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PHOTO TAKING POLICY AT THIS CONVENTION
We know that taking photos makes the convention even more fun and we thought it would be a good idea to share our photo taking policies for you before you arrive at the convention so you can prepare. In the auditorium, photo taking is encouraged, but only from your seat. It is unfair to run up to the stage and block the view of others who have paid for reserved seats in front of you. Even if there are empty seats, patrons must sit in the seats they paid for to be fair to everyone. Due to fire marshall regulations everyone must be seated during performances. Please also be courteous to your neighbors when taking pictures. Photo taking is not allowed during autographing sessions nor during the photo ops. Only those people who have autograph tickets may come up to get autographs. At the Gold Exclusive Parties and Breakfast: photo taking is encouraged when the guests arrive (but only from your seats). After a sufficient time for all to get their photos we ask that your cameras be placed down so the celebrities can enjoy their time at the two food functions. Thank you for understanding the need to have these few rules so everyone is safe and has fun.

The vast majority of our guest celebrities take questions from the audience during their on-stage time. Therefore it is incumbent upon those that ask questions to make them ones that allow our mutual shared time with the celebrities to be enjoyable, interesting and entertaining for all (including the guest). Asking for hugs, telling stars we love them (we all do, that's why we're here), giving gifts, getting into long personal stories, or worse, is not acceptable for this format and, in fact, is quite self-centered when you are in essence "representing" all of fandom to a celebrity. Join us in trying to make this convention the best entertainment for everyone!

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Creation celebrates our many years of Convention Memories

Young Hercules Ryan Gosling
From the "you never know" category, here in the middle is "Young Hercules" at our Official Hercules/Xena Convention (pictured with his co-stars from that short lived series). He's better known by his real name today: Ryan Gosling, an incredible actor doing wonderful work in feature films.

Karl Urban, Kevin Smith and Danielle Cormack
Back in the heyday of Xena popularity we had the pleasure of meeting some of New Zealand's top talents as they often guested on the series which was filmed in that beautiful country. Left to right: Karl Urban who went onto major stardom as Star Trek's new Dr. McCoy, Kevin Smith, one of our all-time favorite guests, on the verge of international fame when he was killed in a tragic accident, and Danielle Cormack who continues to perform in New Zealand.

Robert Englund
For over two decades we had the pleasure of presenting the country's leading horror fan conventions, Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors with the popular magazine and illustrious editor Tony Timpone. These shows were a breeding ground for up and coming genre talent and that makes us proud. Here, one of the icons of the field, Robert Englund, on stage.

Bruce Lee Action Figure
During one crazy phase we started manufacturing action figures and selling them in Toys R Us amongst other national retailers. Bruce Lee was probably are most realistic looking figure, but we also had success with Saturday Night Live figures and Drew and Mimi from The Drew Carey Show.

Farscape Convention
It had one of the most loyal and passionate fan movements behind it and a gloriously talented cast of performers working with amazing and intelligent scripts. We were delighted to be associated with this incredible and still missed series and it was always a special pleasure to work with star Ben Browder.

Early Creation Convention
We were ahead of the times back in the 80's with conventions mixing all sorts of fan favorites together. Usually all the different fandoms got along and it is nice to see that Dr. Who is more popular than ever. We were licensees back in the day and worked with many of the earlier Doctors, including, of course, the larger than life Tom Baker.

Official Star Trek Convention San Francisco
Here is a scene from a recent Official Star Trek Convention in San Francisco with Brent Spiner on stage speaking to a sold out crowd.

DeForest Kelly
There was never any guest nicer than the amazing DeForest Kelley who graced our stages many, many times always putting on a warm and entertaining presentation for his legions of dedicated fans. He was just as cool as you would want him to be!

Nimoy and Quinto
The only time this ever happened: Three Mr. Spocks on stage, a really special moment

Spock Bust
It all started with a Mr. Spock head: our entry into the world of Star Trek merchandising began full time when we purchased 1,000 of these 35 years ago or so. We still have a few left!

Star Trek 45th Anniversary
Every five year anniversary marks a special time to remember for Star Trek fans and our conventions take on an air of a family reunion of long-time fans and the stars we all admire. Sadly we also mark the loss of some of those talents who appeared with us regularly at our events. They are missed.

TV Land Store
One of our most fun to run conventions was The Official TV LAND Convention. Here is the convention store we set up offering goodies to fellow TV fanatics!

Larry Hagman
This is pretty cool: Sam Rubin interviewed legendary Larry Hagman at our TV Land Convention, sadly a one-time only gathering, but did we ever enjoy meeting so many of our all-time favorite TV stars!

Tim Conway
Another wonderful moment from the TV Land Convention: here's the hilarious Tim Conway regaling the audience with anecdotes about his career that has spanned decades.

TV Land
Dick Martin, George Schlatter and Alan Sues at the TV Land Convention

Creation's Amazing Panel
Here's an amazing panel we did in LA at the famed Biltmore Hotel: Forry Ackerman, Ray Bradbury, Ray Harryhausen and John Landis!

Jack King Kirby
Comic book and entertainment fans owe much to the legendary JACK KIRBY, the revered talent who co-created the Marvel mythology and made many early appearances with us, among his most devoted followers. Although his passing never allowed Jack to see the amazing success of his characters in film we do know that his appearances at conventions always brought down the house!

John Noble
It is always great when we can personally thank a performer for an absolutely beautifully done job and that was just the treat when John Noble appeared in Feb of 2013 wrapping up his epic FRINGE series, one of our all-time favorite shows!

Alfre Woodard
The beautiful and talented Alfre Woodard graced her stages to reminisce about her appearance in Star Trek as Lily in the movie Star Trek: First Contact, but of course she is best known for being an Academy Award and Grammy nominated actress as well as having an incredible 17 Emmy nominations (winning four).

William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy
Our Vegas Star Trek Convention is ALWAYS full of surprises! Sir Patrick Stewart joins William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy in this once in a lifetime moment! We're glad we were there!

Wally Schirra and Alan Bean
In 2006, space pioneers, astronauts Wally Schirra and Alan Bean, guested at Grand Slam: it was an honor!
Photo Credit: David Livingston

Kirsten, Robert and Taylor
Three of the most popular actors on the planet graced our stages along with their The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn director: Bill Condon, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner helped us make history at an official fan gathering done in conjunction with the press junket and in association with Summit Entertainment.

Creation 1971
Our first convention program in 1971, ticket prices were $1.50 a day and our special guest was legendary comic artist superstar Jim Steranko!

Creation 1971
We even had time to publish 6 issues of a popular comic art fanzine called Infinity when we were teenagers. Back in the days before the internet, printed fanzines and conventions helped keep fandom connected.

celebrating star trek 40th anniversary
When we ran The Official STAR WARS Convention we brought in Gene Roddenberry as a surprise and this moment in time was a true highlight. Gene was a great mentor of ours and he is always in our thoughts, especially when we gather for our Official STAR TREK Conventions.

celebrating star trek 40th anniversary
LOST was one of the great TV series of all-time and we were proud to be an official licensee for the show. Here three of the stars, Ian Somerhalder, Evangeline Lilly and Naveen Andrews, grace our stages in a Creation Convention appearance.

celebrating star trek 40th anniversary
Two of our most popular celebrity guests from the Stargate franchise making their only Creation appearance together on stage: Michael Shanks and Amanda Tapping! We love following their careers post Stargate and look forward to enjoying their work for years to come!

celebrating star trek 40th anniversary
How's this for cool? Arnold as THE Terminator at our Official T-2 Convention, an awesome occasion!

celebrating star trek 40th anniversary
A VERY special moment in Creation History

BILL SHATNER & LEONARD NIMOY toasting the 40th Anniversary of Star Trek on the exact day, 4 decades later, that the original series began its TV run! Taken in Chicago at Creation's Salute to Star Trek's 40th! Thanks, Bill and Leonard for being such a big part of Creation Entertainment! Who would have thought that as kids that watched classic Trek, that one day we'd be working with these show biz legends!


