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William Shatner’s 90th Birthday Tribute

Let’s celebrate with the MAN, the LEGEND, WILLIAM SHATNER on his milestone 90th birthday in 2021!

We’ll be presenting a special tribute to our favorite captain, highlighting his amazing decades-long career with archival photos and footage from some of his memorable on-stage appearances at our conventions through the years, including his fantastic 25-Year Mission Tour with Leonard Nimoy. The best part about the slide-show presentation is that you’ll hear Bill himself narrating and sharing his favorite memories!

This will be a truly unforgettable experience for our 55-Year Mission Tour Vegas attendees, so make sure to join us!

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Nevada Pops

The 55-Year Mission Tour Las Vegas’ Saturday Night Gala features an unforgettable evening of music, curated and conducted by esteemed conductor and musicologist (and Trekker) Richard McGee and the featuring the renowned Nevada Pops Orchestra! They will perform a magnificent show honoring Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday and his legacy and impact.

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We are also proud to have Grammy Award-winning composer Dennis McCarthy and Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Russo as guest conductors -- and as an exceptional bonus, the incredibly talented Anthony Rapp and Isa Briones will be giving special performances with the orchestra!

Along with his role as Paul Stamets on Discovery, Anthony is well known for his illustrious musical theater career, including originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of Rent. Isa, now known to Trek fans as the android Soji in Picard, has also starred on-stage in musical productions of Next to Normal (for which she won an Ovation Award) and the touring company for Hamilton. We’re very excited to have them perform at the Gala!

The Saturday Night Gala is included in the full convention GOLD, CAPTAIN’S CHAIR or COPPER packages, and those patrons can keep their same seats they had during the day!

If you do not have the Saturday Night Gala included in your admission package as stated above -- or are not attending the convention at all -- you can still attend the Gala by purchasing an a la carte ticket for $75. Don't miss this incredible performance!

$75

A limited number of tickets will be on sale, and may sell out, at the convention.


Note: The Gala ticket does not include admission to the convention.


STATE TAXES INCLUDED ON YOUR INVOICE:
As a result of the Supreme Court Ruling during 2018 affecting online sales taxes (both state and local taxes), various states are requiring sales tax (both state and local taxes) on ANY online sales; therefore, you may now start seeing a separate charge on your invoice for this sales tax. The prices at the conventions will be the same as those online. Visit the National Conference of State Legislatures website for more information.

Gene Roddenberry 100th Birthday

Gene Roddenberry’s 100th Birthday Tribute

Gene Roddenberry, the legendary creator of Star Trek, was born in 1921 and you are invited to join with fellow fans from around the globe to celebrate and honor the life and career of “The Great Bird of the Galaxy.”

For us at Creation Entertainment, Gene was a mentor of ours and for many years he was a frequent and wonderful guest speaker for us at numerous conventions.  His positive view of the future and celebration of infinite diversity is a cherished ideal for those that so admire Gene, and it is a pleasure to gather with thousands who feel the same way. Make sure to be with to join us to raise a toast to Gene during the weekend and attend the various events we’ll have in his honor.

Preserving Gene Roddenberry

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On the precipice of Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday, Roddenberry Entertainment announces the extraordinary undertaking of Preserving Gene Roddenberry (the legacy, not the man). Rod Roddenberry hosts legendary Star Trek visual artists Mike Okuda, Denise Okuda and Daren Dochterman, as they pull back the curtain on a decades-long collaboration with OTOY and other partners to capture and preserve Gene Roddenberry’s work for future generations to experience. Panelists will discuss the arduous process involved as well as efforts necessary to bring Roddenberry’s vision to life with incredible Star Trek holodeck-style displays from partner Light Field Lab. 

Join us on FRIDAY at 3:45 PM for an in-depth discussion, including the team’s most ambitious effort to date: a life-sized virtual Starship Enterprise, employing emerging rendering and holographic technologies, faithfully presenting and maintaining the iconic designs from the Star Trek universe created by Gene Roddenberry.

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Mary Chieffo

Take a break from your busy convention schedule and join Mary Chieffo (“L’Rell from Discovery) for a relaxing yoga class [Day/Time TBD]!
It’s limited to 50 people, and you must bring your own yoga mat, towel and water. 

$60

A limited number of tickets will be on sale, and may sell out, at the convention.



STATE TAXES INCLUDED ON YOUR INVOICE:
As a result of the Supreme Court Ruling during 2018 affecting online sales taxes (both state and local taxes), various states are requiring sales tax (both state and local taxes) on ANY online sales; therefore, you may now start seeing a separate charge on your invoice for this sales tax. The prices at the conventions will be the same as those online. Visit the National Conference of State Legislatures website for more information.

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Nevada Pops


Join us for a special Thursday Night Dinner Party! Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen is a show-stopping evening of song and dance mixed with stories of his life, seasoned with insight and humor.
He performs signature numbers such as: "Magic To Do" from Pippin; "Wait For It" from Hamilton; "Defying Gravity" from Wicked; "Hair" and "Jesus Christ Superstar." The performance will also include a tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra as well as a bit of Elton John, a tad of Reggae, and standards such as "My Funny Valentine" and "What a Wonderful World." The evening will leave you inspired.
This dinner party is exclusive for all Gold Patrons only.

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Gene Roddenberry 100th Birthday

Special Screenings: Creation’s Past Tributes to Star Trek Legends

As the celebration of the franchise’s 55th anniversary continues, join us for a unique look back at some of Creation’s proudest moments during the incredible 50 years of presenting these conventions.

It’s been such an honor to have luminaries William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols and the late Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley and Gene Roddenberry on-stage with us over the years.

And with 2021 marking the milestones of the late Gene Roddenberry’s 100th and Willam Shatner's and Leonard Nimoy’s 90th birthdays, we will screen some of our tributes, including footage from Gene’s last appearance at the Shrine Auditorium in 1991 for the 25th Anniversary of Star Trek; DeForest Kelley’s live on-stage appearance in 1993, talking about his career; Nichelle's amazing vocal performances; and Leonard’s last convention appearance at our 2011 show, where he shared many wonderful stories about his life and career!

