ljc (taraljc) wrote in grrrrly,

JemCon 2007 Online Registration Now Open!

Online Registration for JemCon 2007 is now open! Discount prices have also been extended through August 19, 2007.

JemCon 2007 will be held September 29-30, 2007 at the SpringHill Suites Chicago O'Hare in Chicago, Illinois.

JemCon 2007 will feature programming geared towards both fans of the Jem™ animated series, and hardcore Jem™ doll collectors all day Saturday, and until 3:00pm Sunday afternoon, book-ended by social events such as the Friday Meet 'n Greet Dinner, and the Saturday Night "Battle of the Bands" Masquerade, followed by JemCon Karaoke and an 1980s themed disco. In addition to fan-run panel discussions and workshops, there will also be Q&As and autograph sessions with the JemCon 2007 Special Guests.

JemCon 2007 is pleased to announce that series creator Christy Marx will be joining us as Guest of Honor at JemCon 2007 in Chicago.

Marx’s eclectic, award-winning career spans more than twenty-five years and includes writing for animation, live-action television and film, comic books, videogames and educational books. In animation, she developed the cult-favorite animation series, Jem and the Holograms, along with developing, story editing or writing dozens of animation series such as Conan, X-Men, G.I. Joe, Spider-Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She was awarded the WGA/Animation Writers Caucus Award, given for making outstanding contributions to the profession of the animation writer. In comics, she wrote stories for Conan, Red Sonja and Elfquest, as well as creating the mature-level series and graphic novel, The Sisterhood of Steel. Her award-winning adventure games for Sierra On-Line, Conquests of Camelot and Conquests of the Longbow, are recognized as classics of the genre. She has done writing and content design for games in the PC, console and MMOG categories. The JemCon 2007 staff are thrilled to have Ms Marx joining us for her first ever JemCon!

JemCon 2007 offers a wide variety of Membership options to fit every fan, and every budget! Whether you are only able to join us for the day on Saturday, or are planning on participating all weekend, JemCon 2007 offers a flexible pricing structure that will allow you to choose the right membership package for you! Can't attend the convention, but still want to be a part of JemCon 2007? JemCon is offering a non-attending Supporting Membership. Supporting Memberships allow fans who can't attend the convention to help support the con, and receive an autographed program booklet and other exclusive outrageous JemCon souvenirs! Interested in displaying your collection or selling vintage collectibles at JemCon 2007? Reserve a display or vendor's table in our dealer's room! For more information, check out the Vendors & Displays section.

Visit jemcon.org for all the details.

Also, please make sure you read the JemCon Policies for important information regarding rules of conduct during the convention.

Thank you, and see you in Chicago!

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