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FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ 2018

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Description

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ is a world-class pop culture phenomenon that brings the best in entertainment to the Intermountain West. With celebrity guest panels, autograph signings, photo ops, gaming competitions, cosplay, contests, special events, and KidCon, there is something for everyone.

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ gives fans up-close and personal interaction with their favorite actors, authors, and stars. With guests from TV shows and films such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Firefly, The Walking Dead and more, FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ is the ultimate fan celebration!


History

The first FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ was held September 5–7, 2013 and was produced by Dan Farr Productions and was founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. The event was completely sold out with over 72,000 people, making it the most attended convention in the state of Utah. Each event after has had record-breaking numbers with FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ 2014 making the largest outing yet at over 120,000 attendees, making it the third largest convention in the United States and the largest comic con in the world per capita. FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ had its biggest and best event yet on September 24-26, 2015 with over 127,000 attendees!


 

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PRESS RELEASE

#FanX19 are April 19th and 20th 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center

– The exclusive two-day fan convention features the best in geek and pop culture, including movies, TV shows, gaming, Sci-Fi, books, comic creators, artists and fantasy 

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™’s (FanXSaltLake.com) Spring event is back and better than ever with 30 celebrities from top fandom favorites including Star WarsHarry PotterMarvelDCDisneyDoctor WhoWillow, and The Officeauthorsartistscomic creators, more than 30 hours of panels, a special Lynda Carter musical concert, mega stars Alice CooperZachary LeviClark GreggTom FeltonVal KilmerTye SheridanWarwick Davis and John Cleese, expanded Kidcon activities, a Cosplay Contest, the FanX Bash and much more.

FanX Spring 2019 is an exclusive two-day fan convention featuring the best in geek and pop culture, including movies, TV shows, gaming, Sci-Fi, books, comic creators, artists and fantasy. FanX was designed to provide fans with a more intimate fan experience than the larger scale FanX events that are typically held in September.

“We only did one event last year and our fans wanted more,” said Dan Farr, FanX Founder, and Show Producer. “We’re so excited to get back together this spring and celebrate pop culture with the fans. We have some EPIC guests attending FanX 2019! So whether you are a Marvel or DC, Disney, Harry Potter, Shazam!, Star Wars or fan of The Office or Alice Cooper, we have something for everyone!”

Additional #FanXSpring19 celebrity attendees include Asher AngelTyler HoechlinGarrett WangAustin St. JohnTom EllisMark PellegrinoOscar NunezSamantha SmithRicky SchroderJess HarnellBillie PiperJoonas SuatamoAngela KinseyMike ColterSeth GilliamIrene BedardLinda LarkinScott WeingerPom KlementieffBrian BaumgartnerAimee GarciaTony ToddRoger ClarkRob Wiethoff and Adelaide Kane.

“One thing has become very clear over the last six years since we launched FanX is that Utah loves their pop culture. We’re known as the geekiest state in the country and it’s our enthusiastic fans that are one of the big reasons our celebrities love coming to Salt Lake City,” said Bryan Brandenburg, FanX Co-Founder, and Chief Marketing Officer. “It’s so amazing still to watch all the people come together for this event. We have become a family. We have built so many memories together.”

FanX Spring 19 will also feature a number of popular artists and authors, including Camilla d’ErricoMike ZeckJohn BeattyMichael GoldenBrandon SandersonBrandon MullJonathan MaberryDan WillisTricia Levenseller and Erin Summerill. View the full list of authors, artists, comic creators, cosplay, features, panelists, and fandoms.

FanX 2019 is Friday, April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. For more information about FanX Spring 2019 or to purchase tickets now, visit FanXSaltLake.com. FanX Fall 2019 is September 5-7, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

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