1. It’s Free
Admission costs have been covered by our sponsors. Sure, you gotta pay for airfare, hotel and drinks but the rest is free.
2. We Have Raffle Prizes Out The Wazoo
Seriously, my wazoo is killing me.
3. You Need To Network
This is the only opportunity in the world to network and meet with this many voiceover industry people in one place.
4. You Have No Friends
You are bound to find someone, anyone who will put up with your B.S. there. Heck, I even found a wife at one of these!
5. You Hate Your Liver
I don’t blame you. There will be ample opportunity to pummel it into submission at the Mixer.
6. You Love Rob Paulsen
Have a thing for the Emmy Award winning star of Pinky and the Brain and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Who doesn’t? Use this opportunity to sign up for his seminar earlier that day.
7. You Need A Coach Or Agent
Harass them there where they cant escape.
8. Christmas Makes You All Warm And Fuzzy
There is no better place in the world than New York during the Holidays. Check out the windows at Macy’s! Go ice skating under the tree in Rockefeller Center! Freeze your ass off! Good times.
9. You’re A Recluse
This is your chance to pose for the paps and finally get out of your booth for once. Hobnob with the big shot movers and shakers. Get out there and be somebody!
10. Erik Sheppard Will Be There
That alone is worth the price of admission (please see #1 above).