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ReedPOP Cancels 2020 New York Comic Con Physical Event

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The Press Release:
Today, ReedPop – the world’s leading producer of pop culture events – announced that New York Comic Con’s physical event at Javits Center will not take place as intended in 2020, and that they are officially partnering with YouTube on an all-digital event that will bring the excitement, community, and incredible content expected from NYCC directly to fans around the world.

From October 8-11, the New York Comic Con YouTube channel will exclusively live stream panels from leading entertainment brands. Starz will bring the epic American Gods, CBS All Access will feature the legendary Star Trek Universe, DreamWorks Animation will showcase the best of television animation, and Hulu & FX will add to the slate of exciting programming for fans worldwide. More news will be made in the coming weeks about content including premieres, announcements, fan contests and more.
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Gadzooks!!! Chiller Theatre Is Postponed Until 2021

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Back in April, we helped share the news that the Chiller Theatre Expo was postponing their Spring Expo for the Fall one in October (seen HERE) and now I am afraid there is more bad news to bring to your attention. The show is cancelled in full for this year. In case your chosen device doesn’t let you read the graphic, I’ve typed up the information down below for good measure. Read one.

The Statement:
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid-19 global pandemmic in the US, for the safety of our staff, our guest and our patrons we’ve made the decision that there will be no Chiller Theatre this October.
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Liberty City Anime Con Organizers Cancel 2020 Event Amid Coronavirus Concerns

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The Press Release:
We regret to announce that Liberty City Anime Convention 2020 has been cancelled in light of the Covid Pandemic. We respect the guidelines put forward by the CDC and want to act in the best interest of our attendees and our guests to maintain your health and safety.
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“Star Wars” Celebration Cancelled Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

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To Our Star Wars Celebration Fans and Friends:
At Star Wars Celebration, the health and safety of our fans, attendees, exhibitors, guests and staff is always our number one priority. Due to the global impact of the COVID-19 virus and in speaking with local and state authorities on the latest public health guidelines related to indoor conventions, we have made the decision to cancel Star Wars Celebration for 2020. While this news is disappointing, we are happy to announce that Star Wars Celebration will return to the Anaheim Convention Center on August 18-21, 2022.

Tickets, Transfers and Refunds:
Fans who purchased tickets can receive a refund or have their tickets transferred to the new event dates, recieve a refund or recieve a credit for Star Wars Celebration merchandise. As a token of our appreciation and to thank all Star Wars Celbration 2020 fans who choose to transfer their tickets to the 2022 how, we are excited to offer a free exclusive Star Wars Celebration stormtrooper character pin for all transferred tickets. All information about transferring your tickets or requesting a refund can be found at the link below. All ticket holders will receive and e-mail with detailed instructions on how to submit your request.
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Eternal Con 2020 Is Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Statement:
We have been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19, and after careful consultation with the NYCB Live and local officials, regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry – our fans, our employees, our exhibitors, and our longtime Eternal Con partners, we have made the decision to Postpone Eternal Con 2020.

We are devastated to share this news with you. “The show must go on” is in our DNA, and this is the first time in 8 years that the event will not take place.
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