[vcf-midatlantic] Swap meet was successful!

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Sat Nov 7 20:03:11 EST 2020


On Sat, Nov 7, 2020 at 7:46 PM Martin Flynn <maflynn at theflynn.org> wrote:

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


That would be great, thanks!


>
> Martin
>
> 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
>
-- 
=========================================
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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