S. P. Harris
It's here: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/362442
I still think it's a phenomenal idea, and would receive great support. It clearly was a popular idea.
Way too late to organize early 2010 now, though. It'd have to be later.
Thanks for the link! I have it "tagged" now so I can find it again. I think it would be a great idea...my DH wants to go on a cruise sometime and I want to go to a BGG event .