Archive for April 2012

2013 Expo a Go!

There is a saying to effect that success breeds success. Certainly there is some truth to this and the most recent string of highly successful International Custom Rod Building Expositions bears this out.  On Saturday of the most recent edition of the Expo, I was visited by no less than three representatives of city visitor/convention…

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Expo Riddle

Most folks will recognize the building in the photo below as New York City’s Empire State building.  What few know, however, is that the architectural firm that designed the ESB, had previously constructed what they termed a “prototype” for the structure in a southeastern city. Each year, the owners of the Empire State Building send…

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Expo Criteria

Compared to the general fishing population, custom rod builders are few and far between.  This is why an event like the Expo, which must support anywhere from 40 to 50 manufacturers and dealers exhibiting in 85 to 90 booths, will only work in a handful of possible locations here in the U.S.   There just…

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TTW Post Event Review

TTW has just published their post-show review of the recent International Custom Rod Building Exposition. Copy and paste the following URL into your browser’s address window to read it:   http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?referral=other&pnum=&refresh=rN04H9m150Ff&EID=edecec92-e556-414c-a9d0-481765e81cbd&skip=true   Navigate to page 26 for the specifics.

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New Issue

RodMaker Volume 15 #2 is in the mail, now. Most subscribers will receive it towards the 3rd week of April. Enjoy.  

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