From August 4-8, we will be on the road for the 2010 National Sports Collector's Convention in Baltimore. We look forward to talking to collectors, hobby dealers and industry insiders during this exciting event.
If you plan to be at the Baltimore Convention Center, please be sure to stop by and say hello. We'd love your feedback on some of our new hobby initiatives such as the Panini Press and the 2010 Panini NFL Player of the Day hobby promotion.
We also wanted to make you aware of the exciting promotions we have planned for the event.
The exclusive National wrapper redemption set will consist of 50 Donruss Elite cards, highlighted by the top rookies and stars from the company's line of fully license NFL, NBA, NHL and CLC products.
NFL: Adrian Peterson, Brett Favre, C.J. Spiller, Colt McCoy, Dez Bryant, Drew Brees, Joe Flacco, Peyton Manning, Ray Rice, Ryan Matthews, Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo and Tom Brady, among others.
NBA: Brandon Jennings, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, and Tyreke Evans, among others.
NHL: Sidney Crosby, Ryan Miller, Jonathan Toews, Henrik Sedin, Alex Ovechkin and Jose Theodore.
Randomly inserted in the packs will be green parallels numbered to 50 and blue parallels numbered to 25. Black parallels will contain certified AUTOGRAPHS and be serial-numbered to 25 or less.
Look for instant win cards will also be inserted in the packs. The cards will be redeemable (only at the National) for signed 8"x10" Prestige rookie cards from a top 2010 NFL rookie.
Attendees who purchase a special VIP Admission Ticket will receive an exclusive six-card set from the Crown Royale NBA series featuring 5-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant, top rookie Brandon Jennings, NBA stars Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose plus 2010-11 rookies Wesley Johnson and Evan Turner. To purchase a VIP Ticket, click here.
The Panini Prize Wheel will once again offer attendees and exclusive Classics NFL and Court Kings NBA card set. Players include Panini covermen Kobe Bryant, Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow, as well as rookies Colt McCoy, Sam Bradford and Evan Turner. Rounding out the set will Ray Lewis, Donovan McNabb, Larry Bird and Rajon Rondo.