USA Weightlifting is currently seeking bids to host its 2016 American Open in early December. The event is expected to draw 500 athletes and about 600 spectators.
Here are the details:
Deadline to bid: Feb. 28
Preferred dates: Dec. 1-4 or Dec. 8-11
Venue requirements: 30,000 square feet of flexible competition space; seating for 600 spectators (preferably raised); breakout rooms; Wi-Fi
Estimated number of participants: 500
Hotel requirements: Near airport; walking distance to venue
Room nights: 1,300
Rights fee: $8,000; $500 consideration fee
For the complete RFP, click here.
For more information, email Phil Andrews, Interim CEO/Director, Events & Programs, at email@example.com.