Chelios attends 34th National as Panini VIP guest

Posted on 30th July 2013 by hockeymedia in Shows,Signings,The Want List | Tags: ,

NHLAnother Chicago Blackhawks legend is in attendance at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention. Chris Chelios, soon to become an honoured member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, will be at the Panini VIP Party this Saturday August 3, 2013.

The 34th National runs July 31 to August 4, 2013 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, IL, USA. Other Blackhawks attending the show (as part of the Tristar autograph pavilion) are Bobby Hull, Tony Esposito, Ed Olczyk, Brian Campbell, and Murray Bannerman.

The exclusive Panini VIP Party is Saturday night. Along with Chelios, other guests are baseball’s Yasiel Puig and basketball’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Thomas Robinson.

This marks the second year Panini America has hosted a Panini VIP Party at the annual National Sports Collectors Convention. According to Panini America’s Tracy Hackler, the party is reserved to collectors who spend $7,500 on the company’s “wrapper-redemption products with authorized show dealers Dave & Adam’s Card World, Blowout Cards, Steel City Collectibles, Atlanta Sports Cards and Marty’s Sports Card Exchange.”

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