Is there a correct and formally accepted shorter alternative to "from ... to ..." when referring to a specific period of time?

e.g. They have their annual forum meeting in Las Vegas from 10 to 12 October

I've seen this next version often, but I'm not sure if it's correct usage:

They have their annual forum meeting in Las Vegas, 10-12 October (with the comma sometimes omitted)

  • What is it about the "from ... to ..." format that is unsuitable for your use? – KillingTime Sep 19 '19 at 10:18
  • In a coding context, "between 10/10/2019 and 12/10/2019", and in your particular context "between 10th and 12th October". – Stuart Steedman Sep 19 '19 at 10:27
  • Avoid saying “the below X” because this can sound stilted and even borderline unnatural to native speakers. Instead say “the following X” in especially formal written contexts, or merely this X” in the singular or these Xes” in the plural in many common and less exacting circumstances. Sometimes English-language learners don’t realize that they should use the demonstrative determiners this, that, these, those which native speakers customarily use for these cases. – tchrist Jan 25 at 17:26

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