That's great news, thanks for sharing! Its a short move, and will
hopefully be an easy change for everyone involved!
I'm excited to hear that 2009 is a GO!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "comiconguy" <patlqp@...> wrote:
> Well Joe, you beat me to it!! I've been waiting on pins and needles
> for months wanting to tell you all about our new home. Waiting for
> the official word from the Expomart so we could make the
> announcement. (Then they wait until I'm on vacation to break the
> story. Arrrgh!) So anyway for those of you not paying attention,
> say "goodbye" to the Expomart and say "hello" to the Expomart?!
> (actually I don't know whether they'll be keeping the Expomart name
> but the idea is the same). The Pittsburgh Comicon will officially be
> moving right next door to the new exhibition facility going in the
> former Wickes Furniture store. The good people of the Expomart had
> asked us to be patient about finding a new home because they really
> wanted to keep us as a client and now we will be one of the very
> first (if not the first) convention to take place in the new
> facility. The new facility will be comprable in size and will allow
> us to maintain our long held relationship with both the Expomart
> staff and the Radisson. We'll be working out other details as we go,
> (shuttles from the hotel to the new facility, where various events
> will be held, etc.) but we are VERY excited about the new facility
> and we can now get on with the business of planning and promoting the
> show. I'll keep you all up to date on our plans and guests and you
> can expect to hear more from me soon.
> Thank you all for being patient while waiting for announcement of our
> new digs. It was killing me not to tell you before. But there you
> have it. Pittsburgh Comicon 2009 WILL be at the new exhibition
> facility in Monroeville, April 24, 25 & 26, 2009.
> Talk to you all soon,
> Patrick A. Thomas
> Marketing Director - Pittsburgh Comicon