History is made again at Creation when LEONARD NIMOY passes the ceremonial "#1 Vulcan" tee-shirt to the new Mr. Spock ZACHARY QUINTO. It all happened in front of the audience at Grand Slam XVI. Creation Conventions: it is ALL about making wonderful memories like this!

Jack Nicholson
Superstar Legend Jack Nicholson made the "Creation" scene, a definite ultra-cool moment in our 40 plus year history!

Patrick Macnee
Growing up watching THE AVENGERS was a particular joy so when Patrick Macnee joined the Creation line-up of stars it was a joyous occasion for us and his many fans!

Star Trek Captains
It was another of our proudest moments: having four STAR TREK Captains share the stage. Let's hope we can pull it off again some day and add a few more!

Star Trek Captains
Long-time Creation friend (and early fan attendee turned superstar producer) DEAN DEVLIN brought along friends Hank Azaria and Harry Shearer to one of our shows. Dean is currently behind one of TV's greatest shows LEVERAGE!

Star Trek Captains
The impeccable Ricardo Montalban created Star Trek's most popular villian as Khan but in person he truly was one of a kind and his two appearances for us were definitely amongst the most memorable! He is sorely missed by all Trekkers and was indeed a Hollywood classic himself!

Star Trek Captains
Gracious and supportive to us as ever William Shatner made sure first time Creation guest star Joan Collins (in her only convention appearance) was comfortable on stage, reunited decades after their ultra-popular classic Trek appearance together!

Star Trek Captains
As promised, a seat for all! Here's a scene of the amazing theatre we used for years for our Las Vegas Star Trek Convention. At Creation shows: no waiting and worrying about seeing the stars!

Star Trek Captains
Pretty Cool we'd say to have welcomed the ultra talented Elijah Wood as Creation promoted several Official LORD OF THE RINGS events.

Here's some shots of Leonard Nimoy's last convention appearance (courtesy of Paul Harvath), taken at our Chicago 2011 Official STAR TREK Convention. Thank You Leonard for your three decade association with Creation: we've loved every minute of presenting you to your adoring fans (of which we number ourselves!):
Nimoy Farewell
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Nimoy Farewell

Leonard Nimoy's emotional farewell to Star Trek Conventions: 2011 Chicago

Nimoy Farewell

Nimoy Farewell
These guys are HILARIOUS on stage together and we love having them at our events: true superstars of the genre: Jonathan Frakes (now busy directing) and Brent Spiner!

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The Vampire Diaries
Official Convention

Hilton Parsippany
One Hilton Court
Parsippany, NJ 07054

PARSIPPANY, NJ
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
July 11-13, 2014*
*Now Three Big Days!

Times: Because our schedules are dependent upon guest flights and itineraries and these are not known until much closer to the convention it is impossible to give accurate times earlier. As a generalization, however, we have a pre-registration (not a necessity, but a convenience) from 8 pm to 10 pm on the night prior to the convention where we give all full weekend attendees their credentials so they don't have to wait again. The vendors room is also open.

For those traveling in to conventions please note that sometimes guests appear later in the day Sunday and events can continue until the late afternoon or early evening with autographing sometimes running later than that. Generally Saturday and Sunday hours begin at approximately 9 am and run until approximately 7 pm with autographs to follow. Please note that this is a generalization and accurate times are posted close to the convention. Thanks and enjoy your stay with us!

Updated: August 25, 2014

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank our fellow fans in the Jersey area for making the 2013 New Jersey Convention such a rousing, sold-out success! It was definitely a time to remember and we can't wait to do it again! Special shout-out to the amazing cast of TVD for, as always, going all out to make sure our attendees have a fabulous time. Simply stated, there is nothing better in live entertainment than seeing your favorite stars live and in person! And, we are very proud to offer full days of fun for a cost far less than a 2 hour concert or most sporting events. Make your plans to be part of the 2014 celebration: the earlier you come aboard the better seat you'll have in the theatre. Please make note that EVERY ticket is guaranteed a seat to see all the daytime events and celebrities!

Guests

SUPER SPECIAL GUESTS: IAN SOMERHALDER and PAUL WESLEYThe talented actors who are Damon and Stefan Salvatore LIVE AND IN PERSON in NEW JERSEY: DON'T MISS IT!

Ian Somerhalder

IAN SOMERHALDER

Damon Salvatore

Appearing Saturday

Paul Wesley

PAUL WESLEY

Stefan Salvatore

Appearing Sunday

Daniel Gillies

DANIEL GILLIES

Elijah Mikaelson
on The Vampire Diairies
and The Originals.
One of our most requested guests.

Appearing Saturday

Arielle Kebbel
ARIELLE KEBBEL
Lexi Branson
of The Vampire Diaries

Hosting Sunday and appearing on stage Sunday. Doing autographs and photo-ops Sunday.
Zach Roerig
ZACH ROERIG
Matt Donovan
Appearing Saturday
Michael Trevino
MICHAEL TREVINO
Tyler Lockwood
Appearing Saturday
Todd Stashwick
TODD STASHWICK
Father Kieran
of The Originals,
Todd has also been seen on Teen Wolf, Warehouse 13, Angel, Justified, Heroes, Supernatural, and many more.

Appearing on stage Saturday, doing photo ops and autographs that day as well

Paul Telfer
PAUL TELFER
Alexander on three episodes of The Vampire Diaries: Graduation, The Walking Dead and The Five
Appearing Friday and Sunday, Paul will also participate in our Free for All Karaoke Party, sign autographs and do photo ops.
Micah Parker
MICAH PARKER
Adrian on three episodes of The Vampire Diaries Graduation, O Come, All Ye Faithful and We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street
Appearing Friday on stage, signing autographs and doing photo ops that day too, and Micah is also the host of our FREE TO ALL Karaoke Party all now set for Friday Night and described in this webpage.
Michael Malarkey
MICHAEL MALARKEY
Enzo on the Vampire Diaries
Appearing Sunday and also doing a special photo op with Ian on Saturday
Chase Coleman
CHASE COLEMAN
Oliver of The Originals
Appearing Friday
Callard Harris
CALLARD HARRIS
Thierry in The Originals
Appearing Saturday
 

July 18: Paul Telfer has graciously agreed to attend the Saturday Night Party. Have fun!

Important information July 9, 2014: We have been notified today that Ian Somerhalder has had to change his day of appearance to Saturday. Ian never lets down his fans and if we did not make this change he would have had to cancel, so we’ve done our humanly best to accommodate in this way:

- We have refunded to credit cards all people who ordered Ian and Paul Wesley’s duo photo op

- We have refunded to credit cards all people who ordered the Originals cast photo op on Saturday. The money should hit your account within 3-10 days.

