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Site for Dutch Transformers Convention Online

Transformers News: Site for Dutch Transformers Convention Online
Date: Friday, January 16th 2009 12:47am CST
Categories: Event News, Media
Posted by: Raymond T. | Credit(s): Raymond T.

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The website for this year's Transformers convention has gone online. With another namechange from B.O.T.S. to TF ConVersions, this convention is set to give the Netherlands another event for dutch fans in June of this year.

The website www.TF-ConVersions.com promises that more updates and features will be added to the site in the coming months leading towards the event.

Even More Botcon Souvenir Set Hints

Transformers News: Even More Botcon Souvenir Set Hints
Date: Thursday, January 8th 2009 7:45pm CST
Categories: Collectables, Collector's Club News, Event News, Toy News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Pete Sinclair@TFCC

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-TFCC Forums- Ready for more rumors involving those highly desired convention collector's figures?

Tuesday, we were teased with information about this set being mainly Autobot based...

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OK, while we are working on finalizing the convention details, brochure and registration forms, we wanted to start the speculation game:

"For one young Autobot..." is all we have revealed so far. While we tend to guard the convention sets and souvenirs closely, I want to let you know that we are very excited about what we have waiting in the wings!

The set we have planned features a team of select Autobots never before featured in G1 in this way. The timeline we are spotlighting is new, yet very familiar...

Let the games begin!"


Now more news from thus same thread, this time Pete Sinclair (who happens to participate in our very own Official Question And Answers Thread for the club) adds his two cents...

"Far be it from me to wreck your all's ideas. I just know that this year's set is going to rule!"


Perhaps, you might want to start questioning Pete on our Q/A pages for the club, to see if he might reveal something more.


Check out the official Transformers Collector's Club!!!

Speculate based on this new information below.

Chevy Beat To Be At Detroit's Auto Show January 11th-25th

Transformers News: Chevy Beat To Be At Detroit's Auto Show January 11th-25th
Date: Thursday, January 8th 2009 6:34pm CST
Categories: Event News, Media, Movie News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Ray Wert @ jalopnik.com

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-NBC's Today Show- With temperatures expected to be in the single digits next week, snow and sleet squalls, and of course, another football playoff season without the Detroit Lions in them, Michiganders know it is January in Michigan, and with this time of year comes the Detroit Auto Show.

Known for showcasing and previewing many new model year cars, as well as concept cars from all the different car companies, the Detroit Auto Show (also known as the NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW) suddenly becomes very relevant to Transformer's fans because of Michael Bay's insistence on cars that are cutting edge for his movies, and his close ties with GM.

Car enthusiast website, Jalopnik.com, reports that this morning on the Today Show, host Matt Lauer broadcast from Detroit at General Motor's Warren Tech Center where Lauer teased the Chevy Beat would be making an appearance at the N.A.I.A.S. in Detroit next week.

The Chevy Beat, based on leaked photographs and footage from sets, will also be making an appearance in the Transformers movie sequel due out this summer as an Autobot named Skids! While not the exact same as the production model that will be shown on at the show this week, it is a good opportunity for Michiganders (and visitors to Michigan) to see the Beat up close.

You can view video of Lauer revealing the Beat on this morning's Today Show here.

Open to the public the 17th through the 25th of January, this should be a nice opportunity for some of our community members.

More New Info on next Botcon Figure Set

Transformers News: More New Info on next Botcon Figure Set
Date: Tuesday, January 6th 2009 2:37pm CST
Categories: Collector's Club News, Event News, Store News, Toy News
Posted by: First Gen | Credit(s): Brian Savage

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Brian Savage of the Transformers Club has posted some new information on the official Club boards about the upcoming Botcon 2009 figure set. Here's what he had to share:

OK, while we are working on finalizing the convention details, brochure and registration forms, we wanted to start the speculation game:

"For one young Autobot..." is all we have revealed so far. While we tend to guard the convention sets and souvenirs closely, I want to let you know that we are very excited about what we have waiting in the wings!

