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Apr 22, 2008

Can You Have Too Much Fun?

The last count I heard was over 4,200 attendees came to the reception at the Museum of Science and Industry, but it never seemed crowded. The biggest....More
Apr 21, 2008

A Line Truck?

Hey – look out there is a line truck heading up this aisle! Yes, there was a line truck following a fork life right down the main aisle. Did ComEd....More
Apr 21, 2008

Take a Break

After a couple of hours on the floor, it was time for a break. As luck would have it, McDonalds is right in McCormick Place – these folks think of....More
Apr 21, 2008

Some Assembly Required

Wow, there are people everywhere. The boxes are opened and the parts are coming together. I talked with one exhibitor running past me. Everything he....More
Apr 21, 2008

Need Traffic Control

You really need to be careful on the floor today. Forklifts, golf carts, and all kinds of high lifts are racing in every direction. The drivers are....More
Apr 21, 2008

Activity Everywhere

The show floor is a like an ant hill that has been kicked over. You have never seen such activity. I stopped by the S....More
Apr 21, 2008

Show Time Is Almost Here

I stopped by the PES booth at the Expo to check on activities and found Pat Ryan and John McDonald working on some ideas for the coming days. Like....More
Apr 21, 2008

One More Day

The first person I ran into was Tommy Mayne. He is everywhere and he is excited. I don't see how one person can be in so many places. Tommy said the....More
Apr 21, 2008

Bonus Wind Working Group Meeting

Dick got back to me with the Wind Working Group meeting details folks. He says the new working group will meet: Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00 "Transmission....More
Apr 21, 2008

Renewing Friendships

Pam and I had just returned from seeing “Jersey Boys,” when we ran into some old friends in the lobby – Rick Bush (Managing Editor, Transmission and....More
Apr 20, 2008

Chicago We Are Here

We made it to Chicago! The flight was 20 minutes early and we made it to the hotel in record time. Enough time to head out to the theater and see if....More
Apr 19, 2008

Smart Displays

With the interest in manufacturer's displays, Dick Erdel of Hubbell called me to talk about the Hubbell exhibit. The Hubbell display covers (3,....More
Apr 19, 2008

Aging Workforce – Crisis or Not

In the next 5 years there is going to be a brain-drain the likes of which has never been seen before. The “Baby-Boomers” are poised for retirement -....More
Apr 19, 2008

Exhibits – What It Takes

I was talking with Steven Strand from S....More
Apr 18, 2008

Hey Wind Lovers – want to meet up?

Talking with Dick Piwko (Chair of the Wind Energy Coordinating Committee), I found out there is going to be a meeting for a new working group on wind....More

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