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PHOTOS: The CBA’s annual Floggers Luncheon

Relive some of the highlights of the Chemical Business Association’s 87th annual Floggers Luncheon, with these “before” photos.   The event, held on Wednesday 28 April 2010 at London‘s Grosvenor House, attracted 1,035 guests, 180 more than last year, the organisers tell me.   After months of rising chemical prices, it’s obvious the mood was […]

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Conference Etiquette at NPRA

SAN ANTONIO (Chemicals Confidential)–I hear there was a bit of a kerfuffle at the Welcome Reception at NPRA on Sunday evening, when one delegate was smoking a cigar next to the buffet carvery counter.   The Blog has written before to deplore the occasional outbreaks of poor etiquette in the petchem industry (Oops, I am […]

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Etiquette – the no-lunch lunch

Get up before dawn, taxi to airport, flight to Amsterdam, pick up hire car, drive an hour to the middle of Holland somewhere near Zeist, to arrive at a major manufacturing company for a lunch meeting which consisted of one cheese roll.   Until today, that “lunch meeting” some time in the 1990s was my […]

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Top 10 Disadvantages of Teleworking

  The advantages of working from home are well known and so frequently mentioned as “the new and coming thing” that I am heartily bored with the subject.   I have to declare an interest – I worked from home in Devon for seven years in the late 80s and early 90s, when it really […]

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EPCA Luncheon guests go hungry

I’ve just got back from the EPCA Luncheon – it was the first time there was an official luncheon with a speaker, and about 600 people signed up for it. The pre-organisation was a bit chaotic, but it went well on the day. We had a table made up of some customers and a few […]

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Ah Lunch!

Ah Lunch!Just what the discerning blogger likes to sit down to at lunchtime. Prima!I bought this very nice meal here.View Larger Map

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