Mercedes-Benz Tech Session

June 7-8, 2003 / Blacklick, Ohio


Hello Vintage Mercedes Enthusiast !

The Vintage Mercedes-Benz Tech Session will be held on June 7th and 8th, 2003 in Blacklick, Ohio (Columbus area). It will be jointly sponsored again this year by the W113 Pagoda SL Group (international) and the Central Ohio Section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America. Last Year's event drew vintage Mercedes owners from many states and overseas. An article on the event with photos was published in the United Kingdom Mercedes-Benz Club in Great Britain.

This year's Tech Session has been expanded to two days by popular demand and will host a very nice collection of vintage Mercedes-Benz cars and their owners. Cees Klumper, the president of the W113 Pagoda SL Group will travel from the Netherlands again this year for the event. The format is "hands on" and informal. The W113 230SL, 250SL, and 280SL will be the main feature, although much information will be relevant to other vintage Mercedes-Benz cars. An automotive detailing expert, Bob Geco (The Star May/June, 1994) will travel from Los Angeles to give a mini seminar on auto detailing. We expect many other experts and suppliers in this field to share information and demonstrate their abilities. Numerous vintage Mercedes engines, transmissions, an other mechanical assemblies will be on hand for dissection and discussion. Owners, enthusiasts and suppliers are welcome. The event is unique and very worthwhile.


How to make hotel reservations and RSVP

All of the hotels listed below are either studios, single bedroom suites or two bedroom suites. They fill up fast, so you should make your reservation ASAP. You can always cancel if something comes up. Use Mapquest for directions. I included all street addresses and zip codes, so you can get "door to door" driving directions. PLEASE CONTACT THE HOTEL DIRECTLY. Hope to see you there! 

Hotels, starting with the first choice

Towneplace Suites By Marriott
695 Taylor Road
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Tel.: 614-861-1400

Springhill Suites By Marriott (next door to the previous hotel)
665 Taylor Road
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Tel.: 614-501-4770

Candlewood Suites (across the Street from the above hotels)
590 Taylor Road
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Tel.: 614-863-4033


Airport Location

Port Columbus International
4600 International Gateway
Columbus, Ohio 43219


Tech Session Location

Joe and Mary Alexander (President: MBCA / Central Ohio Section)
647 Mulberry Street, Box 64 (the address for the Tech Session)
Blacklick, Ohio 43004
Tel. 614-751-8262 / ja17@worldnet.att.net

Please RSVP to Mary and Joe Alexander at the above phone number or email address.


Created: May 8, 2003 / www.mbzponton.org

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