The event’s theme is “sticker collecting culture” and features the collaboration and presence of several brands and personalities involved in trade, investment and sports collecting in Asia, including Italian stickers company Panini.
The inaugural edition of the event organized by Macau Roads (Asia) Desenvolvimento de Tecnologia e Comercio at the Cotai Expo Hall at The Venetian Macao is expected to see the participation of more than 400 card sellers and attract 5,000 professional buyers.
The event will be attended by Luis Figo, former Portuguese star of Barcelona and Real Madrid; Carles Puyol, former Spanish central defender and Barcelona symbol; Christian Vieri, former Italian striker who stood out for Inter Milan and Juventus; and Pu Wei, former international footballer for the Chinese national team.
The football stars are expected to attend various meet-and-greet and autograph events with fans during the conference, subject to ticket purchase.
‘In addition to the pleasure of exchanging experiences with renowned card exhibitors from Europe, the United States and Asia, the event will also host conferences, competitive competitions, card opening activities and autograph sessions with sports celebrities, offering collectors an even better experience, ” indicated the organizer.
‘Since the birth of the first sports trading card in 1880, the sports trading card market has given rise to numerous card manufacturers and various service providers, creating a mature business model that has made card culture products an integral part of the international scene. ‘