PortConMaine: Maine's Geek Culture Celebration! June 23-26, 2016
Event and Panel Application now live!
Interested in running an event? The submission form is now live!
Thank you for your interest in running an event at PortConMaine 2016!
As an event/panelist at PortConMaine you will receive one free 4-day pass for the weekend. If you do not attend your event, or do not respond to emails checking in between now and the convention, your pass will be revoked and your event will be cancelled.
Only one pass will be given per event, regardless of the amount of panelists/event staff.
If you have already registered for PortConMaine you will be refunded your badge costs. As an event/panelist, you receive the free pass and no other staff benefits. If you are interested in staffing, please visit the staff page on the main website.
Please make sure to factor in set up and break down of your event. If you sign up for an hour, within that hour you must set up and break down. The next event will start the following scheduled hour.
The PortConMaine Tech Policy is located on the main website. Please review based on your technology needs. As in the past, projectors, microphones, and speakers will be available: you are expected to bring and secure your own cords, laptops, mice, hardware, prizes, etc, unless otherwise told. We *strongly* recommend that you DO NOT rely on the wireless internet for content. Download all videos for play ahead of time and DO NOT expect the internet to be unburdened during the weekend. Tech are available for assistance on our forums if you need help with videos.
The deadline for event submission is April 1st. We will review all applications and send out acceptance emails by April 6th. If we do not hear back from you by April 11th, we will give your slot to another event on the waiting list. Guest events, staff events, and other major events will be notified at various times as scheduled.
Please make sure to complete this application fully. Incomplete applications will be ignored.
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
2016 Sponsor Highlight: YoGiBo!
YoGiBo joins us again in 2016 providing awesome (and extremely comfortable) bean bag furniture for our cosplay repair/lounge area and the video game room! The company, with a store located next door to our conference in the Maine Mall, supports the convention and the community by literally supporting us while relaxing in June! Stop by to take a break, enjoy a game, read, and enjoy yourself during the event and for more information about products ask the employees or staff at the event! Thanks YoGiBo!!
Artists' Alley 2016 Information
Interested in participating in the 2016 Artists' Alley? The application window opens on February 6th! Click here for more information!
Brian Beacock (Actor / Writer / Producer / Musician)
PortConMaine is proud to announce voice actor Brian Beacock as a guest for 2016!
Brian Beacock is an actor, writer, producer and musician from the San Francisco Bay Area. After completing the National Tour of "Les Miserables," he moved to Los Angeles where he created a diverse career including; Voice-overs for more than 30 cartoon series and video games including "Digimon," "Naruto," "Bleach," "Durarara," Monokukma in the "Danganronpa" game seres, "Doreamon," "Blue Exorcist," "Tenkei Knights," "Code Geass," "Blue Dragon," "Battle B-Daman," "Toradora," "Tales of Synphonia," "Dragon Ball," "Sailor Moon" and more. Television appearances: "Imagination Movers," "Kath & Kim," "CSI," "Passions," NBC's "The Rerun Show." Films include: "Colt Racer," "Mulholland Drive," "Buying The Cow," "Globehunters," "Circuit," and the upcoming horror feature "Hollow Scream." Brian has been a featured performer at the world famous Roxy on The Sunset Strip, PS 122 in NYC, and as the featured musical guest on "The Conan O'Brien Show" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (singing for Betty White). Theatre credits include: the West Coast Premiere of "Elegies," "When Pigs Fly," "Pageant," "The Last Hairdresser," "Naked Boys Singing," and the insane 35-character one-man show "Fully Committed." He and his work have been featured in the New York Times, US Magazine, People Magazine, TV Guide, Rolling Stone, Backstage West, LA Times, LA Weekly, USA Today, Daily Variety, and Entertainment Weekly. Not just an actor, Brian won the Royal Television Society's "Best Main Title Theme" Award for his lyrical composition work in "Playing It Straight," the UK's hit musical reality program, for which he wrote and produced 30 songs on location, performing them live on-set. As a writer/producer he and a writing partner John Yelvington are behind the much lauded and hugely successful webseries "McCracken Live!" which won numerous awards and was one of only 22 shows in the world chosen to be in Europe's first webseries festival in Marseille France. Brian is the creator/writer/producer of the new zombie comedy "Acting Dead" which is currently hitting the festival circuit and pitching to television. Stop by and say hi on Twitter @brianbeacock, and check out www.mccrackenlive.com and www.actingdead.com.
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