If you like the history of magic, magic collectibles, posters, ephemera, and incredible performances by some of the finest magicians in the world, then you should join us the the Magic Collectors Expo on June 20-22, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota!


David Sandy & Bill Smith invite you to explore the rich magic history of the Twin Cities!  This event is MUCH MORE than a conference on magic collecting and history… it’s an event like you’ve never experienced before!  In addition to presentations on a wide variety of magic collecting and historical topics, you’ll also experience incredible performances by some of the finest magicians in the world!

Presentations on Harry Jansen/Dante, Frederick Bancroft, Tenyo Magic Company, Eagle Magic Company, C.A. George Newmann, Carl Waring Jones/Greater Magic, plus The Chavez College of Magic, Cardini, The Great Nicola and many more to come!

The Magic Collectors Expo is a gathering of people who collect magic props, equipment and tricks; magic posters and ephemera; books and other publications; automata and mechanical devices; and more.  In addition, the Expo is a convening of people who collect great stories about our art… and love to share them with other like-minded collectors and historians.

The history of magic and paraphernalia, along with many never-before-seen performances, is a center focus of the three-day conference.

You’ll enjoy several special SURPRISE events, an expanded dealer room, incredible exhibits and an unbelievable dinner and show in a gorgeous supper club venue… see magic performances like they used to be! This event is limited to the first 200 registrants.

The Magic Collectors Expo is produced by David Sandy and Bill Smith.


Introductory registration is ONLY $279 per person!

Yes, you get an incredible three days of unbelievable magic for one low price.  Includes all presentations, lectures, programs, exhibits, dealers, opening night party, Saturday night Dinner Show (supper club/night club style), and so much more!

REGISTER NOW AND PAY ONLINE (IMPORTANT: You MUST complete the Registration Form below as well)

You may also register without paying online (to avoid Paypal fees) by scrolling down and completing the form below.

Registration is strictly limited to 200 participants.

Our refund policy is as follows:  Cancellations received prior to 12/31/18 receive a $250 refund on the registration.  Cancellations received between 1/1/19 and 1/31/19 receive a $150 refund on registration.  Cancellations received between 4/1/19 and 4/30/19 receive a $100 refund.  No refunds after 5/1/19.  Registrations are non-transferable.


Would You Like Any Additional Tickets To The Saturday Night Dinner Club Show At The Metropolitan Ballroom (your registration will include one ticket)

If You Answered "YES" To The Previous Question, How Many Additional Tickets Do You Want To Purchase? ($75 each)

What Areas Of Interest Do You Have? (check all that apply)

How Will You Be Making Payment? (check only one)

Note that all payments made through a credit card or Paypal are subject to a 3% fee.

Dealer Information

You’ll find treasures everywhere you look in our dealer room!  Wall-to-wall collector posters, apparatus, ephemera, books, automata, and things you’ve probably never seen before!  It’s a collector’s paradise!

We are currently taking applications for Dealer Booths in our dealer room. 

SINGLE booths measure 10′ x 10′ and include a front table (counter table) and up to two back tables to be stacked.  Chairs and trash can also provided.  The cost of a single booth is $150.

DOUBLE booths measure 10′ x 20′ and include a two front table (counter tables) and up to four back tables to be stacked.  Chairs and trash can also provided.  The cost of a double booth is $200.

Electricity is available at an additional charge of $25.  All dealers must be registered for the conference.



If you’d like to make application for a Dealer Booth, please complete the following form:

Would You Like A Single Booth ($150) Or A Double Booth ($200)?


Our headquarters hotel is the DoubleTree Park Place, Minneapolis, MN

Address:  1500 Park Pl Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone:  952.542.8600
Reservations:  800.245.9190
You must identify yourself as a registrant of the Magic Collectors Expo event in order to get the special group rate.

Special Magic Collectors Expo conference rate is $129/night (plus tax) for a single/double.  Rate for triple/quad is $139/$149 per night respectively (plus tax).