- Ian will be appearing on Saturday on stage for an hour, doing a special half hour for Gold Patrons only, doing solo photo ops, private meet and greet, and also two new duo photo ops, one with Daniel Gillies (which will be sold at the convention for $199) and one with Michael Malarkey (which will be sold at the convention for $169). Both of these are limited in size.

- Paul Wesley, Arielle Kebbel and Michael Malarkey will still be appearing on Sunday and doing autographs and photo ops, etc. on Sunday. PAUL along with appearing on stage for an hour will do a special one half hour session for Gold folks only. We have also added a Paul Wesley and Arielle Kebbel photo op for $149 which will be sold at the convention. We are also happy to announce that PAUL TELFER (Alexander on three episodes of The Vampire Diaries) will join us Sunday as well as Friday. Those of you who have yet to meet Paul will enjoy the experience and we thank him for changing his schedule to be with us Sunday too. SUNDAY will be great as well as Saturday.

IF YOU HAVE A SUNDAY TICKET AND WISH TO COME SATURDAY INSTEAD WE WILL HONOR SUNDAY TICKETS ON SATURDAY. We can not offer the same exact preferred seat but will do our best to get you the best seat we can. Please understand the duress of the situation for us and we will do our best to accommodate Sunday people. There is a small possibility that we will not be able to accommodate every single person that wants to change over, but that is unlikely. We will also have a small number of tickets to sell on Saturday but will not know how many until the opening line has died down (figure by noon we’ll be able to sell some more tickets)

IF YOU COME SUNDAY AND STILL HAVE AN IAN SOMERHALDER SEPERATE AUTOGRAPH TICKET or PHOTO OP you will be issued a voucher for these and the voucher will be good for other tickets or Creation merchandise. If you prefer you can send the VOUCHER to our office for a refund, send to Creation, 217 S. Kenwood, Glendale, CA 91205 Attention Ed, within 30 days of the close of the convention. You will be issued this voucher at registration when you arrive on Sunday.

July 7, 2014: Arielle Kebbel has to work on her new Amazon series "The After" and can not make her hosting appearance on Saturday. She will be with us Sunday however. If you have an autograph ticket or photo op ticket for Arielle and can not use it (you won't be there Sunday) you may exchange that printed ticket for a voucher at registration which you can use for any other ticket or Creation merchandise. If you prefer a refund please return THE VOUCHER to Creation, 217 S. Kenwood, Glendale, CA 91205: Attention Ed within one month of the close of the convention.

July 4, 2014: We have been notified that Leah Pipes is unable to attend the convention. Those with SEPARATE Leah Pipes autograph tickets or photo op tickets or the duo photo op with Leah and Todd Stashwick will have their credit cards refunded, please allow ten days from this date for the money to show up. We will have a replacement guest announced soon that will sign for Gold Weekend Patrons on a complimentary basis and we hope to add someone to the Originals group photo op too.

May 15, 2015: Eka Darville has cancelled due to work commitments. Those who purchased separate Eka autograph tickets or photo op tickets are having their credit cards refunded for those amounts. Look for the money to show up within ten days.

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HERE ARE SOME FANTASTIC PHOTOS FROM A RECENT CONVENTION!

Here are some amazing photos of "the guys" at work entertaining our sold out crowds of fans of The Vampire Diaries! Make your plans now to see Ian and Paul and the rest of the roster of outstanding in person guest celebrities!

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Founder's Day Dance

Founder's Day Ball

MYSTIC FALLS FOUNDER'S DAY MASQUERADE BALL

You are cordially invited to the Saturday Evening Founder's Day Masquerade Ball - our most lavish event of the convention! Your evening will consist of music, dancing & contests - this is an event you do not want to miss!

Let your creativity shine by entering our famous themed CENTERPIECE CONTEST! Create the very best centerpiece that shows off your love of the Vampire Diaries! The winner takes home a $250 Gift Certificate! All of this takes place at our SATURDAY EVENING FOUNDER'S DAY MASQUERADE BALL!

Come dressed to impress in your favorite evening attire, or something themed out from TVD, or just come and relax: your evening will be one to remember! The person most dressed to impress will win a $250 gift certificate so get ready and find the outfit that suits you!

CELEBRITY DROP-INS include DANIEL GILLIES, ZACH ROERIG, MICHAEL TREVINO, TODD STASHWICK, CALLARD HARRIS and PAUL TELFER. Cameras are permitted only when the guests first come into the party. After that please put your cameras away so our guests can enjoy their time too!

This event is complimentary for GOLD WEEKEND PATRONS, for others tickets are $79 and available NOW in limited supply!

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Gold Panel

VERY special half hour events are planned exclusively for our Gold Weekend Patrons! Ian Somerhalder will do a special one half hour Gold exclusive panel on Saturday and Paul Wesley will do a special one half hour panel on Sunday. Another reason to "go gold" for this incredible weekend of fun! Of course both of these stars will be on stage for their regular convention appearances on Saturday (Ian) and Sunday (Paul), this EXTRA event is just something added as a bonus for our Gold Patrons.

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ANNOUNCING OUR CELEBRITY CONVENTION HOST!

Micah ParkerWe are very happy indeed that the wonderful and popular Arielle Kebbel(Lexi Branson of The Vampire Diaries, Vanessa Shaw of 90210, and Tammy from the Amazon original series "The After"), will be hosting The Vampire Diaries Official Convention (on Sunday only) coming to New Jersey. We are THRILLED that this talented and gorgeous young lady will be helping us take The Official Vampire Diaries Tours to new heights in 2014!

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Karaoke Party

FREE TO ALL: THE KARAOKE PARTY HOSTED BY MICAH PARKER with special celebrity guests!

Micah ParkerCome to sing, come to relax, come to party as Micah is living large as the new host of our The Vampire Diaries Official Convention Karaoke Party, set for Friday Evening sometime after our autographing is concluded.

THE EVENT IS FREE TO ALL, courtesy of Creation Entertainment and tentatively featuring Chase Coleman, Paul Telfer along with host Micah Parker. Please note that generally the first rows are removed so this is a non-reserved seat function, there are seats in the back however for those that just want to sit back and enjoy!

Times will be announced in the schedules. If you want to sing with our celebrities we suggest signing up with our DJ who is available with a song book one hour before the close of the vendors room in said room. While this is not a guarantee you will be called up it will help to pre-sign up.

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Costume Parade

THE CREATION COSTUME PARADE

cosplay at creation eventsYou know you wanna! The famous Creation Entertainment Costume Parade Competition is always a highlight of the convention. Set for Saturday here is your chance to show off your creative abilities by dressing as any The Vampire Diaries character or making up your own. The winner goes home with a $250 gift certificate but we have prizes for everyone who enters!

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Yes No Game

TRIVIA CHALLENGE

Who out there is a "master of trivia" when it comes to The Vampire Diaries. It is time to put that TVD-watching to profitable use by showing off in our fast-paced live gameshow where the last person standing goes home a big winner: up to $1750 is on the table! 90 players from our audience are selected so start cramming now (by re-watching your DVD sets cause we know you have those!).

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Merchandise Area

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES MERCHANDISE AREA

Here you will find a great selection of official merchandise, licensed by Warner Bros. Television, including a wide range of color photos struck from studio source, beautiful t-shirts, mugs, glassware, posters, apparel, standees, board games, novelties, and more! Please note that the vendors area is small, we just don't want anyone coming expecting a super-huge dealers room. Vendors are invited to participate in the convention, click on over to http://www.creationent.com/dealers.htm for more information.

