Annual Show – 2023 Overview

Annual Show June 16 & 17, 2023

The 2023 CSMMI Annual Convention will once again be held on June 16 and 17th  at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, in Burlington, Ontario Canada.  Special room rates are available at the Holiday Inn to those guests requesting the CSMMI rate.


CSMMI Annual Two-Day Militaria Show & Sale

Friday, June 16, 2023 (11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Saturday, June 17, 2023 (9:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Burlington Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre

3063 South Service Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Featuring multiple dealers on 80 tables, informative displays, annual general meeting, networking, advice


click here to see the program and show forms

click here for information on renting a table

for hotel accommodation, see below on this page

2023 Annual Militaria Show Floor Plan

2023 CSMMI Show Floor Plan 20 x 30


The Annual Two-Day Show is planned to feature a show of 35 vendors on 76 tables from across Canada and the United States who will  offer their militaria and collectibles for sale and trade.  A key feature is the militaria related displays on 7 tables by members who compete in a judged forum for recognition.

CSMMI members in good standing have priority for table rentals up to one month before the annual show.  On May 16th, any table space remaining will be rented to non-members on a first come first served basis.  Note: Table rentals are limited to a maximum of 4 tables per vendor.  Tables available only to Vendors selling and trading Canadian & Foreign militaria.  Items include orders, decorations & medals, metal and cloth badges, buttons, insignia, books, uniforms, helmets, historical items, war relics, swords, daggers, bayonets, field equipment, prints, trench art, military toys and toy soldiers, and more.

The show also includes the CSMMI Annual General Meeting (AGM) that is open to all members.

Militaria identification and evaluation section will be available to the public.  Here's a perfect  chance to identify those military objects you have had around the house for years.

Admission: $10.00 for all attendees 16 years old and older

Youth (under 16 years old): free when accompanied by an adult

Free Parking

Photographs and/or video will be taken at ALL Annual Show events

By taking part in this event you grant the CSMMI, and the event organizers, full rights to use the images resulting from photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the groups’ aims.  This may include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online journals and publicity, website, social media, press releases and funding applications.
If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform an event organizer.  Thank you.

Images from our previous annual shows

Show floor with 34 dealers

1st Canadian Parachuter Battalion display

Andy & Bernard share a few stories

Top quality medals were on offer

One of the displays

Main entrance


On June 16 and 17th, 2023 the show will be held at the Burlington Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, in the Halton Hall. Accommodation is once again available at the hotel for the show.  The CSMMI has arranged for preferred rates to those attending the show.  Please ask for the CSMMI rate when making the booking.


3063 South Service Rd.
Burlington, Ontario, L7N 3E9
Front Desk: (905) 639-4443
Toll Free: (888) 987-4888
Fax Line: (905) 333-4033

Holiday Inn exterior-main-entrance

Map to the Hotel & Show

Map to the Hotel & Show

By Go Train & Go Bus

Nearest Station is Burlington Go Station, located at 2101 Fairview Street on the the Lakeshore West Line.

Click here for the Go Train Schedule

Click here for the Burlington Transit Information