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Contact Person: Dan Iacovelli
Organization: Video Game Summit
Telephone Number: (708) 688-4561
Email Address: VideoGameSummit@yahoo.com
Web site Address: http://avc.atari-users.net/VGS.html
AVC Online Announces The 2012 Video Game Summit
Chicago, IL 9:15 PM 12/19/2011 Remember how much fun you used to have
playing Atari, Nintendo and all kinds of games on your computer? Well,
you will have the rare opportunity to play these great games again at
the Video Game Summit, Chicago 's premier video game trade show. In
fact, dealers in retro games will be on hand offering games,
controllers,systems and memorabilia and will be prepared to buy or trade
for the games you have held onto since you were a kid. Who knows, you
might just have an Atari cartridge worth $1000 or more collecting dust
in your attic.
"Retrogaming," the playing and collecting of classic video and computer
games, is more popular than ever.
In fact, a dedicated group of programmers still issues new games for
game systems,such as the Atari 2600, last seen in retail stores over
fifteen years ago. The Video Game Summit, now in its ninth year,
brings together classic and modern generation gamers from all over the
country to swap stories, games and to compete in sanctioned tournaments
The event is open to the public and people of all ages with an interest in
video games or computers are encouraged to attend. According to the
event's organizer, Dan Iacovelli, "we plan to have many retro and modern
game consoles for play”.
The date of the show will be July 14th, 2012 from 11am to 6pm at The
Heron Point Convention Center,665 West North Avenue , Lombard,IL
(adjacent from the Fairfield Inn and Suites hotel)
Admission is $5.00 per person (children 12 and under with an Adult
are Free) and booths are $30.00 (a booth consist of three
2 x 5 tables 2 side tables and one front table).
booth price includes admission for two and a choice
of ad size full page (8.5 by 10) or half page(8.5 by 5),
We will once again have free Wi-Fi access.
Attendees and Vendors will all get the following:
1 entry to the 2012 Ultimate Prize Package
which consists of the following items:
From the 2011 show: the 2011 Cafepress program, the Special Edition Poster,
and the Promotional Poster(from both 2011 and 2012)
plus the Video Game Summit double sided t-shirt and White Cap.
(The 2011 Ultimate Prize package will go up for sale
(with only the 2011 items second Saturday of January, the 2012 items
will not be for sale until after show)
2 entries in to our pick the package raffle, where you get to
bid on smaller packages made from prizes donated by sponsors.
and a copy of the normal print version of the 2012 program
(the e-book version will go up for sale on lulu as soon as it gets done
(we will announce it when it does, if you purchase the e-book version before you pay for admission,
let us know and we will give you a 1.00 off your general admission fee
(this is only good for General admission not for vendors
For more information on how to register visit our registration page at:
Connect with us:
Video Game Summit Yahoo Group: http://gamesource.groups.yahoo.com/g...deoGameSummit/
Follow us on our twitter: http://twitter.com/VideoGameSummit
Facebook group page: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=93322237423
Squidoo page: http://www.squidoo.com/Video-Game-Summit
Myspace page: http://myspace.com/videogamesummit
8-bit Classics Events Group page:
Dan Iacovelli is available to answer any questions at (708) 688-4561 or
The Video Game Summit is sponsored by the following: AVC Online
About AVC Online:
AVC Online (Formerly Atari Video Club Online) is am online club that has
been supporting Atari Video games and computers for more then 13 years.
We have also been involved with Atari Jaguar Festival since 1997.
For more information on AVC Online visit: http://avc.atari-users.net
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