Date: 2006 June 21 07:45
Posted by Joe
The good people from the East Midlands Anime Group have arranged a convention for Friday 19th October to Sunday 21st October 2007. FuyuCon has capacity for 500 members and will be based at the Britannia Hotel Nottingham. Full weekend membership costs £40.
Anime expert Helen McCarthy will be the guest for FuyuCon, it will be her first UK anime convention appearance in a while. Helen regularly attends US conventions such as A-Kon.
FuyuCon is a welcome addition to the UK anime convention calendar. Since the capacity is 500, we suggest you book as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment.
Press release as follows:
Dates: Friday 19th October - Sunday 21st October 2007
Guest: Helen McCarthy
Venue: Britannia Hotel Nottingham
Price: £20-£40 (dependant on membership type)
We have been very lucky to get Helen McCarthy to appear at our convention; this will be her first UK appearance in several years, a full biography of her achievements can be found on our main site.
Britannia hotel is newly refurbished, located in the shadow of Nottingham Castel and a 1 minute leisurely walk from the centre of Nottingham. With secure parking located next door, the train station and bus station (where the national express stops) less than a 5 minute stroll away, this became the ideal location for us to hold this event at.
Registrations went live today and the convention will be open to anyone aged 16 on or before October 19th, we will be carrying out checks at registration, a list of acceptable identification will be posted on the forums before the convention.
We are going to be offering three types of membership for this event all of which have different benefits.
Firstly we will be offering a full weekend membership, this will cost £40 and include; your weekend membership badge, giving you access to every event we are running. Your conbag this includes your conbook.
There are two different payment options first off there is a one off payment of £40 or if you wish to spread payments over 3 months then we offer a payment plan of £20 then two payments of £10 every 30 days.
For those of you who will not be able to make the full weekend but still wish to come to the event on the Saturday or Sunday we are offering day memberships at the cost of £20 this includes; Your Saturday or Sunday day badge, giving you access to convention events from 00:01 to 11:59 on the day of your choice. You will also have a conbag including the conbook.
Finally for those of you who cannot make the event or are under the age of 16 we are offering supporting memberships at the cost of £20 which will include; A supporting member convention badge, a conbag including the conbook and a convention t-shirt.