HAuNTcon Arrives in Pennsylvania
Largest North American Haunted Attraction Expo Opens Doors for Fright Fans of All Ages
PITTSBURG, Pa. – Mar. 21, 2012 — The leading national haunted attraction tradeshow and convention, HAuNTcon®, arrives in Pittsburg on May 3, 2012 for six unforgettable days of fun and fright. Founded by industry legend Leonard Pickel, the conference attracts hundreds of professional haunters, horror enthusiasts and Halloween fans offering an action-packed program for all ages.
With over 40 classes in the price of admission, local haunt tours, networking events and a tradeshow packed with the latest scary props, HAuNTcon runs under the motto “Designed by Haunters, for Haunters.”
During the conference, haunter education takes center stage with a staggering array of seminars, hands-on workshops and product demonstrations. Classes include advanced and beginner techniques for horror makeup, animated props, set building and haunt design, promotion and marketing, as well as invaluable tips on becoming a successful haunter in business and art.
“HAuNTcon is an opportunity for haunters to network, share tips and stories, get fresh ideas, learn and check out innovative technology and props,” explains HAuNTcon Founder Leonard Pickel, “It is the best investment you can make for your haunted event no matter how big or small. We are excited to be in Pittsburg this year and showcase must-see local attractions”
Haunted house owners and those interested in a career in the fright industry come to HAuNTcon every year to learn, network and get inspired. Halloween and haunt fans get a rare behind-the-scenes look at how major attractions scare millions around the world every October.
HAuNTcon 2012 kicks off with a unique three state overnight bus tour of ten legendary local haunts, followed by an expo and conference with haunted attraction creators, prop makers and other frightful enthusiasts at the Monroeville Convention Center near Pittsburg, PA between May 3-7.
To register and for more information, visit www.hauntcon.com