Whether it’s your first time, or your eighth, here are some suggestions on how to survive what is a mixture of Times Square on New Years Eve crossed with the West Village Halloween Parade. Last year saw 116,000 attendees making the pilgrimage to the Javits Center, and while a similar number is expected this year, I wouldn’t be surprised if it feels crazier.
So, some suggestions, from a veteran of conventions and trade shows of all sorts of sizes (including NYCC, BEA, and Toy Fare at Javits). (Been there, done that, got the lanyard.) [Read more…]
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