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Music Video Contest

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES FAN MUSIC VIDEO CONTEST

One of the coolest highlights of the convention is the running of fan produced Music Videos honoring THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, its themes and characters. If you are a talented video editor now is your chance to show off your creativity and vie for prizes at The Vampire Diaries: The Official Convention Tour 2014.

Rules: one music video about THE VAMPIRE DIARIES may be submitted on DVD only (please no computer-based media like CD accepted). PLEASE USE ONLY NTSC FORMAT FOR YOUR DVD. Entries are judged on the following criteria: video quality, audio quality, editing quality, inventiveness, song selection, and originality. Humorous submissions are encouraged. Entries can not be returned, and person submitting entry is granting Creation the right to play this entry in perpetuity at Creation events worldwide and/or online at the Creation website(s). Creation does not sell music videos so your entry will never be sold as a commercial product, just presented at our events/online.

Winners will receive a $100 gift certificate good for Creation merchandise. Winners will be announced and certificates awarded on site. Send your video using order confirmation or signature required in order to know if it arrived. We do not announce winners until the event All entries are due at Creation offices 40 days prior to the convention with no exceptions. Thanks and good luck!

Note: Due to the high volume of entries for our Music Video Contests, we are forced to limit entries to those people actually attending the specific show they are entering for. You do not have to be present for the actual showing of your video, but you must claim your award on site before the end of the weekend or your award will be forfeited. Also please note that we are looking for intro videos that involve our supporting actors, so please keep that in mind too! Please note that fans should not use footage from other than the shows we are honoring even if it features the stars of the current show the convention is about.

SEND ENTRIES TO:
Creation Entertainment
VAMPIRE DIARIES Music Video Contest
217 South Kenwood St.
Glendale, CA 91205

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Please make sure to bring ALL your printed out tickets to the convention as we can not replace any tickets forgotten or lost. This holds true for all ticket-buyers domestic and outside of The United States as we no longer have a will-call or hold ticket desk. Our convention sites generally have a business office where you can print out your tickets if you have left them home by mistake. Once you present your ticket(s) at registration, photo op areas, or autograph sessions they will be scanned for legitimacy and one-time use only. Thanks!

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WEEKEND GENERAL ADMISSION

This is the most economical way to attend all three days of the convention. This option does not include autographs, but does include a non-reserved seat in the main theatre and admission to the vendors room.

WEEKEND GENERAL ADMISSION (ALL THREE DAYS): $95 -SOLD OUT

 

SINGLE DAY PREFERRED ADMISSION

This is the best way to attend any ONE day of the convention. This option does not include autographs, but does include a reserved seat in the main theatre and admission to the vendors room.

FRIDAY PREFERRED ADMISSION $40
SATURDAY PREFERRED ADMISSION: $50
SUNDAY PREFERRED ADMISSION: $70

Available tickets will be on sale at the convention.

 

GENERAL ADMISSION SINGLE DAYS*

Here's the most economical way to attend any single day(s) of the convention. These tickets do guarantee a seat in the back of the theatre and you will see all daytime celebrities and events and admission to the vendors room. These tickets, of course, do not include autographs or photo ops.

FRIDAY GENERAL ADMISSION: $20
SATURDAY GENERAL ADMISSION: $30
SUNDAY GENERAL ADMISSION $55

Available tickets will be on sale at the convention.

* Please note because of the size of the theatre (under 1300 folks) and great demand there are very few general admission tickets on sale.

 

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ADMISSION TICKET PACKAGES DO NOT INCLUDE PHOTO OPS and these must be purchased separately below or at the convention (if not sold out). Thanks!

Autographs

AUTOGRAPH TICKETS

Autograph and Photo Op Tickets do not include admission to the convention. You must have an admission ticket for the convention in order to redeem autograph and photo op tickets. Photography is not allowed during the autograph sessions.

Here's the rare chance to get an in-person hand-signed autograph by your favorite celebrity. We do autographing row by row for those that have them included in their packages followed by additional autograph tickets called by number. If autographs are part of your ticket package you can get any additional signatures you've purchased the first time you come up. You must bring an item for the celebrity to sign: you can bring something from home or purchase an officially licensed photograph or souvenir at the convention. The autograph tickets are available in limited supply, please order soon. THANKS!

** Please note that we can not accept "on cell phone" tickets for autograph and photo op sessions so you must print them out at home and bring them to the convention on paper, not your phone. Thank you! We can accept "on cell phone" tickets for admission however.

IAN SOMERHALDER $65 -SOLD OUT (Saturday)

PAUL WESLEY $65 -SOLD OUT (Sunday)

DANIEL GILLIES $50 (Saturday) Daniel is not signing as part of any packages, so his autograph must be purchased separately.

ARIELLE KEBBEL $20 (SUNDAY ONLY) Arielle is not signing as part of any packages, so her autograph must be purchased separately.

ZACH ROERIG $35 (Saturday) Zach is signing on a complimentary basis for our Gold and Silver Patrons. Others who want to get his signature can purchase it separately.

MICHAEL TREVINO $35 (Saturday) Michael is not signing as part of any packages, so his autograph must be purchased separately.

TODD STASHWICK $25 (Saturday) Todd is signing on a complimentary basis for Gold and Silver Patrons, others will need to purchase his autograph if desired.

MICAH PARKER $25 (Friday) Please note that Micah is signing on a complimentary basis for Gold and Silver Patrons, others will need to purchase his autograph if desired.

MICHAEL MALARKEY $25 (Sunday) Note: Michael's autograph is not part of any package and must be ordered separately.

PAUL TELFER $20 (Friday and Sunday) Please note that Paul's autograph is not part of any ticket package and must be ordered separately.

*New CHASE COLEMAN $20 (Friday) Chase is signing on a complimentary basis for Gold, others will need to purchase his autograph if desired.

*New CALLARD HARRIS $20 (Saturday) Callard’s autograph is not part of any ticket package and must be ordered separately if desired.

Available tickets will be on sale at the convention.

Note: Patrons must bring an item for celebrities to sign. You can bring something from home or purchase a photo or other collectible in the vendors room. Please feel free to purchase as many autograph tickets of a particular celebrity as you'd like.

 

July 18: Paul Telfer has graciously agreed to attend the Saturday Night Party. Have fun!

Important information July 9, 2014: We have been notified today that Ian Somerhalder has had to change his day of appearance to Saturday. Ian never lets down his fans and if we did not make this change he would have had to cancel, so we’ve done our humanly best to accommodate in this way:

- We have refunded to credit cards all people who ordered Ian and Paul Wesley’s duo photo op

- We have refunded to credit cards all people who ordered the Originals cast photo op on Saturday. The money should hit your account within 3-10 days.

- Ian will be appearing on Saturday on stage for an hour, doing a special half hour for Gold Patrons only, doing solo photo ops, private meet and greet, and also two new duo photo ops, one with Daniel Gillies (which will be sold at the convention for $199) and one with Michael Malarkey (which will be sold at the convention for $169). Both of these are limited in size.

