Savcon will be the first ever Transformers Convention in Savannah Georgia's History!
Since preregistration has begun though http://savcon.net
, we wanted to let everyone know what to expect from our first ever show.
We will have Voice Actors from some of your favorite shows! And events lined up for the whole weekend of June 23rd and 24th of 2012. There will be some opportunities for the fans to partake in some of our events with a few contests to win prizes as well.
Here is a rundown of our show, We hope to see you there!Location:
Hilton Garden Inn Savannah/Midtown
5711 Abercorn Street
The hotel is completely rented out for the weekend by Savcon. When making your reservations over the phone please use the keyword Savcon
to get your guest room at the group rate of only $114!
The hotel is in the heart of Savannah, Georgia with some of the city's biggest tourist attractions within a few minutes of driving. The Hilton Garden Inn also has a on-site restaurant, lounge, outdoor pool and the suites have a sofa and chair separate from the bedroom area. Each room comes with a coffeemaker, fridge and flat screen TVs. Voice Actors :
Gregg Berger (the voice of Grimlock, Skyfire, Long Haul and Outback in the original G1 TV series)
Neil Kaplan (the voice of Optimus Prime & Rotor in the R.I.D. TV Series)
Lee Tockar (the voice of Special Agent Ravage in the Beast Wars TV Series)
Lee Tockar and Neil Kaplan will be guest judges at our contests too!
Make sure you don't forget your camera so you don't miss getting your picture taken with our guests!Special Guests :
Alex Yu, Host of the Ragin Ronin Review on youtube where he does movie reviews. Alex is also a Vlogger, owns his own production company and is a life long Transfan. Alex will be hosting his own 30minute panel both days at Savcon where he will talk about Vlogging, movie directing, speaking with everyone about his love of Transformers and his plans for the future of Transformers. Alex will be holding his own Transformers Trivia Contest while doing his panel. Winners will be awarded prizes!Special Events :
*Megatoyfan.com will be hosting a"parts party" Friday June 22nd and Saturday June 23rd from their hotel suite.
*The dealer room will be 1,900 square feet with MegaToyFan and 7 more companies showcasing their transformers products
*Radio Free Cybertron will be doing a live Podcast from the Dealer Room on both days.
*Costume Contest with guest judges Neil Kaplan and Alex Yu.
*Art Contest with guest judge LeeTockar.
*Custom Transformers Contest sponsored by Custranz :Custom Transformerz.
*Outside the convention there will be 2 concept cars, Bumblebee and Galvatron, for photo opportunities.
The art contest, Costume contest & custom contest have early entry forms in PDF format via the website that can be turned in on Friday June 22nd during our preregistration day between 10am and 6pm EST This will be the only time these forms can be filled our and submitted.
Also there will be over 10 hours of autograph availability time with our voice actors over the weekend and over 3 hours of voice acting panels and Q&A, Get your questions ready! Preregistration:
Now that preregistration has begun the contents of the preregistration packages will be.
*A free signed, exclusive Savcon print drawn by Transformers artist Dan Khanna! This will be an original never before seen print made just for Savcon preregistered attendees.
*A travel package that will contain tour guides, maps and dining menus along with other information. This package is for those who wish to explore Savannah and the rich history the city has to offer it's visitors.
*A special keepsake brochure welcoming you to Savcon. This brochure will have information about our events and will have a full schedule of all the events over the weekend on the back, with times included, so you can plan your weekend and attend the events you most want to see.
For those that don't preregister or are local attendees, we have a package for you also. The contents of this package will be.
*A second free signed, exclusive Savcon print drawn by Transformers artist Dan Khanna. This print will be different than the other and will be limited to a first come basis on Saturday and Sunday.
This thread will be updated as new information is confirmed.
Join us as we make history in Savannah, Georgia!!