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Kitmaker Network will be at Nuremberg
jimbrae
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Provincia de Lugo, Spain / Espa˝a
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 03:16 PM UTC
Tomorrow, i'm flying out to Nuremberg to represent the Network at



Now, for those who are unaware of it, this is one of the largest Trade Shows in the world. Although the focus is primarily toys, modeling, in all its forms is very well represented with the presence of virtually all the major manufacturers (or their Importers/representatives).

The convention center is divided into (broadly) 12 halls with hall # 7 being the interesting area for us - modelling.

For the Network, the advantages of being present isn't simply in information about new releases but as a means of keeping ourselves high-profile with the manufacturers.

So, why is the show important for us? Through the manufacturers and importers, this is where we get news of future releases, where we get sent Review material and, in many cases, where we get future advertisers - without whom, the Network simply wouldn't exist

I'll be trying to post a regular Blog while i'm there, but when i'll come back, i'll do a series of detailed reports on what we can expect in the coming year.

Watch this Space!
Gunny
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 03:21 PM UTC
Good Luck, mate, have a safe and productive trip, Jim...looking forward to seeing all of your reports, and maybe even a few teasers for us over on the salty side of KitMaker, as well!

MrMox
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 03:27 PM UTC
Have a nice trip and enjoy your stay - no new gossip on the Ma.K. front so good luck finding it !

Cheers/Jan
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 04:33 PM UTC
OLa Jim

Have a ncie trip and some splendid days in germany. Looking forward to the updates.

With friendly greetz

Robert Blokker
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 07:36 PM UTC
Hi Jim

More power to your blogging! Have a great time!

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 08:42 PM UTC
Have a great trip Jim! I will be looking forward to your reports.

Charles Reading and I will be heading over to the Santa Rosa IPMS show on Saturday. Not quite as exciting but still the un-official kick-off for shows here on the west coast. I look forward to seeing some of you guys there if you're in the area.

Cheers,
Jim
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Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2008 - 01:53 AM UTC
Have a safe trip, and a few pints for me.