The set we have planned features a team of select Autobots never before featured in G1 in this way. The timeline we are spotlighting is new, yet very familiar...

Let the games begin!

Brian


G1 molds? Autobots? A possible counter to 2007's "Games of Deception" set? Only time will tell.

Want to be in the know about Botcon and the Transformers Club? Then check out our official TFCC Q&A thread here.

Auto Assembly 2009 Details- Bookings Now Open

Transformers News: Auto Assembly 2009 Details-  Bookings Now Open
Date: Friday, January 2nd 2009 8:00am CST
Category: Event News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Simon Plumbe, Autoassembly.org.uk

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AutoAssembly.org- While U.S. fans are making their Botcon 2009 preparations, the UK fans can also start making plans to attend a major convention in August.

Simon Plumbe, Auto Assembly coordinator, has shared the date, and a lot of information for this upcoming event in his latest e-mail update.

"We are pleased to announced that bookings are now OPEN for Auto Assembly 2009, Europe's largest Transformers convention! Taking place over the weekend of 15th-16th August 2009 in Birmingham, England, Auto Assembly is set to be bigger and better than ever! This time it is going to be a packed weekend celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Transformers filled with activities, dealers, guests and so much much!

The convention will be held on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August 2009, with a bonus mini programme of activities on the evening of Friday 14th August for those who book for the full weekend. Because we expect the convention to be a complete sell-ouy, initially only weekend passes will be available, but single day tickets will be on sale closer to the convention should spaces still be left. There will be an extra special programme of activities running on Saturday evening until the early hours of Sunday, which will include a party and a live script reading featuring our TWO voice actors as well as other activities, but these will be EXCLUSIVE to weekend attendees!

The convention will be held at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, which is on Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham, right in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, England. It is an ideal location for anyone travelling to Birmingham from anywhere in the UK and is just 2 minutes walk from Birmingham New Street Station!

As many of you will know, We have run a number of surveys to find out exactly what you want from Auto Assembly 2009 and we will be tailoring the activities and events to suit YOU the attendees. There will be so much going on that you won't have time to rest - from guest talks to video screenings, workshops to toy and art displays, dealers and competitions, a charity auction and games area, quizzes and much more besides. And for the first time ever at Auto Assembly, TWO voice actors!

We already have our first EIGHT guests confirmed - TF artists Andrew Wildman making his sixth appearance at Auto Assembly, Simon Williams, John McCrea, Staz Johnson, and colourists Jason Cardy, Kat Nicholson and Liam Shalloo. Finally is our first guest of honour, Ian James Corlett, the voice of Cheetor from Beast Wars and Beast Machines. More guests will be announced soon along with our second voice actor!

Ticket prices for the weekend are just £45 for adults and £35 for concessions with under 5s being FREE. However, ticket prices are being reduced to just £40 and £30 for a limited period until 31st March 2009 as a thankyou for those of you who register early. We will also be offering reduced rates for families (2 adults and 2 children) with early discounts again.

We have also managed to negotiate for reduced accommodation rates in the Holiday Inn hotel for their superb bedrooms and details of these will be posted on the website and sent out to all of you with confirmations of your bookings along with details of a few extra surprises we will be sending to all of you!

We've also got one of our usual goodie bags and we believe that 2009 will see this being our best yet with no less than six gifts being confirmed already including DVDs, keyrings, postcards, stickers and more! As always, the earlier you book the more goodies you will get and the DVDs will be limited to the first 49 pre-registrants so if you want these you will need to hurry!

Finally, we're also looking at ways of improving our pre-registration system to make things smoother and faster than ever for all of you attending including the return of the fast-track quick check-in from Auto Assembly 2008 and email booking confirmations that will be sent out within a few days for all pre-registrants.

Anyway, bookings are open NOW through the Auto Assembly website and postal bookings will be open shortly so check out the website now for all the latest news and developments. We hope to see all of you there for what we think will be the biggest and best Auto Assembly ever!"

Simon and Sven
Auto Assembly


You can view the Auto Assembly website by clicking here.

Time to start making plans with your fellow UK Seibertronians to attend this big event!

