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OCTOBER 10-12, 2014
WILLAMETTE COIN CLUB/

PACIFIC NORTHWEST
NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION
10TH ANNUAL FALL CONVENTION

DoubleTree Lloyd Center Hotel
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232
 
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WCC / PNNA Fall Convention Report - 2014

Convention Report

The Willamette Coin Club/Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association fall show was a success for the 10th consecutive year at the Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel in Portland, with an active bourse and collector exhibits.

Convention Dates/Times:

  • Dealer/exhibitor set up and Early Bird entry:
    Friday, October 10, 3:00 - 6:00 PM.
    Saturday, October 11, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM.

  • Public show hours:
    Saturday, October 11, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
    Sunday, October 12, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Other convention information:

  • Approximately 90 local, regional and national coin dealer tables. See the 2014 dealer list.

  • Located adjacent to Lloyd Center Mall and just a few blocks from the Oregon Convention Center.

  • Admission was $2.00 per day. Children under 12 were free.

  • "Early Bird" admission was available for a fee.

  • As usual, the show was in a room connected to the hotel's parking garage, immediately across the street from the main hotel entrance.

  • Free copies of the fall 2014 convention edition of The Nor'wester were available.

  • There was a collector exhibit area on one side of the room near the entrance. Eric Holcomb (PNNA chief judge) was available to consult. We're pleased to report that competitive exhibit awards were reinstated for the 2010-2014 shows, and will be continued. See the exhibit award winners for 2014.

  • There was the popular Young Numismatist (YN) treasure hunt. (See details below.)

  • Boy and Girl Scout programs – See scouting page. No programs were scheduled for the fall show. We are promoting scouting workshops at the ANA National Money Show™, March 5-7, 2015 in Portland.

  • Hourly door prizes!

Young Numismatist/Family Programs

There was a general public and youth and family activities table inside the show (sometimes known as the "WCC-PNNA Kid's Educational Zone") which provided youth, families and non-collectors with FREE hobby introduction information and educational materials. Plans also included a FREE youth Numismatic TREASURE HUNT, this year held on Saturday.

The next PNNA/WCC fall convention is scheduled for October 16-18, 2015 in Portland, OR.

Local Host Club: Willamette Coin Club website.