Society Booth Information

Participation in APS shows can enhance the visibility of APS Affiliates and Chapters.

Ways your group can participate:

  • Hold a Group Meeting or Host a Seminar - Groups may request rooms for meetings or seminars. Space and audiovisual equipment is usually provided free of charge (as available).
    Meeting and Seminar Form (Fillable PDF) - Due May 31, 2021
  • Staff a Booth -  If your group can commit to adequate staffing you may request your own table at a greatly discounted rate. ($100 with a $50 refund if the booth is staffed for at least 80% of the show hours) Note: Society tables may only be used for membership recruiting and the sale of any Society items. Sale of general philatelic merchandise is not permitted.
    Society Booth Form (Fillable PDF)- Due May 31, 2021
  • Sponsor an Award - To promote their collecting area many groups provide an award for the best exhibit covering their specialty.   See details.
  • Advertise at a Discount - Participating chapters and affiliates may also take advantage of reduced advertising rates in the show program and or the show issue of The American Philatelist. See details.

We'd love to see your society or group at the Great American Stamp Show! 

PLEASE DO NOT FALL FOR HOTEL SCAMS. We will not call or email to make arrangements for you. When in doubt call APS.

Societies Participating:

Aside from the APS, ATA and AFDCS booths which will be located near the show entrance, several specialty societies and other groups will be on hand. These groups are having various activities from meetings and dinners to having booths on the show floor.

Below is a current list of participants so far.The list is being populated daily as events/booths are reserved. Check back often!
Updated as of 4/19/21 - current count 36

*Those marked with * will host a Society booth in addition to meetings/activities.

*American Philatelic Society
*American Topical Association
*American First Day Cover Society

*American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors
*American Ceremony Program Society
*American Revenue Association
*American Stamp Dealers Association
Biology Unit of ATA
*Boston 2026 World Expo
Carto Philatelic Society
*China Stamp Society
*Collectors Club of Chicago

Collectors Clubs NY
Colombia-Panama Philatelic Society
*Ebony Society of Philatelic Events & Reflections
Europa Study Unit
Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group
Gastronomy on Stamps Study Unit
Gay and Lesbian History on Stamps
*International Society of Guatemala Collectors
*Penguins On Stamps Study Unit
*Philatelic Foundation

Plate Number Coil Collectors Club
*Royal Philatelic Society of London
Society of Indo-China Philatelists
*Sports Philatelists International
*State Revenue Society
*United Postal Stationery Society
*U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc.
*United States Stamp Society
Wine on Stamps Study Unit
Women Exhibitors
Wreck & Crash Mail Society
Writers Unit 30
Zeppelin & Airship Collectors

*Those marked with * will host a Society booth in addition to meetings/activities.


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