We feel so fortunate to have these special memories indelibly cemented on film for us to enjoy for a lifetime. Watch for these significant moments to be screened throughout the 55-Year Mission Tour 2021 Convention!

Favorite Moment

Nichelle Nichols and Whoopi Goldberg

You never know what once in a lifetime pair-ups will happen: here’s Nichelle and Whoopi in Vegas in 2016.

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WHAT SHAKESPEARE LEAVES BEHIND

Long before Jeffrey Combs, Vaughn Armstrong and Casey Biggs became part of the Star Trek universe they honed their craft upon the stage performing the works of the greatest playwright of all time, William Shakespeare. They were not alone. Most actors within the Star Trek family did the same.

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Come see Jeff, Vaughn and Casey perform their favorite pieces for everyone to see in our main theatre on FRIDAY!

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Twist the night away with your fellow Trekkers at the '60s and '70s themed SATURDAY LATE NIGHT DANCE PARTY, which takes place after The Gala Concert. This is exclusive for our GOLD AND CAPTAIN'S CHAIR CONVENTION PATRONS only, so don't miss out on a groovy time!

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Our new Jimmy’s Place Bar & Café is named after legendary actor and Creation’s great friend, the late James Doohan. We have many fond memories of joining Jimmy in games of poker and drink, so we hope Jimmy’s Bar creates some warm and great memories for you, too.   

Chase Masterson -- best known as the lovely Leeta from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – will host for some Happy Hour festivities!  The Happy Hour takes place in Jimmy’s Place right after the Exhibition Hall closes, Wednesday through Saturday from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Note: There is no Happy Hour on Sunday).

Stop by, order one of your favorite drinks, and relax while watching the talented Chase performs. Plus, some surprise stars might just show up for a toast. Remember ID's will be checked. Cheers! Please drink responsibly.

Bingo Game Night

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BINGO GAME NIGHT!
On Thursday, it’s Bingo Night hosted by Connor Trinneer and Dominic Keating where you might get the chance to yell “BINGO!” and win up to $10,000 in prizes!

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

SPECIAL SCREENING OF "GALAXY QUEST"
On Friday, join us as we will be screening the cult comedy classic Galaxy Quest, starring Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman and more with special commentary by Anthony Montgomery!


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Rat Pack

The Vegas tradition lives on… the famous “Rat Pack” show is an original musical comedy performance, written and produced by talented Max Grodenchik and joined by fellow stars Casey Biggs, Jeffrey Combs and Vaughn Armstrong!


The show is set for Sunday night, and this is the last event of the convention where we can laugh, enjoy, and celebrate with fellow fans from around the galaxy.  Gold, Captains Chair, Copper and Preferred Sunday patrons will retain their same seats.

Survivors Cabaret

Alexander Enberg Kendra Munger

Join Star Trek actors Alexander Enberg and Kendra Munger as they present their documentary short Survivor’s Cabaret, which documents Alex’s struggles after a terrible stroke at the age of 41. The stroke left him in a coma for weeks with little hope of recovery, and this is the inspiring story of his comeback to the stage, performing a concert with his girlfriend, Kendra, who is in remission from Stage 4 cancer.

After the screening, Alex and Kendra will participate in a short Q&A session (Day TBD)!

Pop Culture Hero Coalition Panel

SPECIAL EVENT: THE POP CULTURE HERO COALITION PANEL
Teaching IDIC to the next generation, Pop Culture Hero Coalition works in schools to end bullying, racism, misogyny, LGBTQIA+bullying, and cyberbullying by teaching empathy, inclusion, resilience, and other crucial skills. Our Heroic Journey Curriculum is the mental health / bullying prevention program in use by YMCA of the USA nationwide. Come by our panel or table to hear more about this extraordinary work — fulfilling Roddenberry’s vision — founded by Chase Masterson. www.PopCultureHero.org


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Enterprise Incidents

Enterprise Incidents with Scott & Steve

LIVE PODCAST: ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS
What better way to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of Star Trek than with a new podcast “Enterprise Incidents” that dives deep into every episode of the greatest Trek series of them all, The Original Series!

Co-hosted by respected Star Trek enthusiast/entertainment critic SCOTT MANTZ and lifelong fan STEVE MORRIS, the in-depth podcast analyzes and reviews every TOS episode (in production order) with a fresh new perspective, personal recollections and loads of fascinating trivia about how those classic episodes came to be. Click here to subscribe to the podcast!

We are excited to have Scott and Steve host a live podcast broadcast on-stage at our 55-Year Mission Tour, highlighting a classic episode from TOS (Day TBD). Make sure to come aboard and enjoy!


Inglorious Treksperts Live

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INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS LIVE! TREK'S SCARIEST EPISODES
To commemorate Friday, the 13th, the Treksperts of the hit Star Trek podcast, Inglorious Treksperts, talk about Star Trek's scariest episodes from Catspaw and Wolf In The Fold to Q Who and Night Terrors and much more. Join Mark A. Altman (host, Inglorious Treksperts, author, The Fifty-Year Mission), Daren Dochterman (host, Inglorious Treksperts), Ashley E. Miller (writer, X-Men: First Class, Thor) and legendary writer/producer Dean Devlin (Independence Day, Stargate, Leverage: Redemption) along with trivia master Rafe Needleman (author, The Official Star Trek Trivia Book) as we talk about the Trek's that go bump in the night. Black Cats and Borg's and Jack The Ripper, oh my!


Read more about the Treksperts!

INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS is the hit podcast for Star Trek fans with a life. Along with Dean Devlin (Independence Day, Stargate), Mark A. Altman (Pandora, Free Enterprise) produces and co-hosts the show with Daren Dochterman (Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Directors Edition) which has featured an eclectic array of guests including Anson Mount, Nana Visitor, Jeffrey Combs, Nicholas Meyer, Alan Spencer, Michael Dorn, Brannon Braga, Bryan Fuller, Walter Koenig, Erin Gray, Bob Sallin, Jeffrey Combs, Ralph Winter, Robin Curtis, David A. Goodman and many, many more. Available wherever you listen to podcasts or on the free Electric Now app available at your favorite app store or streaming on Roku, Sling TV, Stirr and others. Also, don’t miss the new podcast, Treksperts Briefing Room, where the Treksperts curate audio commentaries for significant episodes in Star Trek history with writers, producers, stars and super fans.

MARK A. ALTMAN is a television and motion picture writer/producer who is the showrunner/executive producer of the hit sci-fi series, Pandora. Previously he served as Co- Executive Producer of The Librarians (TNT), Agent X (TNT), Castle (ABC), Necessary Roughness (USA) among others. His first motion picture was the award winning, Free Enterprise, starring William Shatner and Eric McCormack, and for which he won the WGA Award for Best New Writer. In 2019, Altman launched the Electric Surge video podcast network with producer Dean Devlin (Independence Day, Stargate) which streams numerous podcasts spotlighting pop culture topics for which he co-hosts Inglorious Treksperts. Altman is also an acclaimed bestselling author. Some of his work includes the two-volume set, The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete Uncensored, Oral History of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica, So Say We All; the oral history of the James Bond films, Nobody Does It Better; Secrets Of The Force, The Complete Uncensored Oral History of Star Wars; and numerous Star Trek comic books.
 
DAREN DOCHTERMAN is the co-host of the popular Star Trek podcast, Inglorious Treksperts, and has been working in the motion picture industry for over 33 years. In addition to serving as Visual Effects Supervisor on Robert Wise’s Director’s Edition of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, he has worked in Art Departments on over 80 feature film and TV projects starting with his first movie job on The Abyss when he was 20 years old. He has been a Concept Designer on many high-profile feature films including Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World and The Chronicles of Riddick.  He has also worked on two seasons of HBO’s Westworld, and CBS’ Star Trek: Picard. He has taught design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, and the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

ASHLEY E. MILLER is a frequent guest on “Inglorious Treksperts.” He is the screenwriter of X-Men: First Class and Thor, a writer for such TV shows as Fringe and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda and currently the showrunner of Netflix's hit series, DOTA: Dragon's Blood.

RAFE NEEDLEMAN is the author of The Official Star Trek Trivia Book, published in 1980, when he was a teenager, to coincide with the release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture by Pocket Books and has become beloved by Trek fans in the subsequent decades. Rafe learned of his notoriety while listening to Inglorious Treksperts who subsequently featured the TriviaMaster self-professed "Organian" on their popular podcast.

Trek Talking

MEET THE CREW OF TREK TALKING: A PODCAST

Since 2015, Trek Talking: A Podcast has strived to be a safe space where fans of all eras/genres/timelines of Star Trek can openly discuss one of the greatest franchises of all time. They create an engaging environment with fans through their Facebook page, which has more than 50,000 followers, and they take to the airwaves each Thursday night LIVE at 7:30pm Eastern/4:30pm Pacific to discuss Star Trek themed comics, books, games, shows, movies, and related content. Fans join the conversation by calling us at 646-668-2433 during the show and we get them right on the air. 

Appearing at the Trek Talking booth on Thursday through Sunday will be Leslie Hoffman, perhaps best known as the stunt double for Roxann Dawson in the role of B’Elanna Torres from Voyager, stunt work on Deep Space Nine and Voyager, and assistant stunt coordinator Deep Space Nine and was responsible for stunt safety on the set.

Trek Fan Film


Star Trek Fan Films are an important part of Star Trek fandom and we will be presenting the creators of some of the best known of these films in a series of daily panels. The creator of productions ranging from No Budget Productions “Minard” series, over 100 episodes of which are shot mostly on an iPhone, to the studio-quality “Axanar” series, will share their behind the scenes stories!  Come learn how the creators of these shows do it!

Pop Culture Hero Coalition Panel

Join us in celebrating the late Leonard Nimoy’s extraordinary talent as a fine art photographer!

From his Shekhina and Secret Selves series to his other works, Leonard’s photography has been included in many museum collections, including The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Judah L. Magnes Museum, The LA County Museum of Art, the Jewish Museum of NY, The New Orleans Museum of Fine Art and The Hammer Museum.

Now you’ll be able to view some of Leonard’s amazing work in a special exhibition at the convention, so make sure to mark it down as a must-see!

Please note: If you’re interested in learning more about Leonard’s photography collection, please visit LeonardNimoyPhotography.com. All photographs are signed and numbered except for the Unsigned Prints.


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Our Favorite

OUR FAVORITE STAR TREK MOMENTS 

Creation's very own ADAM MALIN is joined by MARK A. ALTMAN (host, Inglorious Treksperts, showrunner, Pandora), DAREN DOCHTERMAN (host, Inglorious Treksperts, VFX supervisor, Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Director's Edition) and honorary Trekspert ASHLEY E. MILLER (screenwriter, X-Men: First Class, Thor) as they share the greatest moments from 55 years of Star Trek history.
Come prepared because like the audience for the Roman gladiatorial games on planet 892-IV, you pick the winner! You don't want to miss this celebration of the best moments in Trek history as we look back at what we love about our favorite franchise. 

Vote for your favorite Star Trek TV series of All-Time

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE STAR TREK TV SERIES OF ALL-TIME! 

Here’s a chance to cast your history-making vote on which STAR TREK TV series is the greatest of all-time! CLICK HERE to cast your vote, and once we tabulate, we’ll announce the results at a special panel on SUNDAY with some of our top Star Trek experts breaking it down. Your voices will be heard, and the results are sure to be controversial so be on hand to be part of the fun!

