The one thing I enjoy about Agribition is running into people I know and getting a chance to catch up on things. It seems I can’t take ten steps without seeing somebody I know. Some I see a lot through the course of the year, some I haven’t seen in a long time. Some I remember vividly, some I remember vaguely. I’ve run into a few people who are coming on our Flea Market trip to Mexico in January and I’ve run into a few who’ve traveled with us in the past. A few of the people I end up chatting with have exhibits at the show and only roll through Regina during Agribition time.
The one thing I don’t enjoy about Agribition is the pace at which everything moves. It’s way too slow for an impatient guy like me. If people aren’t moving at a snail’s pace, they’re stopped in the middle of the lane chatting to someone. I do everything fast, and that includes walking.
I was chatting with some of our clients in Arena 4 yesterday when I realized I had a couple of minutes to make it back to our broadcast location at McDougall Auctioneers in the AffinityPlex. I was weaving in and out of people like a man on a mission, which I was. I made it back with about 30 seconds to spare.
At least there’s one good thing about a slow moving crowd. I’m getting practice for my trips to the stores for Christmas shopping!