CGC Video Games, CGC Trading Cards and CSG Attending Portland Retro Gaming Expo

Representatives will be accepting video game grading submissions for the first time at the October 14-16 show!

Portland Retro Gaming Expo

CGC Video Games™, CGC Trading Cards® and Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®) are excited to be attending Portland Retro Gaming Expo, taking place October 14-16 at the Oregon Convention Center. This is the very first time that CGC Video Games will be accepting submissions for video game grading, and CGC Trading Cards and CSG will be accepting cards. Collectors can also look forward to lots of swag and fun at the booth!

First held in 2006, Portland Retro Gaming Expo is a celebration of the contribution video games have made and continue to make in popular culture. With the goals of educating video game enthusiasts, preserving games and inspiring appreciation for classic games, it is the perfect event to show off the unrivaled CGC Video Games holder, which provides superior display and protection for video games, and to take in submissions for CGC Video Games’ expert and impartial certification services.

To see the CGC Video Games holder, click here. To learn more about CGC Video Games’ grading standards, click here.

Preparing video game submissions for the show

Further instructions to submit video games at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo will be coming soon. As a first step, join CGC here if you are not already a member. Membership to CGC or any other Certified Collectibles Group company will give you access to CGC Video Games.

Preparing trading and sports card submissions for the show

To streamline trading and sports card submissions at the show, please take the following steps before arriving:

  1. If you’re not already a member, join before the show. To join CGC Trading Cards, click here. To join CSG, click here.
  2. Sign into your account, and go to the online submission form for CGC Trading Cards or CSG.
  3. Select "Mail-In or Show Drop-Off" to start your submission.
  4. Complete the submission form and print the packing slip.

Important: To ensure that your submission process stays on schedule, please package cards with the packing slip in the exact order that they are listed on the packing slip. Failure to do so will result in delays.

  1. Keep your cards safe and secure until you drop off your submission (including the packing slip) with a representative.
  2. Go to the Express Drop-off sign to finalize your submission.

All submissions will be transported to the companies’ headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, for authentication, grading and encapsulation. To learn more about CGC Trading Cards, click here. To learn more about CSG services and fees, click here.

CGC Trading Cards and CSG will provide tablets at the booth for submitters to use for sign-up and submission purposes.

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