iHobby Expo 2011 Day 4 Part a

Last Day!.  We are now back home and catching up on work. I had more time to go around the event so the final post is actually in 5 parts.  This is the first and has general pictures. Met Stacey David from Gearz and Michael Gross of the 1980’s TV show  Family Ties. Stacey David … Read more

iHobby Expo 2011 Day 3

Saturday October 22, 2011 was the third day of the event and was open to all. Only one more day to go! Weather was actually nice. The first ever HMA member’s meeting was held this morning. Got to talk to other manufacturers and store owners alike. A lot of people at the event and lots … Read more

iHobby Expo 2011 Day 2

Friday October 21, 2011 was the second day of the event and was open to the trade. Saturday becomes the first day the public can come. Stopped raining! Finally. Attended the NRHSA (National Retail Hobby Stores Association) member meeting and panel. I even won a free pass the the event in Las Vegas next year! … Read more

iHobby Expo 2011 Day 1

Thursday October 20, 2011 was the first day of the event and was open to the trade (hobby stores) only. Same for Friday. Weather was still bad and raining off and on all day. The hotel room – at Comfort Inn – doesn’t come with a fridge or microwave in the room. We ordered one … Read more

iHobby Expo 2011 Setup Day

We drove to iHobby Expo in Chicago. Lousy weather. Rained the entire drive and we got stuck in traffic. We managed to unload and set up the booth but we forgot to take a picture of it! Tim MacLeod is along for the ride and helping out for his second year at iHobby Expo. Come … Read more