Hard to believe its November already…and soon the holidays will be upon us! Meanwhile, the continuous cycle of tradeshows and events help blur the passing weeks and months into memories.
As with each edition, ECN transports you, the reader, to meet and explore the realities of some of the many people, places and things that make working in our unique industry so interesting and enjoyable. Whether it’s nth degree’s Melvin Alston (at right, gracing this issue’s cover) – ranked fourth in the world in his class for bodybuilding – or Leonard Metcalf, discussing his three -decades plus adventure in our industry (see 10 Questions, Page 44), it’s clear we have some of the most incredible people working with and around us. (Please do continue to contact us with suggestions for future features!)
This issue we also take the reader to Dreamforce at San Francisco’s Moscone Center (see Page 48). If you weren’t one of the 170,000+ people in attendance, we have ample coverage for you. We also travel to Georgia for pictorial coverage of The Randy Smith Memorial Golf Classic (see Page 40). Although the results speak for themselves, being there in person with the huge team of volunteers and mixing with the families of the recipients makes for an emotionally charged event.
- – Don Svehla, publisher
At left, the name may be gone…but the jacket remains! Me, sporting my decades+ old Giltspur jacket with tourney volunteers Hayda Toro and Suzanne Bennett from Tectonics’ Atlanta office.