MechaCon 2.0 officially announced.

MechaCon 2.0 officially announced.

Friday, January 13th, 2006 3:02pm CST

Category: Event News
Posted by: Raymond T.   Views: 18,597
Mechacon has contacted our news desk. Through their newsletter, they have given us an update on their convention this year. The following is taken directly from their newsletter.

On August 11-13, 2006, the heart of Louisiana's Cajun country welcomes the return of its premiere Japanese Cultural Expo and Anime Convention....

MECHACON 2.0!!!

MechaCon offers anime and mecha fans of Louisiana and neighboring states a chance to gather in a warm and friendly setting to learn more about the culture of Japan and to share in the experience that is the anime fan culture. Easily accessible and conveniently located in Lafayette (along the I-10 corridor between New Orleans and Houston), MechaCon welcomes anime fans and Asian cultural enthusiasts across the south to join us for our second MechaCon weekend.

Located just a mile from the Lafayette Regional Airport, along the banks of the serene Vermilion Bayou in the heart of Acadiana... the Hilton Lafayette, Acadiana's premier full-service hotel and conference center, will again be host to this unique event. Check out the wonderful accommodations offered by the Hilton in our Accommodations section here:
http://www.mechacon.com/accommodations.html.

The 2006 event is our sophmorel convention and the MechaCon staff is completely dedicated to bringing you yet another spectacular convention experience (hopefully hurricane-free this time). MechaCon is a unique blend, combining the worlds of Anime, Transformers, and Japanese Culture into an enjoyable three-day weekend. Fans of Anime and Transformers will not only be able to enjoy our many panels, viewing rooms, and dealers room, but attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the history and the culture of Japan through our informative panels and presentations.

All that being said, we heartily welcome you back to MechaCon and if you haven't already, we hope you'll visit our forums (http://www.mechacon.com/forums) and enjoy the full convention experience. All of the information for early registration, as well as the many wonderful benefits, is located in our Registration section here: http://www.mechacon.com/registration.html.

Pre-registration will open on January 15, 2006, but hotel reservations can be made now by visiting our online portal here:
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/private_groups/lftlhhf_mec/index.jhtml.

If you are interested in being a dealer at MechaCon 2.0, please visit our Dealers section here: http://www.mechacon.com/dealers.html.

If you are interested in being a volunteer at MechaCon 2.0, please visit our Volunteers section here: http://www.mechacon.com/volunteers.html.

If you are interested in purchasing a table in MechaCon 2.0's Artists Alley, please visit our Artists Alley section here:
http://www.mechacon.com/artistsalley.html.

See you in August for MechaCon 2.0!


We will keep you posted on more Transformers related items at Mechacon 2.0 in the future.

Credit(s): www.mechacon.com


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