- Paul Wesley, Arielle Kebbel and Michael Malarkey will still be appearing on Sunday and doing autographs and photo ops, etc. on Sunday. PAUL along with appearing on stage for an hour will do a special one half hour session for Gold folks only. We have also added a Paul Wesley and Arielle Kebbel photo op for $149 which will be sold at the convention. We are also happy to announce that PAUL TELFER (Alexander on three episodes of The Vampire Diaries) will join us Sunday as well as Friday. Those of you who have yet to meet Paul will enjoy the experience and we thank him for changing his schedule to be with us Sunday too. SUNDAY will be great as well as Saturday.

IF YOU HAVE A SUNDAY TICKET AND WISH TO COME SATURDAY INSTEAD WE WILL HONOR SUNDAY TICKETS ON SATURDAY. We can not offer the same exact preferred seat but will do our best to get you the best seat we can. Please understand the duress of the situation for us and we will do our best to accommodate Sunday people. There is a small possibility that we will not be able to accommodate every single person that wants to change over, but that is unlikely. We will also have a small number of tickets to sell on Saturday but will not know how many until the opening line has died down (figure by noon we’ll be able to sell some more tickets)

IF YOU COME SUNDAY AND STILL HAVE AN IAN SOMERHALDER SEPERATE AUTOGRAPH TICKET or PHOTO OP you will be issued a voucher for these and the voucher will be good for other tickets or Creation merchandise. If you prefer you can send the VOUCHER to our office for a refund, send to Creation, 217 S. Kenwood, Glendale, CA 91205 Attention Ed, within 30 days of the close of the convention. You will be issued this voucher at registration when you arrive on Sunday.

July 7, 2014: Arielle Kebbel has to work on her new Amazon series "The After" and can not make her hosting appearance on Saturday. She will be with us Sunday however. If you have an autograph ticket or photo op ticket for Arielle and can not use it (you won't be there Sunday) you may exchange that printed ticket for a voucher at registration which you can use for any other ticket or Creation merchandise. If you prefer a refund please return THE VOUCHER to Creation, 217 S. Kenwood, Glendale, CA 91205: Attention Ed within one month of the close of the convention.

July 4, 2014: We have been notified that Leah Pipes is unable to attend the convention. Those with SEPARATE Leah Pipes autograph tickets or photo op tickets or the duo photo op with Leah and Todd Stashwick will have their credit cards refunded, please allow ten days from this date for the money to show up. We will have a replacement guest announced soon that will sign for Gold Weekend Patrons on a complimentary basis and we hope to add someone to the Originals group photo op too.

May 15, 2015: Eka Darville has cancelled due to work commitments. Those who purchased separate Eka autograph tickets or photo op tickets are having their credit cards refunded for those amounts. Look for the money to show up within ten days.

 

 

Photo Ops

PHOTO OP TICKETS

Photo Op Tickets do not include admission to the convention. You must have an admission ticket for the convention to enter into the photo op areas. Due to security considerations and guest concerns we cannot facilitate the giving of gifts to guests at the photo op sessions. LIMIT OF TWO FANS PER PHOTO-OP, NO EXCEPTIONS PLEASE! TWO FANS CAN BE IN THE PHOTO OP FOR THE PRICE OF ONE PHOTO OP TICKET.

Your photo will be taken by Creation's all knowing and super-powerful official staff photographers. They take the best pictures, make the stars comfortable & willing to pose more freely with fans, and generally are beloved by all. JUST CLICK TO OUR E-MAIL FEEDBACK SECTION TO READ ABOUT HOW GREAT CREATION PHOTO OPS ARE! Please read: PHOTO OP F.A.Q.

** Please note that we can not accept "on cell phone" tickets for autograph and photo op sessions so you must print them out at home and bring them to the convention on paper, not your phone. Thank you! We can accept "on cell phone" tickets for admission however.

IAN SOMERHALDER $129 (Saturday) WE WILL HAVE A SMALL NUMBER TO SELL OF SOLO PHOTO OPS, WE WILL SELL SOME THURSDAY NIGHT, SOME FRIDAY, AND SOME SATURDAY. THEN WHEN WE ARE MORE ABLE TO KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLE SWITCHED OVER TO SATURDAY FROM SUNDAY WE WILL SEE IF WE HAVE ANY MORE TO SELL ON SATURDAY ABOVE THE AMOUNT PUT ASIDE. BECAUSE IAN’S SOLO PHOTO OP WAS LONG SOLD OUT, THIS IS THE FAIREST WAY TO DO IT, WE ALSO CREATED TWO ADDITIONAL DUO PHOTO OPS WITH IAN SO HE WILL BE FEATURED IN MANY MORE PHOTO OPS THAN PREVIOUSLY AND IT SHOULD BE EASIER TO GET THESE NEW PHOTO OPS BECAUSE THEY ARE NEW AND WE HAVE MANY MORE OF THEM.

PAUL WESLEY $129 (Sunday)

DANIEL GILLIES $65 (Saturday)

ARIELLE KEBBEL $40 (SUNDAY ONLY)

ZACH ROERIG $50 (Saturday)

MICHAEL TREVINO $50 (Saturday)

TODD STASHWICK $40 (Saturday)

MICAH PARKER $40 (Friday)

MICHAEL MALARKEY $45 (Sunday)

PAUL TELFER $40 (Friday and Sunday)

*New CHASE COLEMAN $40 (Friday)

*New CALLARD HARRIS $40 (Saturday)

GROUP PHOTO-OPS:

*New SUPERSTAR PHOTO OP: IAN SOMERHALDER AND DANIEL GILLIES and You! (Saturday) Limited availability, FIRST TIME EVER! $199

*New FRENEMIES PHOTO OP: IAN SOMERHALDER AND MICHAEL MALARKEY. (Saturday) Limited Availability, FIRST TIME EVER! $169

*New BEST FRIENDS TOO: PAUL WESLEY AND ARIELLE KEBBEL AND YOU! (Sunday). Limited availability, FIRST TIME EVER! $149

“Best Friends Duo” Photo Op: YOU with bros Michael Trevino and Zach Roerig. Limited quantity available $90 (Saturday)

Available tickets will be on sale at the convention.

 

July 18: Paul Telfer has graciously agreed to attend the Saturday Night Party. Have fun!

Important information July 9, 2014: We have been notified today that Ian Somerhalder has had to change his day of appearance to Saturday. Ian never lets down his fans and if we did not make this change he would have had to cancel, so we’ve done our humanly best to accommodate in this way:

- We have refunded to credit cards all people who ordered Ian and Paul Wesley’s duo photo op

- We have refunded to credit cards all people who ordered the Originals cast photo op on Saturday. The money should hit your account within 3-10 days.

- Ian will be appearing on Saturday on stage for an hour, doing a special half hour for Gold Patrons only, doing solo photo ops, private meet and greet, and also two new duo photo ops, one with Daniel Gillies (which will be sold at the convention for $199) and one with Michael Malarkey (which will be sold at the convention for $169). Both of these are limited in size.

- Paul Wesley, Arielle Kebbel and Michael Malarkey will still be appearing on Sunday and doing autographs and photo ops, etc. on Sunday. PAUL along with appearing on stage for an hour will do a special one half hour session for Gold folks only. We have also added a Paul Wesley and Arielle Kebbel photo op for $149 which will be sold at the convention. We are also happy to announce that PAUL TELFER (Alexander on three episodes of The Vampire Diaries) will join us Sunday as well as Friday. Those of you who have yet to meet Paul will enjoy the experience and we thank him for changing his schedule to be with us Sunday too. SUNDAY will be great as well as Saturday.

