The National Sports Collectors Convention is offering a few incentives for early arrivals in Chicago.
Those who attend the 29th National Sports Collectors Convention’s Sneak Peek on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 5-9PM at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois will have the opportunity for free autographs from a select group of former star athletes.
Former St. Louis Cardinal Great and NFL Hall of Famer, Roger Wehrli, Baseball Hall of Famer & former Chicago Cub great, Ferguson Jenkins, former Cub and Oriole great Milt Pappas and Football Hall of Fame member and former Dallas Cowboy tight end Jackie Smith will be signing autographs free of charge to those who present a “National Coupon” on Wednesday Night’s Sneak Peek. Sneak Peek Night begins Wednesday, July 30, 5-9 PM.
The first 3000 Wednesday night attendees will receive a National coupon book free of charge. The book features coupons from participating National exhibitors and from the National itself, offering discounts, free giveaways and other enticements for attendees. Four coupons offering free autographs on a first come first served basis will be included. In addition, many of the ads in the book may be used at exhibitor booths the entire week of the National. A special incentive is a coupon good for one free admission on Sunday, August 3.
Meanwhile, Topps has created a special Allen & Ginter Babe Ruth eTopps card for the Wednesday attendees. The first 3000 paid customers will receive the card.