Event: Reno Pop Culture Con Is Coming

Reno is about to get a new pop culture Con from Pop Culture Classroom, Reno Pop Culture Con, RPCC. Not a lot of specifics have been announced yet, but a few guests have:

We do know that they have a LOT planned though. They are going to have all the normal things you would expect to have at a convention: Celebs, author, panels, cosplay contest, etc, but they are also bringing thier own flare with things like:


POP CULTURE CLASSROOM KIDS’ LAB
An area on the main show floor dedicated to children and teens, where they can learn through creating, listen to their favorite comic creator speak, and feel welcomed into the geek community. The Kids’ Lab is included in general admission!

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Full Press Release:


NEW POP CULTURE CONVENTION COMING TO RENO
 
Reno Pop Culture Con, produced by the same team behind the hugely successful Denver Pop Culture Con, set to debut at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in November 2019
 
DENVER — [OCTOBER 10, 2018] — Pop Culture Classroom, producer of Denver Pop Culture Con (formerly Denver Comic Con) today officially announced the launch of their second pop culture convention, Reno Pop Culture Con (RPCC). RPCC will take place November 8-10, 2019 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada.
 
RPCC is a three-day, family-friendly, fan-focused extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet comics artists and writers, book authors, and celebrity guests, shop for collectibles, attend panels and programming, or visit the Pop Culture Classroom’s Kids’ Lab.
 
“We’re excited to have a full-fledged pop culture convention in our destination,” said Jennifer Cunningham, executive vice president of the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority. “This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce a new group of unique visitors to Reno Tahoe, and it’s also a great addition to the destination’s extensive calendar of unique festivals and events.”
 
RPCC is a program of the Colorado-based nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom, whose mission is to inspire a love of learning, to increase literacy, celebrate diversity, and build community through pop culture education. The proceeds of this event benefit Pop Culture Classroom’s overall educational endeavors.
 
“We are thrilled and honored that the people of Reno and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority have invited us into their community,” said Dr. Christina Angel, Convention Director.
 
“We will use everything we’ve learned over the past seven years producing Denver Pop Culture Con to bring Reno a truly world-class convention, giving attendees the opportunity to meet some of the biggest stars in film, TV, comics and gaming today, in addition to our top-notch programming. We pride ourselves on having a little something for everyone,” added Angel.
 
For more information about Reno Pop Culture Con, visit www.renopopculturecon.com  or www.popcultureclassroom.org. Tickets will go on sale in early 2019.
 
 
Media Contact:
Tara Hubner
Marketing and Communications Manager/Pop Culture Classroom
t.hubner@popcultureclassroom.org
(303) 325-1236

 
AT A GLANCE
 
WHAT: Reno Pop Culture Con (RPCC) is a 3-day, family-friendly, fan-focused extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet comics artists and writers, book authors, and celebrity guests, shop for collectibles, attend panels and programming, or visit the Pop Culture Classroom’s Kids’ Lab.
 
WHEN: November 8-10, 2019
 
WHERE: Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada 89502
 
HOURS: Open Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 10, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
 
TICKETS: Tickets will be available at www.renopopculturecon.com in early 2019. Attendees (ages 13 and up) pay $45 for 3-Day tickets, $15 for Friday only tickets, $25 for Saturday only tickets, $20 for Sunday only tickets, and children 12 and under are free. Ticket prices will go up before the event. All tickets include entry into Reno Pop Culture Con, access to hundreds of hours of panels and programming, the artists, authors and merchants on the main show floor, and the Pop Culture Classroom Kids’ Lab. Autographs and photo ops with celebrity guests are additional fees.
 
ORGANIZERS: Reno Pop Culture Con is a program of the Colorado-based nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom, whose mission is to inspire a love of learning, to increase literacy, celebrate diversity, and build community through pop culture education. The proceeds of this event benefit Pop Culture Classroom’s overall educational endeavors.
 
CONTACT: Tara Hubner, Marketing and Communications Manager/Pop Culture Classroom, t.hubner@popcultureclassroom.org, (303) 325-1236

 
RENO POP CULTURE CON ATTRACTIONS
 
ARTISTS
Attendees can meet top comics artists, writers and publishers plus comics and artist-related exhibitors offering a huge range of products for purchase.
 
AUTHORS
Meet some of the biggest names in genre, sci-fi and YA literature, plus book publishers and booksellers. There is no additional cost to meet authors, chat with them, get their autographs, or even a selfie.
 
CELEBRITIES
Attendees can meet the biggest stars of film, TV and pop culture media, get autographs and participate in photo shoots. Obtaining autographs and/or taking part in photo shoots with celebrity guests requires additional fees.
 
COSPLAY
The word “cosplay” is a combination of the word “costume” and “play.” It typically refers to practice of fans dressing up in the costumer of their favorite pop culture characters. Although it is never required or expected – attendees love to dress in costume.  You can too, if you want (and follow the safety and coverage rules) no one here will judge your fandom or your costuming skills!
 
MERCHANTS
Browse hundreds of booths with thousands of pop culture themed items for sale. Wander around, “window shop”, and maybe even find that special, hard-to-find gift for a friend (or yourself). There’s something for everyone!
 
PANELS AND PROGRAMMING
Hundreds of hours of educational and fan-friendly panels featuring guests from throughout Reno Pop Culture Con providing how-tos and in-depth information on the things attendees love.
 
POP CULTURE CLASSROOM KIDS’ LAB
An area on the main show floor dedicated to children and teens, where they can learn through creating, listen to their favorite comic creator speak, and feel welcomed into the geek community. The Kids’ Lab is included in general admission!

 
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
 
Pop Culture Classroom is a Denver-based education nonprofit whose mission is to inspire a love of learning, increase literacy, celebrate diversity and build community through the tools of popular culture and the power of self-expression.
 
Pop Culture Classroom fulfills its mission through two major programs: The Classroom and Denver Pop Culture Con.
 
The Classroom gives educators fresh, innovative materials and training that use the power of pop culture to bring their classroom to life. It also provides exciting and diverse educational workshops, camps and field trips which harness existing interests in pop culture topics to create one-of-a-kind learning experiences for students.
 
Denver Pop Culture Con is one of the largest pop culture celebrations in North America and is differentiated by its ongoing, unwavering commitment to promoting pop culture-based education for all.
 
                                                                                     
 

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