IF YOU HAVE A SUNDAY TICKET AND WISH TO COME SATURDAY INSTEAD WE WILL HONOR SUNDAY TICKETS ON SATURDAY. We can not offer the same exact preferred seat but will do our best to get you the best seat we can. Please understand the duress of the situation for us and we will do our best to accommodate Sunday people. There is a small possibility that we will not be able to accommodate every single person that wants to change over, but that is unlikely. We will also have a small number of tickets to sell on Saturday but will not know how many until the opening line has died down (figure by noon we’ll be able to sell some more tickets)

IF YOU COME SUNDAY AND STILL HAVE AN IAN SOMERHALDER SEPERATE AUTOGRAPH TICKET or PHOTO OP you will be issued a voucher for these and the voucher will be good for other tickets or Creation merchandise. If you prefer you can send the VOUCHER to our office for a refund, send to Creation, 217 S. Kenwood, Glendale, CA 91205 Attention Ed, within 30 days of the close of the convention. You will be issued this voucher at registration when you arrive on Sunday.

July 7, 2014: Arielle Kebbel has to work on her new Amazon series "The After" and can not make her hosting appearance on Saturday. She will be with us Sunday however. If you have an autograph ticket or photo op ticket for Arielle and can not use it (you won't be there Sunday) you may exchange that printed ticket for a voucher at registration which you can use for any other ticket or Creation merchandise. If you prefer a refund please return THE VOUCHER to Creation, 217 S. Kenwood, Glendale, CA 91205: Attention Ed within one month of the close of the convention.

July 4, 2014: We have been notified that Leah Pipes is unable to attend the convention. Those with SEPARATE Leah Pipes autograph tickets or photo op tickets or the duo photo op with Leah and Todd Stashwick will have their credit cards refunded, please allow ten days from this date for the money to show up. We will have a replacement guest announced soon that will sign for Gold Weekend Patrons on a complimentary basis and we hope to add someone to the Originals group photo op too.

May 15, 2015: Eka Darville has cancelled due to work commitments. Those who purchased separate Eka autograph tickets or photo op tickets are having their credit cards refunded for those amounts. Look for the money to show up within ten days.

 

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Hotel

Hilton Parsippany

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

HILTON PARSIPPANY
One Hilton Court
Parsippany, New Jersey
USA 07054
Tel: +1-973-267-7373
Fax: +1-973-984-6853

The convention takes place in the beautiful, newly renovated Hilton Parsippany hotel, boasting an ideal location in New Jersey. This peaceful and picturesque area is less than 25 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and within easy access of many exciting entertainment and sightseeing destinations in the region. Discover New York attractions easily with this Parsippany hotel’s free scheduled shuttle service to the train station.

Enjoy comfort and convenience in a stylish and sophisticated guest room or unwind at the fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool. Indulge in the finest steaks at Ruth's Chris Steak House or enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Olive Restaurant. Meet with friends or colleagues to unwind with a refreshing drink at the Splash Bar. Use the hotel's full service Deluxe Spa, or enjoy superb shopping at Morristown Green.

Special lower than normal room rates for those attending the convention are available per the below:
Special Rate: $139.00 per night
Reservation Phone Number: (973) 267-7373 or (800) 445-8667
Reservation Code: Vampire Diaries 2014 or VD2014


Reservation Link:
http://tinyurl.com/VampireDiaries2014

Cut-off Date: June 19th 2014 (after this time room rates will revert to normal price if available)

Creation Entertainment holds a "block" of rooms for our attendees. These blocks of rooms have a lower rate than standard rates at the hotel, but they also have a "cut-off" point after which hotels may choose to revert back to their own higher rates for our customers. Usually this cut-off date is one month prior to the event, but this does vary. Therefore it is always wise to book your rooms for our conventions as early as possible.

 

 

DEALERS:

Dealers and Vendors

If you wish to sell at this convention, please write to asponsor@creationent.com for more details. If you carry The Vampire Diaries merchandise please note that ONLY LICENSED MERCHANDISE will be allowed for sale.

 

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Schedule

The Official
Vampire Diaries Convention
NEW JERSEY
July 11-13, 2014

Where’s What?
THEATRE: Nobel Ballroom, Lobby Level
VENDORS: Nobel Assembly, Lobby Level
PHOTO OPS: Hydrogen/Carbon, Lobby Level
KARAOKE PARTY: Nobel Ballroom, Lobby Level
MASQUERADE BALL: Nobel Ballroom, Lobby Level
PRIVATE MEET & GREETS: Tungsten Room, Lobby Level
VIP LOUNGE: Boron Room, Lobby Level
IAN AUTOGRAPHS: Copper Room, Lobby Level

CREATION HOSTS: ADAM MALIN & STEPHANIE DIZON

WELCOME TO EVERYONE!

Thanks for being with us! We really appreciate your visit and want to make sure you have the absolute best time! With that in mind a few rules to keep everyone safe:

1) Photo taking from your seats only, do not rush the stage when guests appear.
2) PHOTO OPS are done on a first come/first taken basis with exceptions noted within this schedule, including VIPs who can go first. PLEASE be on time as they move very quickly and once over we cannot repeat. “Special poses” are at the discretion of the actor and could be based on flights or other scheduling issues.
***We try our best to catch excessive light glare on glasses, but it is extremely difficult to detect during the session. Please be advised that we cannot be responsible for glare if you choose to leave your glasses on in your photo.
3) Please have your items for signature out and ready during autograph sessions. Personalizations are at the discretion of the celebrities signing and/or may be affected by guest flights and other scheduling issues. You must bring something to have signed, either something from home or a photo or souvenir from the convention.
4) Our volunteers are here to help you and we thank them for doing so. However, if you have an issue with ANYONE or ANYTHING please let one of our Creation Hosts (Adam Malin or Stephanie Dizon) know during the event so we can solve the problem. We can’t help out if you don’t tell us! Don’t let anything ruin your experience: let Adam or Stephanie handle the issue on site!
5) Please only sit in the seat you paid for.
6) At the request of our guests, ABSOLUTELY no video or audio taping!
7) Please turn cell phones off and kindly refrain from talking when theatre is active.
8) PHOTO OPS may be picked up in the photo op area when available, but not during a photo op session so we don’t interrupt the photographer or the photo op in session. Full information on when photos will be ready for pick up is always on a hand-out, which is available in the photo op room.
9) ONLY ONE QUESTION MAY BE ASKED TO A CELEBRITY BY A FAN. PLEASE NO PERSONAL STORIES ABOUT YOURSELF, ASKING FOR HUGS, OR TELLING THEM WHY YOU LOVE THEM (that’s why we’re all here!) By not following this rule you are taking time away from other fans who might want to ask something, as well as making the guest appearance more about yourself than the people we all paid money to see.
10) During autographs we generally call row by row or by ticket number (pre-convention purchased tickets are called first, followed by tickets purchased at the convention). If you have trouble standing let us know, if you are in a wheelchair or scooter please go with your row or by your number.
11) Flash photography occurs in our theaters and anyone who is sensitive to such should be advised that it is occurring and should avoid if necessary.

OKAY, THAT’S IT: HAVE FUN! We LOVE feedback: write to asponsor@creationent.com or adam@creationent.com

Stay in touch at www.creationent.com

VIP GUESTS: pick up your credentials and information package at registration and then have fun!

