Bring the family and come for sport to the National Sports Collectors Convention at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Theatre July 29-August 2, and stay at the nearby and affordable Elk Grove Chicago Hotel!
Start with the stars. Appearing and signing autographs will be: Dan Dierdorf; Bob Griese; US Olympic hockey star Mike Eruzione; Bill Buckner; Mookie Wilson; Gale Sayers; Thurmon Thompson; this writer’s hero Bob Gibson; gymnast Dominique Wilkins; Johnny Bench . . . and many, many more! Did we mention basketball icon Dennis Rodman? Boxer Mike Tyson? Get some autographs for me!
See the extensive Babe Ruth memorabilia display! Hold a 1932 game-used Babe Ruth Bat! Barter with displayers of vintage sports cards and collectibles! Enjoy the VIP Kick-off Party and free autographs from the Atlanta Braves Dale Murphy and Cleveland Indians star Carlos Baerga!
You want trading cards? There will be rows and rows of vendors selling the cards of your favorite athletes! Check out the amazing case break displays on video or in the demonstration areas! Kids twelve and under are admitted for no charge!
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is at 5555 North River Road in Rosemont. For tickets, go online to: www.nsccshow.com and follow the prompts.
The Elk Grove Chicago Hotel, located just minutes away from the National Sports Collectors Convention, offers affordable, comfortable rooms with amenities such as an indoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Our local shuttle can take you to Woodfield Mall, Allstate Arena and O’Hare Field. Ask about our Park, Stay and Fly special rates!