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Zenkaikon (King of Prussia, PA) Nov 7&8, 2009
Hi everyone! I just wanted to make sure everyone knew about a Philadelphia-area convention that I am involved with, called Zenkaikon. This will be Zenkaikon's 4th year, and we are looking forward to seeing a lot of new and returning attendees. We are currently working furiously to make Zenkaikon 2009 the biggest and best yet, and there are new announcements coming out all the time. I will try to keep this thread updated as new information comes out. Also, feel free to reply to this thread with any questions you might have, and I will do my best to answer Wink

You can also follow us via:
Website: http://www.zenkaikon.com
MySpace: http://groups.myspace.com/zenkaikon
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=6581388514
Twitter: http://twitter.com/zenkaikon

Hope to see you there! Smile


PRESS RELEASE: Zenkaikon Announces 2008 Attendance and 2009 Convention Dates
Convention attendance more than doubled in 2008.

VALLEY FORGE, PENNSYLVANIA - November 14 2008 - Zenkaikon, the Philadelphia area's fastest growing anime and gaming convention, has announced that it will be returning to the Valley Forge Convention Plaza for its fourth year on November 7 ? 8, 2009. This year's event will take place in the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel, which is a part of the same complex that has hosted Zenkaikon from 2006 through 2008. Starting as a one-day convention in 2005, Zenkaikon has experienced rapid growth, with attendance doubling from approximately 570 in 2007 to over 1300 in 2008. The Zenkaikon staff wishes to thank the many attendees who made the 2008 event such a huge success. They hope to see this trend continue in 2009, and are actively anticipating expansion with larger performance and panel areas, dealer space, and video game rooms. Many of the details regarding convention guests, hotel rooms, and activities are still to be determined at this time. Nevertheless, Zenkaikon is planning to move swiftly with planning and announcing exciting news and information. Keep watching http://www.zenkaikon.com for details on Zenkaikon 2009. There you will find information on pre-registration dates and rates, artist and vendor table reservations, and 2009 performers and events!


Zenkaikon 2009 Membership:
Pre-registration for Zenkaikon 2009 is currently open. Visit http://www.zenkaikon.com to pre-register online, as well as to find information on exhibitor space, panel registration, and Zenkaikon rules and regulations. Printable forms for mail-in registrations are also available.

Single Rates:
by June 6: One Day (Saturday or Sunday) $15.00, Two Day $28.00, Two Day VIP $48
by October 6: Saturday $18.00, Sunday $15.00, Two Day $30.00, Two Day VIP $50
At Door: Saturday $23.00, Sunday $20.00, Two Day $40.00 , Two Day VIP n/a

Group Rates (of 10+ people, two day only):
by June 6: $25
by October 6: $27
at the door: $37

Children under age 6 are free!


Additional News:
December 24, 2008: Zenkaikon Announces Robotech Convention Tour, Dealer Room Improvements
February 8, 2009: Zenkaikon Announces New Guest, Robert Axelrod
February 20, 2009: Zenkaikon Announces Three New Guests
March 2, 2009: Concept Galaxy Hosting Auditions for Zenkaikon 2009
March 14, 2009; Zenkaikon Announces CJ Henderson, Room Block, Sakura Sunday
April 8, 2009: Zenkaikon Announces Free Tickets to Death Note: L, Change the World
April 15, 2009: Zenkaikon Wants You! 2009 Gopher and Street Team Recruitment
April 20, 2009: Zenkaikon Panel Applications Now Open!


I have ONE SPOT open. Yep, this early and it's ALREADY filling.
It's at the Radisson. It's $55/person. All girls only.
Jump in now. Pay for room and $25 for Pre-reg (GROUP DISCOUNT).

OPEN! FREE! Gathering interest...!

Any and all Characters from Kingdom Hearts welcome!
(Yes, I'm looking at you Cloud and Leon. XD)

Since last year was so TOTALLY epic, we're doing it AGAIN! 8D
Get in now. 8D
Zenkaikon 2009: Gopher
DCNYAC President, 2009-10 (Oneonta, Area)
Capital New York Anime Founder 2009
Thank you for the updates Smile
Your welcome! Big Grin I hope to see some other Upstate new yorkers there!

Also, if anyone is going. Is in need of room space. I have room in my hotel for Fri-Mon.
I also wonder if I could hitch a ride off you, if you do go. Smile
Zenkaikon 2009: Gopher
DCNYAC President, 2009-10 (Oneonta, Area)
Capital New York Anime Founder 2009

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