[vcf-midatlantic] Swap meet was successful!

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sat Nov 7 19:46:31 EST 2020


I'm an ARRL member and can post the next event on behalf of VCF if 
directed to do so.


On 11/7/2020 7:31 PM, Sentrytv wrote:
> I would like to say I was happy to  have attended this event as a seller and buyer.
> I did reasonably well selling items and picked up a couple things that I needed.
> I wouldn’t consider this criticism, but I would say one thing.
> To come up with more ways to advertise the event.
> To Work with the antique radio guys & post the event in the ARRL calendar website if possible.
> Through the different places to get the publics attention.
> I posted notices and events on Craigslist and Facebook.
> I’m looking forward to doing this again at Festivus, hopefully!
> Thank you
> Mike Rosen
> Sent from:
> My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.
>> On Nov 7, 2020, at 7:15 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> We had 20 vendors and dozens of buyers. The weather was great. Logistics
>> worked well. Everyone seemed happy. VCF raised a decent amount of money for
>> warehouse renovations. It seemed like vendors sold enough to be profitable
>> and get some good stuff from other vendors.
>> I got a lot of great constructive criticism about the event which was most
>> welcome. I took notes on how to improve for next time. This was the first
>> time VCF did a swap meet and we did a decent job. Any other feedback on
>> improving for next time would be great. Either replying here or privately.
>> We are hoping to do one or two swap meets per year.
>> I want to thank all the vendors who came.
>> I want to thank all the volunteers who helped with setup, especially Bill
>> Inderreiden who made and put up and took down all the roadside signs.
>> Thanks to Tony, Adam, Dean for getting all the VCF warehouse stuff for sale
>> and taking back at the end.
>> Chris Fala for help in breakdown.
>> And to Corey and his son for helping at the main desk.
>> Onto the next event!
>> -- 
>> =========================================
>> Jeff Brace
>> Vice President & Board Member
>> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
>> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
>> http://www.vcfed.org/
>> jeffrey at vcfed.org
>> cell: 732-759-1783

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