Not that I need another trade show in my life, but I spent some time in January in Dallas at The Special Event, the annual confab geared to party planners and event coordinators. Show director Sharon Morabito, who also handles LDI, talked me into attending because she wanted me to see the similarities and differences between the two shows.
There are lots of differences, to be sure. Attendance, for one. The male to female ratio is completely reversed. Black load-in gear and toolbelts h