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HAuNTcon 2015

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February 6-10, 2015
Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel & Convention Center
103 France St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
800-676-4847

Discounted Room Rate $99 Please call the hotel directly to get a room and tell them the discount code HAA27A

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April, 2010

HAUNTCON TRADESHOW OPENS WITH A BANG!

Haunters from across the US and as far away as Puerto Rico, Canada, London and Hong Kong filled the isles to capacity at the opening of the tradeshow portion of HAuNTcon 2010. “We were slammed right off the bat,” said Chris Markgraf of Froggy’s Fog,” and it is only Friday!”

With two more days of the tradeshow, education and haunt tours and massive costume ball, attendees and vendors alike are seeing signs of a fantastic 2010 Halloween Season.

Tickets are still available on line at www.hauntcon.com

THURSDAY and FRIDAY HAUNT TOURS—SOLD OUT!

The Thursday Night Universal Studios tour and The Friday Night Busch Gardens tour are sold out! There are no more tickets available.

HAuNTcon 2010 T-shirt Art

Once again, Chad Savage of Sinister Visions has out done himself with the art for the HAuNTcon T-shirts. This is available first to the attendees, and only if we have any left will we sell them to non- attendees!

Last Chance for Pre-Show Pricing!

Pre-Show discount pricing ends TOMORROW! Save money and sign up now for the Universal (only 18 spots left!) and Busch Gardens tours, Registration and the Haunted Attraction Magazine Costume Ball! CLICK HERE for Ticketing

Universal Studios Event CLOSING!

I have to give a final head count to Universal Studios on Monday for their food and beverage people, so if you are thinking about going to this tour you need to buy your ticket NOW! The price is still $68 and there IS room on the bus if you want transportation!

The Final count for the Busch Gardens HAunt tour will be soon as well, so BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Keynote’s For HauNTcon 2010 Posted

We are honored and THRILLED to announce the topics for our Keynote sessions at HAuNTcon 2010!

On Friday, April 30, at 5:00pm – T.J. Mannarino, Director of Art & Design at Universal Orlando Resort will present an overview of Halloween Horror Nights.

Saturday, May 1, at 5:00pm, Robbi Lepre and Scott Swenson,
Entertainment Directors at Busch Gardens Tampa Howl-O-Scream will present Monsters for the Masses: How Theme Parks Scare Thousands.

Go to Keynote Sessions at http://hauntcon.com for more details!

Both of these parks are offering tours during the weekend convention. Go to Haunt Tours at http://hauntcon.com for more details!

Evil Twin FX Hands On Sock Mask Making Workshop

Join Brian & Nick Wolfe of Evil Twin FX for this full day hands on, make-n-take workshop. Cameras and notepads are a must as students will learn to make custom character masks from foam latex appliances. The class will choose a character, put the mask together and then paint and finish it. Hand painting, airbrushing and proper appliance application will all be covered in this six hour monster fest.

Creatures, zombies and demons oh my! The best part is taking your class project home with you. Plus, the skills you learn can be used to make all the sock masks you want when you get home. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels from beginner to advance. So come as you are and let your creativity and skills develop through the instruction from two of the finest special FX teachers in the industry.

Monday, May 3rd, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Final Seminars and Education Schedule

The Seminar Sessions for HAuNTcon and the Schedule At A Glance schedule are now final. You can now set your intenrary for what topics each of your group will attend. DOn’t forget to schedule time for the tradshow floor between seminars!

We will see you next week in Orlando!

Make-N-Takes are filling up!

Don’t wait to secure your seat at one of the most popular segments of HAuNTcon 2010; the Make-N-Takes!

There are 11 different Make-N-Take sessions this year teaching techniques from making a corpse to making a laser tunnel. Learn hands-on how to create a great prop and take it home with you when you are done!

These classes sell out every year, so CLICK HERE to ensure your place at all of these exciting sessions!

More Seats Available for the Pre-Show Tour!!

There were so many people that were disappointed that they did not get the chance to go on the pre-show tour that I worked a deal and got a additional bus!

So tickets are STILL AVAILABLE for the preshow tour!! But not too many, so if you want tickets get them REGISTER NOW!

Contact

Event Coordinator: 
Leonard Pickel
972-951-5100
HAuNTcon@gmail.com

Exhibitor Booth Sales: 
Jennifer Allen
hauntconsales@gmail.com

Webmaster/Designer: 
Chad Savage / Sinister Visions

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About HAuNTcon

An acronym for the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference, HAuNTcon is a celebration of people who love Haunted Houses and Halloween. It is three days and nights jam-packed full of Networking, Tours of area Haunted Attractions, educational seminars, make-n-takes teaching the latest is Haunting techniques and a tradeshow exhibiting the latest in Haunting props and equipment.

Started in April of 2004 in Charlotte, North Carolina, HAuNTcon moved to Dallas, Texas in 2005, Denver, Colorado in 2006, Dearborn, Michigan in 2007, Houston Texas in 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2009 and Orlando Florida in 2010 and is scheduled to be in Louisville, Kentucky in 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2012, Dallas, Texas in 2013, Houston, Texas in 2014 and Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2015.

Offerings include an over-night pre-show bus tour of state wide Haunted attractions, tours of local Haunted attractions, tradeshow floor, costume ball, haunted garage sale, hearse rally and Haunter education including workshops, make-up and product demonstrations, and prop how-to make-n-takes.

HAuNTcon is open to the general public and all ages are welcome to attend. If you operate a Haunted House or would like to, If you act at a Halloween Event or would like to, if you Haunt your Home, or if you are just a fan of Haunted Houses and Halloween, then HAuNTcon is a "not to be missed" weekend of Haunting fellowship, Haunt tours and just plain fun!

An entry fee is required for each activity.