March-April 2013 Trek Conventions And AppearancesPosted by T'Bonz - 28/02/13 at 10:02 am
There will be eighteen conventions, shows or appearances in March and April 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.
March starts off with CifiMad which will take place on March 1-3 at the Hotel Las Provincias in Fuenlabrada, Madrid, Spain. In attendance at CifiMad will be Deep Space Nine‘s Max Grodenchik.
On the same weekend, the Emerald City Comicon will be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. Sir Patrick Stewart, Wil Wheaton, Walter Koenig, and Christopher Lloyd will be guests at this convention.
Also taking place on March 1-3 will be the Sci-Fi Weekender, which will be held at the Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park in Pwllheli, Wales. In attendance will be Manu Intiraymi and Chase Masterson.
On March 6-9, the Williamsburg Film Festival will be held at the Holiday Inn Patriot Convention Center in Williamsburg, VA. The original series’ Sherry Jackson (What Are Little Girls Made Of?) will be at the Williamsburg Film Festival.
Next up is Oz Comic Con Perth which will be held on March 9-10 at the Perth Exhibition Centre in Perth, Australia. Guests at Oz Comic Con Perth will include J.G. Hertzler, Robert O’Reilly, and William Shatner.
Also on March 9-10 will be the Toronto ComiCon, to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. In attendance will be Sir Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner.
DeepCon 14 will be held on March 14-17 at the Hotel Ambasciatori in Fiuggi, Italy. Deep Space Nine‘s Nana Visitor will be at DeepCon 14.
On March 15-17, MegaCon will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. In attendance will be Sir Patrick Stewart, Daniel Stewart, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby, John de Lancie, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Larry Nemecek, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Arne Starr, and Wil Wheaton.
Wrapping up March will be the Oz Comic Con Adelaide, which will take place March 16-17 at the Adelaide Showgrounds in Adelaide, Australia. J.G. Hertzler, Robert O’Reilly, and William Shatner will be at the Oz Comic Con Adelaide.
April begins with the Steel City Con, which will be held from Apr. 5-7 at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA. In attendance at the Steel City Con will be Dwight Schultz and Alan Ruck.
Next up is Planet Comicon, to take place Apr. 6-7 at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. In attendance at Planet Comicon will be George Takei, Will Wheaton, Daphne Ashbrook (Melora), and Lee Meriwether (Losira).
On April 19-21, the Hollywood Show will be held at the Westin Los Angeles Airport in Los Angeles, California. The Next Generation‘s Dwight Schultz will be at the Hollywood Show.
The Fan Expo Vancouver will take place Apr. 20-21 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Jonathan Frakes will be in attendance at Fan Expo Vancouver.
The Official Star Trek Convention will take place Apr. 26-28 at the Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. In attendance at this convention will be: Vaughn Armstrong, Rene Auberjonois, Casey Biggs, Avery Brooks, Jeffrey Combs, Michael Dorn, Aron Eisenberg, Max Grodenchik, Chase Masterson, Gates McFadden, Ethan Phillips, Armin Shimerman, and Nana Visitor.
On that same weekend, Chiller Theatre will be held at the Sheraton Parsippany in Parsippany, New Jersey. In attendance at Chiller Theatre will be John Billingsley, Bonita Friedericy, and David Warner (Chancellor Gorkon).
Another convention to take place on April 26-28 will be Sci-Fi on the Rock, which will take place at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Dominic Keating will be at Sci-Fi on the Rock.
Sun City SciFi will also be held on Apr. 26-28, at the El Paso Marriott in El Paso, Texas. In attendance will be Marina Sirtis and Joseph Gatt (Star Trek into Darkness).
Wrapping up April will be the Wales Comic Con, which will be held on Apr. 28 at Glyndwr University in Wrexham, Wales. In attendance at Wales Comic Con will be Robert Picardo.