax for the first night of the reservation. That deposit is refundable so long as the cancellation occurs at least seven days prior to the scheduled arrival.

At check-in they authorize the card for the amount of the rooms plus an additional 50$ for incidentals. The Front Office does a nightly credit check on room accounts. If the room begins to exceed that amount they will automatically authorize the card for additional funds The room is charged at check out.

We have sold out for the evening of Wednesday 7/17. If you need a room for that night, you will need to call reservations directly at 800-540-0727 to be put on a waitlist. If anything opens up, reservations will contact you.

Outside food and drink can only be consumed INSIDE the guest private rooms.

    Waived Gratuities:

  • Resort Fee Waiver
  • Wireless Internet in Guest Room
  • Access to Fitness Center
  • Daily USA today
  • Unlimited Local Calling and 1-800 Numbers
  • 2 Hour Bike Rental
  • Self-Parking and Valet
    Additional Fees:

  • Baggage handling at guest discretion
  • Housekeeping Service – $2.00 per day plus tax

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Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering your time at MESCON working Registration, Concierge, Security, or assisting our talent ST staff as an NPC, you’ll be coordinated by the wonderful Erik Panter! Please use the following link to sign up!

Volunteer Signup Form

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