CBS consumer Products and ReedPOP have announced an “all-new original Star Trek fan experience” set to take place in New York City.
Star Trek: Mission New York will be a three-day event, taking place September 2-4 at the Javits Center in Manhattan, New York.
“This three-day event will be the ultimate destination for Star Trek fans, filled with interactive exhibits, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, screenings and much more. Its creation adds to a year filled with Star Trek events and experiences celebrating the franchise’s milestone Fiftieth anniversary.
“ReedPOP, global experts at producing and curating the world’s best fan experiences, will develop a unique program that will entertain and engage thousands of Star Trek fans for a new and different stand-alone experience.
“‘Star Trek fans set the gold standard of what these type of experiential events are all about, truly establishing this industry that we’ve been so proud to be a part of,’ said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. ‘Star Trek: Mission New York will be a completely unique fan event unlike anything seen before, giving them the chance to go beyond panels and autograph signings, and immerse themselves in the Star Trek universe.'”
“Liz Kalodner, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Consumer Products, said, ‘There has never been a better time to be a Star Trek fan than right now with the Fiftieth anniversary celebration on tap. Star Trek: Mission New York will celebrate everything going on in the Star Trek universe, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to bring it back to the birthplace of the original Star Trek convention and do so with a partner like ReedPOP.'”
It’s early days yet, with more to be revealed at the year progresses, and fans should bookmark the Star Trek Mission New York website.