Visiting tattoo conventions as a spectator is exciting experience and even more if it happens in your are. You can see what artists are around and how they stack up against from people from further away.
But if you visit it as a tattoo artist it is whole different story. First of all you see same things as a spectator and on top of that you get meet all the people and network… Usually after main event when everyone is more relaxed. It is such a great experience to meet people ans see what local players are capable of