Here is the overview of Buffett’s shopping carnival for shareholders

Signage for Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, April 29, 2022.

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The prelude to the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders’ meeting is nothing short of an extravaganza.

Thousands of Berkshire shareholders flocked to Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend for the annual meeting on Saturday. Before hearing from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, investors gathered in a sprawling convention center to explore exhibits with the conglomerate’s holdings – from toy trains mimicking BNSF Railways rolling stock, Berkshire chocolate coins from See’s Candies to Buffett’s Brooks athleisure.

The so-called “Berkshire Bazaar of Bargains” is a tradition at the Oracle of Omaha’s annual event. Only those with a shareholder ID can attend and they can shop at a discount at the CHI Health Center.

CNBC will host the exclusive livestream of the shareholders’ meeting on Saturday, starting at 9:45 ET.

See’s so

An exhibition showcasing chocolate coins at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Such at See’s Candies attracted a large audience at “Woodstock for the Capitalist.” Today’s two hits were Berkshire chocolate coins and Buffett’s favorite: chocolate walnut fudge.

Bogormen

Show for an almanac by Charles Munger at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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“Poor Charlie’s Almanack” (the third edition of Munger’s City Book) was for sale at The Bookworm, a bookstore chain owned by Berkshire. Admirers can also purchase a collection of Berkshire Hathaway letters to shareholders from 1965 to 2014.

Check the gecko

Display showing Gecko rating for GEICO Insurance during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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The Geico gecko advertising icon was present to entertain shareholders. Buffett first bought shares in the car insurance company in 1996.

Buffett sneakers & socks

View for Brooks showing Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Shoppers snatched sneakers, T-shirts and socks with the Buffett brand at Brooks’ booth. The sportswear company is also hosting a 5K race with Berkshire in central Omaha on Sunday morning.

Jimmy Buffett’s party boat

A motorboat exhibit at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Shareholders could purchase a boat designed by singer Jimmy Buffett at the event for nearly $ 200,000 with a 10% discount. The boats, manufactured by Berkshire subsidiary Forest River, are in production after 14 months of development with the 75-year-old Buffett.

BNSF Railway Model

An exhibition for BNSF Railway at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Toy trains mimicked Berkshire’s BNSF Railway rolling stock. BNSF is one of the largest freight railways in North America.

Duracell

An exhibition for Duracell at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Shareholders lined up to get into battery maker Duracell’s truck with a Buffett mannequin in the driver’s seat. Berkshire closed its deal to buy Duracell from Procter & Gamble in February 2016.

Pampered chef

An exhibition featuring Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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A cardboard cut of Buffett in an apron welcomed shareholders of the kitchen tool company Pampered Chef.

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