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NEWS Festival goers walk past the Hinterland stall. Senwes Equipment Senwes @ Nampo Harvest Day 2018  By Marlon Abrahams Editor-in-Chief T his year’s Nampo Harvest Day festival achieved another record attendance with Grain SA confirming that 82 817 visitors attended the event, up from last year’s record of 78 648 visitors. The Senwes Grainlink stall was again very popular with many visitors stopping by to experience a virtual reality visit to The Grainlink stall. 30 SENWES SCENARIO | WINTER 2018 one of our silos. The Senwes Grainlink team manning the stall reported a good level of interest and inquiry. The team were on hand to address questions about grain marketing and silo storage. Similarly the Senwes Equipment team were “happy to report good interest and several sales leads” at the John Deere stall which once again was by far the most impressive equipment stall at Nampo, in my opinion. Senwes retail partner Hinterland host- ed a stall which included three compo- Nation in Conversation at Nampo Harvest Day 2018. nents, guns and amo, general retail and Hinterland Fuels and Animal Health. The guns and amo section was a per- petual beehive of activity with the team making significant sales. The same of which could be said about the general retail section. Hinterland Fuels was the talk of Nampo with its two F1 Grand Prix Racing simulators. Visitors were invited to put themselves in-line to win a trip to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by posting the fast lap on the simulator. The competition was for current Hinterland account holders with an average fuel or diesel purchase of R1 500. The winner will be announced in October. Marlene Momberg, Hinterland PR and Events Coordinator said: “We have been busy and the competition attracted more customers. The weapons section also brought in a lot of customers because only a few branches sell weapons, Nampo gave customers an opportunity to shop for different types of weapons that aren’t available at some of the Hinterland retail branches while receiving expert advice from the Hinterland assistants.”