Let's get this started. I'd like to start compiling a list of Expos, meetings, "Classics", etc. related to collecting and classic gaming. If you can supply this info, please add to this thread. I'm going to start with a few and add more if no one else chimes in.
For this list, let's stick with this format:
So, without further ado...
EVENT NAME: Classic Gaming Expo
AREA: Las Vegas, NV
ORGANIZER(S): John Hardie, Sean Kelly, Joe Santulli
APPROX ATTENDANCE: 1500
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: 40+ vendors; 40+ speakers; 40+ arcade machines set in "free play" mode; keynote speeches; classic gaming museum; live music; auction; swap meet.
EVENT NAME: NAVA (North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados)
AREA: Howell, NJ
ORGANZER(S): Mike Etler
APPROX ATTENDANCE: 20-40
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: held in Videogame Connections' store; wall-to-wall games for many systems old and new; several arcade machines set to free play; lots of big-time trades.