NOTE: For those that have the computer printed out tickets for Ian’s solo photo op, please bring these (and only these photo op tickets) to registration when you arrive and we will scan your computer ticket and give you a regular hard ticket. Please present your tickets at registration flat and unfolded. All other photo ops: use your computer printed out tickets for those, we do not need these in advance.

 

THURSDAY, July 10th

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Vendors Room Set-Up/Vendors Only

9:00 pm to 10:00 pm Gold Weekend Pre-Registration

10:00 pm to 10:35 pm Silver Weekend Pre-Registration (plus Gold patrons who missed the earlier time)

10:35 pm to 11:20 pm General Admission Weekend Package Pre-Registration (plus Gold and Silver patrons who missed the earlier time)

Pre-registration is not a necessity, just a convenience!

 

FRIDAY, July 11th

9:15 am to 9:30 am Vendors Set-Up/Vendors Only

9:30 am to 10:15 am Pre-Registration for Gold Patrons

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Vendors Open

10:15 am to 11:00 am Pre-Registration for Silver Patrons and left over Gold Patrons

11:00 am to 11:30 am Pre-Registration for Weekend General Admission and left over Silver and Gold Patrons

11:30 am to 6:00 pm Registration open for ALL

12:00 pm Theatre Open for All

12:30 pm Music Video Open

12:35 pm Micah Parker (Adrian in the Vampire Diaries’ episodes O Come, all Ye Faithful, and We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street)

1:20 pm TVD Video Presentation

----- 1:25 pm Photo Op with Micah Parker, tickets at registration for $40.

1:55 pm Music Video Presentation

2:00 pm Paul Telfer (Alexander on The Vampire Diaries’ episodes Graduation, The Walking Dead and The Five)

2:50 pm Lunch Break

----- 2:55 pm Photo Op with Paul Telfer, tickets at registration for $40.

3:25 pm Music Video Presentation

3:30 pm Chase Coleman (Oliver of the Originals) First ever convention appearance!

4:15 pm Music Video Salute

----- 4:20 pm Photo Op with Chase Coleman, tickets available at registration for $40.

4:20 pm The TVD Yes/No Trivia Game: PART 1! Here’s your chance to put all that TVD watching to profitable use: 90 players are needed: be in the audience to show off your trivia knowledge!

5:00 pm Music Video Close/Dinner Break

----- 5:00 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Micah Parker, Paul Telfer and Chase Coleman in the TUNGSTER ROOM, Lobby Level. Some seats remain at registration for $200. If you have a Private Meet & Greet and you would like to sign up for a Karaoke song, please come to the TUNGSTEN ROOM at 4:45pm for your sign-up.

6:00 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Chase Coleman, Micah Parker and Paul Telfer in the Theatre as follows:

On one side of the Theatre: Micah Parker will sign on a complimentary basis for Gold and Silver Patrons (we will call by row) followed by those with his separate autograph tickets (pre-convention bought tickets called first) then those bought at the convention. Micah’s autograph ticket is available at registration for $25.

On the other side of the Theatre: Chase Coleman will sign on a complimentary basis for Gold Patrons (we will call row by row) followed by those with his autograph ticket (called by number, with pre-convention purchased tickets called first). Chase’s autograph ticket is available at registration for $20.

In front of the screen: Paul Telfer will be signing for those with his autograph ticket. Pre-convention purchased tickets will be called first, followed by those who purchased his ticket at the convention. Paul’s autograph ticket is available at registration for $20.

9:30 pm FREE FOR ALL ATTENDEES! Creation Entertainment’s KARAOKE PARTY! First time in New Jersey! Hosted by MICAH PARKER and featuring celebrity drop-ins by Chase Coleman and Paul Telfer! Those who want a chance to sing on stage must sign up with DJ ERIC who will be present in the Vendors Room from 5:00 to 6:00 pm so you can pick out your song. Please pick only one song! Songs are chosen at random, so this does not guarantee you will get to sing on stage, but it does get you a chance! Sign-ups will not be available at the party. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy! Note: this is generally a non-seated affair where seats are removed from the front of the room. There are seats in the rear for those that want to sit.

 

SATURDAY, July 12th

NOTE: For those that have the computer printed out tickets for Ian’s solo photo op, please bring these (and only these photo op tickets) to registration when you arrive and we will scan your computer ticket and give you a regular hard ticket. Please present your tickets at registration flat and unfolded. All other photo ops: use your computer printed out tickets for those, we do not need these in advance.

6:45 am to 7:00 am Vendors Room Set-Up/Vendors Only

7:00 am to 6:30 pm Registration and Vendors Room open for ALL

8:45 am Theatre Open to All Registered Patrons

9:15 am Music Video open

9:20 am Todd Stashwick (Father Kieran of The Originals) and Callard Harris (Thierry of The Originals)

----- 9:30 am to 10:00 am PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Ian Somerhalder, TUNGSTEN ROOM, SOLD OUT!

10:00 am Music Video

10:05 am Costume Competition: Come dressed as your favorite TVD character or make up your own! Be in the theatre at 9:55 am to participate and try to win a $250 gift certificate for being the very best!

----- 10:10 am Photo Op with Todd Stashwick, tickets at registration for $40. If you are in the Costume Contest, you may go first.

AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder in the COPPER ROOM, LOBBY LEVEL. Sessions will be throughout the day and timed by GOLD & SILVER ticket holder rows, followed by autograph ticket holders. Each session’s listing begins with *****, so please go through the schedule and find the session for your row. If you have any conflicts, please see Stephanie or Connie.

***** 10:15 am to 10:30 am AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for VIPs/GOLD ROW A

----- 10:30 am Photo Op with Callard Harris, tickets at registration for $40. If you are in the Costume Contest, you may go first.

***** 10:30 am to 10:40 am AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW B

***** 10:40 am to 10:50 am AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW C

10:45 am Music Video Mix

***** 10:50 am to 11:00 am AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW D

11:05 am Michael Trevino (Tyler Lockwood) and Zach Roerig (Matt Donovan)

11:55 am Special Multimedia Video Presentation on The Vampire Diaries

----- 12:00 pm Photo Op with Michael Trevino and Zach Roerig, tickets at registration for $90. If you have a Private Meet & Greet with Daniel Gillies, you may go first. Please be prepared to show your Private Meet & Greet receipt at the Photo Ops door.

***** 12:00 pm to 12:10 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW E

***** 12:10 pm to 12:20 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW F

----- 12:10 pm to 12:55 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Daniel Gillies. TUNGSTEN ROOM, Lobby Level. SOLD OUT! If you have a duo photo op with Michael/Zach, please go to the front of the line for photo ops. Please be prepared to show your Private Meet & Greet receipt at the Photo Ops door.

***** 12:20 pm to 12:30 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW G

***** 12:30 pm to 12:40 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW H

----- 12:35 pm Photo Op with Michael Trevino, tickets at registration for $50.

***** 12:40 pm to 12:50 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for GOLD ROW I

***** 12:50 pm to 1:00 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for SILVER ROW K

12:55 pm Stage Reset/Intermission

***** 1:00 pm to 1:10 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for SILVER ROW L

----- 1:05 pm Photo Ops with Zach Roerig, tickets at registration for $50.

----- 1:05 pm to 1:50 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Todd Stashwick and Callard Harris. TUNGSTEN ROOM, Lobby Level. Some seats remain at registration for $75.