Botcon 2009 Hotel Announced

Transformers News: Botcon 2009 Hotel Announced
Date: Thursday, January 1st 2009 8:16am CST
Category: Event News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Narc, Brian Savage@mastercollector.com

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Botcon.com- Brian Savage, Transformers Collector's Club Director and Organizer, updates us with more information about Botcon 2009, this time hotel accommodations and convention center information.

Happy New Year!

We are excited to officially announce that you can now make your reservations for BotCon '09 online.

To make your hotel reservations, go to BotCon.com and follow the link to the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel.

BotCon '09 will be at the new Pasadena Convention Center. The Sheraton is attached to the center. Hotel rooms will go very quickly and they have a limited number of rooms with double beds so next week we will have a second hotel block available at a near by property that has additional double bed rooms.

We will send out another update after we receive the electronic reservation link.

It will be several weeks before we have the registration forms available so keep checking BotCon.com for future updates!

Thanks and see you there!

Brian


Botcon 2009 is scheduled for May 28th-31st in Pasadena, California.

BotCon 2009 date and location revealed!!!

Transformers News: BotCon 2009 date and location revealed!!!
Date: Wednesday, December 24th 2008 6:32pm CST
Categories: Event News, Toy News
Posted by: TheMuffin | Credit(s): Botcon.com, Narc

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The location for Botcon 2009 has been revealed! As released on Botcon.com and through members emails, the convention will be held in Pasadena, California! The event is scheduled to run May 28 through the 31st.

The following email was sent out to members of their collectors club.

This just in from the North Pole:

##Santa just announced the location of BotCon 2009##

BotCon 2009 will be in Pasadena, CA May 28th-31st!

We are working on some very special surprises as we know all of you are on the GOOD LIST!

Hotel and venue information will follow in a few short days!


Make sure to keep your eyes on our Events Section for further updates.

Gregg Berger & Stan Bush to attend JACON?

Transformers News: Gregg Berger & Stan Bush to attend JACON?
Date: Monday, December 22nd 2008 3:38am CST
Categories: Event News, People News, Rumors
Posted by: Fender Bender | Credit(s): Green Mustard.com

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According to a post on GreenMustard.com, there will be a few guests attending JACON that have been connected to Transformers in the past.

Rumor has it that Gregg Berger and Stan Bush will reportedly be in attendance for the convention in Orlando that runs from May 22nd to May 24th.

It is also rumored that there are some scheduling issues to insure that this event does not run the same time as Botcon before an official announcement is made.

For more information regarding this convention, go to their official website located here.

Ja die First German Transformers Convention!

Transformers News: Ja die First German Transformers Convention!
Date: Saturday, December 20th 2008 6:46am CST
Categories: Collectables, Company News, Event News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): NTF-Archive C.O.N.S

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Yes you read that right you're not hallucinating Germany is going to have it's first Transformers convention on 19.07.2009 (07.19.2009 for US).
The convention will be known under the name C.O.N.S and is organized by the German Transformers board NTF-Archive.de.
Currently the convention seems to be held in Brüggen, near the Dutch boarder, but this is likely to change.
Visit the convention site here.

Stay tuned to seibertron.com for all your Transformers related news!

Free Comicbook Day to feature TF Animated and GI JOE

Transformers News: Free Comicbook Day to feature TF Animated and GI JOE
Date: Wednesday, December 17th 2008 1:04pm CST
Categories: Comic Book News, Event News, Site Articles
Posted by: First Gen | Credit(s): FCBD.com

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Information on the upcoming Free Comic Book Day 2009 has been posted on the host website. The date itself is May 2nd, 2009 and the books that will be free that day, courtesy of the Gold sponsors, have been updated on the site.

IDW Publishing's offering to comic book fandom features a Transformers Animated/ GI JOE combo!

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The first part of the book features and 11 page story about TF Animated's Optimus Prime as a young bot in the Autobot Academy.

The second and third portions of this three story book, features the JOE's in action in which "Secrets are revealed".

View all the goods that are posted for the upcoming Free Comic Book Day here.

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