Science Panels

Dr. Mohamed Noor is professor of biology and Dean of Natural Sciences at Duke University, along with being a contracted science consultant for the Star Trek universe. He merges his passions by teaching biology concepts using depictions from Star Trek in the classroom, in writings, in online videos, and in-person presentations at conventions.

Dr. Mohamed Noor

He’ll be conducting three fascinating panels, talking about how real-life science equates with the Star Trek universe (day and times TBD):  
Panel 1: Why Are There So Many Humanoids on Star Trek? An Evolutionary Perspective
Have you ever wondered why most alien life depicted on Star Trek strongly resembles us Earthlings (besides the use of human actors)? Come explore the possibility of humanoid or other forms of life on other planets with Dr. Noor. Drawing on relevant scenes from the series as well as real science, Noor presents evidence for the existence of a common ancestor for life on Earth, and clarifies misconceptions about evolutionary biology. He explains some basic evolutionary principles and uses these principles to evaluate three hypotheses posed in various Star Trek series for why there are so many humanoids. Come see which of the hypotheses is the most feasible, and learn a lot of evolution in the process!  

Panel 2: Genetics, Ancestry, Race, and Star Trek
In real life and throughout Star Trek, we hear about "DNA" and "genetic tests" all the time. How do these work? Come have a primer on basic transmission and genetic ancestry testing with Dr. Mohamed Noor, learn many of the fundamental concepts, and see how these concepts get applied in the Star Trek universe across the various series.  

Panel 3: BioTrekkie with the Admiral: Jayne Brook and Dr. Noor on Star Trek: Discovery
Following their YouTube mini-series earlier this year, actress Jayne Brook ("Admiral Cornwell") and science adviser Dr. Mohamed Noor talk about Star Trek: Discovery-- the real science and more!




Dr. David A. Williams is a Research Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. A planetary geologist, David was involved with NASA’s Magellan Mission to Venus, Galileo Mission to Jupiter, Dawn Mission to asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres, and ESA’s Mars Express orbiter mission.  He is currently Deputy Imager Lead on NASA’s Psyche Mission, scheduled to launch in 2022.  David is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, and the International Astronomical Union named asteroid (10,461) DAWILLIAMS in his honor.

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Here are details on his panels (day and times TBD):
Panel 1: Titan - The Past and Future Exploration of Saturn’s Largest Moon
  Many discoveries resulted from the NASA Cassini Saturn orbiter’s study of its moon Titan:  hydrocarbon lakes, rivers, and oceans, a thick atmosphere with changing clouds and rain, long, linear sand dunes, and evidence of cryo- (cold) volcanism. But many new questions have arisen: Could this ocean world, with its rich atmosphere of organics, be an abode for life? NASA is building an aerial rotocraft called Dragonfly to explore Titan in the next decade. Join ASU Professor David Williams to discuss all things Titan, as well as the capabilities of the first aerial rover of another world.

Panel 2: Class L, K, or M? Exploring the Strange New Worlds of Our Solar System through NASA’s Planetary Missions
All the Star Trek TV series and movies have visited a wide variety of strange, new worlds, many Earth-like (Class M), but others very different: ice worlds, volcano worlds, gas worlds, and more. How do they compare with the worlds in our own Solar System? Join planetary science professor David Williams, a veteran of many NASA planetary missions, and Deputy Lead for the camera on NASA’s upcoming Psyche mission to a metal world, for a discussion of the latest results from our exploration of the Solar System and it’s many diverse planets, moons, and asteroids. This presentation will include a look ahead to planetary missions coming in the decade of the 2020s.

MMAARS

MMAARS (Mars-Moon Astronautics Academy and Research Sciences) is the pioneering commercial company and vanguard in the fields of space medicine, astronautics, R&D in novel frontier exponential technologies, and offering Virtual and In-Person analog astronaut simulation training. It is their mission to train the Next Generation of Super Space Heroes who dare to dream and dare to win!

Join the below panelists on Thursday for an enlightening discussion:
• Chair: Dame Commander Susan Ip-Jewell MD, DCEG Space Medicine & Astronautics;
• John Hanacek MA - Space Robotics & MedTech   
• Maria Harney MD - Space Psychology and Human Factors
• Tasha Coelho BS (c) - Space Exploration & Education 
• Jesus Guerra MD - Involved in 4 Analog Astronaut missions as Crew Commander, Chief Medical Officer, and Remote Medical Support Team Member


Click here for more information about MMAARS!

Participants train in MMAARS Astronautics Virtual Level Training Programs and MMAARS In-Person Analog Astronaut Fully Immersive Missions offered at MMAARSBASE Analog Training facility located in Mojave Desert, California, USA.
The moonshot is to create the first Commercial Analog Astronaut Training Corporation and to offer upskilling/retraining of career professionals, scientists, researchers, innovators, and innovators to enter the workforce of the 21st Century New Space Era and acquire skills in novel frontier technologies.
Our Marsshot is to enable developing multi-planetary settlements on Moon, Mars and in Space and to apply spin-off benefits to improve the quality of life on Earth for billions of people on Spaceship Earth. For more info, go to http://www.mmaars.com/




