Emerald City Comicon Breaks Attendance Record

Mon, April 23rd, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Official Press Release

The Emerald City ComiCon (ECCC), the Pacific Northwest's premiere comic

book and pop culture convention, has officially announced that attendance

for its 2007 show topped 7,700 attendees, marking an astounding 25%

increase in attendance over its previous year's show.

"I'm beyond thrilled," says Organizer Jim Demonakos. "This year's show

surpassed all of our expectations. I can't thank the fans, creators,

dealers and exhibitors enough for helping the 2007 show be our best yet.

Just wait until you see what we have in store for 2008!"

The 2008 Emerald City ComiCon will boast changes in both dates and venue.

ECCC '08 will be moving to the Washington State Convention and Trade

Center located in the heart of downtown Seattle, while the dates will be

May 10th & 11th, 2008.

Demonakos explains, "We've had a great experience at Qwest, our home for

the last five years, but because they are changing their facilities focus

from trade shows to music, we were compelled to look to find an alternate

venue."

The Washington State Convention and Trade Center, built in 2001, has

established itself as the premiere convention and trade center facility in

the Pacific Northwest. With the Emerald City ComiCon being the premiere

comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest, it was a

perfect match.

"The new venue will provide the Emerald City ComiCon a larger floor plan

and will also allow for separate panel and event rooms, plus additional

room for growth. Due to date availability, we are moving the show from the

end of March to early May, keeping the Emerald City ComiCon a show firmly

rooted in the spring," concludes Demonakos.

For more information regarding the Emerald City ComiCon and to sign up for

our free newsletter, visit http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com

 
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