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CopperCon 30 - Press Release #3 - Friday Events! [Jun. 28th, 2010|01:56 pm]
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PHOENIX, ARIZONA 6/20/2010 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

COPPERCON OPENING NIGHT ROCKS

Phoenix's premiere SCIENCE FICTION convention, COPPERCON (SEPTEMBER 3-6, 2010) is doing a special Friday Night program for pre-registered members ONLY. This action-packed evening will include our MOVIE PREVIEW EVENT that is known for its FANTASTIC GIVEAWAYS of movie-related POSTERS, T-SHIRTS, CAPS, and other items. Also included will be the BODY PAINTING demonstration with Mark Greenawalt, the MEET THE PROS EVENT, the Variant Universe MODERN DANCE and discussion panels featuring favorite topics such as ROBOTS, STARGATE, GHOST HUNTING, and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.

Come to COPPERCON, and return to our roots in a fun social environment focused on providing an EXPANDED THREE FULL DAYS of enjoyment. Our NEW VENUE has 114 rooms, and FANTASTIC AMENITIES. We have a good chance of having the place to ourselves, so RESERVE YOUR ROOM(S) NOW!

COPPERCON’s 30th anniversary event headlines WORLD FANTASY AWARD winning author STEPHEN R. DONALDSON (Chronicles of Thomas Covenant). Other guests include BRAM STOKER AWARD winning authors WESTON OCHSE (Scarecrow Gods) and YVONNE NAVARRO (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and author/astronomer DAVID LEE SUMMERS in addition to over 50 other authors, media experts, artists, musicians, scientists, and costumers. CopperCon's programming will engage everyone interested in seeing and talking with the pros of SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, and HARD SCIENCE.

Other activities include guest panels, presentations and workshops; charity benefit auction; masquerade; art, costuming and fighting demonstrations; LARP, console and other gaming; author readings and concerts; water pistol war; Robotics and Trek exhibitions; model rocketry; dancing; and, of course, the WORLD CLASS DEALER’S ROOM and FULL HOSPITALITY SUITE.

MEMBERSHIP rates: $40 until August 15, 2010, $45 at the door; Special rates for kids. Memberships may be purchased by mail or on the website (below) via PayPal.

COPPERCON will take place at the beautiful Windemere Hotel in Mesa, AZ. Should attendees wish to stay at the hotel, the low-low special room rate of only $59/night (S/D/T/Q) will minimize damage to the pocketbook.

The Windemere Hotel is located at: 5750 East Main St. Mesa, Arizona 85205 - Phone: (480)985-3600 - Toll Free: (800) 888-3561 -Reservations by phone ONLY- Rooms include: FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast, 24 hour pool, Ample FREE parking, and FREE wireless internet.

CONTACT CopperCon 30, PO Box 62613, Phoenix AZ 86082
e-mail: info@coppercon.org, website: http://www.coppercon.org
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