***** 1:10 pm to 1:20 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for SILVER ROW M

1:25 pm TVD No Minimum Bid Auction: pick up some cool collectibles here including our famous character banners!

----- 1:35 pm Photo Op with Daniel Gillies and Ian Somerhalder, tickets available at registration for $199.

2:10 pm Music Video

2:15 pm Daniel Gillies (Elijah Mikaelson)

3:00 pm Music Video

3:05 pm The TVD Yes/No Trivia Game: PART 2! Here’s your chance to put all that TVD watching to profitable use: 90 players are needed: be in the audience to show off your trivia knowledge!

----- 3:05 pm Photo Op with Daniel Gillies, tickets at registration for $65.

***** 3:15 pm to 3:25 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for SILVER ROW N

***** 3:25 pm to 3:40 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Ian Somerhalder for those with his autograph ticket.

3:45 pm Music Video Mix

4:00 pm Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore)

5:00 pm Music Video Close/Theatre Closed

----- 5:05 pm Photo Op with Ian Somerhalder. There may be some tickets available once all ticket exchanges are done. Please see registration for details.

----- 5:20 pm to 6:05 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Michael Trevino and Zach Roerig. TUNGSTEN ROOM, Lobby Level. SOLD OUT!

----- 5:50 pm Photo Op with Ian Somerhalder and Michael Malarkey, tickets available at registration for $169.

6:00 pm Theatre open for GOLD PATRONS ONLY

6:30 pm EXCLUSIVE 1/2 HOUR PANEL WITH IAN SOMERHALDER - Gold Patrons only! Please show both your Gold wristband and lanyard on the way in. Thanks and enjoy!

7:05 pm Theatre open for AUTOGRAPH TICKET HOLDERS

7:10 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Daniel Gillies, Zach Roerig, Michael Trevino, Todd Stashwick and Callard Harris as follows:

On one side of the Theatre: Todd Stashwick and Zach Roerig will be signing on a complimentary basis for Gold and Silver Patrons (called row by row), followed by those with their autograph ticket (pre-convention purchased tickets first, then tickets purchased at the convention will be called). Autograph tickets are available at registration for $25 for Todd and $35 for Zach.

On the other side of the Theatre: Daniel Gillies and Michael Trevino will be signing for those with their autograph tickets. Pre-convention tickets will be called first, followed by those who purchased tickets at the convention. Autograph tickets are available at registration for $35 for Michael Trevino and $50 for Daniel Gillies.

In front of the screen, Callard Harris will be signing for those with their autograph tickets. Pre-convention tickets will be called first, followed by those who purchased tickets at the convention. Callard’s autograph tickets are available at registration for $20.

10:30 pm FOUNDER’S DAY MASQUERADE BALL and Centerpiece Contest!
This event is complimentary for our Gold Weekend Patrons. Other tickets are now SOLD OUT!
Come “dressed to kill” (or comfy if you like) and get ready to hit the dance floor (or just catch the moves)! A cash bar is available for adults and soft drinks too! Our DJ keeps the action moving and we will have celebrity guests dropping by including tentatively DANIEL GILLIES, MICHAEL TREVINO, ZACH ROERIG, TODD STASHWICK & CALLARD HARRIS.

Let your creativity shine by entering our famous themed CENTERPIECE CONTEST! Create the very best centerpiece that shows off your love of the Vampire Diaries! The winner takes home a $250 Gift Certificate! All of this takes place at our SATURDAY EVENING FOUNDER’S DAY MASQUERADE BALL! If you are entering a centerpiece please come up to the front of the line at 10:15pm so we can place you in the room.

Come dressed to impress in your favorite evening attire, or something themed out from TVD, or just come and relax: your evening will be one to remember! The person most dressed to impress will win a $250 gift certificate!

 

SUNDAY, July 13th

8:00 am to 8:15 am Vendors Room Set-Up/Vendors Only

8:00 am to 6:00 pm Registration Open

8:15 am to 6:00 pm Vendors Room Open

9:30 am Theatre Open for GOLD PATRONS ONLY

10:00 am EXCLUSIVE 1/2 HOUR PANEL WITH PAUL WESLEY - Gold Patrons only! Please show both your Gold wristband and lanyard on the way in. Thanks and enjoy!

----- 10:45 am Photo Op with Paul Wesley. There are some tickets available at registration for $129.

10:40 am Theatre Open for All Patrons

11:10 am Welcome with your host Arielle Kebbel & Music Video

11:20 am Paul Telfer (Alexander on The Vampire Diaries’ episodes Graduation, The Walking Dead and The Five)

---- 11:40 am ***NEW*** Photo Op with “Best Friends” Paul Wesley & Arielle Kebbel, tickets available at registration for $149.

12:10 pm Music Video

12:15 pm STUMP THE EXPERTS! Win lots of great prizes and gift certificates by putting all of that Vampire Diaries and Originals knowledge to use and try to stump our panel of experts! Just be in the audience to participate.

----- 12:15 pm Photo Op with Paul Telfer, tickets at registration for $40.

----- 12:35 pm Photo Op with Arielle Kebbel, tickets at registration for $40.

1:00 pm Music Video

----- 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Paul Wesley. TUNGSTEN ROOM, Lobby Level. SOLD OUT!

1:05 pm Intermission/Stage Reset

----- 1:15 pm Photo Op with Michael Malarkey, tickets at registration for $45.

1:25 pm Vampire Diaries No Minimum Bid Auction: Stake your claim to our great goodies including our famous stage and theatre banners: all up for grabs at no minimum bid!

2:10 pm Music Video

2:15 pm Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore)

3:15 pm Music Video

3:30 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Paul Wesley: Paul is signing on a complimentary basis for Gold and Silver Weekend Patrons, (called row by row) followed by those with autograph tickets (we will call by number with pre-convention purchased tickets called first). SOLD OUT! If you have a Private Meet & Greet with Arielle Kebbel you may go first. If you have a Private Meet & Greet with Michael Malarkey and you have not gotten your autograph by 4:15pm, please see Stephanie. Please show your Private Meet & Greet receipt and you will be placed in line.

----- 3:50 pm to 4:35 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Arielle Kebbel in the TUNGSTEN ROOM. SOLD OUT!

----- 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm PRIVATE MEET & GREET with Michael Malarkey in the TUNGSTEN ROOM. SOLD OUT!

5:40 pm Arielle Kebbel (Lexi Branson)

6:20 pm Music Video

6:25 pm Michael Malarkey (Enzo) - FIRST TIME CREATION APPEARANCE!

7:15 pm AUTOGRAPHS with Arielle Kebbel, Michael Malarkey and Paul Telfer as follows:

On one side of the Theatre, Arielle is signing for those with her autograph ticket (pre-convention purchased tickets will be called first, followed by those who purchased tickets at the convention. Autograph tickets are available at registration for $20.

On the other side of the Theatre, Michael is signing for those with his autograph ticket (pre-convention purchased tickets will be called first, followed by those who purchased tickets at the convention. Autograph tickets are available at registration for $25.

In front of the screen, Paul Telfer will be signing for those with his autograph ticket. Paul’s autograph ticket is available at registration for $20.

7:40 pm Upgrades for 2015: Here’s where the great fans who signed up for The Vampire Diaries Official Convention in New Jersey 2015 get a chance to try for an even better seat! Check out the page in this brochure for all about next year! Ian and Paul will be back: How about you? It all happens July 10-12, 2015 at the Hilton Parsippany!

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