Auto Assembly 2012 Third Party Product Official Statement

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  1. Simes

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    Transformers fandom has been buzzing the last few days with discussion about third party products and the fact that they will no longer be available for sale from some events. As with many of our friends at other conventions such as Savcon, Slagacon and Dairycon, we believe that Transformers fans should be able to make an informed choice for themselves over whether or not to purchase unofficial third party products.

    We have spent the last seven months looking at our policy in relation to these and while we will still prohibit the sale of some items, we will be adopting a more open approach which we believe will be much fairer on dealers and attendees alike and provide a much more enjoyable convention and a better trading experience for everyone.

    For more details, you can read our official statement here in full:- http://www.autoassembly.org.uk/AA2012/AutoAssembly2012ThirdPartyProductsOfficialStatement.pdf

    For more details on Auto Assembly 2012 which is taking place over the weekend of 3rd - 5th August 2012 in Birmingham, England or to book your tickets or find out information about booking dealers tables, visit the website at Auto Assembly and for all the latest news on Auto Assembly Europe, visit Auto Assembly Europe 2011 in Uppsala

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    Just read the statement. Seems considered, balanced and fair. Perfect :thumb 
     
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    Cheers dude. With all the controversy around at the moment (and the fact that we have had very concerned dealers asking us about our position and whether they would be affected this year) we felt that we had to make a statement so everyone knew where they stood this year.

    While some may feel that this was a knee-jerk reaction to what has happened with regards to total bans at other events, this is something that we have been working on for some time as you will have seen from our initial announcement last September on our website. We just hope that all our dealers and attendees are happy with the end result and can find plenty to buy / sell that works for everyone. :) 
     

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