May-June 2012 Star Trek Conventions and AppearancesPosted by T'Bonz - 03/05/12 at 12:05 pm
There will be twenty-three conventions, shows or appearances in May and June that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.
May begins with Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention, which will be held from May 4-6 at the Crown Plaza Cherry Hill in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. In attendance will be Sir Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Suzie Plakson, Tim Russ, Hallie Todd (Lai), Gary Graham (Soval), Robin Curtis, Eric Menyuk (The Traveler) and Chase Masterson.
Next up is The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, which will be held May 12-13 at the Peterborough Arena in Peterborough, U.K. In attendance will be Jeri Ryan, Robert Beltran, Garrett Wang, Ethan Phillips, Robert Picardo, Tim Russ, Manu Intiraymi, Colm Meaney, Nana Visitor, Rene Auberjonois and Chase Masterson.
Fedcon XXI will be held at the Hotel Maritim in Düsseldorf, Germany, from May 17-20. In attendance will be William Shatner, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Walter Koenig, J.G. Hertzler, Robert O’Reilly, Garrett Wang, Eddie Paskey (Lt. Leslie) and Richard Arnold.
Mobicon will be held from May 18-20 at the Ashbury Hotel & Suites in Mobile, Alabama. In attendance will be Ethan Phillips.
The Motor City Comic Con 2012 will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, from May 18-20. In attendance will be Dwight Schultz (Barclay), Robert Duncan McNeill and Nichelle Nichols.
The Dallas Comic Con will be held on May 19-20 at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. In attendance will be Sir Patrick Stewart and John De Lancie.
The Phoenix Comicon will be held May 24-27 at the Phoenix Convention Center Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Arizona. In attendance will be William Shatner, LeVar Burton, Sir Patrick Stewart, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner.
Another convention will be held from May 24-27, this on in Bellaria, Italy. Sticon will feature Gates McFadden, Garrett Wang, David Gerrold and Richard Arnold. Sticcon will take place at the Centro Congressi Europeo in Bellaria, Italy.
ComicPalooza will be held May 25-27 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. In attendance will be George Takei.
CONduit 22 will be held May 25-27 at the Salt Lake City Downtown Radisson. In attendance will be Tim Russ.
Wrapping up the month of May will be Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, which will run from May 31-June 3 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. In attendance will be Chris Hemsworth, William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Kate Mulgrew, Avery Brooks and Jeri Ryan.
June will be a busy month with a dozen conventions or appearances at which one may see Star Trek actors. The month kicks off with ConCarolinas, which will be held at the Charlotte Hilton University Place from June 1-3. In attendance at ConCarolinas will be Jeffrey Combs.
Next up is Collectormania Milton Keynes which will take place at the Stadium Milton Keynes, in Milton Keynes, U.K. from June 1-3. In attendance at Collectormania Milton Keynes will be Michael Dorn and Nichelle Nichols.
Niagara Comic Con will be held on June 9 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. In attendance at Niagara Comic Con will be Robert Picardo.
The Official Star Trek Convention will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee on June 9-10. In attendance at The Official Star Trek Convention will be: Sir Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and Chase Masterson.
Fans of Wil Wheaton will be able to see the actor at the Denver Comic Con, which will take place June 15-17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
The Fanboy Expo will take place at the Pigeon Forge Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on June 15-17 and in attendance will be Marina Sirtis.
Next up is Supanova. This Australian convention will take place in two cities: Sydney (June 15-17 at the Dome, Olympic Park) and Perth (June 22-24 at the Claremont Showgrounds). In attendance at Supanova will be Christopher Lloyd (Commander Kruge) and Yvonne Craig (Marta the Orion slave girl in the original series).
Seticon II will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California, on June 22-24. In attendance at Seticon II will be Robert Picardo.
Trek Expo will take place that same weekend, at the Tulsa Wyndham Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In attendance at Trek Expo will be Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton and Julie Caitlin Brown.
OzTrek8 will take place June 23 at Rydges on Swanston, Carlton in Melbourne, Australia. In attendance will be Star Trek: Voyager‘s Jeri Ryan and Manu Intiraymi.
Bayoucon will be held June 30-July 1 at Lake Charles, Louisiana. In attendance at Bayoucon will be J.G. Hertzler, Robert O’Reilly and Larry Nemecek.
Wrapping up the month of June will be Oz Comic Con, which will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia on June 30-July 1. In attendance will be Armin Shimerman, Sir Patrick Stewart and Jeffrey Combs.