Atlantique City adds early buying, establishes dealer advisory panel Collectors holding a $99 VIP ticket will now be able to shop at Atlantique City, the World’s Largest Indoor Antiques and Collectibles Show, a day earlier than usual at the October 14-15 fair.
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Collectors will have the opportunity to shop Atlantique City, the World’s Largest Indoor Antiques and Collectibles Show, a day earlier than usual during the October 14-15 fair. A newly introduced $99 VIP ticket package entitles holders to four hours of early shopping time from 2 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 13, admission to a special cocktail party at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel and a canvas tote bag filled with surprises. The ticket also allows admission to the show on Saturday and Sunday.
“The Atlantique City VIP ticket package is designed to offer special privileges to serious shoppers and to welcome dedicated collectors to the most unique antiques and collectibles show in the world,” said the event's producer, Eric Bradley. “We’re proud to offer collectors something they've told us they want - a ticket that allows first pick of the nation’s finest antiques dealers.”
This year Atlantique City celebrates two decades as the country's premier market for vintage treasures. The celebration kicks off at the VIP cocktail party, which starts at 6 p.m., immediately after early shopping concludes.
Hosted by Antique Trader magazine, Atlantique City features antiques and collectibles from around the world, free appraisals and free furniture delivery within 200 miles of the show. From pottery to porcelain, vintage posters to Venetian glass, animation art to Americana, folk art to formal furniture, shoppers can buy from hundreds of reputable dealers who bring their finest merchandise to the internationally acclaimed event.
Known as “The Big One”, the Fall 2006 edition of the show will be held Oct. 14 and 15 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J. Regular show hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A two-day advance ticket for Saturday and Sunday is $24. Saturday-only admission is $15 in advance, and Sunday-only admission is $10 in advance. Tickets may be ordered online at www.AtlantiqueCity.com, or by calling (800) 726-9966, ext. 836, or by writing 700 E. State St., Iola, WI 54990.
Atlantique City creates advisory
panel of antique dealers
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantique City, the world’s largest indoor antiques show, has announced the creation of an eight-member panel of antique dealers to help form policies, promotions and programs during the next year. Advisory panel members are already helping management plan events to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary.
“We value our panel’s perspective on how to keep Atlantique City a profitable venture for high-quality antique dealers,” said the show’s producer, Eric Bradley. “With a show as diverse and vibrant as ours, we felt it was time to seek input from an esteemed group of professional dealers who represent a wide range of merchandise.”
Members of the 2006 Atlantique City Advisory Panel include pottery dealers Barbara Gerr and Arnie Small, Bakelite expert Abby Nash, fine and decorative arts sellers Chris Bouchard and Dan Seldin, antique toy dealer David Pressland, appraisers Tom and JoAnn Boswell, ephemera expert Kit Barry and antique doll expert