As with any thing event and such. Most do come back year after year. Now with that said. N.A.M.E.S. board of Directors has banned a number of people both companies, and the individual sellers one guy only after numerous complaints and run ins with volunteers and not following requests to pack up and get out of the arena during tear down.
There was a couple of real junk dealers that were told not to come back! Also last year there was a mix up with one of the Ohio members of this forum. As it turned out people got him confused with the problem child I mentioned in the first paragraph.
He declined to sell last year, after it was found out.
Add to the above, as Jan of TGT said conflicts in scheduling for the vendors, the economy, family emergencies. And last minutes decisions, we have had them all over the years.
We never know who or when till they show up.
Been there, probably broke it, doing that!
I am not a lawyer, and never played one on TV!
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