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Compass Games Expo 2020 • November 5-9, 2020 • Comfort Inn & Suites, Meriden, CT

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Compass Games invites you to celebrate the hobby with fellow gaming enthusiasts at our annual gaming event, Compass Games Expo 2020!

Compass Games Expo 2020 will be held at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Meriden, CT over Veterans Day Weekend (Nov. 5-9, 2020). We have secured a special group rate for all attendees which includes complimentary breakfast. You will be taking part in an action-packed venue with gaming held under one roof which includes:

  • Monster Games and Open-Gaming
  • Designer-hosted Playtest Sessions
  • Game Demonstrations
  • Euro Games
  • Tournament Play
  • Seminars (new for 2020)
  • Buffet Breakfast (for hotel guests)
  • Compass Games Exhibitor Hours for on-site sales (special attendee discounts!)
  • Free Guest Parking

Full Expo registration fee is only $45 (or $20 for single-day attendance).

We will provide an attendee roster and game sign-up page to help you track what attendees are interested in playing, to help you coordinate on game play activities. We will also provide an update on special gaming events scheduled.

Note: games by any publisher are of course welcome, this is not an exclusive Compass Games only gaming venue...we are just grateful to host and help celebrate the hobby with you!


ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT (Registration will open shortly for our 2020 event)

Step 1: Please complete the Compass Games Expo 2020 Registration Form

Step 2: For full Expo payment, please select Compass Games Expo 2020 Registration at our online store. Daily attendees pay at the door. You can also send check payment (made payable to 'Compass Games') to:

Compass Games
PO Box 271
Cromwell, CT 06416 USA

Be sure to mention 'Compass Games Expo registration' when you mail in your payment.

If you pay for the Expo, please remember that this does not get you officially registered.
Completing the Registration Form (step 1 above) is required.


EXPO HOURS

  • Doors open Thursday, Nov. 5 @ 6pm
  • Doors close Monday, Nov. 9 @ 5pm

Gaming runs around-the-clock.


HOTEL BOOKING FOR COMFORT INN & SUITES, MERIDEN

The official event site for Compass Expo 2020 is the Comfort Inn & Suites, 900 East Main St., Meriden, CT 06450.

All hotel reservations should be made by phone. 

Rates for single/double room are only $89.49. No triple/quad rooms available.

Please call Comfort Inn & Suites directly at (203) 440-9600 to book your hotel stay. For hotel reservations for the Expo, please call between 7:00-3:00 EST, Wednesday-Sunday and ask for Jose Ramos for the Compass special rate with breakfast included.

Occupancy Room Rate
Single $89.49
Double $89.49


The Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center hotel is convenient located at the "Crossroads of Connecticut," offering easy access to Interstate 91 and Interstate 691. This Meriden, CT hotel is minutes away from Hartford, New Haven, Bristol, and Waterbury. Guests of this upscale, moderately priced Meriden, CT hotel will enjoy state-of-the-art amenities and features like; 39 and 42 inch flat-panel LED television.

Please note this is a new, improved venue for Compass Games Expo 2020. Our previous expo event was held at the Red Lion. We have upgraded our venue to the Comfort Inn & Suites. You will enjoy the local attractions nearby which includes other dining establishments in close walking distance from the hotel as an added bonus. Dunkin Donuts and Wayback directly across the street and Wendy’s, Burger King, McDonald’s, Boston Market, Taco Bell are all close to the hotel with access to sidewalks on both sides of the street. KFC and Subway are further up the street. So lots of variety to choose from.


TRAVEL TO COMFORT INN & SUITES, MERIDEN

For air travel, the closest airport is Bradley International Airport (BDL). While the hotel does not offer free shuttle service, the drive to the hotel is about 30 miles (30 minutes) and all freeway on I-91.

For train/metro travel, the closest station is the Meriden Amtrak Station. The drive to the hotel is about 2.2 miles (6 minutes) using various routes available.

Directions to Hotel from Bradley International Airport | Directions to Hotel from Meriden Amtrak StationGet Google Directions to Hotel

Questions? If you need any assistance regarding Compass Games Expo 2020, please email us at [email protected].
We encourage you to visit our CSW Compass Games Expo forum topic so you can chat with other participants who plan to attend.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Here is a brief list of events planned. Expect frequent updates as we add more events.

Event Name Host Session Type Date
coming soon... ... ... ...


PROPOSE A SPECIAL EVENT

We look forward to adding more special events including designer-hosted game sessions, playtest sessions, tournament play, and short seminars.
To propose your special event(s) that will be listed above, please complete our Expo Special Events Proposal form


ATTENDEE ROSTER (19 registered as of 31 July 2020)

Be sure to register so we can add you to our list of attendees!

If you have problems viewing the attendee roster, please click here.


GAME SIGN-UP SHEET (as of 31 July 2020)

Be sure to register so we can add your gaming selections to the list! Special events are listed below with the game title in boldface type. First game choices that have sufficient participants have a blue background while games having more than one attendee sign-up have a green background.

You can change your game selection at any time, and if you see someone with similar interests, we recommend you contact them by e-mail for pre-event coordination (see Attendee email addresses in Attendee Roster above).

If you have problems viewing the game sign-up sheet above, please click here. You can also click here to view last year's Expo 2019 game sign-ups.


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