Photo Highlights from the 2011 BLADE Show

Enjoy these pictures BLADE staff snapped at the 2011 BLADE Show.

 

Crowds line the entrance:

 

When the doors open, knife fans have fun on the show floor:

 

 

Many celebrities attended BLADE Show unannounced and unbilled. Not the Gunny, though. You’d recognize him anywhere:

 

Knife stars of the political world attended, too. Here’s New Hampshire Rep. Jenn Coffey, a champion of knife rights. Her knife preemption bill was signed into New Hampshire law just before BLADE Show:

 

 

Attendees also attended seminars and demonstrations:


Before you knew it, they were passing out Knife of the Year Awards:

 

Other great prizes were distributed, too. Patrick Burns won a free trip to the show, courtesy of KnifeBroker.com:

Sometimes, a professional photo of a knife is worth going to the show alone. Eric Eggley worked hard throughout the show:

The banquet was the centerpiece of the show. The movers and shakers of the knife industry spoke and were recognized for their achievements. For a complete list of winners, click here:

 

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