An amazing trip to Warren Buffett's hometown Omaha. The moment we stepped out from airplane, this welcome us. Berkshire Hathaway owns Delta, this is telling us, the shareholders, that Delta is working hard for us. Thank you Delta Airline, thank you Berkshire Hathaway.
Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders meeting, the coolest experience ever for an investor. yipei flew 16 hours for this most unique AGM in the world, and grateful to share the memories.
The Adventure Begins
Enjoy the beautiful enroute journey to Omaha, alot to explore in USA, great country, enjoy....
Omaha trip is a dream experience for many value investors. As Warren Buffett said ~ Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing, if you know, research, and plan, you will discover that this Unique trip is one whereby many investors can achieve and enjoy. Many people think that Annual Shareholder Meeting is such a boring event, but Warren Buffett shows the world that we can always set a new limit for a traditional event, and investing can be interesting; and investors can be a group of fun achievers. Thank you Berkshire Hathaway, thank you Omaha, thank you Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger.
Arriving & Collect Passes
Day One ~ Shareholders Shopping Day by companies own by Berkshire Hathaway, big event hall, with offers & discounts for shareholders, after spending 3 hours of shopping, value investors can have a feel What is Value Investing, the business, the products, the services, what does Mr Buffett and Mr Charlie look at.
Day One ~ Borsheims Cocktail Reception
Relax, Drink, Eat, Music, Party time........
Happening...can you believe this is an annual shareholder meeting event.....
DAY 2 ~ ANNUAL MEETING
830am Annual Meeting Movie, this is a special movie made for this AGM only, Warren Buffett specially appearred on screen to remind everyone to guard everyone, no recording please, VVIPs (Buffett himself, Bill Gate, and I think saw Facebook CEO Zuckerburg "acted" in the movie. This movie is not suppose to release to public.
What a superstar AGM, 25,000 to 30,000 shareholders and friends, from all over the world, only Warren Buffett can create such :O 915am to 345pm, Q&A session, Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger answer questions on investment, economy, life, etc. A 9 year old girl stood up and asked Buffett a question, and she said 2019 is her 3rd visit to Bershire AGM.
One investor from Canada asked Buffett " at this stage of your life, what you value the most?". Buffett said " time & love". Mr Charlie Munger followed up and said "anyone is lucky to be able to spend their time doing what he/she likes to do.
Investor asked Buffett with regards to Berkshire Hathaway holdings billions of cash, Buffett replied " we still continue to do what we know, we will not put money and follow what other's said".
Buffetts's quote " Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing."
DAY 3 ~ "Invest in Yourself" 5k Fun Run & Walk
8am, after long meeting yesterday, shareholders woke up for a great jog and walk, great weather at 15 degree, around downtown Omaha, beautiful weather, buildings and town.
DAY 3 ~ Borsheims Shopping day After the run, eat and drink again, complimentary brunch for shareholders, Buffett and Bill Gates came by for Bridge games.
And the 3 days event ended beautifully. Very well orgainised event, is like whole town participated, a Uber driver even purposely detour and drove us to take a look at Warren Buffett's house. This is really an event all value investors should join in, in fact many investors fly in every year, is like a yearly gathering. Everyone (even the restaurant waitresses) will say "see you next year".