Of course, Renske and I carpooled as usual. By opting for the morning program, we are forced to leave on time. We follow the workshop Sterling Silver, taught by our Belgian colleague Inge Verbruggen.
The rise is lower than other years. Unfortunate, yet understandable, after all, the price of silver has risen in recent years and despite the recent price decrease, the impact of the current crisis makes that many colleagues are working with metal clay at a lower ebb.
Yet the reunion of sweet and enthusiastic colleagues is as always nice and cozy. The workshop is educational and my inspiration totally gone! Fortunately Inge delivers a handout for the formula, so she doesn’t need to expect unnecessary mail exchange the coming days.
At noon we enjoy a delicious, sumptuous lunch. Then Peter Venema presents the new, customized business structure and direction chosen for Craftlines B.V.. This also gives some changes within and for the instructor network.
The afternoon is kept free to try new products and to place orders.
At 16:00 we say goodbye. Richer in experience and including a goody bag, we drive back towards De Bilt, with plenty to talk based on improving our business operations.
It was successful, interesting and educational. I express the wish that everyone will be fine by this crisis, so that we add luster to the following Instructor Day with a higher number of participants. We need to do this together, together we are strong!