Pittsburgh Comicon Changing Hotel Plans

Press Release:

The 2009 Comicon will be without our usual host hotel. The Radisson (soon to be the Doubletree) which was to bePittsburgh Comicon completed September 1st is now not opening until closer to December. Although inconvenient, we are forging ahead using other local hotels. We will be booking the majority of our guests and staff in The Hampton Inn and The Holiday Inn, but I have listed other hotels in the area below. If you get on our website under Show Info,
http://www.pittsburghcomicon.com/showinfo.html the hotels are all listed with their amenities and rate information. (please note the rate information is the best we can currently provide but is subject to change).

All the hotels listed will be serviced by the Convention Bureau’s Shuttle which will be taking people back and forth from the Hotels to the Convention Center all weekend long. We will also have transportation in place for our guests to get them from the hotel to the Convention Center. We are sorry about the inconvenience and we look forward to returning to the Doubletree (formerly the Radisson) in 2010.

Here is the list of hotels for your convenience,

Hampton Inn
3000 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville PA 15146
412-380-4000
Personalized Hampton/Comicon Web-Address: http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/PITMVHX-PGH-20090910/index.jhtml
www.pittsburghhamptoninn.com
Holiday Inn
2750 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville PA 15146
412-372-1022
Courtyard Marriott
3962 William Penn Highway
Monroeville PA 15146
412-856-8680
www.marriott.com/pitmr

Comfort Suites
2731 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville PA 15146
412-373-0911
www.choicehotels.com

Mariott’s Springhill Suites
122 Daugherty Dr
Monroeville PA 15146
412-380-9100
www.mariott.com

Days Inn
2727 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville PA 15146
412-856-1610

Red Roof Inn
729 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville PA 15146
412-856-4738
www.redroof.com

Extended Stay America
3851 Northern Pike
Monroeville PA 15146
412-856-8400 $74.99
www.extendedstay.com

Ok now with that out of the way, I’ll be back in touch soon with more convention news.

and since we are in May, don’t forget about:

The Pittsburgh Comics and Collectibles Show
May 31st from 11-5 inside Pittsburgh’s Century III Mall
hosted by our good friends at New Dimension Comics
For details, please visit www.ndcomics.com

Thank You,

Patrick A. Thomas
Marketing Director – Pittsburgh Comicon

Pittsburgh Comicon 2009
September 11, 12, 13
NEW Monroeville Exposition Center
Contact:
Pittsburgh Comicon
1002 Graham Ave.
Windber, PA 15963
814-467-4116
fx 814-467-4416
pcomicon@floodcity.net
www.pittsburghcomicon.com

Visit http://www.pittsburghcomicon.com for more!

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