Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The following is a Press Release from the American Numismatic Association (ANA) asking for submissions for speakers at the World’s Fair of Money convention. The proposals from those interested in being speakers at Money Talks presentations at the show should submit their proposals no later than Saturday, April 30, 2022 to the ANA. Each Money Talks speaker will have a 30-45 minute presentation on the approved topic.

The World’s Fair of Money will be held August 16-20, 2022 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2021 World’s Fair of Money® in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Aug. 16-20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Those interested in giving a Money Talks presentation should submit an online proposal at are due no later than Saturday, April 30. The talks will take place Thursday Aug. 18 and Friday Aug. 19. 

The informative 30- to 45-minute Money Talks are presented by some of the hobby’s most noted authorities and allow collectors to share their expertise with the numismatic community. Presentations from previous shows include “Siege Notes: The Currency of War,” “Strategies to Dispose of Your Collection” and “Curious Currency of the World.”

Money Talks presentations should be accompanied with digital images. Contact Sam Gelberd, the ANA’s numismatic educator, at (719) 482-9846 for additional information.

Proposals can be submitted online or emailed to

The annual World’s Fair of Money is considered the biggest week in numismatics. The event traditionally features expansive educational forums led by notable speakers sharing their numismatic expertise; exhibits of rare treasures from private collectors and the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum; hundreds of dealers buying and selling numismatic items in all price ranges; and one or more auctions.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications and conventions. For more information, call (719) 632-2646 or visit

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