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Upcoming Conferences and Events
Published September 29, 1994
Imprinted Products Corp. of San Diego has announced the extension of its '96 ACOG license to include pencils, earrings and key tags. The company initially received Games licensing for lapel pins (THE DAILY)....GA Gov. Zell Miller gave the go-ahead to start buying up an "unsightly quadrant" of downtown Atlanta and "transform it into a state park" commemorating the '96 Games (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 9/29). The estimated $50M cost for real estate acquisition, site preparation, design and construction of the park will come entirely from the private sector (THE DAILY)....The first Olympic Collectors' World Fair is taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland on October 7-9. The fair will feature stamps, coins, pins and just about any collectible connected with the Olympics. The event is being organized by the International Olympic Philately Federation, International Olympic Numismatics Federation and the International Olympic Memorabilia Collectors Association (THE DAILY).