I went to the conference and it was interesting. I've never been to one before, and I was a bit taken aback at the amount of socializing and partying... none of which I went to. I guess a lot of people see these things as a perk of their job, an opportunity for a vacation, a chance to get drunk with a co-worker. I live here, so I just went to try to learn things. I did, both about the specific program I use and also about the industry as a whole.
There was, unfortunately, no swag, other than this bag I'm holding up while making a cheesy face in the bathroom mirror.
|Yay, a bag.|
The Dolphin hotel is so fancy that, even in the public restrooms, they fold the toilet paper into little points. And the food was really good.
|Loved the little desserts|
With over 2,000 people attending, it was pretty impressive.
|Giant ballroom in the Dolphin|
The conference was spread across three floors in a big wing of the hotel, so there was a lot of walking. And a fair amount of getting lost.
|I was smart enough to wear comfy shoes, but I |
saw a lot of women in torturous looking heels