MMAARS VR

TAKE PART IN THE MMAARS EXPERIENCE 
MMAARS experience is an introduction to what you would experience in our Virtual Astronautics and In-Person Analog Astronaut training missions. Participants will have the opportunity to enter inside the MMAARS booth and have a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by selecting from ONE activity from the Interactive Virtual Reality Experiences! 
PRESALE TICKETS: $25 per person. There are limited slots available on a first come, first serve basis; pre-booking a time slot prior to the event is strongly advised  
NOTE: Booking a timeslot in person at MMAARS booth during the convention is an option but risk SELL-OUT of available slots! 
SEE BELOW for your choice of Interactive Virtual Reality Experiences  
• CHOICE 1: MARTIAN ENVIRONMENT 360º IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE: Martian Environment 360 refers to the various Martian environments that a person can enter in using Virtual Reality. The stereoscopic view and binaural audio make it feel like you are really there! Get to experience Mars in a whole new way!! 
• CHOICE 2: 360 DEGREE VR BODY MAPPING OR 2D BODY MAPPING ART EXPERIENCE: Learn and create a unique personalized Body Map of yourself using VR and Google Tilt Brush, a VR 3D drawing application. Become the "Astronaut" in a crew mission and experience a new creative & expressive way to convey your feelings, thoughts, and wellbeing. We will provide paper and art supplies for people to create their 2D body maps if they wish to do so instead of using the VR technology. This option will be especially suitable for the younger aged participants. 
• CHOICE 3: AVATARMEDIC "TELEROBOTICS -TELEAVATAR" EXPERIENCE: Experience the future of space medicine and medical interventions and how we will conduct and perform Space surgery during long-duration missions. Avatar MEDIC is integrating exponential technologies, such as, telemedicine, spatial computing, 3D printing, haptics, and robotics, to create the first "humanoid tele avatar space-surgeon doctor" to support the crews. Come, see and experience how cutting -edge innovations and pioneering visioneering can make science fiction a reality in the not-too-distant future. www.AvatarMEDIC.space 


BUY TICKETS HERE
Each experience will be approximately 10 minutes in length 


Each experience will be approximately 10 minutes in length  After the VR experience, participants will also have an opportunity to wear the analog spacesuits and have either an individual or group photo** taken against the MMAARS backdrop. This will be a memory to cherish of your journey to becoming a SUPER SPACEHERO™ Astronaut! 

** Group photoshoots are charged separately per person, for example, a family of 5 will be charged as 5 persons (5 x $25.00 = $125.00 Total Charge). Each customer will only receive ONE DIGITAL photo per photoshoot and the digital photo will be sent to the customer email provided. 

NOTE: Subject to change and NON-REFUNDABLE.

D&D Disco Style

SEE DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS PLAYED DISCO-STYLE
Watch some of your favorite Discovery stars play... Dungeons and Dragons?! Come see how the Discovery actors spend their time away from set -- fighting dragons, escaping dungeons, and being total nerds! It doesn't matter if you're a D&D veteran or have never even heard of the game, you'll have a great time watching DISCO cast members improvise, role-play, and try to make each other laugh.
Participants include: Noah Averbach-Katz, Mary Wiseman, Mary Chieffo, Anthony Rapp and Blu Del Barrio


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Don't miss this first of its kind (at a Sci-Fi Convention) event taking place on SUNDAY in the DeForest Kelley Theatre. It is sure to be a unique, intimate, and memorable experience!


GAAAYS IN SPAAACE

PANEL: GAAAYS IN SPAAACE (GIS)
GAAAYS IN SPAAACE (GIS) is beyond thrilled to be returning to Las Vegas for the fifth year in a row to host more events than we ever have before! As always, we hope you’ll visit our booth in the vendors room, which for the first time ever will include scheduled “Mini Trivia Challenges” throughout the day, each with fantastic prizes up for grabs!
We will also be taking the stage on FRIDAY to present a uniquely fun and engaging panel. This years’ panel entitled, “GAAAYS IN (actual) SPAAACE” will highlight our recent expansion into the aerospace industry and will feature DR. SUSAN JEWELL of MMAARS and TIM CHRISMAN of Foundation for the Future alongside our founder, DAN DEEVY.





Trekkie Feud

TREKKIE FEUD: VEGAS EDITION!
This year Dan Deevy and GIS will also be back up on that stage to host an evening of Just like the original Family Feud, our game consists of two celebrity-led teams of fans duking it out Trekkie-style in an ultimate TREK Trivia Battle Royale! Arrive early to sign up to join one of our teams, or just sit back and enjoy the show.
All our events are dedicated to celebrating the inclusive Utopian future that Roddenberry created for ALL mankind, so EVERYONE is welcome! We hope you’ll join us for these truly unforgettable gatherings of fans and celebrities alike as we celebrate Gene’s philosophy of IDIC: “Infinite Diversity In Infinite Combinations”...
Please visit the website GaaaysInSpace.org for more information and to see all the fantastic events we have coming up!





Quiplash

JOIN THE QUIPLASH: SCI-FI EDITION GAME
GAAAYS IN SPAAACE (GIS) is proud to present “QUIPLASH: SCI-FI EDITION,” another special Game Night during the 55-Year Mission Tour happening on THURSDAY evening in the DeForest Kelley Theatre!
In our version of Quiplash, prompts referencing people and events from the Sci-Fi Universe are given, and players must provide funny or clever responses. The other players (and participating audience members) then vote on which response they like the best, and points are awarded.  
Eight fans will be selected to join us on stage to play each game and we’ll show everyone else how to participate as audience members via their cell phones. Audience members can vote on their favorite responses but won’t be able to create unique responses of their own.  
Arrive early to sign up to be one of our core players on stage, or just sit back and enjoy the show!


USS Improvise

USS IMPROVISE THE NEXT GENERATION MUSICAL PARODY SHOW  
The crew of the USS Improvise bring to life the characters from the classic (and arguably, best) Star Trek series The Next Generation in a never-before-seen parody episode completely improvised on the spot. What mission does this plucky crew set forth into strange new worlds with? How does this universally diverse crew solve the problems of the cosmos? Oh, and did we mention it is a musical?!  
Originated in the earth year 2000, in San Diego, CA as an original Trek show, it has been adapted over the years and has reached the Next Generation status in 2012, where it has been performing yearly at the Funhouse Lounge in Portland, OR, and has been seen from the furthest reaches of Hawaii to New York in festivals & conventions alike.
This fan favorite explores strange new stages in an improvised universe, so join us on SATURDAY

What's it About Where is it going

For 55 years, fandom has played a role in responding to and even shaping Star Trek. Do the "morality plays" of TOS still hold relevance today, and is Star Trek's "mission" the same as it ever was?

