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2022 Early Television Convention

The 2022 Convention will be held May 6-8 at the Early Television Museum in Hilliard.

Registration is now open for the convention. The registration fee includes admission to all events (except the Saturday dinner, which has a separate charge), lunch. and non-alcoholic drinks during the convention. Beer and wine will be available at a nominal charge.

Regstration for members is $40, and for non-members $50. Additional family members are $25.

The Saturday Dinner is an additional $45.This year wine and beer are included at no additional cost.

See Auction items
Enter items for the Auction
Volunteer to help at the convention
Nearby motels
Menus for the lunch and dinner

Vendors for the swapmeet are charged $15.

The drawing for the winner of our Sweepstakes will be held at the convention. The grand prize is a rare prewar RCA TRK-120.

Here is information on the 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Conventions.

Schedule

Events in gray will be at the museum and those in green at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center

Friday, May 6

 
9 am - 6 pm Help get our display sets working again
8 am - 6 pm Enter items for the Auction
6 pm – 9 pm Meet other collectors at the museum. Demonstration of sets in the Museum's collection. Swenson's will have a food truck there, and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Swenson's Food Truck.

Saturday, May 7

7 am – 8:00 am Swap Meet setup
8 am – 11 am Registration and Swap Meet
8 am - 9 am Enter items for the Auction
10 am - 12:00 Live Auction
10 am - 5 pm Silent Auction
12:00 noon – 2 pm Buffet Lunch
2 pm - 4 pm
Presentations:
  Predicta - Did it Really Kill Philco? by Dan Jones
  Restoring Vintage TVs on YouTube by Bob Andersen
4 pm – 7 pm Browse the museum’s collection, talk to fellow collectors
5:30 pm Deadline for purchasing TRK-120 drawing tickets
6 pm TRK-120 Drawing
7 pm - 9 pm Dinner

Sunday, May 8

9 am – 5 pm Browse the museum’s collection, talk to fellow collectors. Demonstration of sets in the Museum’s collection.
10 am - 10:30 am Early Television Foundation Annual Meeting