The Ontario Numismatic Association (ONA) is hosting its 55th annual convention in Kitchener, Ont. this April, and according to incoming President Scott Douglas, there are “many positive changes” coming down the line. “The main registration kit has dropped to $25 from $35, and banquet tickets have dropped to $35 from $55,” said Douglas, who added there will also be a “big increase” in the number of banquet door prizes. The bourse and exhibit floor will be open on April 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., respectively. Daily admission is $3, although children aged 17 and under are free. A three-day “early bird” floor pass is also available for $15. The main registration kit, which is available for $25, includes an early bird floor pass; a copper convention medal; access to the welcome reception and hospitality suite; and a souvenir program of activities. For another $10, a spousal registration kit can be added and includes all the benefits of the main registration kit except the copper medal. A young numismatist registration kit is also available for $5. Continue reading →
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