Check this page periodically for updates to BNAPEX 2021 convention information.
1 November 2021
BNAPEX 2021 Virtual, the first BNAPS virtual convention, draws to a close.
The exhibits were removed from the website, and access to the study group and regional group videos of the past year was restricted to BNAPS members.
5 October 2021
The results of the convention survey are posted. To view the results, go to the BNAPEX 2021 home page.
8 September 2021
The BNAPEX 2021 Virtual Palmares is posted.
To read the Palmares, go to the BNAPEX home page or the Exhibits page.
6 September 2021
BNAPEX 2021 Virtual ends today, but there are still things to see!
30 August 2021
Study group and regional group videos
An initial set of 20 video recordings of presentations made at BNAPS study and regional group meetings during the past year are now available for viewing.
Normally only BNAPS members can access these videos; however, courtesy of the study and regional groups and the presenters, everyone registered for BNAPEX 2021 Virtual can view them.
To see the list of videos, visit the BNAPEX home page, scroll down to the section entitled "Video recordings of past meetings", and click on "View the videos".
27 August 2021
The Zoom links to the virtual BNAPS meetings and BNAPEX study group seminars are online. Click on the "Zoom links" button on the BNAPEX home page to get a list of all the links.
There are two Zoom link buttons:
Videos of selected portions of the study group seminars will be posted on the website a few days after the meeting.
23 August 2021
The BNAPEX virtual bourse is online.
The virtual bourse consists of over 30 dealers who have had tables at BNAPEX conventions during past five years. Also included are new dealers who have asked to attend BNAPEX 2021. All the dealers are members of BNAPS.
Some dealers offer BNAPEX specials on their website. Because of logistics and implementation issues, the planned Zoom meetings with dealers will not take place. Instead, collectors can contact dealers via telephone, postal mail, email, or via their website. All the dealer contact information is given on the dealer page.
20 August 2021
Souvenir page updated
The souvenir page has been updated with the covers that are available and the show cancel. Additional available stamps are also shown.
10 Aug. 2021
The members of the jury for BNAPEX 2021 Virtual have been announced.
David Piercey is the Chief Judge. The other jury members are Hugo Deshaye, Bill Longley, and Grégoire Teyssier. Profiles of the jury members are posted on the Jury page.
Thirty exhibits are now available for viewing. More to come!
31 July 2021
BNAPEX 2021 Virtual opens its doors!
Almost half the BNAPEX 2021 online exhibits have been uploaded to the website and are available for viewing.
You must register and log in to view the exhibits. You can do so by clicking on the "Registration" tab in the navigation bar at left. Alternatively, you can just click on the "View exhibits" button or the exhibits photo on the BNAPEX home page. If you aren't registered and logged in, you will be prompted to do so.
No need to register. Just go to the BNAPS member login page, and log on the website. You will be registered for BNAPEX automatically, and will be able to access all the BNAPEX pages without having to log in again on subsequent visits to the website. There is a convenient button to the BNAPS member login page on the BNAPEX Registration page.
14 July 2021
Exhibit upload to website
Exhibitors can now upload their exhibit pages to the website. Go the the BNAPEX 2021 "Exhibits" web page and click on the "Online Form" button, the same button used to enter your exhibit entry form and upload the synopsis and title page.
The format of exhibit page file names MUST be as follows:
At one point, the exhibition prospectus erroneously stated that there should be a hyphen between the frame number and the page number. There should NOT be one. An updated prospectus is posted on the Exhibits page.
You can upload multiple files in one operation; however, you are limited to an aggregate file size of about 16 MB, and as you approach the limit, the file upload will be noticeably slow, on the order of 15 to 20 seconds.
Exhibit submission ends on 22 August.
6 July 2021
Competitive Exhibit Availability
Due to a dropout, we have an opening in the Competitive Multi Frame class. Please enter your exhibit on the Exhibits page if you would like to compete.
2 July 2021
Souvenir page updated
The souvenir page has been updated with the Picture Postage booklets and overprinted stamps. Purchasing information is also included.
The Study Group seminar schedule has been updated.
1 July 2021
Competitive Exhibits Space Full
As of 1 July 2021, we now have a full complement of exhibits with 20 single frame exhibits and 20 multi-frame exhibits. We can still accept any entry as Non-Competitive. If someone cancels from the Competitive exhibits, we will offer the exhibit space to one of the Non-Competitive exhibits. Priority is still for new exhibitors or new exhibits.
21 June 2021
The seminar schedule was updated.
There are still six slots open for competitive exhibits. There are no limits on non-competitive exhibits. All exhibit entries must be submitted on or before 10 July. Uploading exhibit pages begins on 12 July.
18 May 2021
Frame space is still available for competitive exhibits at BNAPEX 2021 Virtual. To date, 28 exhibits have been entered, 16 of which are single frame exhibits. This leaves 12 slots still open. Four of them can be single frame exhibits.
The initial acceptance period ends on 31 May. The subsequent acceptance period goes from 1 June to 10 July.
There are no frame limits on non-competitive exhibits. They can be submitted at any time up to 10 July.
3 May 2021
The schedule for study group meetings is available. Note that it is subject to change as planning for the convention progresses.
18 April 2021
The Exhibit Entry Form is available on the Exhibits page. BNAPS members are invited to submit competitive and non-competitive exhibits. Two versions of the entry form are available, online and PDF.
Subject to frame limits for competitive exhibits, entries can be submitted up to 10 July.
26 March 2021
The English and French convention home pages, the exhibits page, and the dealers page have been updated. Here are highlights.
Non-members are welcome to attend the BNAPEX convention. Attendance is FREE, but registration is required. Registration begins in mid July.
BNAPEX 2021 Virtual will have a virtual exhibition. Competitive and non-competitive exhibts are invited. The Exhibition Prospectus is available on the Exhibits web page. There are NO FRAME FEES!
There will be a virtual bourse where dealers can introduce themselves and post price lists. Attendees have the option of meeting participating dealers one-on-one virtually using a virtual meeting application such as Zoom or by telephone.
20 March 2021
The dates for BNAPEX 2021 Virtual have been set. The convention will take place over a five-day period, from Thursday, 2 Sept., to Monday, 6 Sept.
1 March 2021
Ron Majors, President of BNAPS, and Mark Berner, Chairman of the Board of Directors, announce the cancellation of BNAPEX 2021 WINNIPEX because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In its place, Ron and Mark announce that BNAPS will hold a virtual online convention, BNAPEX 2021 Virtual.
The convention will include an online exhibition of single and multi-frame exhibits to be judged by a qualified jury, Study Group virtual meetings and seminars, the Annual General Meeting of the Society, social sessions and, if at all possible, a virtual bourse that will allow members and dealers to interact online.
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