The National Sports Collectors Convention has found a willing promotional partner in the Baltimore Orioles.
The NSCC and Orioles are combining for a series of promotions for the National to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, August 4-8, 2010.
The 31st National opens with the traditional “Sneak Peek” on Wednesday, August 4 at 4-8 PM. Dealer and Corporate booths will be set up and open for business. All attendees entering the show with a single day general admission ticket for the Sneak Peek will also receive a ticket to the Orioles Wednesday evening game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Game time is 7:05.
Thursday August 5th has been designated “Baltimore Orioles Day at the National.” There will be special on-field ceremonies honoring the National’s first appearance in Baltimore as well.
SuperVIP Ticket buyers will receive 2 complimentary Orioles Tickets. SuperVIPs may select tickets for any game Wednesday-Saturday nights. These tickets will be available on site at the National.
Discounted Orioles tickets for all games Wednesday August 4-7 will be available at the National for exhibitors and attendees.
The Orioles will be promoting the National during their homestands in the month of July.
Tickets and VIP Registration Packages for the show are on sale online at the National’s web site, www.NSCCShow.com.
Single-day General Admission Tickets are $16.50 (if purchased online) and are good for any single day of the National, including the Wednesday Night Sneak Peek on August 4.
Tickets purchased on site at the Convention Center will be $19.95.
Several different VIP Packages are available for the National as well ranging from $119-$259. The VIP Packages provide access to the Convention on all five days and include additional privileges such as a gift package of items made exclusively for the 31st National, selected free autographs from VIP celebrity signers, a VIP Reception on Wednesday, August 4, weeklong use of a VIP lounge, early entrance into the Convention and more.
A SuperVIP Package will also provide two Baltimore Orioles game tickets to be used for games during the week of the National. The Orioles are home to the Anaheim Angels and the Chicago White Sox during the National. VIP Registration Packages onsite will cost $10 more.
All Access VIP Tickets include all the benefits of the VIP Package and will offer “first-in-line” benefits for all Autograph guests at the Tristar Autograph Pavilion. In addition the All Access packages include 5 free Tristar Authentications, a VIP Express Line for Tristar Authentications, free Autographs from former Orioles Ben McDonald and Gregg Olson (in addition to the other VIP autographs) and 2 photo opportunities with selected Tristar guests.
All Access VIP Packages are limited to a total of only 350 and will be sold online only and not at the Convention Center.