January 15-February 15—TUCSON, ARIZONA
Annual Show; Arizona Gem and Mineral Show LLD Productions, LLC. Hotel Toucson City Center InnSuites; 475 N Granada Ave; Room 419; International show; Fine mineral specimens, jewlers, beads. ballrooms with booth setups and individual dealer hotel rooms are open to public; http://www.mzexpos.com/arizona.html - NSC's 4th year officially set up in Tucson where we are featuring multiple new finds. We always arrive around the 15th for private viewings. please stop by for a cookie freshly baked by CC.
Febuary 8-11 - Tucson Arizona
Annual Show; TGMS Tucson Gem and Mineral Show; SMG-Tucson Convention Center; Booth 116-118; 260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701; Mineral Specimens, Fine Minerals, Jewelry/Gemstones, Demonstrations, Competitive Displays, Museum Displays, Education; - This is our first year set up at the main show! We will also be featured on What's Hot in Tucson for a second year in a row and it will be shot at this location. Featuring several new finds and some specimens which have never seen the light of a show until now.
April 13-15 - Denver, Colorado
Colorado Mineral and Fossil Spring Show; Annual Show; Rocky Mountain Gem and Mineral Co-op; The Crown Plaza Hotel / Convention Center, 15500 E 40th Ave., Denver, Colorado 80011; Ballroom; Free Admission - over 1k parking spaces; Minerals, Fine Minerals, Gemstones/Jewelry, Jeweling Equipment, Wholesale (with license). - This is the second year of this shows existence and our second year with them. This show is great for mineral collectors of all levels and features a wide range of dealers. The hotel is very nice and has a decent restaurant inside.
May 5-6—CINCINNATI, OHIO
Geofair; Annual show; Cincinnati Mineral Society and Dry Dregers; Sharonville Convention Center; 11355 Chester Rd; Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5; education, retail, wholesale, gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry; http://geofair.com/ - This will be our third year at the great Geofair in Cincinnati! this show features a wide spread of vendors from beginner to very fine specimens and has a great series of showcases by great collectors. It's very spacious and features a wholesale area for individuals who have a business license.
May 11-13—MARIETTA, GEORGIA
Annual show; Georgia Mineral Society, Cobb County Civic Center ; 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Free Admission; The Georgia Mineral Society's 50th Annual Mother's Day Weekend Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show. Door Prizes! Special door prize for students! Win a great prize for yourself and for your school! www.gamineral.org - Fourth year officially set up in my home state show in Georgia. It is one of the few opportunities I get to go home and enjoy the area again and see everyone who I miss throughout the year. This show features largely beginner to intermediate specimens with a couple exceptional specimens here and there. We always carry the beginner to very advanced specimens no matter what show though.
August 10-12—WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions LLC, Eastern States Exposition, Better Living Center; 1305 Memorial Dr; Fri. 10 -6 , Sat. 10 -6 , Sat. 10 -5 ; $8 Admission, Children free; 200 Wholesale and Retail Vendors. Speakers, free door prize drawings, mineral identification, free mineral specimens for children. www.mzexpos.com - Our fifth year in Springfield is sure to be a great one! This show always features a special exhibit and talks on mineralogy. We also always feature new items here because collections in this area are bought and sold daily. We always manage to have a few new fluorite especially at this show!
September 7-15—DENVER, COLORADO
Colorado Mineral and Fossil Fall Show; Annual Show; Rocky Mountain Gem and Mineral Co-op; The Crown Plaza Hotel / Convention Center, 15500 E 40th Ave., Denver, Colorado 80011; Ballroom; Free Admission - over 1k parking spaces; Minerals, Fine Minerals, Gemstones/Jewelry, Jeweling Equipment, Wholesale (with license). - This show is going into year 2 as being the replacement show after the Zinn show closed down. The location is fantastic and the selection is amazing. One of the best shows of the year this event features the most quality dealers (and items) in one place during the Fall Denver show time.
September 12-15 - Denver, Colorado
Denver Fine Mineral Show; Annual Show; Marriott Denver West; 1717 Denver West Blvd. Golden, Colorado 80401; Minerals, Fine Minerals, Fine Jewelry, Display Materials. - This is our second year at the Fine Mineral Show in Denver. This show features largely high-end specimens with some moderate and intermediate level pieces featured by some dealers (such as us). This show is great to go through even just to enjoy the items on display and to ask questions. You should always be asking questions.
October 12-14—DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Sociery; South Macomb Commnity College Expo Center, Building P;
14500 E 12 Mile Rd; Fri 9-6 Sat 10-6 Sun 11-5; Adults $8 Senios $5 Children $4 Three day pass $12; education, gems, minerals, fossils, museum displays, jewelry,
beads; http://www.michmin.org/show/ - Our fifth year at the Detroit show and it has never been disappointing. This show features largely beginner to intermediate specimens with some finer things floating around (not just at NSC either!). Most years there are a lot of old collections around here and there is always a great assortment of amazing displays at this show, some of which are competitive. There is also an auction that tends to be a good source for old mineral books and educational materials.