October 24, 2006
News for Zenkaikon 2006:
Zenkaikon 2006 and VGXPO 2006 offer reciprocal at-door admission discountsDiscounts offered by each event with the other's badge.
PHILADELPHIA, PA- October 24, 2006- Zenkaikon and VGXPO are pleased to announce that reciprocal admission discounts will be offered by the two events on October 28,2006. Zenkaikon is offering a $5 discount off the $20 at door admission price when attendees show their VGXPO bracelet, while VGXPO is offering a $10 discount on weekend passes, or a $5 discount off a Saturday or Sunday pass when attendees present their Zenkaikon 2006 badges. VGXPO is also offering an additional $3 discount in addition to all other discounts if VGXPO attendees with Zenkaikon badges come in costume. This reciprocal discount will be in effect on Saturday, October 28th at the Valley Forge Scanticon Hotel and Conference Center in King of Prussia.
ABOUT VGXPO: America's VideoGame Expo is a celebration of video and computer games for the avid and casual gamer. Attendees will have the opportunity to play the newest, coolest games, meet game industry celebrities and legends, compete in tournaments, and buy new and retro games. VGXPO is a gaming festival that celebrates the positive impact that videogames have had on the US culture since the 1970s. The convention provides a forum for the game industry to celebrate its stars, icons and legends. When a gamer comes to VGXPO he will have the opportunity not just to play & buy the latest games (and the classics) but also have the opportunity to meet the people responsible for their creation. Now in its second year, America's VideoGame Expo was created to provide US game players with conventions on par with similar international game events, such as the Tokyo Game Show, Korea's G-Star convention and the German G|C expo. In 2005, VGXPO attracted 17,000 attendees and over 40 exhibitors.
ABOUT ZENKAIKON 2006: Zenkaikon 2006 is a merging of two previous and popular anime conventions, Kosaikon and Zentrancon. Billed as Philadephia's "First True Anime Convention', Zenkaikon boasts unique guests such as anime-celebs Peter Fernandez and Corinne Orr (the famous voice talent behind many classic anime films and TV shows), and musical guests such as D-chan, Prism and the Eydolu performers. There is also a lot of cosplay (costume contests and presentations), film screenings and gaming competitions on the schedule. Zenkaikon has been working with VGXPO to coordinate the two events as they share the same convention space on 10/28/06.
Information and registration information about Zenkaikon 2006 can be found at www.zenkaikon.com. The event will be on October 28, 2006 in the The Valley Forge Scanticon Hotel & Conference Center in King of Prussia, PA 19406-1355
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