Some strange photos from APIC have been arriving in the Blog inbox, and it seems a shame to waste them. Avoiding the ash cloud on the return journey, delegates have been returning to their desks and exchanging their key impressions about the event ...
1 One consultant said that his colleague from the
2 Sweet and milky is the default position for Indian conference coffee and tea.
3 Traders who booked meeting rooms in the main body of the conference hotel had to move from one room to another on each day.
4 APIC had the highest delegate numbers ever: around 1,500 - and non-registered hangers-on doubled that number.
5 Our own John R from ICIS raved about the quality of the DeWitt conference, despite its thin attendance.
6 Congratulations to Etty P on her new grand-daughter.
7 One key industry figure memorably described aromatics traders as behaving "like monkeys in a bag," following up with a request that this shouldn't be quoted on the Blog.
8 One shapely industry publisher was photographed on stage with the Indian dancers at the Farewell Dinner, but requested that the Blog keep it private...
Renaissance lobby c/o Ashok