Convention – 2019 Recap

2019 Convention - Another Success Story!

On Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, 2019, the CSMMI held its Annual 2-Day Show and Annual General Meeting at the Burlington Holiday Inn and Convention Centre.  Attendance was up and everyone reported good times and good sales.

2019 CSMMI Convention Summary

Summary of the 2019 CSMMI Convention
Venue:  Burlington Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Centre,   3063 South Service Road, Burlington, ON    Friday June 21 & Saturday June 22, 2019
Another successful event.  Bourse featured  34 dealers on 80 tables.  Members exhibits on 6 display tables.
Special attraction: Jeffrey Hoare Military Auction generated a large turnout
Took place on Friday June 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the Glenwood Room of the Burlington Holiday Inn.
All regular and required business took place, including, approval of the Minutes of the AGM held on June 22, 2018, financial statement for year ending 2018 (approved), membership report (approved), website report, report on Facebook, elections of officers and awards presentations.
Meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.



President – Bryan Patterson (#953). acclaimed
Secretary – Bill Alexander (#721)  acclaimed
Treasurer –Andy Traverse (#1655) acclaimed



CSMMI Fellowship Award

Bill Alexander, F.CSMMI  (#721)



1st place, Gold Medal – (name)
2nd place Silver Medal – (name)
3rd place Bronze Medal – (name)


Honourable Mention - (name)

C.S.M.M.I. Annual Two-Day Show

Friday, June 21, 2019 (12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Saturday, June 22, 2019 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Holiday Inn - Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre

3063 South Service Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

(same venue as last year)

Featuring 34 dealers on 80+ tables, informative displays

annual general meeting, networking, advice

The annual 2-day show and convention featured a show of 34 dealers on 80+ tables from across Canada and the United States.  All tables had been rented weeks in advanced and we will had 4 new vendors who have never been to this show.  24 of these vendors do not even participate at our monthly shows.  Vendors were 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.

Militaria identification and evaluation section was available to the public.

General Admission: $10.00      CSMMI Members: $8.00

Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult

Free Parking

Images from our 2017 Show

Show floor with 34 dealers

1st Canadian Parachuter Battalion display

Andy & Bernard share a few stories