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DENIMBRUIN 2017

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Forum Name: Denimbruin
Forum Description: annual
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Topic: DENIMBRUIN 2017
Posted By: mr randal
Subject: DENIMBRUIN 2017
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 5:14pm
There will be one.




 I fully intended for 2016 to be the last year for DB, for a variety of personal and logistical reasons. Prime among them that DB 2015 was particularly difficult for me.
 As it turns out, however, this year was largely stress free and completely rewarding.

 A few weeks after it ended I checked in with all of the hosts and prime exhibitors, and to a man they expressed a strong desire to go forward with the events.

 So next year you will see participation from all of the people who have helped build Denimbriuin into what it is today: Michael & Charla Harris, Roy, Nicholas Hollows, AB Fits, Standard & Strange, LVC,  Florian Bertmer, and more.


Next year will likely have a somewhat different format.

 I want Denimbruin (as I do denimbro) to get onto a more positive, community based vibe.
 I heard from quite a few denimbros and exhibitors that the DB events could be overwhelming, and that due to the jam-packed weekend it was hard to connect with other bros. I also get the feeling that some of the exhibitors can feel like the party atmosphere can make it hard to interface with attendees.
 I'll be working on those things with the hosts to develop some strategies around this while maintaining the good vibes of our events.

 One step I'm pretty sure we'll take is that the public events of DB will be reduced from three to two, with Friday probably going to a private, non-publicized meet & greet with the hosts and exhibitors, to which all attending denimbros will be welcome.
 I hope that this will be added inducement for forum members to travel to SF for the shows- as now there will be a much more intimate gathering on one day with better access to your favorite designers and manufacturers.
 Likely this day will also have a denimbro swap meet built in.
 Hopefully this will be enough to finally provoke one of our British members to attend...
(Ross, you didn't count in the past, though I suppose you do now!)

 I'll be taking input- anyone who has some please send it my way. Denimbruin started as an outgrowth of this forum, and should largely be a reflection of what our forum members would like it to be.

Thanks to everyone who has participated in Denimbruin over these last five years, both in person and online! It would truly be nothing without you.


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Posted By: hollows
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 5:21pm
Hug

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Posted By: Shorty Long
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 5:53pm
I already have my 2017 New Year's resolution.


Posted By: shredwin_206
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 5:56pm
Hoping to make my first DB in 2017 Mark!


Posted By: BillTheButchr
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 6:01pm
Nice. 

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Posted By: A_See
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 6:19pm
Great news!!


Posted By: Grant
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 7:26pm
Good news. Hope to finally make it next year.


Posted By: Slimstraight
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 8:39pm
ClapClapClap


Posted By: Broark
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 8:40pm
Great news, I would love to make it to this next year!


Posted By: Bob Dale
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 9:20pm
Bakesale Betty , in mah belly, 2017 !

🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂
That's 17 smiles

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Posted By: mr randal
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2016 at 9:24pm
I'm making a list, and will be checking it twice!

Maybe I'll have something special for first time bros next year...

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Posted By: eastwest
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2016 at 2:44am
Too many small children to contemplate making it over the pond next year and although not a particularly active member I really enjoy seeing it happen in pictures. Great effort Mark.


Posted By: smoothsailor
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2016 at 11:43am
Holland is relatively close to the UK, I'm sure you don't mind a Dutch family coming over.
Going to try and make it work. It's probably to soon to ask for dates


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Posted By: mr randal
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2016 at 11:46am
Holland would be acceptable.

😀

Dates will be a while, but likely a little later than previous years, maybe early-mid August.

I really hope you can make it! If you feel like doing a little work while you're here, I know folks at several local tattoo parlors, so could see about a guest chair...

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Posted By: *lefty*
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2016 at 12:00pm
Already thinking about the trip that could be planned around this one.
fly into Reno, drive to Lake Tahoe for a day or two, drive to Yosemite for a couple days, then stay in Oakland or Berkley this time.
Yep, ready to do this


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Posted By: smoothsailor
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2016 at 1:17pm
thank u Mark. That would make it a terrific trip. Free DB tattoos for everyone

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Posted By: devilish
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2016 at 4:20pm
YES!! Now I have something to try and work for next year. Who knows I might even be a vendor/exhibitor if one of my plans bares fruit? Mark you are a true gent! 


Posted By: Denimetc
Date Posted: 23 Aug 2016 at 11:37am
Great news!! I am ready to lose my DB cherry Censored


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Posted By: Rivet Head
Date Posted: 23 Aug 2016 at 1:05pm
This is great news Mark! I have some ideas that I'd like to share when I have some time. Thank you again for having me and Warpath out for 2016. It was a real pleasure! 

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Posted By: *lefty*
Date Posted: 21 Nov 2016 at 4:29pm
Now that we've got snow in Ohio, I'm already California dreaming.
Any tentative dates yet, or is it still too far off?

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Posted By: mr randal
Date Posted: 21 Nov 2016 at 7:29pm
Not yet, Lefty.

We're thinking a little later in August, but a lot depends on when the various other trade shows happen, and some of them are notoriously last minute about setting dates.


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Posted By: dudewuttheheck
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017 at 12:16pm
I'd love to know the dates on this soon so I can put in for vacation days. I want to make this my first Denimbruin!


Posted By: Lourdes
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2017 at 5:49pm
Hello there! when do you suggest would be a good time to check back here for updates on Denim Bruin 2017? i'm super interested!!Tongue

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Posted By: mr randal
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2017 at 10:18am
Very soon.
I'm finalized DB dates right now with our overseas exhibitors.

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Posted By: dudewuttheheck
Date Posted: 07 Mar 2017 at 11:04am
This is great news. Thanks for the update mr Randal.


Posted By: mr randal
Date Posted: 17 Mar 2017 at 4:35pm
Denimbruin 2017 official:

July 29 & 30

For bros only:

July 28-30

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Posted By: DarinS.
Date Posted: 17 Mar 2017 at 5:19pm
I might actually be able to make this. Looks like a great event.


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Okay


Posted By: dudewuttheheck
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 7:59am
Time to ask for some vacation days!


Posted By: smoothsailor
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 11:56am
I was hoping to make it and do DB tattoos, but I can't. Make good one though

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Posted By: haler
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 2:53pm
Smoothsailor, too bad.  That would have been fantastic.

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Posted By: A_See
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 3:26pm
Too bad Paul. I was looking forward to you making it over and perhaps getting a little work done by you.


Posted By: mr randal
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 3:44pm
I am really bummed about that too.
CSL was penciled in to perform during this years DB, but also had previous engagements.

Disapprove


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Posted By: Bob Dale
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 6:20pm
Oooooh ! I just saw the solid dates . Maybe , things will be such that the Fam and I can make this the year we venture out all together ---

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Posted By: Slimstraight
Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017 at 7:37pm
Originally posted by mr randal mr randal wrote:


CSL was penciled in to perform during this years DB, but also had previous engagements.

Disapprove

Bummer, that would have been great! I've been listening to his radio show most Sundays.

Originally posted by Bob Dale Bob Dale wrote:

Oooooh ! I just saw the solid dates . Maybe , things will be such that the Fam and I can make this the year we venture out all together ---
Good luck Bob. Hope you can make it happen.



Posted By: dudewuttheheck
Date Posted: 14 Apr 2017 at 6:16pm
Just booked my hotel for this!

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