Chicago Trade Show?

Ron Eggers

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I got a call today from a framer friend who was sure someone had told her about a trade show coming up in Chicago, maybe in the fall.

I told her she was probably just having flashbacks to the '80s, but I would ask around.

Anybody heard anything like that?
 

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I haven't heard anything about one, but it sure would be nice to have one so close.

Gemini has their mini-trade show in September. I wonder if that is what she is talking about.
 

Ron Eggers

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Apparently there are at least some tentative plans for a PPFA event in late October.

I'll let you know when I hear more.
 

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PPFA Fall Expo to be held Oct. 21, 22, 23, which is a Thurs., Fri. and Sat. For some reason they chose to avoid Sunday.

Amy McCray
 

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Any one know how soon we can expect the particulars as to here exactly it will be held so we can get in our reservations?

Jill Hennes
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Ron Eggers

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I actually have vendors asking me about this event now. They'd like to exhibit, but they haven't heard a peep about this except rumors.

The Wisconsin chapter would like to consider having our fall meeting and print competition at a Chicago event, so our chapter president is calling PPFA headquarters to see what's going on.

Eight months isn't a lot of time to put a regional conference together.
 

Jill

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Ron

I was on the PPFA sight adn found this listing thought it might be of help to us all

October 18, 2004

National Capital Chapter Meeting

Site to be Determined

For additional details, contact: Ellen A. Collins, MCPF @ (301) 733-2722


Hope Ellen Collins doesn't do me in for this. ;)
 

Ron Eggers

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Jill, are you suggesting the Chicago meeting is going to be in Washington D.C.?

I don't think that would work for me, though it would be fun to see Ellen and Sue May and the rest of the gang.
 

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Sorry Ron

Miss read the post accidents happen. I really am hopeing way to much for a Chicago show. I want to avoid trying to get Pete on a Plane if at all possible. Bad images of B.A. barackis and the A team come to mind. :D
 

Ron Eggers

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This just in from PPFA headquarters:

The PPFA Fall Seminar is October 22 - 24, 2004 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL. It is being held in conjunction with the 2004 PMA Fall Imaging Conference and Mini-Trade Show. The seminar will include certification programs, a guided trade show tour for framers, general sessions, craft and business sessions, receptions, etc.
 
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