Listen, my darlings, and learn from my mistakes.
First: if they offer you a handy little event planner, it's probably for a reason and you should use it. I spent as much time today freaking out about where stuff was and how I'd see it all as I did actually seeing it.
Next: make appointments. You're much more likely to a) get noticed in a crowded booth and b) get some quality time with the reps if they're expecting you.
Last: make a plan for transporting your loot. The shipping service at the expo charges a $37 handling fee, in addition to the actual cost of shipping.
These things said, I had an awesome first day. Here's my favorite ARC:
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