Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The NAME National Convention in Indianapolis, IN

I spent the weekend in Indianapolis to attend NAME's 2009 National Convention. There were about 70 dealers (more or less), with many vendors only selling 1/2 or 1/4 scale miniatures. I am told "by those in the know" that 1/2 and smaller scales are becoming more popular, especially for those of us who are litterly running out space for our miniatures. I will stick with 1 inch scale, myself, as it is my preferred scale size. I didn't spend as much as I normally would at a regular show, but I did get the chance to see some dealers I had never seen before, thus seeing miniatures I had never seen before. Several members of my club, Small World Daytimers Club, also attended the convention as well. I think everyone enjoyed themselves. I will be posting pictures very soon! Keep checking back!


Kathi said...

I've never been to a miniature show but I would love to attend one! My first visit to a dollhouse shop was overwhelming! I can't imaging seeing what 70 dealers brought to a show! Must have been amazing! Hope you will post lots of photos!

Never Enough Time said...

i agree with you. quarter scale was prominent in the sales room. Maybe it is becoming more popular. And I am quilty as charged..I bought a quarter scale house kit at the show too.