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Crowne Plaza Columbus-Downtown

The four Dragons stamps to be issued at StampShow/NTSS on Thursday, Aug 9, 2018. Images © USPS, used with permission.

ATA Topical Tidbits with a Dragon theme (Winter 2016)
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National Topical Stamp Show

NTSS2018 will be a joint show with APS StampShow, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, August 9-12

The show will feature an all-thematic philatelic exhibition in addition to the outstanding exhibits of APS StampShow. A 100+ dealer bourse is planned. There will be meetings, seminars, activities and special touring events for your pleasure.

Show Venue
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Exhibit Hall B, 400 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Show Hotel
Crowne Plaza Columbus-Downtown
33 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 461-4100 · Local Map · Area & Travel Information
Room rate is $135/night (plus tax) for single, double, triple or quad. Mention "APS" for the show rate.
Make your reservations online with the Crowne Plaza-Downtown.

Need to Know
The March-April issue of Topical Time includes instructions for registering for various activities. APS is handling show registration and most events. Visit the APS website at, or click on handy links on the ATA Website. Information and registration form will be posted as they become available. ATA is handling advance registration for the President’s Reception and the All-Day Tour (Monday, Aug. 13) following the show.

Important Dates

Today - Hotel Reservations. Make yours now! This is the biggest show of the year, and rooms may sell out.

By April 30 - Study Units, deadline to request a table/booth

By April 30 - Study Units, deadline to request a meeting or seminar

By April 30 - Study Units, deadline to request one or two study unit display frames (no charge) (non-competitive) This is the exhibit form; mark it as noncompetitive

By April 30 – Individuals – if you wish to give a program or seminar at the show, complete this form

By May 1 – Entries for Literature Competition due

By May 15 – Exhibitor deadline. Get your entries in now, as frames are filling fast