I thought it might be a good time to open up a discussion about the NRA show this year.

Who's planning on attending?

Perhaps we should consider arranging a FOHBOH.com get together.

Thought I'd throw the idea out here and see what sticks to the wall.

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would enjoy meeting my fellow FOHBOH bretheren.i look forward to the NRA Show every year. i wouldnt miss it. i tell my boss
its important i spend time with my peers. tell me when and where,i'll be there! can be on site at mccormick place during show
hours. or if someones hosting a get together, we can gather there.
Hi Steve,
Glad you started this discussion. Actually, we (FohBoh) are planning to attend the NRA show and are looking to host a swinging party to meet FohBoh members and sign up new ones. We probably will not be hosting a booth this year. Love to meet you. If you have any ideas on venues, etc., let us know. We will be sending out a broadcast message soon about this. See you soon!
Ted
I hope to see as many of the Foh Boh people as possible in Chicago this year !!!!!
Hi, well, the FohBoh crew will be there; Michael, Ted, Sarah, Chris, Diane, Ray, Rod and David.

We decided not to be an exhibitor in favor of syndicating our socializing. We also plan to host a FohBoh member party, so stay tuned on that. All FohBoh members will be invited.

Cheers!
I look forward to meeting up - I will be there with the group I bring to NRA each year.

To make it work best as a networking event, I suggest some structure ie a welcome/hosting person, name tags (gasp - yes) and a venue where people can hear each other. Breakfast is another option - more likely to meet and talk. Top floor bar of the Hancock building is spectacular, accessible and comfortable.
Yes please keep me in the loop !!! I have attended for the last five years and Tumaro's always has had a great spot there by the NRA enter booth
Great idea! Wish I could attend this year but my son is graduating Law School and I want to celebrate with him. See you next year for sure.
The NRA show ia alwasy a good time, but be sure to book your dining reservations early as places fill up. The train to the Joliet Pen is fun and usually sponsired by Patrick Henry. I have a small lounge downtown right off Michigan Ave called the Reagle Beagle. You are more than welcome to use it as a meeting place as it is pretty much in the center of the city. If I can be of any hlep to any of you, tag my email at Bill@ReagleBeagleChicago.com.
Sounds good to me !!!!
your hot spot has garnered great press since its opening,bill. congratulations and keep up the good work!
everytime i walk by, your place is busy! i spend my weekend eveningswith friends who own a condo in the
535 north michigan avenue building ( your neighbors ) we keep promising ourselves to drop in sometime.
thank you for your generous offer for us to consider your joint as a gathering spot. i think it'd be ideal. its so
close to several hotels NRA folks may be booked into ( inter continental, hyatt regency, marriott etc ) AND it
has the energy and vibrancy the hospitality industry generates.
I'm in - Chicago is home for me so I always love to get back!
I've not missed an NRA show for about 15 years!
I will be attending and hope to meet you (Michael & Ted).

Charlie Kickham

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