Monday, 26 August 2013

Gametag at the Ekka in Brisbane 8th to 17th August 2013

       Gametag is a DS game case and holder.

The show at the Ekka was fantastic my stand was in the Ekka Emporium our neighbours were fantastic to our right was Wild Hoodz  who sell their own brand of luxury, lush fur print hoods with paw gloves. Both Matt and Christine were amazing neighbours knowing they were there I could just duck out for a quick "pit stop" Christine even sold a few Gametags Thanks Christine.

 Gametag neighbours at the 2013 Ekka Christine from Wild Hoodz

Gametag and Wild Hoodz Christne and Janene
On my left was the International Creative Nail Art. I lost my voice on third day when two of my customers suggested Aloe Vera juice so Chong went and bought his wife and me a bottle from the first capful I felt relief for my throat by the end of the show we were all on the Aloe Vera.  Thank you Chong. I still have the nail artwork on my thumb and it's been almost 4 week since Irene put it on.

Gametag sporting a flashy thumb nail compliments of International Creative Nail Art

My Gametaging finger with a beautiful flora print by Irene 

Johnno from Electro Arcade who was such fun
The stall opposite was a huge hit with men between the ages of about twenty and ooooh fifty it was the Electo Arcade.  Yes the stand was filled with arcade games and most days it was standing room only as everyone waited patiently to get on a machine.  I think the DS will go the same way it is just a very loved toy from everyone's childhood. Some of the machine are around $2500 and from what I saw people where only too happy to pay for one and relive their childhood.   Do you think people will be paying big dollars for the DS in the years to come as they too want to relive their childhood?

Gametag participated in the The Ekka Adventure Trail which was one of the best marketing decisions I have made.  Gametag is a hard thing to sell "would you believe" because it constantly needs explanation, on the adventure trail participants come to our stall to receive a sample so I was able to demonstrate Gametag and take the time with each party for them to thoroughly examine Gametag it was such a pleasurable experience and the interest in both Gametag and my story was amazing.  Ekka Adventure Trail customers were offered extra savings on our products that were not offered to other show goers.  My neighbour next door International Creative Nail Art also participated we were both kept flat out!

Gametag had an additional offer for the Ekka Adventure Trail Customers

Gametag was number 9 on the Adventure Trail
An old friend of Gametags's Lil Princess and their beautiful skirts where just around the corner

The best thing about doing stalls regularly is you make friends with other stall holders and there is a real sense of comradeship between stall holders they all look after one another and being next to a friend whether it is an old or a brand new friend can really make the show and Lil Princess has been part of my life for two years and it's always a pleasure being near them. 

The King and I........I mean Gametag!

Yes and another shot of the King and I
And again the King and I at the Rock n Roll cafe!

The Show Girls came to visit me at the Gametag Stand

The woollen craft was amazing
The prize winning meats

The Devil's Taxie .... a bit huge!

The fruit and Vegetables

The floral displays

this is cut out paper so so beautiful and so detailed

the cakes

another beautiful woollen piece

a Faberge style Egg

Vintage Cars

The lego display just amazing.. The size of this ship.
Vintage cars
The carnival

Side show Alley
It was just an amazing show, too much fun. Beautiful people and neighbours. I loved being part of the Ekka Adventure trail and being in the Ekka Emporium.  See you next year Queensland.


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