George Johnson has spent nearly 30 years in the sports collectibles industry. He has seen mob scenes and guests that delighted crowds. He reflects on his Midwest shows and discusses a new opportunity in Arizona.
Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular brings holiday cheer to the Windy City; a report from the show floor, including what was selling and who was signing.
The Chicago Sun-Times Show is now the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular, but the show guests and dealers remain a draw for collectors and fans. Get the lowdown on the new owners and the upcoming show.
Fanatics Authentic takes over Chicago Sun-Times Show, and minus a few guests, the show went off without a hitch. Here are some highlights from the show floor.
What vintage card dealers bring to a show depends on the dealer, where the show is being held and how much new inventory has been added to the mix. A recent Chicago Sun-Times Show provides the perfect backdrop to ask dealers what works in attracting customers and what they pack for each show.
A bunch of national sports shows are on the horizon, including two stops in Chicago and the popular Chantilly Show in Virginia. Check out who’s signing and how you can get tickets.