Chicagopex 2018 - Our 132nd Year!

November 16-18, 2018
Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Blvd
Itasca, IL 60143

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Thank you for your interest in CHICAGOPEX. This year’s event will be Nov. 16-18th at the Westin Chicago Northwest; please use link, above, or a GPS, for map and directions. For room availability and reservations, please contact the hotel directly at (630) 773-4000, or through Westin reservations at (866) 716-8104, Mention CHICAGOPEX for our special room rate ($125 per night +tax). The hotel may quote a $10 per night facility fee, which will be waived for CHICAGOPEX guests.

We welcome two convening societies this year: the France and Colonies Philatelic Society, Inc., Society for Czechoslovak Philately, Inc. plus many local and regional societies and speakers. We will host a Philatelic Exhibition, a Philatelic Literature Exhibition, and a Dealer Bourse. The CHICAGOPEX Awards Banquet will be at the show hotel on Saturday evening, Nov. 17; advance reservations are required. Information on all CHICAGOPEX 2018 functions, including the banquet, scheduled meetings, participating postal administrations, and exhibits prospectus and application will be available on our web site-

Our Philatelic Exhibition is one of the largest and most prestigious in the country. Completed application, frame fee, title page and synopsis must reach the Philatelic Exhibits Committee by Aug 31. We expect to be oversubscribed again this year, and will accept exhibits partially on the basis of application date and completeness; early application is encouraged. Prospective exhibitors will be notified of acceptance no later than Sept. 15. Philatelic Exhibits Contact: Tim Wait, P.O. Box 16131, Loves Park, Il 61132, (815) 670-5869

For the 52nd consecutive year, CHICAGOPEX will host a Literature Exhibition. Applications and exhibits must reach the Literature Exhibits Committee by Sept. 16; early application is encouraged. Prospective exhibitors will be notified of acceptance as soon as possible, but no later than Sept. 30. Literature Exhibits Contact: Ken Trettin; P.O. Box 56, Rockford, IA 50468.

Our Dealer Bourse will feature more than 75 dealers. We are proud of the wide variety of philatelic material offered by leading national and international dealers. Bourse Contact: Charles Berg, 7139 W Higgins Av, Chicago, IL 60656-1972, (773) 775-2100.

We invite philatelic groups to meet at CHICAGOPEX 2018 on one or more days of the show, (Friday, Saturday or Sunday). Please contact us as soon as possible to make arrangements. Requests must be received by September 1 to ensure inclusion in the printed program. Contact Dr. Cheryl Ganz at

Show hours are Friday 10am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 6pm, and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

For any other questions, please contact Jerry Nylander, General Chairman

See you at CHICAGOPEX 2018!