We asked our regular exhibitors the following questions to help provide an insight for you.
How long have you been in business?
Do you have a company by-line? i.e. ’the best crystals in town’
What brought you into the business?
Have you noticed many changes over the years?
What stands out as the best part of running your business?
What’s the worst?
Is there anything you’d do differently if you could do it again?
What do you hope to achieve in the next 10 years?
Do you have a memorable funny (business) story?
What are your favourite crystals?
What do you look for in a customer?
How do you source your stock(don’t give away any secrets) we’re just after things like ‘I go off in the desert with a chisel, or direct from overseas, hand picked etc..?
What preparation do you do for a show?
As an experienced exhibitor what advice would you want to share with others?
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