Scenes from the Show … Before The National begins (and more)

The booth — awaiting the National Sports Collectors Convention crowds.

The calm before the storm is here.

On-floor preparation for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is nearing its finale as the booths fill up inside the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. What you see here is the view of what will become Booth No. 854, the home of for the show, which begins Wednesday evening and runs through Sunday evening.

But that’s not the only early scene seen so far …

The booth — before the unloading of product.

Just getting to the show is part of the show-going adventure, whether you’re a dealer or a collector and you can see a few highlights (or mishaps) from those heading to Illinois in our just-starting gallery below, which will update through Wednesday. After that, we’ll compile new galleries daily.

Should your travel photo be seen here? Tag @BlowoutBuzz on Twitter and Buzz will add it … if it’s tasteful, err, worthy.

Want even more? Click here to see all of our past pieces previously revealing nuggets of news for the show and keep up with newer stories tagged NSCC by clicking here.

Future sites
Oh, and where is the show in future years? Here’s a rundown so you can make plans for your next adventure.
2018: Cleveland
2019: Chicago

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