I learned this was the first year for this event and I was shocked. It was a good size with a great turnout. The event was hosted in a school gym,
September 7, 2018, 5:23 pm
common area, hallways, and cafeteria. The problem was the hallways, which had artist and vendor tables on both sides, creating bottle necks that people couldn't pass through. Some hallways were also more critical for traffic than others, creating a couple of areas that just didn't get the foot traffic of other areas.
The staff was friendly and responsive, but I would have liked to a table assignment before I left. They went above and beyond to get the air conditioning lowered and fans to circulate air to cool down areas that were extremely hot.
The event suffered most from being too large for the venue it was in.