The Long Beach Expo has announced that it has cancelled its June event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. The expo had been slated to take place June 4-7, 2020 at the Long Beach Convention Center in in Long Beach, California.
The good news is that the Expo plans to return September 17-19, 2020.
The Long Beach Expo, leading coin, currency, stamp and sports collectible show on the West Coast, today announced it has canceled its June 2020 expo due to the ongoing COVID-19 health pandemic and in compliance with Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 12, 2020 Executive Order to cancel all large gatherings. The Long Beach Expo plans to return to the Long Beach Convention Center, September 17-19, 2020.Long Beach Expo
The Expo is just the latest in a long list of coin shows and expos that have been cancelled globally due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The novel virus has infected over 1.4 million Americans with nearly 85,000 fatalities.
“The health and well being of our expo community is of the utmost importance to us,” said Cassi East, President of the Long Beach Expo. “Due to the escalating concerns around the spread of COVID-19 at large community events, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the June show and plan to return to the Long Beach Convention Center this September. We appreciate the ongoing support and help of everyone involved as we work through this challenging and uncertain time together.”Cassi East, President of the Long Beach Expo
If you are interested in participating in the June 4-7, 2020 Expo U.S. Coins Signature Auction hosted by Heritage Auctions, Heritage Auctions will be accepting online and phone bidding only. A link to the corresponding auction information and listings can be found here.
Readers who had planned to attend are encouraged to follow the Expo on Twitter or on their website for the latest information concerning the upcoming September event.