Thank you to all who came to the meet up!
It was truly great to have the opportunity to meet some of the AH members face to face as well as a few wives and lurkers. I had no idea what to expect as this was the first time that we have ever done something like this, and the turn out was even better than I expected. We had around 35 people come to the meet up and defenitely plan to do it again next year. Here are a few of the members who showed up and please forgive me if I've left you out...
There were also several lurking "regulars" who came by to introduce themselves and say hello who I was glad to meet as well.
And of course Lori Ginn (safari gal) from Travel Express and her husband Troy Ginn from International Outdoor Consultants who were kind enough to host the meet up at their booth, thank you again.
I also wish to thank my sister Olivia for being our "official" photographer and taking lots of pictures from the meet up as well as the rest of the SCI convention which I will be sharing with you in the next few days.
My wife Janeen helped give out AH caps and got the members signed up for the AH giveaway while I was busy talking...
AH is giving away three $250 gift certificates to members who attended the meet up that can be used for purchasing an airline ticket from Travel Express. These gift certificates are valid for tickets purchased by the end of the year (2011). The members who have won these gift certificates are:
An unexpected and very positive aspect that came out of this meet up for me was that I heard some very valuable and constructive feed back about the site. Of course I always enjoy hearing positive comments about AH but I really appreciate it when someone is willing to tell me what they don't like or what is not working for them. Based upon what I heard I will be making some adjustments to the site in the months to come to try to make it more user friendly and easier to navigate. I thank all of you who shared your thoughts and ideas with me, I really listened and continually want to make the site better...