The 31st National Sports Collectors Convention officially opens tonight with the Sneak Peek at 4PM. All exhibitors will be open for business and ready to meet the Baltimore sports public. VIPs get an early start with the Beckett Media VIP Party at 2:30 PM while General Admission attendees can enter the show at 4PM. Free autograph guests at the Sneak Peek are Mike Boddicker, Lydell Mitchell and Mark Moseley. Free tickets for tonights Orioles-Angels games will be available to paid attendees, courtesy of Blowoutcards.com.
At the 2010 National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore, Topps will be hosting a panel discussion and meet and greet for collectors. The purpose of the forum is to make ourselves more accessible to collectors and give us the chance to get to know each other better. Various topics related to the hobby will be discussed, and audience participation will be encouraged. We would like to hear your ideas about how we can improve the hobby. Since we don’t often get the chance to interact face to face with end collectors, this forum will be geared toward and limited to the everyday collector (no store owners, no distributors, etc). The event will take place on Thursday, August 4th from 5-7 pm at the Baltimore Convention Center, Room 303. Beer, wine, food, and drinks will be served. To participate, stop by the Topps booth at the convention any time after the show opens to pick up a ticket. Space is limited, so tickets will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you at The National.
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