Shows & Events
Listed below are upcoming shows or events of interest to collectors of Police, Fire, Military and other Law Enforcement Memorabilia.
If you have a show you would like listed (FREE) please click on the link below and provide us with the details via our simple form.
CA - 32nd Annual Porky D. Swine Police Memorabilia Show
LOCATION: Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711
HOSTED BY: Claremont Police Department
SETUP: Table setup starts at 7:30am
TABLES: $30.00 EACH (includes one admission tickets
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Chief Dennis Smith; email@example.com
All proceeds benefit the Irwindale and Claremont Police Explorers Posts.
DESCRIPTION: California's longest running patch and badge police collectibles swap meet. Displays only may be placed free of charge on the stage area. There will be a display contest, food, drinks and lots of fun. Badges-patches-toy police cars-buckles-photos-historical documents-hats-helmets-cuffs-antique batons-mini badges-T-shirts-pins and more!
Gene Gianuzzi - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Dennis B. Smith - email@example.com
Bill Selonek - firstname.lastname@example.org
WEB SITE: www.porkydswine.com
DIRECTIONS: From all areas take I-10 (San Bernardino Freeway) to Indian Hill Blvd. Go North approximately 2 1/2 miles on Indian Hill Blvd. to Taylor Hall - or - From the 210 (Foothill) Freeway exit Towne Avenue, go North one block turning East on Baseline Road to South on Indian Hill Blvd. to show location. Exclusive hotel for event is the Doubletree, 555 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711 (reg $239 to $309 a night just $89 a night for the show). Click on this link to make your reservations: www.doubletreeclaremont.com Enter Group/Convention code PMB.
MO - 2012 National Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Plaza, St. Charles, MO 63303
TIME: June 30: 9am - 5pm, July 1; 9am - 3pm
HOSTED BY: Frank Selvaggio, Bob Shockey & Don Magruder
SETUP TIME: Friiday June 29, 2pm - 7pm
TABLE COST: $75
ADMISSION COST: $5 Children under 12 free
INFORMATION: The National Police Collectors Show is the premier annual event for police collectors from around the world. There will be 300 tables available for the display, trading, and selling of memorabilia that will include many museum quality displays of historical police items. The Show will be held at The St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Plaza St. Charles, Missouri 63303. St. Charles is a suburb of St. Louis, MO located on the Missouri River at I-70. The show’s host hotel is the Embassy Suites and special room rates are available. Daily admission is $5 for those 18 and older; those under 18 are free. Your show hosts are Frank Selvaggio, Don Magruder & Bob Shockey. Questions: Don Magruder, email: email@example.com or 314-692-0727 St. Louis – St. Charles/Hotel & Spa, Two Convention Center Plaza St. Charles, MO 63303, 1-636-946-5544. The room rate for the hotel is $129.00 per night, which includes a full made-to-order breakfast for each person staying in the room and the Manager’s reception (during specified hours) with free drinks in the evening. To get the special room rate use the link below (Be patient it takes a minute to connect) http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/S/STLEMES-NPC-20120628/index.jhtml
IL - ILEETA Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: Westin Chicago Northshore Hotel, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL
HOSTED BY: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
TABLES: $15.00 EACH (donation to COPS)
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00 donation to COPS
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Tom Engelmann, 315-569-7212, firstname.lastname@example.org
DESCRIPTION: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association will be hosting a police collectors show at the start of their annual conference. All collectors of patches, badges, challenge coins and other law enforcment related items are welcomed. All proceeds will be donated to Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS). A $5 donation to COPS will be requested of all attendees. Anyone requesting a table will be asked to make a $15 donation to COPS. If you have any questions or wish to reserve a table contact Tom Engelmann at 315-569-7212 or at email@example.com. We will also be holding a silent auction as part of the show. We have a number of patches and badges that have been donated for the silent auction. All proceeds from the silent auction will also be donated to Concerns of Police Survivors.