Meet AMA-Con 2015 Special Guest Sonny Strait

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Sonny Strait is a voiceover actor with a wide resume, including such memorable characters as Krillin in Dragon Ball Z, Usopp in One Piece, Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, and Cartoon Network’s Toonami Tom.

Mr. Strait is also a professional comic book artist, working as a colorist on Dark Horse’s Elfquest series and his own web comic called We Shadows. We Shadows, was published by Tokyopop and was nominated by The American Library Association for Best Graphic Novel in 2008. The book received glowing reviews in many trade magazines including Publishers Weekly, Newtype, Play, and Anime Insider.

In addition, he has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragonball Z, Case Closed, and Lupin the Third.

Please join us in welcoming AMA-Con 2015 Special Guest Sonny Strait! For more information, please visit: http://sonnystrait.com/

Video Games Live! Tickets On Sale Now

AMA-Con is thrilled to host Video Games Live! as part of AMA-Con 2015. Tickets are now on sale through Panhandle Tickets, starting at $20.  For more information or to buy tickets, please visit http://www.panhandletickets.com/event_information.php?id=1891

 

Amarillo Public Library and Amarillo Symphony are teaming up to bring Video Games Live to Amarillo during AMA-CON! Video Games Live is an immersive concert event featuring music from the greatest video games of all time. Created and produced by industry veteran video game composer Tommy Tallarico; top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, special fx, solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.
PRE-CONCERT ACTIVITIES
– Guitar Hero competition starts 1 hour prior to concert; winner plays on stage with the Symphony.
– Costume contest with winner selected from the stage just prior to the concert.

POST-CONCERT ACTIVITIES
– Meet and greet reception with game industry luminaries (open to all ticketholders)

 

 

 

Video Games Live Coming to Amarillo

It’s official! Friends of the Amarillo Public Library and Amarillo Symphony are teaming up to bring Video Games Live to Amarillo during AMA-CON! Concert tickets will go on sale April 1 through Panhandle Tickets. Check out the Amarillo event page created by Video Games Live through the link below.

Video Games Live in Amarillo!

 

 

Booth Reservation Round 2

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It is absolutely freezing outside – but good news!  You don’t have to venture out into the snow to reserve your AMA-Con booth space by taking advantage of our easy online payment system.

Remember that our rates have changed.  Now through April 30th, your first booth is $100, the second booth is $50, and each additional booth is $35.  Reserve yours today!

Last Week to Register at Our Lowest Prices

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Can you believe it’s already the last week of January?  This month seems to have flown by!  With that being said, remember that you have until the end of the week (Saturday, January 31st) to register and get our lowest booth rates.  On February 1st, the cost for your first booth goes up to $100, with prices for additional booths remaining the same.

 

We look forward to hearing from YOU!

AMA-Con 2015 Vendor Page Submissions

Good morning! We hope you had a lovely Christmas! If you’ve already registered for AMA-Con 2015, way to go! If not, you still have until January 31st to get our lowest booth rates. Starting February 1st, the rates will go up – so get your registration in now!

As soon as you register and get your PayPal confirmation, please send a photo/logo and a short blurb about your booth to amanda.shelburne@amarillolibrary.org to be included on this year’s AMA-Con vendor page and other promotional materials. We’ll be updating the page after the New Year.

Thanks and Happy New Year!

AMA-Con 2015 Online Registration Now OPEN!

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Happy Monday! The holidays are fast approaching and since you’ve all been such good boys and girls this year, AMA-Con wants to give you a gift – the chance to register for AMA-Con 2015 online! We’ve developed a better online registration system in preparation for this year’s two-day event! Since it is a two-day event, the price points have gone up a bit – but the sooner you register, the cheaper your booths!

Please visit the AMA-Con website at www.ama-con.com and click on Vendor Registration under the “Registration” tab to register. You have until January 31, 2015 to pay our lowest rates.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me at Amanda.shelburne@amarillolibrary.org or call (806) 378-3089. Thanks for your continued support!!

It’s going to be a great year,
Amanda Hope Shelburne

AMA-Con 2015 Announcement

You’ve heard the rumors and they’re true! AMA-Con 2015 will officially be a two-day event with vendor setup on Friday, July 31st, and the event spanning Saturday, August 1st, and Sunday, August 2nd. Vendor and artist applications will be available shortly, so be sure to visit both the AMA-Con website and Facebook page for all updates.

Thanks so much for your enthusiasm!
Amanda Hope Shelburne