National Philatelic Exhibitions of Washington, D.C., Inc.


  • The schedule of events for NAPEX 2019 will be posted here when it is finalized.
  • Download a printable PDF version of the 2018 schedule here.
  • The daily schedule for last years NAPEX 2018 was as follows:

Friday, June 8, 2018

8am-6pm Philatelic Exhibits Open Continental Ballroom, Beverly Room
10am-6pm Bourse Open International/Atrium
11am-noon American Philatelic Society - Town Hall Stevens Room
  Executive Director Scott English  
1pm-2pm United Nations Philatelic Agency 'Prelaunch' of UNISPACE+50 Stevens Room
  UNPA will unveil six stamps and three souvenir sheets to be issued at the 61st session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. The stamps showcase the beauty of outer space and man's achievements there. Autograph session with the ceremony participants follows.  
2pm-3pm Robert C. Graebner Chapter #17 AFDCS HHonors Room
3pm-4pm China Stamp Society HHonors Room
  Archie McKee, Paper and Color of the People's Republic of China R8 "Workers and Soldiers" Definitive Set of 1955-1961 as Analyzed Using Equipment at the National Postal Museum  
4pm-5pm Smithsonian National Postal Museum Stevens Room
  NPM Director Elliot Gruber, Discussion on the Future Direction of the National Postal Museum.  
6pm-7pm Baltimore-Washington Chapter - United States Philatelic Classics Society Stevens Room
  Les Lanphear, Official Mail Postal History  
6pm-7pm American Stamp Dealers Association - Officers San Francisco Room

Saturday, June 9, 2018

8am-10pm Philatelic Exhibits Open Continental Ballroom, Beverly Room
8am-9am American Revenue Association - Board Istanbul Room
9am-10am American Revenue Association - Membership Istanbul Room
8am-10am American Stamp Dealers Association San Francisco Room
9am-10am Royal Philatelic Society of London HHonors Theater
9am-10am China Stamp Society - Board Palmer House Room
10am-11am China Stamp Society - Membership Palmer House Room
10am-6pm Bourse Open International/Atrium
10am-noon State Revenue Society - Open Istanbul Room
11am-noon International Society for Japanese Philately San Francisco Room
  Ken Kamholz, The Publisher's Role in Getting Japanese Philately into Print and Distributed to the Society's Membership  
11am-noon International Society of Worldwide Stamp Collectors Palmer House Room
11am-4pm Cachetmakers Bourse Dallas Room
  6° Cachets (Don Neal) - Somerset, NJ
AFDCS Sales (Foster Miller) - Annapolis Junction, MD
Dave Curtis - Arlington, VA
Dragon Cards (Lloyd de Vries) - TWP Washington, NJ
Great FDCs (Jack Ginsburg) - Springfield, VA
Panda Cachets (Rollin Berger) - Clifton, VA
Robert C. Graebner Chapter #17 AFDCS - (Foster Miller) Annapolis Junction, MD
CompuChet Cachets (Helen Fowler) - Niles, MI
Noon-2pm Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections Palmer House Room
1pm-2pm NAPEX Lecture Stevens Room
  Cliff Alexander, Postal History of the September 2001 Anthrax Attacks  
1pm-2pm Souvenir Card Collectors Society San Francisco Room
1pm-3pm International Philippines Philatelic Society Fowler Room
  Don Peterson, 1871-1890s Philippine Proofs & Imperforates  
2pm-4pm Society of Indo-china Philatelists San Francisco Room
  Richard Aspnes, Family Postcards of Vietnam  
2pm-3pm Railway Mail Service Library Palmer House Room
  Fred Scheer, The Chambers Family and their Postmarking Devices  
3pm-4pm Canal Zone Study Group H-Honors Theater
3pm-4pm American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Amphitheater
  Elizabeth Hisey, Open Forum on Exhibiting  
4pm-6pm Philatelic Jury Feedback Forum Amphitheater
7pm-9pm Awards Reception and Banquet Dallas Room
  Tickets at NAPEX Information Table  

Sunday, June 10, 2018

8am-2pm Philatelic Exhibits Open Continental Ballroom, Beverly Room
10am-4pm Bourse Open International Ballroom/Atrium
Noon-1pm NAPEX, Inc. Annual General Meeting San Francisco Room
2pm Exhibits Takedown Begins Dallas Room

NAPEX 2019

Friday, June 7: 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday, June 8: 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, June 9: 10 am to 4 pm

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner 7920 Jones Branch Drive McLean, Virginia 22102

NAPEX show rate (June 7-10):
$111/night + taxes
(single or double occupancy)
Use rate code NPX19