Shows like this rely on a team of helpers, to get the stands up, get power to all of them, help the exhibitors bring in their kit, set up the 'theatre' and serve refreshments. Then after it's all over, clear everything up. I was one of that team - 2hrs on Friday plus 2 hours set up on Saturday. Then 2 sessions during the show and and about 1.5hrs clearing up.
I still found time to buy upgrades for Easiwriter, Photodesk, Datapower as well as an improved version of VA - the Sa one.
Glad everyone enjoyed it. But a special very big thank you to those on the catering stand.