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From: Eric Franzon <eric@semanticweb.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:33:52 +0000
To: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
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Hi All,

I'm trying to model the information on this page:


And am getting an error in testing that "contactPoint" is not a correct property for the object type "EventVenue."

Is that correct? Can there really not be a contact point specified for a venue?

My JSON-LD markup is below.


<script type="application/ld+json">
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "BusinessEvent",
  "name": "CDOvision: Data Strategy and Innovation",
  "organizer": {
   "@type": "Organization",
   "name": "DATAVERSITY Education LLC",
   "url": "http://www.dataversity.net"
  "location": {
    "@type": "EventVenue",
    "name": "Grand Hyatt Washington",
    "address": {
      "@type": "PostalAddress",
      "streetAddress": "1000 H Street NW",
      "addressLocality": "Washington",
      "addressRegion": "DC",
      "postalCode": "20001"
    "image": "http://www.cdovision.com/uploads/venue/image/1/hyatt.png",
    "hasMap": {
      "@type": "Map",
     "url":  "https://www.google.com/maps?ll=38.899591,-77.026465&z=16&t=m&hl=en-US&gl=US&mapclient=embed&q=1000+H+St+NW+Washington,+DC+20001"
     "contactPoint" :  [
       { "@type": "contactPoint",
       "telephone": "+1-888-421-1442",
      "contactOption": "TollFree",
       "contactType": "reservations"
        "@type": "contactPoint",
        "telephone": "+1-402-592-6464",
        "contactType": "reservations"
    "url": "http://www.cdovision.com/",
    "startDate": "2015-03-30T08:30",
    "endDate": "2015-03-31T05:30",
    "description": "The Power of Data Strategy -- Succeeding with your Data Strategy demands a balance between innovation, opportunity, complexity and agility. It requires due attention to internal governance and risk management, as well as externalities of rapid technological change and business opportunity. CDO Vision is the place to get informed perspective on leading your organization's Data Strategy in this complex world.",
    "image": "http://www.cdovision.com/assets/logo-b57474ef8e430832a411d4aeb855bc68.svg",
    "offers": [ {
        "@type" : "Offer",
        "name" : "CDO Vision 2015 - Conference Hotel Group Rate",
        "price" : "$199.00",
        "priceCurrency": "USD",
        "validThrough": "2015-02-27T23:59",
        "url": "https://aws.passkey.com/event/11778623/owner/544/home"
    } ]

Eric Axel Franzon
Consultant, Smart Data

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