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Vienna Comic Con - Austria - November 21st - 22nd 2015

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:47 pm    Post subject: Vienna Comic Con - Austria - November 21st - 22nd 2015 Reply with quote

Dear Legion members,

I have the pleasure to inform you about an upcoming Event in Vienna, Austria. For the first time in history, there will be a Comic Con from Reed Pop/Reed Exhibitions here in Austria.
The 501st Legion Austrian Garrison will participate and help boosting this first Comic Con here.
Please inform your members about this event. The number of participants is not yet limited, but in order to get the organization right, we have to know how many of you are interested to join us here.

For more information, send an email to

Here is the press release, there is a lot to do, but we're looking forward to a great Comic Con!

On the 21st and 22nd of November 2015 the first edition of „Vienna Comic Con“ premieres at Messe Wien in Vienna, Austria. The two-day pop culture and gaming event will be produced by Reed Exhibitions Messe Wien in cooperation with ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events including New York Comic Con and the PAX video game shows.

New Comic Con Hotspot
Vienna Comic Con will bring the best of pop culture to central Europe with a vibrant exhibit hall floor, entertainment and panels, and the opportunity for guests to meet favourite pop culture celebrities. Just one of the highlights: ReedPOP U.S. is working with Vienna Comic Con to present an International Cosplay Competition, the winner of which will be sent to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) to compete in the championship finals.

Pop Culture Favourites On Board
Just a few of the companies that have already agreed to support the show include Egmont publishers; Panini Verlags GmbH; Figuya; Manga-Mafia; KAZÉ Manga & Anime; Microsoft; Sony Computer Entertainment; Ubisoft; and Legend Icon.

”We aim to make Vienna Comic Con the leading pop culture event in central Europe,” says Dr. Barbara Leithner, New Business Development at Reed Exhibitions. “Fans at Vienna Comic Con will experience unique programs and events, and meet pop culture creatives from all over the world.”

Vienna Comic Con is slated for Hall D at Messe Wien in Vienna. Show hours are Saturday, 21st November from 10:00 to 19:00, and Sunday, 22nd November from 10:00 to 17:00. For more information on tickets, guests, programming and the latest Vienna Comic Con news, go to

Stay tuned for more informations as they become available. If you have questions or would like to participate in a special way, like providing Movie Props or Decorations, please get in touch with me.

Imperial Salute!

Alexander Rieß
GPRO & Event Coordinator
501st Legion Austrian Garrison

TS/IG/IN-11211 @ your service
Garrison Commanding Officer
501st Austrian Garrison
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