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Warren Buffett, cartoon characters and American food: Inside Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting

Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting is akin to a pilgrimage to financial advisors and investors. It is also equally interesting for children for the lineup of cartoon characters and food to keep them entertained as their parents look forward to Warren Buffett's financial advice.

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Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting is akin to a pilgrimage to financial advisors and investors. In May 2017, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholder meeting at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, United States. The next is May 2018. (Image: Reuters)
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Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting is akin to a pilgrimage to financial advisors and investors. In May 2017, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholder meeting at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, United States. The next is May 2018. (Image: Reuters)

The event is marked by the attendance of scores of Warren Buffett admirers who line hours before the investment guru's and Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett's speech. (Image: Reuters)
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The event is marked by the attendance of scores of Warren Buffett admirers who line hours before the investment guru's and Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett's speech. (Image: Reuters)

Unlike many multinational conglomerates, Berkshire Hathaway's annual meet allows guests to bring along their children. In fact, the company makes arrangements such as bringing in cartoon characters and shopping stalls. (Image: Reuters)
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Unlike many multinational conglomerates, Berkshire Hathaway's annual meet allows guests to bring along their children. In fact, the company makes arrangements such as bringing in cartoon characters and shopping stalls. (Image: Reuters)

Food requirements for investors who arrive from around the world too are taken care of. (Image: Reuters)
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Food requirements for investors who arrive from around the world too are taken care of. (Image: Reuters)

Last year's event saw cartoons such as Mr Peanut, the mascot of American snack-food company Planters, entertain guests. (Image: Reuters)
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Last year's event saw cartoons such as Mr Peanut, the mascot of American snack-food company Planters, entertain guests. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Feb 25, 2018 01:03 pm
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