March 22nd, the day before the show is
scheduled to start, Montreal is hit with a crippling snow storm that saw many travelers
stranded, including our editor-in-chief Marc Mickelson. Marc's flight from Chicago was
re-routed to Ottawa, where he ended up hitching a ride with three IBM employees to
From five floors up at the Delta Hotel there
is barely any traffic down below due to the storm.
But the must go on! Richard Kohlruss of VMAX
Services begins to haul in equipment. VMAX is the distributor of product lines such
as Audio Analogue, Pathos, Final, Cairn and Triangle -- all of which will be displayed at
this show. Watch for pictures.
The lobby of the Delta Hotel is filled with
boxes. Exhibitors for this show work late into the evening for the opening on Friday at
But Friday morning proved to be not much
better! The snow was still falling in Montreal.
Nevertheless, enthusiasts made their way to
the Delta Hotel for registration and plenty of exhibits.