The Key Points in This Chapter
Part A: Celebrating
The convention center was like a cavernous tribal council, with tables of ten populated by the vast Shopmart supplier community. It was the Annual Supplier of the Year awards, with all money raised going to the state’s largest children’s hospital. That, and the promise of entertainment from one of the country’s oldest and most enduring rock stars, had led to what Amy described as “record attendance!”
The awards had a long and illustrious history. ...