- Jan. 5, 2021
-- Wizard Brands, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD)
today announced that its New Orleans (scheduled January 8-10), Philadelphia (Jan. 15-17) and Portland (Jan. 29-31) events have been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions and in continued accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.
The new dates are as follows:
- Wizard World New Orleans, January 7-9, 2022 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
- Wizard World Philadelphia, November 12-14, 2021(Greater Philadelphia Expo Center)
- Wizard World Portland, January 28-30, 2022 (Oregon Convention Center)
The safety of our vendors, guests, and attendees continues to be a priority. Notices on the status of additional scheduled Wizard World events will be issued as they become available.
Fans who purchased general admission and/or VIP tickets for the original dates may use those for the rescheduled dates when they are announced. Artists, exhibitors and others associated with the event can expect communication from Wizard Brands soon regarding the new dates.
Wizard Brands continues to produce Wizard World Virtual Experiences, in which celebrities from favorite TV shows, film franchises and more conduct group video Q&As, available on Twitch (http://www.twitch.tv/wizardworldvirtual
), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/wizardworld
) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/
. Wizard Brands has conducted more than 175 of these free sessions to date, which have been expanded to include artists, authors, cosplayers, trivia, karaoke and other elements of the Wizard World event experience. The schedule of upcoming sessions is available at www.wizardworldvirtual.com.
About Wizard Brands, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD)
Wizard Brands, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com)
produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World Virtual Experiences powers a content-rich channel that provides fans with the opportunity to enjoy programming and to directly connect with celebrities via a variety of video platforms. Additional initiatives may soon include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows, fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can interact with Wizard Entertainment at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/
, Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/
, Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/
, Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/
and other social media services. Additionally, Wizard Brands owns a minority interest in Cinedigm's CONtv.