Are The Naked Booth Babes Really Necessary?
I just came across this piece on Anina's site and it left me with some mixed feelings. Seems like we've returned to the era of "sex sells", but is it really necessary? Does every technology event need to have naked models roaming around? Lemme rephrase that... naked FEMALE models?
There are 2 ways that I'm looking at this. One, there are many of us as you know "women in mobile" that want to be seen as just that, but no matter what men are gonna see what they want to see. Can't fault them, thats their nature. But why is it that they feel in order to sell something or convince consumers of their products there has to be either a half-naked or in today's day a painted lady to derive the attention of whats real? Lemme ask this... did any of those painted chics know how to operate or even explain what the hell they were advertising?
And number two, if we are reverting to the days of old in the "sex sells" thing... where the hell are they cladly painted men? Oh I'm sorry... they were the ones wearing the suits. The ones with the power. The ones who need no nudity to get noticed. So basically what I'm seeing is that the events themselves are just targeted towards men and in order to appeal to the men they need to throw in some presumably needed "eye candy".
I am usually not a negative person. But I'm trying to get noticed here. Along with many other talented women. So while the eye candy is flaunting and posing, we are hear screaming our asses off!! I've always been into fashion and if possible I would have tried my fate at modelling. The painted body art expression is fine, but not for technology. As stated on Anina's site... this method was just totally tasteless.
Hi I'm Darla, and I'm your booth bitch!!!