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Stampin' Up! Convention 2010 - sights, sounds, memorable moments

Stampin' Up! Convention - random ramblings from Awards Night..

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Stampin' Up! does an amazing job making their demonstrators feel loved and appreciated!!  There are awards, prizes, marches on stage, flowers, gifts, ... you name it.. they sure know how to spoil us!  At Convention 2010 last week, I was recognized for ...

  • #5 in Demonstrator of the Year out of all the demonstrators in the US!
  • I placed 8th in the company with 13 Sr. Associate promotions in my 1st level Luv 2 Stamp Group
  • I recruited 16 demonstrators into my 1st level of the Luv 2 Stamp Group
  • Celebrated being in the Stampin' Up! business for 15 years!
  • Surpassing the $400,000 mark in career sales!
  • Selling over $60,000 in the last fiscal year!
  • Earning the upcoming 2011 Incentive Trip to Alaska! All expenses paid for TWO people!

Being in the top 100 "Demonstrator of the Year" category in Stampin' Up!, means I am in the Founder's Circle and get to go on a four day, all expenses paid trip to beautiful St. George, Utah with the top 100 demonstrators in the entire country!  I have been on this trip twice before and it is so much fun to hang out with my Stamping buddies and relax, eat, talk, swap, share tips and ideas, stamp, eat, relax, visit the Stampin' Up! manufacturing facility in Kanab, relax, eat, oh .. ya..  I mentioned that part :)

Demonstrator of the Year status is determined by a combination of factors from the previous year: personal sales, personal recruiting, personal promotions, and promotions and sales of the demonstrators in the first level of your group.  I was beyond AMAZED and honored to have ranked 5th in the company.. that was a total surprise and was made even better by having my husband and son in attendance at the Awards Night ceremony!!! Bless them for driving all the way from the San Francisco area to be with me!!! 

As they called up the top 100 in groups of 10, starting from #100, I fully expected to be called WAY before #10 .. but when they got to #11 and I knew I was in the top 10, this was my reaction.. I could NOT believe it! Look at Stella's face (next to me).. she is so shocked too.... I still get butterflies thinking of that moment!


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Here is the top 10... THANK YOU to Nikki Rueth for sending me this photo!!

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This was my face as I exited the stage and was greeted by my fabulous SAM (service account manager) Terri... i was soooooooooooooooo stunned in case you cannot tell! :)

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Here I am with my friends Susie and Michelle as we walk the stage celebrating over $60,000 in personal sales last year!

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My friend Glad and I as we are about to walk on stage for our 15 year recognition march. 

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 Thank you Stampin' Up! for making us feel so appreciated!!!


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Attn: Former Demonstrators:  Join Stampin' Up! Again! Contact your former upline, or contact me for all the details!  Click image below to see all the details !

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Meg McGarry

Congratulations - I follow your blog everyday and find it so inspiring creatively. Thank you; life returns to you what you give - obviously you are a very giving person.

Corinne (aka Roxy)

The picture with Eric and Jason made me cry...I'm so "over the moon" excited for you and your family !!!!

I love the pic of your're such a sweetie !!!

Enjoy every moment of it my friend !!!

Robin Feicht

Congratulations, Patti! You're an inspiration to all of us.

Angie Tieman

Congratulations, Patti!! I am SO happy for you! Love the pictures!

Holly Denghel

Oh, wow. That is so awesome!! What a night you had.


WOW what an amazing night!! Congratulations! You are an inspiration. Thanks for sharing all that excitement with us! Awesome!!

Sandi MacIver

Patti, Congratulations on all your accomplishments. You are my Idol, and I very much enjoyed watching you walk across the stage so many times and accept all those very well deserved awards. It was also very nice to meet you, if for only a minute.
Wishing you continued success and see you next year at Convention.

Debbie Reeder

Congratulations Patti on this wonderful accomplishment of your hard work & talent! I was so honored to be able to meet you in person at convention and spend a few minutes talking to you. You are as sweet and special in person as you are on your blog and e-mails. The time you take in acknowledging people for comments and notes is inspiring. Thanks so much for taking the time to "share what you love" with the rest of us! WTG!!


This is so awesome Patty!! The pictures tell the story perfectly. Congratulations!

Wanda G (stampcat)

I have a little tear in my eye! I'm so happy for you and you are so deserving! You go girl! ROCK STAR!!!!

Nikki Rueth

I just e-mail you the picture I took of the Top 10 from Awards Night! WOW, What an amazing night!! Congrats!!

Richelle M.

Congratulations Patti! That is soo exciting!!!

Bonnie H.

Congratulations, Patty!!!!


congrats on all the success! i hung out with susie at a leadership or regional once and she was such a sweetheart! i will see if her old email works and congratulate her as well!

Liz Shultz (in Canada)

Congratulations on all of your amazing accomplishments! You deserve all of the recognition and more - you are an incredible inspiration to us all!!!

Margaret Peltier

Congratulations again on all your accomplishments and awards - they are well deserved - looking forward to more wonderful samples and ideas on your blog! Here's to 2011 that you will have the same or even more success!!

Trish Hoffman

Hi Patty, Congratulations on ALL of your Accomplishments for last year!!! I really don't know how you managed it all. I visit you as often as I can, being sick, and so very much idolize you. You have so much joy for the company that you represent, and are so happy every day to be doing so. It shows and I know that Stampin' Up! notices this. Thanks again for sharing your wonderful pix with us. Thanks for everyone who helped take the pix and pass them along to Patty.

Cyber hugs, Trish in Wisconsin

Linda Henry

Patty, Congratulations on all Your awards. It was a highlight convention for me too because I was able to introduce myself to many of my blog heros.


Congratulations Patty! Well deserved! You are one of the most inspirational demos out there. I so appreciate you!


Congratulations on all your awards, you deserve them all and so much more. I did get to chat with you for a few minutes to thank you for your inspiration and have to say you are truly just as sweet in person as you are on your blog and emails. Thank you for taking such time and consideration with us.

Renee Ondrajka

Congrats Patty! So very proud of you!

Lisa Brown

Congratulations, Patty! So excited for you!

Dorothy T

CONGRATULATIONS, Patty on being #5 and all the other awards. You really deserved them all. Thank you for all you do and Thank you for sharing with us. Love you blog and all the beautiful cards you make.

diane mcvey

Great story, and huge CONGRATULATIONS!!! You have every right to be proud of your accomplishments! And your blog is so helpful, and appreciated by all of us. You are an amazing demonstrator! WAY TO GO!!!

Rosemarie Diehl

Wow, Patty! Congratulations on your acheivement! You truly are such an inspiration :)

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