VIDEO: Thousands Will Attend Annual National Sports Convention
ATLANTIC CITY - More than 45,000 people are expected to attend the 37th Annual National Sports Collectors Convention, Wednesday until Sunday. On Wednesday, before the Atlantic City Convention Center flooded with collectors and fanatics, SNJ Today stopped by to see how they were gearing up for the annual get-together. Through the weekend, the 400,000 square foot venue will be transformed into a connoisseur's paradise with trading cards, vintage equipment, and memorabilia. "Atlantic city has been a great, great venue for us in the past and we're hoping that coming back here after a 13-year absence will make people want to come again." said John Broggi, Exec. Director of the National Sports Collectors Convention. The convention has not been in the shore resort since 2003, and since returning organizers say they can feel the excitement building for what many call the super bowl of sports collecting.