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2022 Tucson EZ-Guide is now posted online!
2022 Tucson EZ-Guide is now posted online!
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press Publisher - 1/17/2022
The 172-page 2022 Tucson EZ-Guide was posted online today and can be viewed here. The printed hard-copy guide will arrive in Tucson on January 21, where they'll start being distributed at Tucson International Airport, local hotels and restaurants, and at each of the 40+ shows a few days before they ...
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Follow Xpo Press on Social Media
Follow Xpo Press on Social Media
Rachel Ford, Director of Xpo Press Social Media - 1/15/2022
Are you following Xpo Press yet on social media? You can find us @gemshowinsider on both Facebook and Instagram. Stay up-to-date on the latest 2022 Tucson Showcase news as well as news and happenings about gem shows around the U.S. and Canada. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GemShowInsider Instag...
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Xpo Press Turns 20 in February ~ Memories & Shout-Outs
Xpo Press Turns 20 in February ~ Memories & Shout-Outs
Brad Hicks, Owner of Xpo Press & Founder of the EZ-Guides - 1/7/2022
Several weeks after the infamous month of September 2001 my career path took a topsy-turvy turn. Just before Christmas that year, I was fired from my corporate data/telecom job for which I was a sales manager. The next month, I started Xpo Press and incorporated it in Colorado on February 1, 2002. L...
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AAPS, Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences 2022 Meeting, Dinner and Auction
AAPS, Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences 2022 Meeting, Dinner and Auction
AAPS - Association of Applied Paleological Sciences
11/20/2021
Our 2022 Meeting, Dinner and Auction are scheduled at the University of Arizona Student Union, North Ballroom during the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Shows. The meeting will be held on Saturday February 5th, 2022 at 7:00 PM, doors to the ballroom open at 6:30 PM. The general public is invited to ...
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"Tucson Show Guide" no longer publishing
"Tucson Show Guide" no longer publishing
11/19/2021
This press release was sent this week to former advertisers of the Tucson Show Guide, a publication of Interweave, a subsidiary of Golden Peak Media. It was written by Diane Kocal, advertising sales manager for Golden Peak Media. Thank you for your support over the years and your inquiries about thi...
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The 2022 Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase
The 2022 Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
11/17/2021
The Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase is coming up fast — Jan. 28 - Feb. 13 — and Xpo Press can't wait to launch the 2022 Tucson EZ-Guide, which is in production right now! The ever-popular Tucson EZ-Guide is a full-color guide distributed at local hotels and restaurants in Tucson, on the gem ...
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Tucson’s new, world-class Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum
Tucson’s new, world-class Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum
Helen Serras-Herman - 11/11/2021
The much-anticipated opening of the newest museum in Tucson, the University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum (ANGMM) happened this past summer, first with limited ticketed guided tours. The museum then opened to the public in August 2021. A Grand Opening event will probably happen du...
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Follow Xpo Press on Facebook and Instagram
Follow Xpo Press on Facebook and Instagram
Rachel Ford, Xpo Press Director of Social Media - 11/10/2021
Are you following Xpo Press yet on social media? You can find us @gemshowinsider on both Facebook and Instagram. Stay up-to-date on the latest 2022 Tucson Showcase news as well as news and happenings about gem shows around the U.S. and Canada. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GemShowInsider Instag...
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Xpo Press is alive and well
Xpo Press is alive and well
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press Owner - 8/25/2021
The rumor of our demise has been widely exaggerated. Xpo Press is fully alive and well after several months of having to “close shop” due to the Covid shutdown of gem and mineral shows and, consequently, the stoppage of income to us from advertisers after it was announced that the Tucson Showcase wa...
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Fall 2022 Show Updates
Fall 2022 Show Updates
George F. Winters, AAPS Administrative Directory - 7/8/2021
I invited a few show promoters operating shows this fall to share information about their upcoming shows. It's not too late to find a selling space if you're interested. Laura Delano, "West Coast Gem & Mineral Show" The West Coast Gem & Mineral Show is loaded with opportunities to acquire merchandi...
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The Big Gem Show at Hotel Tucson City Center closed
The Big Gem Show at Hotel Tucson City Center closed
George F. Andrews, AAPS Administrative Director - 7/8/2021
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I received word from the owner of the Hotel Tucson City Center that The 2022 Big Gem Show at that hotel has been canceled. With the additional cancellation earlier of the Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show at the El Conquistador Hilton, that leaves approximately 2...
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Auction to benefit The Mineralogical Record
Auction to benefit The Mineralogical Record
Mineralogical Record - 6/25/2021
Take part in helping Mineralogical Record Magazine by donating a fine mineral specimen to be auctioned. Donations can be hand-delivered to Rob Lavinsky at the Denver Showcase in September, or mailed to him by September 15 for photography and processing. (Contact Rob at info@irocks.com for shipping i...
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Smithsonian Natural History Museum to reopen June 18
Smithsonian Natural History Museum to reopen June 18
M.R.News, courtesy of MineralogicalRecord.com - 5/31/2021
After closing all of its sites in March 2020 because of the Covid pandemic, the Smithsonian Institution will welcome visitors to the popular National Museum of Natural History on June 18. Like the other Smithsonian facilities, it will open initially at about 25 percent capacity, with reduced hours a...
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Take a day-trip to Laughlin during the Quartzsite shows to tour historic mines, museums and petroglyphs
Take a day-trip to Laughlin during the Quartzsite shows to tour historic mines, museums and petroglyphs
By Helen Serras-Herman - 1/9/2020
The town of Laughlin is located in the southeastern-most part of Nevada, right across from Bullhead City, Ariz., on the Colorado River. The region is known as the Tri-State Area, as three states – Arizona, Nevada, and California — meet. A scenic two-hour drive from Quartzsite, north through Parker a...
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An Xpo Press tribute to Robyn Hawk: A dazzling display of sapphire colors
An Xpo Press tribute to Robyn Hawk: A dazzling display of sapphire colors
Brad Hicks - 7/29/2019
“Who is this person? She’s everywhere!”               Before I knew who Robyn Hawk was, whenever I would do a Google search for just about any subject relating to gems, minerals, and jewelry I would see blogs, Facebook feeds, and articles all over the internet by “A Fly On The Wall” (or @AFlyont...
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Welcome to the 2019 Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase!
Welcome to the 2019 Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase!
Sandra Gonzales and Brad Hicks - 3/20/2019
T he Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase is kicking off another great year with two fantastic shows — the larger Colorado Mineral & Fossil (Spring) Show held at a big hotel ballroom in Aurora on the east side of Denver, and the smaller Colorado Independent Warehouse (Spring) Show in Lakewoo...
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DOWNLOAD YOUR 2019 QUARTZSITE EZ-GUIDE!
DOWNLOAD YOUR 2019 QUARTZSITE EZ-GUIDE!
Quartzsite Showcase & Swapmeet
1/7/2019
IT'S THAT TIME!   SHOW TIME IN THE WARM DESERT SUN OF QUARTZSITE! DOWNLOAD YOUR QUARTZSITE EZ-GUIDE NOW! http://xpopress.com/guide/profile/4/quartzsite-ez-guide? The Quartzsite shows are famous among professional and amateur lapidaries and jewelry artists. The small desert town lies about 18 miles...
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