Trade Show Hangover
It’s not a literal hangover, but I have to say three trade shows in five weeks really takes a toll on one. The latest and greatest trip was to Dallas, where I did not get to visit Dealy Plaza, but where I did get to meet a ton of people and add to our growing product video library. Keep an eye on the Web site for new videos from companies like Pro Towels (who all call me Chaz) and Snugz (starring national sales manager Sydra Newell). By the end of the third day both the camera and myself had enough. Ugh.
So, now I’m looking for a little normal time and having a chance to follow up with all the suppliers and distributors I spoke with.
Some of the most interesting new products I saw came from Patina Products. I suggest you check out the custom fire pits at www.patinaproducts.com. While a fire pit is a bit off the beaten promotional path, I guarantee that people will remember it (I got one for my wedding and we light it up almost every night in the spring, summer and fall). Though, at the moment, if feels like winter may never end.