“This is the big one!” — Wayne Samardzich
“The pen auction is a major event.” — Len Provisor
“Fountain pens are hot!” — PR Newswire
UPDATED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
FRIDAY , May 2, 2008 – subject to change
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – GRAND B & C; Everyone is welcome to congregate, meet one another and buy, sell and trade pens. Doors lock at 12:00 am. with overnight security in place Friday night for entire space and Saturday. Around 6:00 pm. the full Grand Ballroom should be ready for Saturday setup for dealers with table registrations.
8:00 p.m. – PARTS AND TOOLS AUCTION – 12th floor
10:00 p.m. – DESSERT PARTY SPONSORED BY GREGORY H. SACHS. 12th floor.
SATURDAY, May 3, 2008 – subject to change
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. BUY/SELL/TRADE – GRAND BALLROOM; additional space is available in the evening in the MADISON (across from Executive Forum).
4:30 to 5:30 – Internetters meeting in the Executive Forum Theater. Meet representatives from popular internet sites. Meet other internetters and join us for APPETIZERS and soft drinks.
SEMINARS – EXECUTIVE FORUM THEATER
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Legendary SUSAN WIRTH’S presentation on how to find pens that enhance your writing and why pen shows can really help
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – REPAIRS FOR COLLECTORS presented by the renowned Joel Hamilton and Sherell Tyree of Inkpen.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – STUART HAWKINSON’S demonstration on the use of his latest tools for cap repair.
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MEET THE AUTHORS and BOOK SIGNING. Meet authors of recent pen books who will be attending the show, especially the latest book on the Parker Vac. Question and answer period and book signing.
SUNDAY, May 4, 2007 – GRAND BALLROOM
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – GENERAL ADMISSION – dealers can remain open until 5:00
12:00 p.m. – PCA Children’s presentation – Lakeshore Room by ballroom
Schedule of Events via Chicago Pen Show 2008 official website.