Volume 25, Number 3 April/May 2017


SHOT Show seminars delivered the goods I can’t begin to count the number of seminars I’ve attended during my career. Most, to be blunt, were a waste of time—regrettable affairs in which ill-equipped speakers droned on and on to an indifferent, bored-to-the-bone audience. One notable new-product seminar, conducted early in the morning at a trade show breakfast, featured a product engineer so lackluster that his own public-relations manager fell asleep during the presentation. The few that delivered useful nuggets of information, though, were worth their weight in gold, especially when they featured a charismatic speaker who knew his material—and his audience…. [Read More]