Published: October 17, 2011
I’ve tried to start this post several times, but struggle to come up with what to say about it besides “Um…it was awesome?” I also updated my iPod to the new operating system without saving my pictures to the hard drive, which includes pictures of my booth! Sorry to disappoint, but I will come back and post them if I end up finding them.
It was a LOT of work to get ready for that Expo, and it was a great experience. Some of the major work (and money) was for one-time things like my banner, my business license, and my table decorations. I ordered so many business cards that I’m tempted to call them a one-time expense even though they’re not, because I won’t have to re-order them for a while. (More on my business cards later.)
I would like to say, at the outset, that Debbie Deaver (who owns and runs this Expo) is amazing to work with. She was very supportive and was a great help, in addition to being very pleasant to be around.
I showed up on Friday afternoon to get things set up, and was impressed by many of the displays around me. After browsing through the displays that were in the process of being set up, I realized that my table didn’t look the way I wanted it to. I realized I needed to make it look like elegant — like a table you might see at a very nice reception.
I went to several different stores and collected a black tablecloth, some fake red rose petals, some confetti that looks like little diamonds, a bottle of Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider.
So, imagine this: