Welcome to Win or Spin—this is WIN. Milepoint continues as the happy home of the MegaDO and to celebrate the fifth birthday of the Star MegaDO, we are going to invite one lucky winner to ride along as our guest ... and be forced to sit with Milepoint Founder Randy Petersen on the longest MegaDO ever. The MegaDO's in particular have earned a unique place in history for the travel geek having been the FIRSTgroup (public or private) ever to go inside the Boeing 787, theFIRSTgroup (public or private) to charter the first North American Boeing 787 and theONLYplace you can powwow with the likes of Jeff Smisek (CEO, United Airlines), Doug Parker (new CEO American Airlines), Wolfgang Mayrhuber (CEO, Lufthansa), Hoyt Harper (Senior Vice President, Starwood Hotels), Jaan Albrecht (former CEO, Star Alliance), Mark Schwab (CEO, Star Alliance) and many more airline and hotel executives. First of all – THE EVENT. Like last year's event (and the year before and the year before), this one promises to be spectacular. With stops in Toronto, Tucson and San Francisco, there are several amazing events along the way. AND there are great partner promotions like the following from Marriott, United and Air Canada: MARRIOTT: In addition to existing offers already public for members, Marriott Rewards will offer a 5,000 point bonus for every 2nd stay to anyone participating in SMD5 between August 15th and October 15th 2013. This is unlimited based upon your Marriott stays during the promotional period.AND the following promotional contestsoGrand Prize: 7 Nights @ any participating Marriott Rewards hotel in the world, Platinum Premier status w/ Marriott Rewards and Platinum status with United MileagePlus. The Grand Prize will be awarded to the member that spends the most eligible revenue at participating Marriott Hotels worldwide between Aug 15th and Oct 15th.oMonthly Prize: Aug 15th to Sept 15th, Three free nights to the member that stays at the most number of unique Marriott Rewards brands.oMonthly Prize: Sept 15th to Oct 15th, Three free nights to the member that stays in the most number of unique Marriott Rewards hotels.UNITED: Economy Class: 5,000 PQM/RDM/Lifetime + applicable tier bonus; Tommy Class and Economy Plus: 7,500 PQM/RDM/Lifetime + applicable tier bonus; First Class: 15,000 PQM/RDM/Lifetime + applicable tier bonus.orAIR CANADA: Economy Class: 5,000 PQM/RDM/Lifetime + applicable tier bonus; Tommy Class and Economy Plus: 7,500 PQM/RDM/Lifetime + applicable tier bonus; First Class: 15,000 PQM/RDM/Lifetime + applicable tier bonus. As our special guest, you will enjoy: Early boarding for the charter Free drinks VIP access to all events Hours and hours of great conversation with others about miles, points, and anything else you want to chat about Free hotel nights (Marriott) as part of the charter flight: Toronto / San Francisco And Randy Petersen will carry your bags! So, at this point you might be wondering, "What do I have to do to get my hands on this VIP ticket?" ✔ All you have to do is post to this thread. Anything, even a single word to earn a chance to win a ticket to the Star MegaDO5 event. TIP: Don't subscribe to the thread unless you have an unlimited data plan because in past MegaDO offers like this we get a lot of entries. Again ... we get a lot of entries. And your "subscribe to this thread" email notices will be coming your way — all the time. We're just sayin'. Also, please limit your entries to not include images or long rambling preambles (winky, winky). We'll be picking the winner at random from entries (posts) made before 12:00 p.m. (noon) Saturday, August 31, 2013 - Mountain Time. You read that right. All you have to do to be eligible for this unique experience as our guest is to post something – anything, even a single word – into the WIN or SPIN/WIN thread. It only takes a single entry to be the lucky one but no doubt there will be some that will post more than once (who would do that?). Here's what Milepoint will do for your: We'll pay for your seat on the Star Mega DO5 charter flight from Toronto to Tucson and then on to San Francisco (you will be responsible for positioning flights into Toronto and out of San Francisco) We'll cover your Marriott hotel rooms for Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday nights (Toronto) and Friday night (San Francisco). We'll cover some additional expenses such as that early morning Starbucks and any additional meals if you're the hungry type. Good luck and thanks for your continued support of Milepoint. RULES: No images, no bots or scripting for entries, no long rambling posts, keep it short, funny engaging, and (Milepoint) community oriented. Post in a regular size font. The winner will be chosen at random by their post number using random.org. This prize has di minimus value and is given as a gift from Milepoint. ✔And one more rule ... post as often as you like. Be free, enjoy yourself and good luck. The winner will be chosen from all entries when the giveaway closes at noon MST on Saturday, August 31st. 2013. Don't forget to play SPIN, just another way to win on Milepoint—where members matter.