(MIAMI) – U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, announced that their staple event, The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, will return for its 55th year. The show will be held at Miami Beach Convention Center, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2016.
“The Original Miami Beach Antique Show has offered dealers unparalleled opportunities, garnering exposure to varied clientele for more than five decades,” says Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows general manager. “Our focus is to always enhance the overall show experience by presenting dealers with exceptional merchandise and hosting educational programs that can be enjoyed by all.”
The annual sold-out event is the world’s largest indoor antique show with nearly 1,000 recognized exhibitors from 28 countries. Over the five-day show period, more than 8,000 attendees with a serious interest in antiques and antique jewelry are expected to grace the show floor. These attendees will explore profound historical collections from the Renaissance to Art Deco eras including fine art, American and European silver, antique jewelry, 17th – 19th century furniture, porcelain, and more. Additionally, the convention center’s Palm Ballroom will house an exquisite array of antique, estate and vintage pieces from highly regarded jewelry dealers.
U.S. Antique Shows will also offer attendees’ exclusive educational opportunities that run concurrently with the show. The show producer will host the Third Annual Jewelry History Series two days prior to the opening of the show. The jewelry conference, Jan. 26-27, has a comprehensive schedule including discussions of jewelry from different viewpoints, tours of selected booths prior to show opening, and a special screening of the award-winning documentary, Sharing The Rough. For a complete conference schedule and details on registration, visit www.MiamiBeachAntiqueShow.com.
In addition, U.S. Antique Shows will once again partner with Skinner, Inc. to host Appraisal Day on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 12 – 6 p.m. All attendees, with a valid ticket to the show, are invited to bring one item to be appraised by one of Skinner’s experienced appraisers.
Show times are Thursday, Jan. 28 to Sunday, Jan. 31 from 12 – 8 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 1 from 12 – 5 p.m. Admission is $20 to attend all five days. For more information about the show or to purchase tickets, call 239-732-6642 or visit www.MiamiBeachAntiqueShow.com.