Written By Guest Blogger: David Gradney
This past week, Gerardo, a sales colleague, and I traveled to Bogota, Colombia. The country is extremely interesting in its customs and beautiful sights. While Gerardo and I made time to sight-see, our purpose for travel (on the boss’s dime) was to meet with our Colombia distributor, Industricol, and potential clients within the pneumatic conveying, waste water and general aeration industries.
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Among other products, we showcased our air knife systems and introduced our rotary vane pumps, a product line that a group didn’t know we offered.
At the end of a work day, Gerardo and I joined the group for a cup of after-work coffee, which is a local custom. For dinner, we had some of the largest burgers I’ve ever seen, and I live in Texas! Colombia had a lot of activities to dive into. We went 300 meters above Bogota to visit a beautiful, well-known church. For our last night in Bogota, we visited a famous local park, that has a strict BYOB rule. Being someone that will occasionally visit a public park, in the states, this was uncharted territory. But we fully embraced the culture and had a lot of fun. Next stop is Ecuador! Until then…