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Conventions in March 2012


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in San Diego, California (United States)
Description: Science fiction and fantasy convention.
Contact: PO Box 15771, San Diego, CA 92175-5771
Guests: Lowell Cunningham, Mike Bocianowski
Venue: Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108, Phone: 619-291-7131


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in Newark, California (United States)
Description: San Francisco Bay Area filk convention
Contact: 1448 Carlson Blvd., Richmond, CA 94804
Guests: Brenda Sinclair Sutton, Teresa Powell, Mary Crowell, Gwen Knighton, W. Randy Hoffman, Kira Heston, Seanan McGuire, Brooke Lunderville
Venue: Hilton Newark/Fremont, 39900 Balentine Drive, Newark, CA 94560-0564, Phone: 510-490-8390


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in Burbank, California (United States)
Description: Media convention. Shows frequently feature multiple guests from related shows.
Contact: 217 S. Kenwood Street, Glendale, CA 91202  Phone: 818-409-0960
Venue: Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)
Description: Multi-genre celebrity autograph convention.
Contact: No postal contact information available.   Phone: 352-874-8500
Guests: Paul Wesley, Britt Robertson, Steven R McQueen, Zach Roerig, Robert Pralgo, Arielle Kebbel
Venue: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: 404-659-6500


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts (United States)
Description: Live Action Role-Playing convention
Contact: 258 Edgell Rd., Framingham, MA 01701
Venue: Radisson Hotel and Suites, 10 Independence Drive, Chelmsford, MA 01824, Phone: 978-256-0800


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in Platteville, Wisconsin (United States)
Description: Gaming and Anime Convention
Contact: 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI 53818
Venue: Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI 53818

Steel City Con

Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (United States)
Description: Pop culture toy, comic and collectibles show.
Contact: PO Box 101324, Pittsburgh, PA 15237  Phone: 412-213-0224
Guests: Susan Olsen, Ian Ziering, Angie Everheart, Geena Lee Nolin
Venue: Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146, Phone: 412-373-7300
Benefits: American Cancer Sociaty


Mar 2 - 4, 2012 in High Point, North Carolina (United States)
Description: Fantasy, science fiction, horror, and comics convention
Contact: Box F-4, Elliott University Center, c/o UNCG, Greensboro, NC 27412
Venue: Best Western High Point, 135 South Main St, High Point, NC 27260, Phone: 336-889-8888
Benefits: Richard Caudell Kidney Fund / Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro

First Contact

Mar 3 in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)
Description: Media event
Contact: No postal contact information available.   Phone: +61 0439 444 901
Venue: Rydges Melbourne, 186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC

Cold Wars

Mar 8 - 11, 2012 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (United States)
Description: Historical wargaming event
Contact: PO Box 213, Hainesport, NJ 08036
Venue: Lancaster Host Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 2300 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-1114, Phone: 717-299-5500


Mar 9 - 11, 2012 in Harrisonburg, Virginia (United States)
Description: Gaming event
Contact: 222 Commerce Dr, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Guests: Leona Wisoker, Jack McDevitt, Jonah Knight, Danny Birt, Kelly Turnbull, Brian Glass
Venue: James Madison University, Festival Center, 1301 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22807


Mar 10 - 11, 2012 in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (United States)
Description: Media convention. Shows frequently feature multiple guests from related shows.
Contact: 217 S. Kenwood Street, Glendale, CA 91202  Phone: 818-409-0960
Venue: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Ctr, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Raleigh-Durham, NC

San Jose Super Toy Show

Mar 10 in San Jose, California (United States)
Description: More than 100 toy dealers selling a variety of vintage and modern toys and collectibles.
Contact: 532 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose, CA 95128  Phone: 408-298-1709
Guests: Yvonne Craig, Billy Dee Williams
Venue: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road, San Jose, CA

Furry Weekend Atlanta

Mar 15 - 18, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)
Description: Anthropomorphics convention
Contact: 7030 Roswell Road, Ste 100-B, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Venue: The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: 404-659-6500
Benefits: Conservators’ Center

ConQuest SAC

Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Rancho Cordova, California (United States)
Contact: No postal contact information available.
Venue: Sacramento Marriott Hotel Rancho Cordova, 11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742, Phone: 916-638-1100


Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (United States)
Contact: 395 Stancil Rd., Rossville, GA 30741
Venue: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 6700 Ringgold Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37412, Phone: 423-892-8100


Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio (United States)
Description: Literacy based, fan-run science fiction convention
Contact: PMB-122, 5818 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, Ohio 45459  Phone: 513-659-2258
Guests: Tobias Buckell
Venue: Holiday Inn, 3855 Hauck Road, Cincinnati OH, 45241, Phone: 513-563-8330


Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)
Description: Free anime/video games convention
Contact: No postal contact information available.
Guests: Wendee Lee, Ellen McLain, Little Kuriboh, Gina Biggs, Sketch MacQuinor, Jennie Breeden, Kittyhawk, Catherine Jones, Harrison Krix, Bill Winans
Venue: Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: 506-474-2009

Revelcon Revelcon 20

Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Houston, Texas (United States)
Description: Fan-run Relax-a-con / zinefest
Contact: PO Box 6924, Houston, TX 77265
Venue: Hotel 31, 3131 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

Starfury Throne con

Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Birmingham, England (United Kingdom)
Description: Media convetion for fans of The Game of Thrones
Contact: No postal contact information available.
Guests: Maisie Williams, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Peter Dinklage
Venue: Birmingham Hilton Metrople Hotel, Phone: +44-121-780-4242


Mar 16 - 18, 2012 in Anaheim, California (United States)
Description: Comics and popular arts convention.
Contact: PO Box 128458, San Diego, CA 92112-8458  Phone: 619-491-2475
Guests: Arthur Adams, Sergio Aragonés, Ernest Cline, Mark Evanier, Michael Golden, Joe Hill, Richard Kadrey, Jim Lee, Mike Mignola, Steve Niles, Eric Powell, Bob Schreck, Fiona Staples, Richard Starkings, J. Michael Straczynski, Mark Waid, Marv Wolfman
Venue: Anaheim Convention Center, 777 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Write Stuff

Mar 16 - 17, 2012 in Allentown, Pennsylvania (United States)
Contact: PO Box 454, Pipersville, PA 18947
Guests: Marie Lamba, Carrie Pestritto, Lauren Ruth, Katie Shea, Rachel Stout, Laurie Edwards, Jack Althouse, James Scott Bell, Randall Brown, Hana Haatainen Caye, Mindy Starns Clark, Kathryn Craft, Joyce McDonald, Kristin Bair O’Keeffe, Dr. Katherine Ramsland, Gayle Roper
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown, PA, 18109, Phone: 610-266-1000


Mar 21 - 25, 2012 in Orlando, Florida (United States)
Description: Academic conference for the study of the fantastic
Contact: ICFA Registrar, PO Box 3701, Youngstown, OH 44513
Guests: China Miéville, Kelly Link, Jeffrey J. Cohen, Brian Aldiss
Venue: Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel


Mar 22 - 25, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington (United States)
Description: Gaming event
Contact: 3611 SE 151st Ave, Portland OR 97236-2229
Guests: Andrew Hackard, Samuel Mitschke, Jason Bulmahn
Venue: Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660, Phone: 360-993-4500


Mar 23 - 25, 2012 in College Station, Texas (United States)
Description: Student-run SciFi, Fantsy, & Horror convention
Contact: c/o Cepheid Variable (958460), PO Box 5688, College Station TX 77844  Phone: 979-268-3068
Venue: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center College Station, 801 University Drive East, College Station, TX 77840, Phone: 979-693-7500
Benefits: Scotty's House


Mar 23 - 25, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee (United States)
Description: Multi-genre convention
Contact: PO Box 17724, Memphis, TN 38187-0724
Guests: Michael Stackpole, Steven C Gilberts, Ethan Siegel, Joe Corroney, Andy Looney, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Cat Rambo, Allan Gilbreath
Venue: Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38120, Phone: 901-684-6664
Benefits: Literacy Mid-South

Hollywood Collectors Show

Mar 24 - 25, 2012 in Rosemont, Illinois (United States)
Description: Autograph and collectibles show featuring media guests from a wide range of television and movie genres.
Contact: No postal contact information available.
Guests: Lee Meriwether, Robert Colbert, James Darren, Beverly D'Angelo, Mary Wilson, Danny Nucci
Venue: Hilton Rosemont / Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel, 5550 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018, Phone: 800-233-5959

Anime Detour

Mar 30 - Apr 1, 2012 in Bloomington, Minnesota (United States)
Contact: PO Box 48309, Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Guests: Chris Ayres, Greg Ayres, Josh Grelle, Clarine Harp, Kyle Hebert, Taliesin Jaffe, Carrie Savage, Kris McCormic, Tadao Tomomatsu
Venue: Doubletree by Hilton, 7800 Normandale Boulevard, Bloomington, MN 55439


Mar 31 , 2012 - Apr 1, 2022 in Columbia, South Carolina (United States)
Description: Anime convention
Contact: 3501 Wilmot Ave, Columbia, SC 29205
Venue: Columbia Metropolitian Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201-3133
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