Fan Expo Canada 2013 Celebrates Its Most Successful Year Yet

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Fan Expo Canada™ 2013 Celebrates Its Most Successful Year Yet.

- Over 100,000 Fans Attended the Four-Day Weekend -

Toronto, ON (August 26, 2013) - Fan Expo Canada™ 2013 marked 19 years with the convention's most successful year to-date. Taking over both North and South buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the four-day event (August 22-25), more than 100,000 fans experienced the fan frenzy. Fan Expo Canada™ boasts the largest combined gaming, horror, comic, science fiction, anime and sports event in the country and one of the largest in the world!

Below are this year's Fan Expo Canada™ highlights, including even more hotel rooms booked, more exhibitors and, most importantly, more fans!

750,000 Square footage dedicated to Fan Expo Canada™, which took over both the North and South buildings at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the first time.
100,000+ Number of fans who attended Fan Expo Canada™ this year, an increase from 2012 of more than 22%
9,500 Hotel rooms booked for Fan Expo Canada™ this year, a 50% increase from 2012 in hotel rooms booked
900+ Retailers and exhibitors of gaming, comic, science fiction, horror, anime and sports showcased at Fan Expo Canada™ - an increase of over 200 artists and exhibitors from 2012
340 Number of scheduled programming events - a 20% increase from 2012
18 Number of TV cast panels - a 260% increase over the 7 panels held in 2012
300 Number of celebrity or professional guests - a 10% increase from the 270 that attended in 2012
1995 The year that Hobby Star Marketing launched the National Comic Book Expo, which eventually expanded into Fan Expo Canada™
1998 The year that Hobby Star Marketing introduced Anime Expo
1999 The year that Sci-Fi Expo was added
2004 The year that Horror Expo made its debut at Fan Expo Canada™
2005 The year that Gaming Expo joined the Fan Expo Canada™
2013 The year that Sports Expo launched
2014 Fan Expo Canada's 20th Anniversary - watch what we do next!
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