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Canada’s Largest and Premier Event Expands to Four Days and Takes its Place Among the "Big 3" Comic-Cons of the World


Canada’s largest and premier event expands to four days and takes its place among the “Big 3” Comic-Cons of the World

WHAT: Fan Expo Canada is celebrating 17 years as the comic-con of the North. Expanding to four days of ‘Fan-demonium’, Toronto hosts the largest combined gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event in the country – now the third largest in the world!

Owned and operated by Hobby Star Marketing, Fan Expo Canada offers fans of every genre the chance to meet their favourite celebrities and pop culture heroes at autograph and photo sessions; participate in informational workshops with industry experts offering advice, tips and portfolio reviews; and shop for exclusive Fan Expo Canada offers, collectables and memorabilia from more than 700 vendors.

Past guests have included renowned industry icons: David Cronenberg, Elijah Woods, William Shatner, Stan Lee, Wes Craven.

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Additional Highlights:

Canada’s largest Masquerade Costume Contest on Saturday, Aug. 27
Celebrity Q&As plus autograph and photo opportunities
Costumed characters from popular TV shows and movies
Industry/professional/career workshops and information
More than 700 commercial exhibitors and retailers, sprawl over 400,000 square feet of space offering a full range of pop culture and entertainment themed merchandise including comic books, toys, collectibles, games, videos, and more!
Exclusive and limited show merchandise

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, Ontario

Thursday, August 25
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Special Preview)
4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, August 26
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 27
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 28
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

About Hobby Star Marketing Inc.
Hobby Star Marketing Inc. was founded in 1992 and has quickly become one of Canada’s premiere sports and entertainment marketing companies. Since its inception, Hobby Star Marketing has secured a niche in the industry by specializing in professional sport and entertainment celebrity placement at a variety of venues and events.


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