Join Mission Log co-hosts John Champion and Norman Lao on THURSDAY for a discussion on the morals, meanings and messages of the franchise and how audience expectations guide, and sometimes contradict, Star Trek's core values.


Discovery Ships

John Eaves

This engaging panel features John Eaves, one of the concept artists for Discovery! Eaves will talk about helping to create some of Season 1's amazing ship designs, and give an in-depth visual presentation on how the ship classes came to be! 
For info about John Eaves, visit his website http://johneavesart.com/.


Angelique Petty John

John Flynn

Join John L. Flynn PH.D., as he details the incredible true story of Angelique Pettyjohn (1943-1992), who guest-starred as “Shahna” on TOS, teaching Captain Kirk how to kiss alien women and becoming an icon in her own right, beloved by millions of fans worldwide! John befriended Pettyjohn at a Star Trek Creation Convention in 1982 and wrote her biography – and now wants to share highlights from her life’s story on stage, screen, and Star Trek.


Read more about Angelique Pettyjohn here!

Angelique Pettyjohn was groomed and pampered to be the next Marilyn Monroe by the studio system. But on her way to stardom, she took a slight detour through the final frontier and became an icon in her own right, beloved by millions of fans worldwide. This is the incredible, true-life story of The Sci-Fi Siren (2020) who dared to love Elvis Presley and give the King of Rock-n-Roll his one and only son. Along with her role in TOS, she also outsmarted Secret Agent Maxwell Smart with her outrageous disguise as Charlie Watkins, spied on the Girl from U.N.C.L.E., came between TV's Batman & Robin, put the sting back in the Green Hornet, showed partner Bruce Lee (as Kato) a few fast moves, headlined a bunch of sci-fi movies as an unforgettably sexy siren, was picked up as a hooker on the top-rated Hill Street Blues, and proved that women over 40 were shagadelic, baby! She was also a Las Vegas Showgirl, exotic dancer, model, femme fatales, scream queen, comedian, Playboy pin-up, suburban house-wife, and friend. During her thirty-year career in show business, Angelique Pettyjohn always lit up the stage or screen with her splashy personality and sexy good looks in over 40 movies, twelve television series, and twenty Las Vegas shows. 


Read more on John L. Flynn here!

John L. Flynn, Ph.D. is a novelist, screenwriter, and author of 20 books.  From 2002 to 2004, he was nominated for three Hugo Awards, and is a member of the Science Fiction Writers and the Mystery Writers of America. His best-selling novel Murder on Air Force One is being developed into the pilot for a new series, known as the Kate Dawson thrillers, for cable television by Lucky Gluck Entertainment. Flynn knew Angelique Pettyjohn for the last ten years of her life, and wrote her biography, The Sci-Fi Siren: Who Dared Love Elvis and Other Stars.  He resides in Lake Worth, FL. 

Rapid Fire Trivia

Larry Nemecek

DR. TREK’S RAPID-FIRE TRIVIA
Once again, Star Trek author-host Larry Nemecek returns with the annual trivia event, with prizes! Just you, one-on-one with a simple, non-gotcha puzzler from across all the Treks — so take a breath, you got this!  If not, get back in line and try again..


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Cosplay Contest

Our Creation Cosplay Contest is a true highlight of our convention. The inspired creativity of the attendees who participate is nothing short of amazing. This is their chance to show off some fantastic and elaborate costumes! Bring your cameras as many cosplayers are open to take pics with you and make great memories. We’ve had up to 1500 people attend in costume!


TAKE PART IN THE COSPLAY MEET-UP PHOTOS   
Join us on the Roddenberry Stage (in Brazilia 3) for a FREE photo with your fellow Trek cosplayers! If you are dressed from any of the following, here is the schedule: 
WEDNESDAY
2:00 PM: Andorian
3:30 PM: Deep Space Nine 
THURSDAY
10:45 AM: The Original Series 
1:15 PM: Klingon 
5:45 PM: The Next Generation 
FRIDAY
3:15 PM: Mirror Universe 
SATURDAY 
11:00 AM: Vulcan 
SUNDAY
 12:45 PM: Discovery




Set on SATURDAY, the fun starts with the FAMOUS CREATION COSPLAY PARADE in the morning, in which cosplayers march around the convention starting at the Exhibition Hall area and end up in the main theatre for a group photo shot on stage.

Then later, the famous COSPLAY COMPETITION takes place with a panel of celebrity and expert judges. It’s one of the definite highlights of the whole convention, with lots of cool prizes, including a very special best-in-show $1000 gift certificate! Let your creativity shine, come in costume and pump up the experience of The 55-Year Mission Tour, Vegas cosplay-style.

Pre-Judging takes place SATURDAY at 2:30 PM in the DeForest Kelley Theater. Just show up in costume if you’d like to participate and prepare to spend 1-3 minutes discussing your costume, inspiration and the creation process involved. Failure to appear in time for pre-judging will result in disqualification from the contest.

Only 30 entries from the Pre-Judging portion will move forward to be part of The 55-Year Mission Tour Las Vegas Cosplay Contest on the Main Stage in the Leonard Nimoy Theater at 4:30 PM. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON PRIZES AND RULES!

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FIVE fast paced fun-filled "no minimum" bid auctions are set for 2021!
We spend all year building up a collection of rare Star Trek and Sci-Fi genre collectibles to offer our ravenous audiences. Bargains are yours to claim!
You just have to be on hand in the audience to get your chance at the sensational deals! Get ready, get set: BID! 

House Band The Roddenberries

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Meet Our House Band: The Roddenberries

We’re so pleased to have the Roddenberries as our special house band, keeping audiences entertained throughout the daytime activities!

The Roddenberries' versatile shows span the realms of science fiction, fantasy, gaming, Dr. Who, Marvel and DC in an effort to unite and entertain fans throughout the Nerd-o-Sphere. From artful recreations of movie and TV scores to pop/rock/classics parodies, this fun, energetic 10-piece troupe puts on a unique spectacle of rock-n-roll theater, comedy, and pure sci-fi awesomeness!

