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Release Date: 03/22/2017

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Now, let’s move on to our topic.
The 2017 March Roundup and our impressions

The 2017 March Roundup has come an gone and
We have had some time to reflect on it.

Anna, I thought we would share our experience with this years roundup.

What did you think when I first mentioned my intentions on the reception and live show to you?
What were your expectations?

Have you been to a convention before?
Was this similar?
Different?

Let’s share our thoughts on the following:
Turn out
Facilities
Timing
Content
Coffee
Cookies
Sound
Tee shirts
Jeff vande zande
Who did you meet?
What do you think we did well?
What do yo think we should change?

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Gregg from LA
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