ECCC Partners with Rose City Comic Con for 2013 Portland Convention
ROSE CITY COMIC CON PARTNERS WITH EMERALD CITY COMICON FOR FALL 2013 EVENT
Portland, OR and Seattle, WA – December 18, 2012 – Seattle-based ECCC Corp., organizers of Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), the largest comic book and pop culture event in the Pacific Northwest, announced today a formal partnership with Portland-based FlashPoint Media to cooperate in bringing Oregon the convention it rightly deserves in the 2013 Rose City Comic Con (RCCC).
RCCC 2013 will be taking place September 21-22, 2013 at the Oregon Convention Center, and will be co-produced by both ECCC and RCCC, combining the talents and organizational efforts for one fantastic event. The first guest announced for RCCC 2013 is world-renowned illustrator Adam Hughes.
“This announcement kicks-off a fantastic partnership,” says ECCC Convention Director Jim Demonakos. “We are thrilled to team up with Ron Brister and his crew to help take the Rose City Comic Con to the next level!”
“We are so excited to work with ECCC and build upon what was started in 2012,” says Ron Brister, Rose City Comic Con founder. “ECCC has long been a favorite convention of ours and now, every six months there will be an amazing convention in the Pacific Northwest!”
This is the first step in an ongoing partnership between the two organizations to create the best in pop culture events for the Pacific Northwest. For complete details, visit the Rose City Comic Con website: http://www.rosecitycomiccon.
Rose City Comic Con has the very simple goal of creating a family friendly event that will appeal to a broad audience. RCCC is a comic convention at heart but with a focus on the art of Popular Culture, Gaming, Sci-Fi, Comics, and so much more. The intent is to provide access for fans to celebrities, artists, writers, and a wide array of interesting vendors.
With record-breaking attendance of over 53,000 attendees in 2012, Emerald City Comicon has established itself as one of North America’s largest and most respected shows of its kind anywhere in the world and has become the premier event of its kind in the Northwest. Founded in 2003, ECCC has become highly regarded in both national and international circles as one of the most fan- and family-friendly shows in existence.