National Hires Schulte Sports for PR, Marketing

A locally-operated sports auction and marketing firm will be in charge of getting people in the door at this summer’s event in Baltimore.

The National Sports Collectors Convention has hired a Baltimore-area firm to spearhead marketing and public relations initiatives for the 2010 show that will take place in the city this summer.

The 31st annual National comes to the Baltimore Convention Center August 4 -8.

The five day event is the largest collectibles show in the country, with dealers from all over the country exhibiting, including vintage and new cards, game-used and vintage memorabilia dealers, major trading card manufacturers, the top grading services companies and auction houses, plus Hall of Fame and current superstar athletes from every sport signing autographs.

“Schulte Sports is very honored to be associated with of one of the greatest sports collectible events in the country, said Ray Schulte – President Schulte Sports /Auctions. “And we are very excited that The National Sports Collectors Convention will be coming to Baltimore, Maryland for the very first time”.

The National Sports Collectors Convention will bring to town, approximately 60 – 70 of the greatest Hall of Famers and current superstar athletes from every sport to sign autographs at the event’s TriStar Autograph Pavilion, including but not limited to; Brooks Robinson, Cal Ripken, Joe Montana, Willie Mays, Bart Starr and Tom Seaver, to mention a few. In addition, The National Sports Collectors Convention corporate sponsors will be handing out free giveaways and prizes throughout the show.

“Ray Schulte brings a tremendous knowledge of the collectibles industry, previously consulting with MLB, the NFL, NHL and NBA, as it pertains to the collectibles set-up at their All-Star and Super Bowl events, said Mike Berkus, Co-Founder The National Sports Collectors Convention. “ We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with Ray and his team at Schulte Sports.”