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Welcome back -- money we are live in Houston Texas where rodeos are big business Houston's got the biggest one in the US you know everything is bigger taxes obviously.
-- Wagner is the president and CEO of the Houston livestock show and rodeo it is great to have you here is get -- -- I guess I -- how do I let -- go back and wait.
What is a typical day like and that idea.
I don't must say there is no typical day we've got 27000.
Volunteers a 105 committees so you're literally gone from one type thing it might be.
Fried food eating contests one day to sponsored development bit.
But every day has activities like those they have can't certainly have a rodeo and and we just do whatever it takes to keep but all right.
You -- at a concert live entertainment the show goes -- for about a month.
That is -- -- -- here planning it right.
-- were in the middle of planet and we'll start the next one really in January the show will be in in March that.
That everything from the barbecued of the parade yeah concerts have this have to have about a year in advance.
Don't act is going to be hot a year from now when you're trying to about the -- -- -- we do it kinda market researcher surveys that's one of the great things about technology today we we know who's rising and we we really -- guessing yes.
You know the year we hit with Justin -- no one had heard of them early on really in July and by the time march got here.
He was off the -- so we'll meet you get a deal on messaging vote to not got a great deal that year many we got that that's always a one time thing deeper act exactly.
What does the average consumer like -- -- career right now.
We we literally cover every demographic in Houston Texas and so so the average consumer would be the average -- stoning -- the average Harris County person.
We're gonna have everyone from -- bidders the president's.
People just like to put on their boots and hats for for about three weeks and and -- come out.
See you know how to countries feeling that cash apps that your drive cross section how are people do it currently spending more or less well we we do real well and it's funny because of mediocre economy -- -- decent is probably our best economy.
You have less people traveling but we're by far the best value in the world because I mean for twenty dollars B -- Go see a concert you'd normally pay 75 dollars for -- senators just.
Is -- deal that's -- so mediocre economy it's always better if everybody's doing really well they're gonna go on a trip obviously we need the business community strong because they're the ones who were at -- the sponsorships and and and we sell.
You know ten million dollars worth of junior option animals we need people to buy those.
But the base ticket base customer.
We're gonna be strong and almost any environment.
Yeah so what's going on here ha what would we need to make you a little bit -- -- and so so yeah we've got a silver belly.
This from the Houston livestock show and rodeo in the -- store and day and we want you to take back.
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