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Fan Expo Vancouver 2017

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CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favourite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favourite celebrity! NOTE: guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.

CELEBRITY Q&A

Get up close and personal with your favourite celebrities! These unique sessions give fans a chance to ask questions and get answers to Hollywood’s best-kept secrets - from the celebs themselves. Prepare to be wowed and learn about how the biggest names in the industry got to the top!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is known, is a BIG part of Fan Expo weekend. Literally hundreds of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself. View our props policy: CLICK HERE

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! Soak it all in through seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With the professionals leading the way, you’ll be sure to learn how they do it in the real world.

EXHIBITOR AREA

Experience the hottest new products and services - before anyone else sees them! Companies from all corners of the industry will be showcasing their upcoming projects and promos in the Exhibitor area and you get to be there for a sneak peek. You’ll also be sure to receive samples, goodies and chances to win prizes through their contests.

RETAILER AREA

Specializing in comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming, our retailers are bringing the newest and most rare goods on the market today. Find the missing book or DVD in your collection, or get a complete set at prices you’ll never find elsewhere. Fan Expo will make sure you leave with your hands full.

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a “must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here, you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!

SKETCH DUELS

Check out your favourite comic artists as they go “pen to pen”! The original art they produce live, goes up for grabs once they’re done! An amazing experience to witness; these friendly competitions show who has got the edge in comic book illustration!

SMALL PRESS/INDY PAVILION

The Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world!

COSPLAY PANELS

Be sure to come with your questions ready when you join fellow Cosplayers for this panel, delving into everything cosplay related from construction questions to modelling queries and anything in between. Cosplay photography can be tricky, but this panel is designed to help you get the best photos you can! Our expert panelists will go through tips and tricks on posing for cosplay photography ranging from how to get the most from hall photos to suggested prep for photo shoots.

WIGGING OUT WITH ARDA WIGS CANADA

Are you new to wig wearing? Do you find yourself asking questions like: “Should I wear a wig?”, “How do I put on a wig?”, “How am I supposed to get all my real hair into a wig cap?!” and “What even is a wig cap?!”. Relax. Come learn the basics of wigging out with Canada’s prime cosplay and fashion wig retailer, Arda Wigs Canada. They’ll teach you the do’s and don’ts of wig wearing and help make it much less daunting and much more fun!

WIG HEAT STYLING WITH ARDA WIGS CANADA

Heat is a staple in wig styling and can be harnessed in a way that makes your wigs look professional and top notch! However, it can also be daunting. Arda Wigs Canada is here to teach you how to properly use blow dryers, curling irons, flat irons, and garment steamers to style synthetic wigs. See techniques for curling, straightening, spiking, adding volume, changing parts and more! It’s gonna be a hot topic!

WIG RESCUE WITH ARDA WIGS CANADA

Arda-kedabra! Are you in search of the resurrection spell to revive your wig from the grave? Looking to cast it back to the state of whence it came? Join Arda Wigs Canada for the wig master’s guide on wig repair and revival! Learn about our favourite tools, and behold the various techniques, tips and tricks for turning tangled messes back into magnificent, wearable wigs! Trust us, it’s just like magic!

ADVANCED WIG TECHNIQUES WITH ARDA WIGS CANADA

Level up! Take your wig styling knowledge to the next level with Arda Wigs Canada. Learn advanced techniques such as sewing wefts, resizing, dyeing and creating structured styles from one of our Master Wigmancers. You’ll also witness some of our key Arda Tips and Tricks! Don’t miss this chance to equip yourself the necessary wig expertise to step up your game and advance to the next level!

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