BETT 2014 Thread, 1 Week to go...till Bett 2012 in General; I'll be there on Friday. 5th time....
6th January 2012, 02:21 PM #31
I'll be there on Friday. 5th time.
6th January 2012, 04:39 PM #32
I'd also recommend you have a listen to the last BETTRadio podcast too as it has a good guide on there about exhibitors can look good and be nice ... ranging from not reading the paper on the stand / eating a pasty through to using Party Feet / OrthaHeel to save your feet if there for all 4 days!
Originally Posted by Millgate
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7th January 2012, 03:22 PM #33
Buy good footwear is a must and ensure its worn in, since I switched from Shoes to Boots my feet don't feel as tired and certainly find it more comfortable to be wandering the halls in them than shoes and ensure they are well worn in
7th January 2012, 05:08 PM #34
For people wanting more advice and hints for visitors, Ian Addison has updated his advice from last year and posted it on his blog. Ian Addison's Blog » Blog Archive » Bett for Beginners #bett2012 #bett_show and Dave Coleman's collation of advice from last year also covers more of the same Tips for The BETT Show 2011 - SharePointEduTech » SharePointEduTech
If you don't have access to business cards you can always just prepare some printed labels instead.
9th January 2012, 01:51 PM #35
Is there a way to register as a private individual without giving them my work details? Last time I got in trouble after some suppliers started spamming a colleague's E-Mail address and phone with my name!
Originally Posted by tom_newton
9th January 2012, 03:20 PM #36
just make up some details and create a hotmail/gmail account for random garbage/one use?
Originally Posted by CAM
9th January 2012, 03:44 PM #37
I plan on turning up in my New Rocks (the one's that I've well and truly worn in for several years)
Originally Posted by john
9th January 2012, 06:41 PM #38
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First post! Been an member for nearly a year but never got round to posting!
Sorry if its off topic but does anyone know if the underground is still running between Earls Court and Kensington Olympia? I heard somewhere that it was a very reduced or non existent service now?
9th January 2012, 06:46 PM #39
Pretty much accurate. Best bet would be overground services if possible. Been a while since I used London rail services in that area.
9th January 2012, 06:51 PM #40
Originally Posted by BennyG
Must admit, we normally just walk along the road from Hammersmith station to Olympia since the tube is very limited and can be quite busy. Hopefully it will be a nice dry day this year.
9th January 2012, 07:04 PM #41
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Completely agree about it being busy and limited in the past. Recon I will walk it this year!
9th January 2012, 07:18 PM #42
9th January 2012, 07:31 PM #43
I often walk too. It only takes about 20 minutes from Earl's Court
9th January 2012, 07:48 PM #44
Originally Posted by elsiegee40
the best and easiest walk is from West Kensington station, as it's straight up the road and directly opposite olympia. You can get to it on district from earls court, if you choose right, without changing i think.
Originally Posted by BennyG
Extra benefit is that it's an absolute nightmare at olympia station, so walking in is far easier.
9th January 2012, 08:43 PM #45
This is the TfL District Line timetable as published on the BETT website @BennyG
District Line Special Event Service Timetable
Trains from Earl's Court to Kensington (Olympia), will depart at the following times:
First trains: 1015,1044
Then at: 14 and 44 minutes past each hour until
Last trains: 1614,1636,1709,1737,1812,1838,1915,1945, 2005, 2025, 2044, 2044, 2114, 2144, 2214, 2244
Trains from Kensington (Olympia) to Earl's Court will depart at the following times:
First trains: 1028, 1058
Then at: 28 and 58 minutes past each hour until
Last trains: 1558, 1633, 1649, 1723, 1750, 1823, 1855, 1923, 1958, 2018, 2038, 2058, 2128, 2158, 2228, 2300
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