July-August Star Trek Conventions And AppearancesPosted by T'Bonz - 28/06/13 at 12:06 pm
There will be seventeen conventions, shows or appearances in July and August 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.
July begins with the Florida Supercon, which will be held July 4-7 at the Miami Airport Convention Center in Miami, Florida. In attendance will be George Takei.
The London Film & comic Con will be held Friday 5th – Sunday 7th July at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London. Plenty of Trek actors will be in attendance, including: Avery Brooks, Nicole DeBoer, Salome Jens, Barry Jenner, Armin Shimerman, Max Grodenchik, Aron Eisenberg, Rene Auberjonois, David Warner, Nana Visitor, Andrew Robinson, Alexander Siddig, Bruce Gray (Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Surak), and Adrienne Barbeau (Senator Cretak).
On the same weekend, the Oz Comic-Con Melbourne will take place in the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. William Shatner and Deep Space Nine‘s Jeffrey Combs will be at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne.
Days of the Dead will be held July 5-7 at the Wyndham Indianapolis West in Indianapolis, Indiana. In attendance at Days of the Dead will be Tony Todd.
ConnectiCon will be held July 11-14 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford Connecticut. In attendance at ConnectiCon will be Marina Sirtis.
The Hollywood Show will take place July 12-14 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport in Los Angeles. In attendance at The Hollywood Show will be Nichelle Nichols, Arlene Martel (Amok Time), and France Nuyen (Elaan of Troyius).
The San Diego Comic-Con will take place July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. In attendance at the San Diego Comic-Con will be Larry Nemecek, and Marina Sirtis.
Fandomfest, the Comic and Toy Expo, will take place July 26-28 at the Kentucky International Convention Center and the Galt House Hotel & Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky. In attendance at Fandomfest will be William Shatner and Saul Rubinek.
On the same weekend, the Steel City Con will take place at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa. In attendance at the Steel City Con will be Marina Sirtis.
Wrapping up July will be Trekology 2013, which will take place July 27-28 at the Trafford Hall Hotel in Manchester, England. In attendance at Trekology 2013 will be Garrett Wang and Chase Masterson.
August begins with Shore Leave 35, which will take place August 2-4 at the Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, MD. In attendance at Shore Leave 35 will be: Julie Caitlin Brown, Saul Rubinek, William Shatner, Brent Spiner, Star Trek: Continues‘ Vic Mignogna, and over two dozen Trek authors.
On the same weekend, the Space City Con will take place on August 2-4 at the Houston Marriott Westchase in Houston, Texas. In attendance at Space City Con will be: Denise Crosby, John de Lancie, J.G. Hertzler, Manu Intiraymi, Walter Koenig, Robert O’Reilly, Robert Picardo, and Tim Russ.
The Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois on August 8-11. In attendance at Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con will be: Zachary Quinto and Wil Wheaton.
Also on August 8-11, the 12th Annual Official Star Trek Convention will take place at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In attendance at this convention will be Marc Alaimo, Vaughn Armstrong, Rene Auberjonois, Adrienne Barbeau, Ira Steven Behr, Robert Beltran, Casey Biggs, John Billingsley, Brannon Braga, Avery Brooks, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby, Nicole de Boer, Jeffrey Combs, James Darren, John de Lancie, Michael Dorn, Aron Eisenberg, Alice Eve, Terry Farrell, Jonathan Frakes, David Gerrold, Gary Graham, Joel Grey, Max Grodenchik, Catherine Hicks, Salome Jens, Dominic Keating, Sally Kellerman, Walter Koenig, Jennifer Lien, Cirroc Lofton, Chase Masterson, Gates McFadden, Anthony Montgomery, Ronald D. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Larry Nemecek, Nichelle Nichols, Linda Park, Ethan Phillips, Robert Picardo, Suzie Plakson, Andrew Robinson, Eugene Rod Roddenberry, Deep Roy, Tim Russ, Jeri Ryan, William Shatner, Mark Sheppard, Armin Shimerman, Alexander Siddig, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, George Takei, Connor Trinneer, Nana Visitor, Garrett Wang, Michael Westmore, Grace Lee Whitney and more!
Next up will be the Fan Expo Canada, which will take place August 22-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. In attendance at Fan Expo Canada will be: Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Zachary Quinto, and Karl Urban.
Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention 2013 will be held at the Hilton Seattle Airport in Seattle, Washington on August 24 and 25. In attendance at this convention will be: Denise Crosby, Aron Eisenberg, Max Grodenchik, J.G. Hertzler, Dominic Keating, Kate Mulgrew, Robert O’Reilly, Suzie Plakson, William Shatner, Marina Sirtis, Connor Trinneer, Nana Visitor, and Garrett Wang.
Wrapping up August will be Dragon*Con will take place in downtown Atlanta, Georgia from August 30-September 2. In attendance at Dragon*Con will be: Avery Brooks, Peter and Kathleen O’Shea David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Terry Farrell, Cirroc Lofton, William Shatner, George Takei, Garrett Wang, and David Warner.