Read more about the band!

The Roddenberries have been featured on some of the biggest tv and radio stations on the East Coast. They’ve performed at multiple venues and events around the country; including Star Trek’s Official 50th Anniversary Convention at The Rio Las Vegas, New York and multiple other Comic Cons and World Café Live, planetariums and colleges. They’ve been joined onstage by multiple celebrities and personalities, including Star Trek’s Rod Roddenberry, J.G. Hertzler, Robert Picardo, and Robert O’Reilly, and popular gaming voice actor Troy Baker.

Check out their explosive latest release “Eat The Roddenberries,” produced by Grammy award-winning producer Joe "The Butcher" Nicolo and featuring bold new Trekkified parodies to tickle your inner nerd with thoughtful lyrics and infectious melodies, showcasing their ongoing commitment to uniting the diverse realm of Sci-Fi/Fantasy with a relatable rock-n-roll reality

The Roddenberries will also perform a FREE concert on Wednesday night (time TBD), so don’t want to miss this special performance!

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We welcome you into our secondary ballroom, The DeForest Kelley Theatre, which will hold additional programming and panels more attuned to behind the camera. It is also where we do the no minimum bid auctions, contests, special guest star appearances, and surprises! Seating is first-come, first served, but the theatre is spacious, so seats are usually available. (Note: The room is closed part of Saturday for the costume contest pre-judging.)

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Want to be a vendor at the convention? Write to us at asponsor@creationent.com to let us know with what you want to display and sell! Please do not purchase a booth or table without an okay from us, and note that anything infringing on studio intellectual property is forbidden.

Vendors FAQ

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We’ve been proud to present convention gatherings for our fellow fans in North America for an 50 incredible years. It’s been a wonderful ride that allowed us to enjoy our love of the genre with others who share that passion. We’ve tried to follow the beliefs of our mentor Gene Roddenberry by creating events that present a positive view of the future celebrating diversity and inclusiveness. We hope you join us in Las Vegas as this human adventure continues.

We’ve taken our decades long experiences to provide what we believe is the absolute best presentation for our fellow fans. Unlike so many other genre conventions, Creation Entertainment has a strict policy not to "oversell" our conventions. In other words, every patron, no matter what bracket of ticket they purchase, will have a seat in the main auditorium where the major guests appear and events take place. Because of this process of not overselling we have a huge vendors room where it is possible to easily check out each booth without fighting seam-busting crowds.  And we love the fact that The Rio convention facilities are state of the art and comfortable to be in.

Close the doors on the outside world and join thousands of like-minded fans to honor Gene’s vision for the future while partying like it is 2364!

FOR UPDATES ABOUT EVENTS AND MORE, SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAIL LIST. 

In general, questions for our celebrities are taken from the audience at microphones in the front of the audience area. Yelling of questions from the audience is disruptive and rude to everyone present and may result in being asked to leave the theatre and convention. We ask that everyone respect their fellow attendees. 

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE FAQs, RULES AND POLICIES!

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What you should know...

Here is some pertinent information for you to have about Creation’s conventions, certain policies and more.

ALL TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-EXCHANGEABLE

All guests and scheduling are tentative and subject to change. Creation Entertainment does not advertise any talent without written permission from the talent or their representation. 

Please do not come for just one actor. Our events are a celebration of the series and multiple actors from the show attend. If we have a cancelation, we will do our best to book a replacement or we will provide our Gold/Silver patrons with a pre-signed photo of the actor not in attendance if the canceled actor was signing for Gold/Silver.

In the event of a guest cancellation or a date change: ALL GUESTS are contracted to appear and all convention contracts specify that appearances are tentative and subject to change as film and television work demands take precedence as well as a personal conflict. Our events will take place whether a specific guest cancels or not and therefore we cannot issue admission pass refunds if a particular guest is not able to attend. If a guest must cancel their appearance at the convention, Creation Entertainment is not responsible for any refunds other than the a la carte specific-to-the-guest autograph or photo op tickets as another guest will be booked as a replacement in signing for Gold/Silver or a pre-signed photo will be provided if a replacement signer is not possible. Also, in the extremely rare chance that an actor does not finish his or her autographs or photo ops (which has only happened in a hand full of cases due to something out of our control), we will only be responsible for the refund of the a la carte autograph or photo op ticket if not redeemed. We will refund or issue a credit voucher only for a la carte photo ops and autograph tickets for a specific actor if they cancel. 

Creation is also not be held responsible for any financial loss associated with the purchase of air tickets or hotel rooms that are not canceled (virtually all hotels offer a 24 or 48-hour cancelation policy, so there should be no jeopardy associated with reservations). We highly recommend you purchase travel insurance for any unforeseen issues.

Disease and Illness Disclaimer: By using your admission pass, you recognize that disease and illness, including, but not limited to, the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the common cold, may be spread through interaction with other people.  Creation Events programs may be attended by many, sometimes numbering in the hundreds.  Social distancing and other measures at these events is very difficult, if not impossible, to practice and enforce.  Therefore, you agree that you will not purchase an event admission pass if you know you have symptoms of COVID-19 or any other communicable disease or illness, or you have a high risk of contracting or suffering from one, and you certify that you do not have any reason to believe that you have been exposed to or could be a carrier of any disease or illness.  If you do attend, you agree that you will take all possible steps to protect your health and the health of others attending the event.  You further agree that, by using an admission pass and attending, you thereby waive any claim of liability you might make against Creation Entertainment, Inc. or its officers, directors, employees and agents as a result of your contracting disease or illness from attending one of our events, and you agree that you will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Creation Entertainment, Inc. and its officers, directors, employees and agents against any loss that any of them may suffer or be obligated to pay as a result of any claim that may be made against any of them by others, as a result of your attending the event, including, but not limited to, legal damages, attorney's fees and court costs.  If you are unsure of your status, please consult with your doctor before purchasing an event admission pass. You further agree that should Creation Events in its sole opinion believe that you may pose a threat to the health of others, it may deny you admission or request that you leave the event and that you understand and accept all risks that your attendance may encounter.

