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BETT 2014 Thread, BETT Supplier barrage. in General; So how many of us have returned this Monday to a barrage of supplier follow ups since visiting BETT last ...
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    BETT Supplier barrage.

    So how many of us have returned this Monday to a barrage of supplier follow ups since visiting BETT last week?

    I count 7 so far today.

    Emails not so much.
    Last edited by ZeroHour; 27th January 2014 at 08:29 PM.

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    Last time I went was 2012...I am STILL being sent crap! lol

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    Not heard a thing, and I asked for at least three companies to get in touch

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    I got 1 email... that's it so far.


    Though, I can't remember which phone number I gave them...

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    I got scanned a few times while wondering around without having set foot in their stand (not quote sure what that was about), so not quote sure what I've been signed up for with them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IWDave View Post
    I got scanned a few times while wondering around without having set foot in their stand
    Oh, yeah... Drive-by-scanning.

    You get used to it. Next year, put something over the barcode on one side of the badge and walk around with that side showing. Flip it over to get scanned.

    Should help with the random scans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IWDave View Post
    I got scanned a few times while wondering around without having set foot in their stand (not quote sure what that was about), so not quote sure what I've been signed up for with them.
    Impero tried that with me, had to gently brush his scanner away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Though, I can't remember which phone number I gave them...
    - Every year I create a new email BETTxxxx@......., and usually virtual number to go with it; I remembered to do my email, but completely forgot about the phone number this year. I should have a check list to complete for BETT. The idea is that when I think I've had enough of BETT stuff, I can switch it off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Oh, yeah... Drive-by-scanning.

    You get used to it. Next year, put something over the barcode on one side of the badge and walk around with that side showing. Flip it over to get scanned.

    Should help with the random scans.
    Do like I do, print off 2, 1 legit, and make 1 line thicker in Paint/photoshop for the dud one, makes the barcode come up with an error!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rf600 View Post
    Not heard a thing, and I asked for at least three companies to get in touch
    Yeah, I got junk from loads of companies last year after going but half the companies I actually wanted to contact me never did! One of which we were very keen on and it would've been a big contract too! Oh well, their loss.

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    We shall be going through our leads throuout the week. We don't do random scans though so if you didn't come see me you're safe

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    My solution - 1 legit card and 1 made up in the details of my colleague who decided he wouldn't come this year he doesn't know it yet but he's really interested in toner and printer suppliers this year

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    None, cos my pass was registered to someone elses email address.
    Even though I got sent the Bett 2014 thing through the post with a pass, I was not on the system when I got there so they couldnt reprint a pass for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdench View Post
    My solution - 1 legit card and 1 made up in the details of my colleague who decided he wouldn't come this year he doesn't know it yet but he's really interested in toner and printer suppliers this year
    [Laughs] - Nice one!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdench View Post
    My solution - 1 legit card and 1 made up in the details of my colleague who decided he wouldn't come this year he doesn't know it yet but he's really interested in toner and printer suppliers this year
    You realise there's a special hell for people like you, right?

    I'll meet you at the bar.

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