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10 Items YOU Need For Blade Show Atlanta 2023|SHED KNIVES BLOG #8

10 Items YOU Need For Blade Show Atlanta 2023|SHED KNIVES BLOG #8

Blade Show Atlanta 2023 is just around the corner, and if you're a blade enthusiast or a knife collector, you won't want to miss this exciting event. As you prepare to embark on this thrilling journey of all things blades, it's important to ensure you have the essential items that will make your experience unforgettable. In this blog, we'll highlight the top 10 items you need to have in your arsenal for Blade Show Atlanta 2023. So, let's dive in and get ready to immerse ourselves in the world of blades and cutting-edge craftsmanship!

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REMINDER: Shed Knives will be at booth #2416 June 2 - 4, 2023 so be sure to stop by, take photos, check out knives, and meet the team!


While many vendors accept card payments, it's always wise to carry some cash with you. Some exhibitors may offer exclusive deals or discounts for cash transactions, and having cash on hand will allow you to make quick purchases without any hassles.


With so much to see and explore at Blade Show Atlanta, you'll want to have a reliable bag or backpack to carry your essentials. Choose a bag that's comfortable, lightweight, and has enough space to accommodate your purchases, water bottle, snacks, and other belongings.


Blade Show Atlanta can be overwhelming with its vast array of exhibits, demonstrations, and activities. Create a plan or a schedule for the day to ensure you don't miss out on the booths or events that interest you the most. Check the event's website or app for a layout and schedule to help you navigate the show effectively.

Comfortable Attire:

Be prepared to spend long hours exploring the show floor, engaging in conversations, and attending demonstrations. Dress comfortably and wear suitable footwear that can withstand the hours of walking and standing. Consider the weather forecast and dress in layers if needed. Pro Tip: Blade Show can get HOT due to thousands of people in the same place - don't dress too warm.

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Charged Devices:

Capture the excitement of Blade Show Atlanta by bringing along your fully charged devices, such as your smartphone or camera. You'll want to document your favorite finds, take photos with knife makers, and share your experiences with fellow blade enthusiasts on social media.

Bring Your Etiquette!

Blade Show Atlanta is a gathering of knife enthusiasts, collectors, and industry professionals. It's important to exhibit proper etiquette while interacting with others. Respect personal space, wait your turn, and engage in conversations with courtesy and enthusiasm. Remember, this is a community built on a shared passion, so let's foster a positive and inclusive atmosphere.

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Rally Point:

With such a large event, it's easy to get separated from your group or friends. Establish a designated rally point where you can meet up if you happen to get separated. This will ensure that you can regroup and continue enjoying the show together.

Water & Snacks:

Staying hydrated and fueled throughout the day is essential. Carry a refillable water bottle to keep yourself hydrated, as you'll be walking and engaging in activities. Pack some snacks to keep your energy levels up, especially during busy hours when food lines might be long.


Don't forget to bring your identification and tickets for admission to Blade Show Atlanta. Keep them in a safe and easily accessible place, such as a lanyard or a secure pocket in your bag. Having your ID and tickets ready will help streamline your entry process.

Business Cards:

If you're a knife enthusiast, collector, or even a knife maker, consider bringing along some business cards. Blade Show Atlanta is an excellent opportunity to network and connect with like-minded individuals. Sharing your contact information through business cards can help you establish meaningful connections and stay in touch with fellow enthusiasts or potential collaborators.

In conclusion, Blade Show Atlanta 2023 promises to be an unforgettable experience for blade enthusiasts. By ensuring you have these 10 essential items - cash, bag/backpack, plan, comfortable attire, charged devices, etiquette, rally point, water & snacks, ID/tickets, and business cards - you'll be well-prepared to make the most of your time at the event. Remember to embrace the excitement, engage with fellow blade enthusiasts, and immerse yourself in the world of knives and cutting-edge craftsmanship. Whether you're looking to expand your collection, meet renowned knife makers, or simply revel in the awe-inspiring displays, Blade Show Atlanta 2023 is the ultimate destination for blade aficionados. So, gear up, get ready, and prepare to be amazed at this premier knife event. See you there!



About The Author:

CEO & Founder of Shed Knives, W. Jack Billings

Jack Billings is the 19 year old CEO and Founder of Shed Knives, a rising manufacturer of high-quality fixed blade bushcraft knives. With over 5 years of experience as a knife maker, he has developed a reputation for crafting durable, reliable knives that are designed for outdoor enthusiasts and bushcrafters alike. Jack started making knives at the age of 13 and has been refining his craft ever since.

In addition to his expertise in knife making, Jack has a High School Degree from POLYTECH High School, where he studied Automotive Technology and obtained his ASE Certification. He is also a content creator for Shed Knives and has reached the eyes of over 600,000 people across the world through his work.

When he's not working on knives, Jack enjoys exploring the outdoors and has a passion for bushcraft. He also has a passion for the automotive world and enjoys learning about new technologies and advancements. Additionally, he has a great interest in language and is studying Spanish, German, and Arabic.

Jack's personal mission is to constantly improve himself, his products, and his processes in order to stay ahead of the rapidly changing interests of the knife industry and to surpass the competition. He takes great pride in American manufacturing and is committed to contributing to the growth of the world knife industry through his work.

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