The ICPCR wholesale Cigar Show is over and I am driving back home. Today Wednesday I drove 13 hours to get a jump on getting home. The store owners liked the way the booth looked and my large overhead sign did attract attention. The pens that got a lot of attention were the Faux Cigar pens followed up by the tobacco leaf pens.
This show was huge! Some of the larger Cigar Manufacturers such as Cohiba, Drew Estate, Perdomo, Oliva, Fuente and others had booths which were at least 2,000 square feet with a minimum of 20 sales reps in each booth! And here we were with 2 people! Speaking of people, I want to thank a good friend of mine Susan Doring-Zook who came out to the show to help me – thanks Susan!
Will I do this how next year is still up in the air, I will have to see how many orders come in to make it worth the time and effort. I have to get some sleep, I have another 1,500 miles to go before I get home – Happy Turning – Barry