2013 ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES WILL BE POSTED AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED
34th National VIP Party - The Kick-Off event for the 34th National is the annual VIP Party from
2:30-4:00pm, Wednesday July 31 and is held exclusively for VIP and
SuperVIP ticketholders. It will be held in Room 14 on the ground floor of the Donald E Stephens Convention Center. In addition to
receiving your week-long credentials and cram-packed gift package, there
will be free autographs from 1984 Rookie of the Year Dwight "Doc" Gooden, former Bears RB Neal Anderson, Olympic Gold Medalists Dick Fosbury and Bob Beamon.
34th National Sneak Peek -
The National will hold its Grand Opening, for all consumers, on
Wednesday night July 31, 4-8 PM for a special Sneak Preview of the
world's most famous sports collectibles show. There
will be free autographs from Dwight Gooden, former Bears All Pro Neal Anderson and Olympic Gold Medalists Dick Fosbury and Bob Beamon. Autographs will be one per person,
1st come-1st served, as time permits. The Show Floor will be open and
admission is free for all VIP and SuperVIP Admission attendees. One day
Admission Tickets (good for any one day of the National) may be purchased at $20 each in advance through this web
site or $25 at the Convention Center.
- Kids Free Week at the 34th National - All youngsters 12 and under will be admitted at no charge all 5 days of the show, courtesy of The National.
TriStar Productions National Autograph Pavilion
- The Autograph Pavilion will be hosted by TriStar Productions and will
showcase celebrities and athletes over the five-day period of the
consumers' show July 31-August 4. To see the complete list of
celebrities signing at the Autograph Pavilion, click here
- Olympic Pavilion - The Olympic Pavilion is a 25,000 square foot area on the Convention Floor. There you will find vendors exhibiting and selling all types of Olympic memorabilia ranged from Olympic Medals, torches, programs and everything else Olympic!