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Ener-Con 2014! Manitoba's Transformers Fan Convention!

Transformers News: Ener-Con 2014! Manitoba's Transformers Fan Convention!

Monday, March 10th, 2014 10:34AM CDT

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Transformers News: Ener-Con 2014! Manitoba's Transformers Fan Convention!

Iacon North is pleased to announce Ener-Con! Ener-Con will be Manitoba's first fan convention dedicated specifically to Transformers!

Join us on August 23rd & 24th at the Clarion Hotel, 1445 Portage Avenue(right across the street from Polo Park Mall) for two full days of Transformers fun & excitement!

Featuring: Manitoba's largest Transformers Specific Vendor Room, Special Industry Guests from the Transformers Franchise(TBA), Local Artists, Contests & Door Prizes, Video Game Tournaments, a Screening Room, Exclusive Merchandise, Panels and more!

To keep up on all the news you can watch this thread, keep an eye on the Ener-Con Website or follow us on Facebook

Stay tuned as many things will be announced in the coming months!

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Re: Ener-Con 2014! Manitoba's Transformers Fan Convention! (1556401)
Posted by Metroplex79 on March 10th, 2014 @ 10:40am CDT
I won't be attending, as it's too far to drive from Toronto, but at least this helps out the fans in northern North Dakota and Minnesota.
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Posted by Robimus on March 10th, 2014 @ 11:21am CDT
If anyone is thinking of coming in from out of town for the event the Clarion Hotel has a special discounted hotel block set up. See the hotel information on our website for all the details! www.ener-con.webs.com

Thanks!
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Posted by Robimus on March 23rd, 2014 @ 9:31pm CDT
Ener-Con is happy to welcome Chasing Artwork via illustrator Justin Currie to our artist lineup for this coming August!

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An exhibitor at many of the largest conventions across North America, Justin will be joining us to bring his own special style of pop culture art to the convention.

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Chasing Artwork promises to have new Transformers prints on hand for sale at Ener-Con!

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You can check out Justin's Deviant art page by clicking the link above. As well do check out his facebook page and join the thousands of people who have already 'liked' his work!
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Posted by Robimus on April 7th, 2014 @ 12:15pm CDT
Ener-Con is proud to welcome our 2014 Guest of Honour Michael Chain to the convention this August!

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Michael is best known to Transformers fans as the Generation 1 voices of Powerglide, Hoist, Red Alert, Raoul & Skids! As well Michael is an accomplished musician & writer, having worked on cartoon series like She-Ra, Rambo, Police Academy and more.

Michael will be at Ener-Con all weekend long, meeting fans and signing autographs, as well as taking part in a Q&A and Script reading alongside Ener-Con attendees.

Stay tuned for more guest announcements to come!
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Posted by Robimus on April 14th, 2014 @ 11:11pm CDT
Fraser Paintcustoms will be bringing his amazing skills to Ener-Con! Fraser will be set up all weekend offering to battle damage Transformers for attendees, as well as showing off and selling his other great work.

As well Fraser will be hosting a panel on how to battle damage a Transformer, and customizing in general! Here is your chance to learn some tips and tricks from one of the best customizers in Manitoba!

Check out his work on Facebook!!!!

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Posted by Robimus on April 22nd, 2014 @ 11:34pm CDT
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Ener-Con will be offering numerous events and activities all convention long just for kids!

The first 30 plus Children under ten years of age will each receive a new, packaged 'flip out' Transformers toy from Dark of the Moon thanks to our friends at Unreal Books!

Be sure to check out http://www.unrealbooks.com for all your Transformers art needs!

As well a children's activity area will be set up all weekend long featuring scheduled activities for kids to take part in. From papercraft Transformers building courtesy of Kiriharu, to coloring, to a Build Your Own Kreon panel(for a slight cost being passed long to charity by Ener-Con) there will be a ton of things for kids to see and do at Manitoba's First Transformers Fan Convention!

You can find Kiriharu at http://www.kiriharu.com and print off your own papercrafts for free!
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Posted by Robimus on April 28th, 2014 @ 9:44am CDT
Ener-Con is pleased to welcome IDW Comic Artist James Raiz as a special guest!

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DW Comic Artist James Raiz will be making his first convention appearance since 2002 at Ener-Con!

Known currently for his work on IDW's recent ongoing 'Dark Cybertron' series, James has been working on Transformers for over a decade going all the way back to Dreamwave's Armada series in 2002. His credits include many different subgenres from the Transformers franchise including Generation 1, Beast Wars, 2007 Transformers the Movie, Armada, Energon & Cybertron plus more! As well his work has appeared on Hasbro package art at toy stores near you.

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In addition to Transformers James has also worked on high profile title for Marvel & DC like Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk & Birds of Prey. As well he works as a visual artist for film, TV and Video Games with credits including Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter & Stargate: The Ark of Truth just to name a few.

James will be at Ener-Con all weekend long meeting fans, signing autographs, showcasing his art, selling prints and taking part in Q&A's and Panels.

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Posted by Robimus on May 20th, 2014 @ 10:09am CDT
Weekend Passes for Ener-Con are now onsale!

Click Here To Buy!

Weekend passes, and single day passes, will also be available at the door all weekend long, August 23rd & 24th.

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Posted by Robimus on May 31st, 2014 @ 1:41pm CDT
Ener-Con is pleased to welcome Cybertron.ca member Clint 'C Spray' McFadden as our Social Media guest!

CSpray717, Clint's Youtube Channel offering toy and convention reviews, has nearly 4000 subscribers. He is also the founder of one of the largest Transformers Facebook groups, Transformers Addicts, which currently sits at over 8000 members and growing!

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Posted by Robimus on June 9th, 2014 @ 5:05pm CDT
Ener-Con is excited to be welcoming Hasbro Toy Designer & Artist Marvin Mariano back to Winnipeg this August!

Marvin first started working on Transformers in the late 1990's doing a variety of different work on Beast Wars & Beast Machines and the cancelled Transtech line for Draxhall Jump Studios in Toronto. This included Marvin contributing the character designs of Obsidian for Beast Machines.

Marvin's other prominent work for Hasbro includes designing several of the Star Wars/Transformers from 2007-2009 and the more recent Rescue Bots 2014 toy line.

Marvin will be at Ener-Con all weekend long selling prints, doing commissions for attendees, taking part in a Q&A/presentation and more!

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