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“Welcome to the Community!” “The IDDBA Community is excited to have you with us!” “Join the Community if you’re not yet a member!” We’ve been saying it a lot, and it’s one of our influencers: Community. But what does it mean? The dictionary says a community is “a group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived, or perceiving itself, as distinct in some respect from the larger society within which it exists.” We are certainly a group and we do offer a distinct experience for our members, and even those who only attend the IDDBA trade show without the benefits of membership. Our Community ...
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Optimism. If I could only use a single word to describe #IDDBA19, it would be optimism. That optimism may have been personified by the inspiring storytelling of Michael J. Fox , who told us " Every circumstance provides choices and opportunity." After he finished addressing our general session, the crowd didn't just come to their feet for a standing ovation once , but they did so twice . People called the speech inspiring ; Tonya Blomberg of Give and Go Prepared Foods went even further: "Inspiring is an understatement!" Bringing our members inspiration is a huge part of what we do at IDDBA and at our annual show. Why? Because by inspiring each ...
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