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National Sports Collectors Convention begins five day run in Chicago

Sports Fans and Collectors Converging on Chicago for the 43rd National and Public Invited!

The 43rd National Sports Collectors Convention (The National) is returning to the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, July 26 – July 30, 2023.

The National has grown into a once-a-year extravaganza that is the premier showcase for the world's multi-billion collectible industry. Sports fans, collectors, dealers, and other groups from around the world will converge on the Stephen's Convention Center interested in buying, selling, and trading collecting trading cards, memorabilia, and autographs from high-profile athletes signing in the TRISTAR Autograph Pavilion.

Open to the public, the convention center will be transformed into a collector’s paradise utilizing over 600,000 square feet, including 750 high-profile exhibitors from around the country who will be buying, selling, and trading sought-after sports and entertainment collectibles.

“The National Sports Collectors Convention is the sports and entertainment industry’s largest collectibles annual premier event,” said John Broggi NSCC Show Promoter. “We are excited to have Chicago play host to some of the greatest sports vintage memorabilia in existence.”

High-profile collectible exhibitors include; the leading signature and game-used authentication companies, collectible auction houses, grading companies, licensed trading card manufacturers, and national collectible memorabilia companies, to name just a few.

Scheduled to sign autographs at The National’s TRISTAR Autograph Pavilion are approximately one-hundred fifty (150) plus superstar athletes including; Julius Erving, Joe Montana, Floyd Mayweather, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dennis Rodman, Mike Schmidt, Barry Sanders, Dan Marino, Fred McGriff, Jagr Jaromir, Brandon Marshall, Jerry Rice, Angel Reese, to name just a few. Complete listing -

“We are extremely excited that the 43rd Annual National Sports Collectors Convention is returning to Chicago,” said Ray Schulte, NSCC Director of Communications. “Chicago has an exceptionally strong sports tradition with very avid and knowledgeable collectors and a diversified sports fan base.”

There's still time. The National general admission tickets can be purchased on-site throughout the five (5) day show, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Visitors who have purchased the VIP tickets get to attend the Pristine Auction VIP Party and Memory Lane Sneak Peek as part of their package. The show is open to the public and children 12 and under are admitted FREE all week!

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