This convention is intended for adults. On stage appearances by our guests may include off-color or inappropriate humor and profanity. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult who is aware of the potential content. The views and opinions expressed by any talent or participant at, or during the convention are those of the authors and/or the persons appearing on stage, and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Creation Entertainment, LLC or any of their affiliated parties.

Harassment at events: Creation does not tolerate any forms of harassment or bullying at its events. The company’s complete policy is stated on each schedule of events that is handed out at each convention. If you witness bad behavior at an event, immediately notify the contact listed on the rules page of your printed schedule and there is Creation staff present at all times. We cannot do anything about complaints that come after the event is over.

Team Members: We are so grateful and fortunate to have the support of our Team Members, whose continued efforts and dedication help make our conventions possible.  They are available to assist you with any questions you may have about convention events and activities, however if you have an issue, please ask to speak to Management on-site.  Check your schedule rules page to see which manager is on-site at your specific event. If you would like to submit an application to be considered as a Team Member, please visit our Jobs/Team Members section of our website by clicking here.

For those attending our conventions and making travel plans: Please know that many of the headliners who appear onstage on Sunday usually do so towards the later part of the day. Autograph signings can run into the evening until 9:00PM-10:00PM. For those traveling from out of town, we suggest staying over until Monday in order to get your autographs and the full convention experience. Creation is not responsible for any costs associated with travel for any attendee. We highly suggest you purchase travel insurance in the event that anything should happen.  

We are not responsible for orders that are rejected during processing: On rare occasion, an error may occur during the ordering process that can require the order to be resubmitted. This can include: Incomplete form submission (usually caused by not completing the entire ordering process to the very end); Credit card failures (usually caused when there are not enough funds in an account or the credit card company rejects the charge for any number of reasons including out of state, international or unfamiliar ordering to the customers’ general pattern); or system errors during transmission of the order. 

We suggest buying admission passes and a la carte tickets only through this website: Because all PDFs are scanned for use at the convention, we can ONLY allow the first person in using each singular PDF. Autograph and photo op PDFs are also scanned for one-time use. PLEASE BE CAREFUL! Tickets that are not valid or deemed fraudulent will not be accepted. 

All admission pass and a la carte ticket prices are subject to change at any time, so please order as early as possible. 

Admission pass packages do not include photo ops: Photo ops must be purchased separately on this website or at the convention (if not sold out). 

NOTE: You may buy an a la carte Autograph and/or Photo Op ticket(s) before buying an Admission pass, but you need an Admission pass for the day of your Autograph or Photo Op in order to use the Autograph and Photo Op tickets at the convention (unless the guest has changed days). Please buy an Admission pass for the day of your Photo Op or Autograph as soon as you can as we can’t guarantee Admission passes won't sell out before the show. Please, absolutely, do not ask for exceptions to this rule.   

Alcoholic beverages at the convention: At most of our events, we do not allow alcohol to be present in our function rooms, including the main theatre. This includes daily panel events, meet & greets and any night events. Water stations will be available in the room. We reserve the right to perform bag checks at any time. We reserve the right to deny entrance into any of the events to anyone who appears intoxicated. If there is an instance of alcoholic beverages sold, your ID will be checked by the bartender and any underage customers will not be served any alcoholic beverages. Creation is not responsible for the alcohol consumption of others.

Weapons policy: Please do not bring any weapons to the show. If you are using a prop weapon for a photo op or as part of the cosplay contest, please bring it to registration to get tagged. After your photo op or cosplay contest is over, please do not have your prop weapon on the convention floor at any time. Prop weapons without tags will not be allowed at any time.

Lost or misplaced items: We are not responsible for lost or misplaced items. We cannot replace a la carte Autograph or Photo Op tickets that are purchased at the convention, so PLEASE make sure your PDFs and hard tickets are kept in a safe place. 

ADA Rules on service animals: This event welcomes service animals as per ADA rules. Service animals perform valuable work or tasks and are trained to provide help directly related to a person's disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA and therefore are not permitted at our event. 

Photo taking policy at this convention: We know that taking photos makes the convention even more fun. In the main theatre, 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 photo ops.

Audio or video capture for personal use is allowed except in certain circumstances: Photography and audio or video capture are for personal use only - public dissemination and commercial use strictly prohibited. If there is a time where we cannot allow audio or video capturing of the Q&As, we will advise in advance. AUDIO/VIDEO CAPTURING IS NOT ALLOWED DURING AUTOGRAPHS, PHOTO OPS AND SOME MEET & GREETS. LIVE STREAMING IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. 

Raffles/Fundraising:
Unsanctioned raffles and fundraisers are not allowed at Creation events.

Flashes from phone and cameras occur often during stage presentations:
 If you are sensitive to such lighting please be advised to take the necessary precautions. For our attendees, please keep flash photography to a minimum.

By attending Creation events, you agree to allow your image to be used on our website and in news documentaries or stories, either filmed by Creation Entertainment or other entities. 

Please do not bring latex balloons of any sort to any of our events: We have had attendees with latex allergies and bursting balloons can be hazardous to people at short range. 

Medical emergencies:  If you have a medical emergency and you do not have a caretaker with you, hotel security or 911 will be called to assist you.  

Creation assumes no responsibility for typographical errors or inaccurate information provided by convention venues. All dates, venues and guests are considered tentative and subject to change. Join our email list for updates. 

Customer support: ANY problem you have please write to us at: customer.service@creationent.com. Customer service hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:30pm Pacific time. If you have an issue over the weekend pertaining to a show that is happening that same weekend, please go in-person to the convention registration desk for assistance. Requests sent to Customer Service over the weekend may not be received until the Monday after the convention is over.

Visit our FAQs page for complete rules, policies and other information.


Thanks to everyone for their continued support!