PRESS RELEASE: Fandom PDX, Portland’s Recently Re-Branded Pop Culture Event, to Host Its Tenth Convention!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FANDOM PDX, PORTLAND’S RECENTLY RE-BRANDED POP CULTURE EVENT, RETURNS TO HOST ITS TENTH CONVENTION!
The annual event (formerly Newcon PDX) will take place this year at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel.
(PORTLAND, OREGON, MAY 14, 2018) Fandom PDX, Portland’s local, hotel based pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi, and gaming convention, will be hosted this year at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel located at 8325 NE Airport Way Portland, OR 97220. The two-day celebration will take place June 2-3, 2018 and starts at 10:00 AM each morning, with registration opening at 9:00 AM.
In addition to vendors, artists, and all-day tabletop and video gaming, Fandom PDX will offer several special attractions for attendees. Kimberly Brooks, the voice of Allura on the hit Netflix series Voltron: Legendary Defender, will be on hand to meet attendees. Fan will also recognize her as the voice of Jasper from Steven Universe and Ashley Williams from the video game series Mass Effect. Fans of animation will recognize Richard Horvitz as the voice of many iconic characters, including Invader Zim, Billy from The Grim Adventures Of Billy And Mandy, Daggett from The Angry Beavers, Kaos from the Skylanders franchise and Alpha 5 from the original Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. In addition to Richard’s animation work, gamers will recognize him from his many video game roles in such classics as Psychonauts (Raz), Ratchet And Clank Series (Zoni, Pollyx, Zurgo), Destroy All Humans (Orthopox), and Skylanders (Kaos) to name a few. Richard began his acting career on camera and many may recall his role as Alan Eakian in the 1980’s cult classic Summer School.
Tickets are available for purchase online or at the event: $30 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday, or $40 for the weekend. Children under 3 years old get in for free. Parking is $5 at the venue.
Fandom PDX is made possible through the generous support of a number of sponsors: AnimEigo, Discotek, Funimation, NIS America, Sentai Filmworks. Fandom PDX would like to extend a special thanks to Oni Press, Travel Portland and the Portland Rose Festival for their support this year.
For press credentials and interview requests, please contact the convention production team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT GREEN MUSTARD ENTERTAINMENT: Started in 2001 as Wasabi Anime®, Green Mustard Entertainment, Inc. is an event production company that specializes in fan-focused entertainment and pop culture conventions. GME has made appearances and designed entertainment for some of the largest conventions in North America including Anime Expo®, Dragon Con, Fan Expo Canada, Florida Supercon, Gen Con, and MegaCon. Green Mustard Entertainment currently owns and operates WasabiCon as an independent event project for the fans of Jacksonville, Florida.