Fan Expo Canada Expands to 4 Days in 2011

Press Release:

Fan Expo Canada Reveals Colossal News for 2011

Toronto, ON (January, 2011) – In response to it’s outstanding popularity, Fan Expo Canada™ has added a fourth day to it’s 2011 event, announcing dates of August 25 through August 28, 2011. Toronto hosts the largest combined gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event in the country, which will now be the third largest in the World. The 17th annual Fan Expo Canada™ will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, returning to the South Building.

Fan Expo Canada logoOwned 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 600 exhibitors.

“By offering unique experiences and opportunities to interact with icons, industry leaders, and other enthusiastic fans, Fan Expo Canada™ delivers a signature event in Canada that satisfies fans’ cravings like no other,” says Aman Gupta, President of Hobby Star Marketing. “For the past 17 years Fan Expo Canada™ has been the only event to bring this level of fandom to Toronto and 2011 will bring even more to visitors than ever before with incredible limited edition offers, the widest range of industry merchandise available, and appearances by genre demi-gods.”

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.
Additional Highlights:

• Celebrity Presentations, Q&A’s, autographs and photo opportunities
• Tons of costumed characters from your favourite TV shows & movies
• More than 600 exhibitors and retailers offering a full range of pop culture and entertainment themed licensed merchandise including comic books, toys, collectibles, games, videos, and more!
• Industry Professional workshops for the public


WHEN: AUGUST 25- 28, 2011

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



3 Responses to “Fan Expo Canada Expands to 4 Days in 2011”
  1. Jo Green says:

    Woo hoo, I am totally stoked for this. We missed it last year, but my b/f and I are huge Sci-Fi fans so we plan on making it to this year’s event for sure!


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