September 30 - October 3

2021

Chicago 

Pen Show

Welcome to the Oldest Pen Show at

Chicago Mariott Northwest!

Vintage Pens - Modern Pens - Notebooks -

Ink - Classes - Auction

Chicago Pen Show

*Per Illinois Governor, face masks are required indoors

Check out our Seminars page for more info and registraion links

One of the Midwest's premier gathering for users and collectors of fountain pens, inks, paper and other writing instruments, the Chicago Pen Show is an annual event bringing together over 100 vendors and hundreds of pen users. 

The Chicago Pen show is run by Roger Wooten & Paul Conterato
Is this your first pen show? 

If this is your first pen show and you're looking for some guidance on what to expect, how to prepare, what to see and do, and how to interact with vendors then check out these handy resources:

  • A Pen Show Primer (YouTube, 47 min) by Matt Armstrong of the Pen Habit

  • Richard Binder, master NibMeister, has a whole series of articles on prepping for pen shows

  • Pen Show Etiquette (article) by David Nishimura, of VintagePens.com and the Pen Collectors of America

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Our 2021 Dates have been moved to

September 30th - October 3rd!

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