Botcon 2024 June 27-30 Fort Wayne, Indiana

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  1. Autobot City Comics 2008

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  2. Ikkstakk

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    Fort Wayne again, eh? Well, I guess I'm down, that's less than four hours from me. Info on hotels and vendor tables soonish?
     
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  3. Autobot City Comics 2008

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    - The BotCon 30th Anniversary takes it back to where it all began this summer in Ft. Wayne, Indiana! -

    This year marks not just the 40th anniversary of Transformers, but also the 30th anniversary of THE Original Transformers Collectors’ and Fan Convention… BotCon!

    The show returns to Ft. Wayne, Indiana this June 27-30 for an anniversary celebration Transformers fans will be talking about all year long!

    From our friends at Agabyss, the show promoter for BotCon:

    You can make your reservations through our partner hotel, Courtyard by Marriott starting today. The convention itself will be held right across the street at the Grand Wayne Center, site for BotCon 1994, 2000, and 2002. Since those 3 conventions, the Grand Wayne Center has been expanded in to a new, much larger facility with amazing state of the art amenities. This is going to be the Transformers event of the Summer!

    Make your reservation today through our online link and stay tuned for pre-registration later this month!

    Please note, we have also opened Vendor and Artist registration. Vendor booth size has been expanded to a 10x10 space and the rate for a single booth and multiple booth options has been reduced/reworked this year to give any vendor more budget options. All of the details are in the online listing. Any questions, please contact us. You can secure your spot today by using the Vendor/Artist check out options below.

    BotCon 2024 hotel block:
    Book Your Group/Corporate Rate | Marriott International

    Vendor Registration
    Agabyss > BOTCON > Vendor Booth Space for Botcon 2024

    Artist Registration
    Agabyss > BOTCON > Artist Table Space for Botcon 2024
     
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  4. Hiro Prime

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    Nice. I'm actually happy it's back in Ft. Wayne. It'll be nice to see how things have changed since 2002.

    I hope to see you all there.
     
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  5. galvatran

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    Can't wait for special guest to be announced and front paged. They deserve the exposure.
     
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    Swoop Dogg Hi Yukio!

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    It won’t get front paged no matter who it is.

    I hope Cullen, Welker and/or Nelson can make it.

    Or what if they got one of the big movie stars? Fox? LaBeouf?

    I know - it’s not happening - dream on.
     
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    Artist Jack Lawrence just got announced for TFNation.
     
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    I'd rather see Turturro. Or Tyrese, he was actually a fan!
     
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  9. Autobot City Comics 2008

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    as much as I would love to see Cullen & Welker it wouldn’t make financial sense for them to be at Botcon since they are doing all FanExpo’s nationwide
     
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    TFCon isn’t a FanExpo convention.

    (I’m really not trying to start a fight or anything - just trying to show your statement is inaccurate. I love all Transformers conventions!)
     
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    Amen brother.
    We shouldn't be playing favorites like we do with children. :p 

    Out of pure interest, how much does it cost (ball park figure) to secure one or both Cullen & Welker? I've always wondered.
     
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    no there is a Convention circuit called FanExpo “your city here” and they have nationwide shows, what I was saying is if they are going to be at a fanexpo all year it wouldn’t make since to have them as ppl would have options all year long.
     
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    I get a cold sweat thinking about how much it would cost to get Cullen and Welker to Fort Wayne. That's gotta be high five figures. Low six? Wouldn't shock me.

    Fort Wayne does raise my eyebrows a little bit. I'd've thought the 40th would have made someplace like Los Angeles more appealing. Lower costs to get actors there, and all. Pack the house. Hot take: Fort Wayne is kind of... mid. Being the 30th anniversary of the first Botcon isn't reason enough to go back there. :2c: 

    I've already reserved my room and my vendor table, though, so... what's my opinion really worth anyway?
     
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    I will also be attending with Chuck Liu (aka "Artfire"). I will be helping him run his booth so please stop by and say hi!

    Shaun
     
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    Beastbox exclusives again, or are they dropping those? I hope they announce soon so I can budget if necessary.
     
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    I may go depending on what guests and if there are any worthwhile exclusives. I've only ever been to Botcon 2016 and would love to duplicate that experience.
     
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    There is a lot coming in the pipe line
     
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    Holy crap, how did I miss this announcement??

    I was there in Fort Wayne in 2000 and 2002, and now I live in Indiana, 2 hours from the convention center. Definitely hoping I can be there this time as well. Maybe I can take the wife and kids as well. Looking forward to hearing further developments.
     
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    keep an eye on our website www.botcon.com, Facebook, twitter, Instagram & TicTok. The only info here will be in this thread.
     
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    The weather would be a lot nicer in June? As in, not cold nor snow?