Topical collectors from throughout the US, Canada and beyond will get together Aug. 12-15 for the Great American Stamp Show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
The American Topical Association will be joining its partners, the American Philatelic Society and the American First Day Cover Society for the four-day event with programs, meetings, exhibits, social events and vendors. With ever-increasing availability of Covid-19 vaccines, we anticipate that it will be safe to gather, but the situation will be carefully monitored.
Forms you need to prepare for this event are being posted on the APS website. Besides registration information, you will find hotel, parking and shuttle information. When registering, make sure you indicate that you are an ATA member! Information about meetings and seminars will be posted closer to the show.
Several ATA affiliated study units are participating with meetings and booths. Societies are able to recruit numerous new members at his show, the biggest of the year. Find the information and registration form here.
Thematic exhibitors are strongly encouraged to show support for this event by entering exhibits. The prospectus and entry form are posted here.
As usual, ATA will be offering special events: Annual meeting, President’s Reception, ATA Nights Out and more. As you enter the exhibit hall, you’ll immediately see the Adventure Hub, our mega-booth. Make this your first stop for information and to visit with topical collectors.
We’re excited about the opportunity to have our show in August. We hope many topical collectors will join us!