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BARTER CONNECT

VOLUME II, ISSUE SUMMER 2008

Table of Contents Past, Present, & the Future ...............1 It’s Referral Time ............................2 Welcoming Members ....................3 What Makes an Effective Leader?.4 Looking Into the Future .................5 Step Outside of the Box ................6 Stand Up and Smile!......................7 Travel Destinations ........................8 Certificates Available from The Barter Network Office.............10 Vision & Mission............................12

Past, Present, and the Future By; Jason Bergenske

What an amazing year for The

thing is that members of TBN are

2008 at the Bahia Shrine Center

Barter Network. We have been

looking at barter as an additional

and are expecting to have well over

growing at an amazingly steady rate

way of getting through those tough

50 booths, and upwards of 300 at-

now for over 2 years, with no signs of letting up. We had again a record breaking Spring Tradeshow, with over 140 attendees, and amongst those we saw trading in excess of $55,000.00 in a two hour period.

“Yes over $27,000.00 an hour.”

tendees. Someone asked me a few weeks ago if I thought The Barter Network would have grown this large, I said ABSOLUTELY… But not this fast. I hope all of our members continue to

“Yes over $27,000.00 an hour.”As

times. We are excited to announce

have success with The Barter Net-

many of you may know the economy

that we have set the Christmas

work, and if you need anything feel

is in a bit of a slump, but the good

tradeshow dates for November 18,

free to contact me.


VOLUME II, ISSUE SUMMER 2008