Gentlemen, AWFS 2015 is just around the corner (starts July 22). And we at Business Partner Estimating Software are planning to release a new generation of our estimating software at the show. So I have to be there this time around.
In an effort to mix my passion for motorcycle touring with my need to arrive in Las Vegas on the 21st of July, I am planning what I will be calling my VEGAS OR BUST TOUR, which in essence means I will be riding my motorcycle instead of flying to Vegas.
I'm going to be covering a lot of miles since I will be leaving from Nashville Tennessee, riding down to Key West Florida first, and then heading toward Vegas, which means I will be riding right past a lot of cabinet shops.
As I get a little further along in my planning, I will be posting my travel agenda, including my overnight camp site locations (might be asking for recommendations from some of you), and my daily lunch breaks.
Would love to catch a meal with any cabinetmakers who are interested in breakfast, lunch or dinner if you happen to be in close proximity to my planned route (I will post my route as soon as it is complete).
If you are at all interested, you can read all about it by clicking on the link below, and check back frequently to see my route, and if you happen to be somewhere along the path I choose.
Keep in mind that I will also be riding from Las Vegas back to Nashville Tennessee via some long out of the way route, so even if you don't find yourself on my route on the way out, you might find yourself on my route home.
Business Partner Software, LLC
ps: if you are a rider, and have any suggested routes, I'm all ears.
Good luyck on the ride. If you are passing through fort lauderdale, my shop is 1.6 miles off the 95 or turnpike. Give me some advanced notice and some lunch, breakfast and a cold one or coffee will be waiting for you. Drive safe. Harold.
Good grief buddy, that ride is sure a heck of an undertaking!
Given all you gotta do is go up I-95 N from F L to I-10W, it is a straight shot to Phoenix. You can then go up I-17 (going from memory) to Flagstaff and then to LV. The point is, my shops are about a block away, North and South from I-10, in the West Texas town of El Paso, a mile away from each other and I will be thrilled if you would stop by. By the way, this is all the reason I need to make it to the show. If I can be of help, I would like to help at the booth.
I'm in Northern California just out of Sacramento and we have some great roads here if you make it this far your welcome to stop by the shop and I have a guest room with a comfortable murphy bed that is always open.
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Harold, I will be leaving Merritt Island Florida on the 9th of July, and coming right through there on my way to Key West, so let's make it happen. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact info and I'll keep you posted.
I'll be leaving my moms on the morning of the 9th, so it will most likely me lunch (may be a late or early lunch, I can't ever tell how long it will take to get away from my mom's, and still maintain the "honor your mother and father" principle).
Mario, still toying between 10 and 40 (my family and I have an overnight stay in Nashville Georgia area, so getting back to 10 would cause some back tracking),
Since you are coming to the show, I'm not going to be as upset about missing your shop as I would be if you were not coming. Also, that particular leg of the trip will not leave much time for visiting.
We would love to have every current Business Partner Software user spend as much time as they will give us in the booth, your opinions of the software are 10 times more valuable to potential users than anything we can say to them.
Derrek, I plan on riding all the way up the coast, so I think I will be in your area at some point, but I have not planned that leg of the trip yet other than I will be leaving the San Ysidro California area on the morning of the 26th of July, and planning on riding approximately 400 miles each day, with the final destination on that south to north leg at Blaine Washington.
I'm also hoping to drop in and see Paul Akers in Bellingham. If you don't mind, send your current contact info to email@example.com and I will keep you posted once I get that leg of the trip worked out.
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