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    Quote Originally Posted by treitz3 View Post
    My plans are to attend this event this go around. I look forward to it! I should be there for the Friday night dinner as well.

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    Yes sir. Correct on all accounts.

    Congrat's Skip. I just noticed your signature affiliations!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DSkip View Post
    Then don't sell. Let the gear do the work.

    Were you there last year? It was low-key to a fault. We need some guys who bring some spice to the show, so I'm glad you'll be showing this year. Five years ago it was about the perfect size, but its drifted to a half or maybe even a third of what it was then. I don't want to see it die.
    I did the THE Show Newport show last year and if they didn't break into two shows this year I would also be passing on LSAF this year as well.

    If you want a show to be well received it needs financial support and a solid marketing team to handle the sales and logistics to get it there. From the feedback I received, no one was willing to do more than "pitch in" a little dough towards this. So as long as that remains to be the case then it will just continue on as a fun hangout show and never grow into something commercial like RMAF or Axpona.

    And publicizing its decline doesn't encourage more attendance from show goers or industry participants either. Might want to keep that one to yourself
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    Hello and good evening to you Believe High Fidelity. While as a manufacturer or distributor I can completely understand your stance, I must (as an audio loving person) disagree with your opinion on a marketing team, sales and logistics to have a (what you would consider) a successful show. This is from your point of view.

    From *my* point of view? I'd much rather have a regional GTG without the 20-30 people in one room vying for the sweet spot kind of thing while everyone in the room is talking. I'd rather listen to a rig that I can listen too in a relaxed setting more so than a hurried, "shuffle them in and out like herds of cows" setting. While this and more are only *my* own personal feelings toward the type of show/feature I would personally attend?

    Eh, I don't even know why I'm typing this. I can not change the industry.

    All I know is that as a consumer, I'd rather have 15 minutes of quality time with a system or component rather than 30 seconds to listen too a glimpse of sound out of the sweet spot with 20-30 folks chatting it up.

    Point is? Sometimes less is more. For both parties.

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    Quote Originally Posted by treitz3 View Post
    Hello and good evening to you Believe High Fidelity. While as a manufacturer or distributor I can completely understand your stance, I must (as an audio loving person) disagree with your opinion on a marketing team, sales and logistics to have a (what you would consider) a successful show. This is from your point of view.

    From *my* point of view? I'd much rather have a regional GTG without the 20-30 people in one room vying for the sweet spot kind of thing while everyone in the room is talking. I'd rather listen to a rig that I can listen too in a relaxed setting more so than a hurried, "shuffle them in and out like herds of cows" setting. While this and more are only *my* own personal feelings toward the type of show/feature I would personally attend?

    Eh, I don't even know why I'm typing this. I can not change the industry.

    All I know is that as a consumer, I'd rather have 15 minutes of quality time with a system or component rather than 30 seconds to listen too a glimpse of sound out of the sweet spot with 20-30 folks chatting it up.

    Point is? Sometimes less is more. For both parties.

    Tom
    Hello Tom,

    My good friend DSkip and other normal LSAF exhibitors are the ones vying for growth of the show. My personal recommendations are just that in an effort to make clear why this show is never going to be a regional show like Axpona, CAS and others. I certainly do enjoy the show for the exact same merits as you have pointed out.

    Love to meet the locals and not have to herd teams of people. It is a wonderful show to have an extended listening session, have some booze and really get into the music without fear of rushing. If this were not the case it would be pointless for me to attend. However, there is a desire for this to be bigger to promote more sales and attendance, but like you I like it just how it is.
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