PortConMaine: Maine's Geek Culture Celebration! June 23-26, 2016
A Home Run for our 15th Year! A MONTH of Con Activities!
It's our 15th year, so we should do something awesome, right???
Out of left field comes this AMAZING announcement for our community-- we're going to have a MONTH of convention activities this year, as well as an additional space at the Maine Mall!
For the WHOLE month of June we'll be renting the space across the street next to Best Buy, the old Summit Adventure Space.
What this means for you:
- 7,800 more space during the convention to run a GAMES ARENA OF AWESOME. Our gaming will be at the mall this year- allowing us to run panels inside (only one tent, woot woot!) and to spread out our vendors and artists.
- Another room for artisans, authors, and other miscellaneous craftsman. Details on signing up coming soon, but it all amounts to more space to showcase amazing artists!
- A MONTH OF ACTIVITIES. No lie: we'll have something for most of the days of June. Tournaments, Dogeball, a Nerdy Flea Market/Swap Meet, Karaoke... So much awesome. And right at the Maine Mall! Each activity will either be a small fee for non-preregistered attendees or free/discounted rate just for pre-registered attendees, so make sure to Pre-Register by June 1st!!
- You should totally follow us on Facebook. FOR REAL. If you don't want to miss out, don't miss the announcements! Make sure notifications are turned on and that you see our announcements. You might have missed this news. Why? You're not following us! Follow us and make sure our announcements show up (under notification settings).
This is going to be the most epic of years. There will be so much fun, with a calendar of events coming soon. Join us as we make June the best month, and celebrate our fandoms with tons of amazing events. More information coming soon... (Along with some more guests, some more sponsors... the things we've lined up are crazy. Did I mention you should totally follow us on Facebook? Yup. Do that. This is going to be win.
Bill Brock (Crypto-Expeditionary)
PortConMaine is proud to announce Bill Brock will be joining us in 2016!
Bill Brock is the Team Leader of Monsters Underground on Destination America as well as the founder of Team Rogue. Brock has made it his life mission to identify unknown creatures around the world. As a Crypto-Expeditionary he has been all over the world looking for creatures from Bigfoot to the giant bat known as the Olitiau. Now he brings his hunt to Maine as Team Rogue. Team Rogue has been responsible researching and publishing some of the best footage of Bigfoot to be seen from Maine. Brock is also a accomplished author and speaker, co-writing a book focusing on the connection between the ancient mound builders and the paranormal. He has also given speeches to thousands of people on Bigfoot and the origins of the Sasquatch. He continues his journey researching Cryptids and the Paranormal in Maine and around the world.
Panels & Events:
Julie Falatko (Children's Book Author)
PortConMaine is proud to welcome Julie Falatko as a guest for 2016!
Julie Falatko is the author of Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book), illustrated by Tim Miller (Viking Children's). Her next picture books are The Society for Underrepresented Animals, illustrated by Charles Santoso (Viking, 2017) and Help Wanted: One Rooster (Viking, 2018). Julie lives in South Portland, Maine.
Panels & Events:
Bill McLean (Actor/Stunt Coordinator/Film Studio Owner)
PortConMaine is proud to welcome Bill McLean as a guest for 2016!
Bill McLean is an award-winning Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Stunt Choreographer/Coordinator, Fight Choreographer, and owner of Freight Train Films, Inc. He has been acting since 1990 and loves to be on a set as well as making sure everyone around him is having a good time while getting the job done. His comedy "Scooter McGruder" won best feature film at the 2011 LAFF International Film Festival, Bill wrote and starred in the film. His newest film, How to Kill a Zombie is currently available world-wide through Maxim Media and several platforms like Amazon Prime, Vudu, Dish Network, Comcast Xfinity, and Verizon Fios, etc.
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