National Names Military Missions In Action Official Charity – The 41st National Sports Collectors Convention (National), the annual premier showcase event of the multi-billion dollar sports collectible industry, announced that they are teaming up with Military Missions In Action (MMIA), a 501(c)3, to provide a military veteran and their family an opportunity to enjoy a “Once In A Lifetime VIP Experience” at this year’s convention. This year’s event will be hosted by Atlantic City and the Atlantic City Convention Center. The event will take place between July 29th and August 2, 2020. The National is a collector’s paradise with 400,000 plus square feet, 650 exhibitors and over 125 superstar athletes and celebrity autograph guests.
National Names Military Missions In Action Official Charity
One lucky military veteran and their family will experience an opportunity of a lifetime, that includes; National VIP ticket packages, personal behind the scenes tour of the show, meet and greets / photo-ops with superstar athletes and entertainers, free autographs, limited-edition trading cards, and much, much more.
“We are extremely excited the 41st National Sports Collectors Convention is partnering with Military Missions In Action (MMIA) on this amazing VIP experience,” said John Broggi, National Show Promoter. “In addition, Signatures For Soldiers fundraising campaign enables our exhibitors and show attendees to show their support and appreciation for the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country.”
The National will also support Military Missions In Action campaign to raise funds. This will be done by the Signatures For Soldiers fundraising campaign. The combined mission is to assist disabled military veterans and disabled children of active duty military personnel. The National will provide on-site exhibitor space thanks to an on-line auction, powered by HandBid, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Military Missions in Action.
“We are incredibly grateful to the National Sports Collectors Convention for giving a military veteran’s family an VIP experience to remember,” says, Tim Virgilio, Military Missions In Action Advisory Board Member and Signatures For Soldiers founder. “Further, the National has provided complimentary event tickets for additional military veteran families and will be conducting an on-line auction, powered by HandBid, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting MMIA / Signatures For Soldiers.”
“We look forward to continuing TRISTAR’s ongoing relationship with Signatures for Soldiers and Tim’s great efforts to support military veterans,” said Jeffrey Rosenberg, CEO of Tristar Productions. “Our Tristar Autograph Pavilion team at the 41st National looks forward to joining the National in hosting the military veteran and family for a memorable VIP experience in Atlantic City.”
The National advance VIP packages and general admission tickets will go on-sale March 2, 2020 via www.nsccshow.com. The initial, star-studded lineup of stars appearing in the Tristar Autograph Pavilion will be announced in mid-March with advance autograph tickets expected to go on sale in early June at www.tristarproductions.com.
About National Sports Collectors Convention
The National Sports Collectors Convention is the world’s largest gathering of collectors, dealers and any other groups interested in buying, selling and collecting trading cards, autographs and other related sports and entertainment memorabilia. Started in 1980, The National has grown into an annual extravaganza that is the premier showcase event of the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry. It’s been said, “If you can’t find what you’re looking for at the National, it probably doesn’t exist.”
About Military Missions In Action
Military Missions In Action, often referred to MMIA, is a registered 501(c)3 that supports disabled military veterans and disabled children of active duty military personnel by providing home repairs, remodels, and renovations at no cost to the recipients or their families. MMIA also supports deployed active duty military personnel and homeless veterans by providing care packages. Since being founded in January 2008, MMIA has provided over $11 million worth of services to those that have or are currently serving our Nation. For every dollar that is brought in, MMIA spent nearly 97 cents on direct services to disabled military veterans.
What is Signatures For Soldiers?
Signatures For Soldiers is an on-going fundraising campaign raising money and awareness for Military Missions In Action (MMIA). Athletes and entertainers sign trading cards, photos and other items with 100% money generated going to MMIA. Thanks in large part to Mr. Tim Virgilio, a MMIA Advisory Board member, Signatures For Soldiers has become an integral contributor to MMIA’s fundraising efforts.
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