Friday, December 3, 2010

National Geographic Book Sale @ Oregon Convention Center

National Geographic Preholiday Warehouse Sale - December 3-5, 2010

NatgeoSALE National Geographic is bringing truckloads of books, maps, globes, toys, clothing, luggage and more to its warehouse sale in Portland, Ore., in December. The event will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Portland, from Friday, Dec. 3, to Sunday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Fourteen tractor trailers will be loaded with almost everything that National Geographic has offered for sale in the past five years. Many of the items seen in National Geographic gift catalogs as well as 300 book titles will be available. Prices will be discounted up to 90 percent.

“This year’s sale is one of the largest ever. We have more than 600 different products — that’s 200,000 of the best-quality books, maps, DVDs, toys, travel accessories and gifts from around the world,” said Bill O’Donnell, National Geographic’s director of sales, publishing.

New to the Portland sale this year will be a display of rolled and framed prints of some of National Geographic’s most iconic photographs. Also, for the first time in many years, educational materials from National Geographic School Publishing will be featured.   (reposted from

For more info visit the event website

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