Kumoricon http://www.kumoricon.org Oregon's Anime Convention Wed, 08 Oct 2008 07:32:01 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Festival Japan 2008 at Uwajimaya Kumoricon will have a booth at the Festival Japan 2008 at the Beaverton Uwajimaya—our first outreach event after Kumoricon 2008. "The Japan-America Society of Oregon, Uwajimaya, and NW Natural will be presenting the eighth annual Festival Japan on Saturday and Sunday, September 27-28, 2008 (11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) at Uwajimaya Plaza in ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=179 Thank You for Kumoricon 2008! Looking Ahead to 2009… Thanks to our attendees for making this the largest Kumoricon yet! A huge thanks to those people, staff, volunteers, and guests, who built an environment for fun that exceeded everyone's expectations! The biggest thank you goes to every person who was at Kumoricon this year for having a part in making this ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=178 KumoriContent, the Kumoricon Newsletter The August 2008 issue of the Kumoricon newsletter, KumoriContent, is now available. Not only is this a great introductory guide to Kumoricon, it features new announcements: a preview of Kumoricon merchandise available at the con, a map of the Exhibitors Hall and Artist Alley featuring vendors, artists, and booth arrangements! ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=177 Schedule, Maps, and Check-In Updates Are you ready for the most exciting Kumoricon yet? Here's what you need to know to make the most of your weekend. When you show up for registration, you must have photo ID (whether registering at-the-door or checking having already pre-registered). If you pre-registered and your badge was mailed to you, you ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=176 Limited Hotel Availability Although our hotel has been sold out of discounted rooms for some time now, we are maintaining a waiting list of people who would still like a room at the Kumoricon attendee rate. Please email your full name, phone number, and desired dates of stay to hotel@kumoricon.org to be placed ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=173 Final pre-con general meeting The final general meeting prior to the con is being held on Saturday, August 16 from 1-5pm at our hotel, the Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center: Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center Adams-Jefferson Room 1000 NE Multnomah St Portland, OR 97232 In addition to the usual department reports and opportunities for staff and volunteers to meet up, there are two ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=169 August General Meeting The first general meeting in August is being held on Sunday, August 3 from 1-5pm at our hotel, the Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center, in the same room as the July meeting: Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center Broadway Room 1000 NE Multnomah St Portland, OR 97232 There are two general meetings in August, and then the con is right ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=166 July General Meeting and Staff Registration Announcement The July general meeting is being held on Saturday, July 19 from 1-5pm at our hotel, the Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center. All general meetings until the convention will be held at the hotel. Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center Broadway Room 1000 NE Multnomah St Portland, OR 97232 Important announcement for potential staff: To be assured of having your name ... http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=163 Swing Dance Pre-Registration Extended In case you missed out, we've extended the pre-registration deadline for the Summer Swing Dance until July 16. Save money by pre-registering online. Get all the details about the dance here. We hope to see you on the evening of Saturday the 19th! http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=162 Reminder: Mascot and Cover Contests Ending July 6 The contests to draw the mascot for Kumoricon 2009, and the covers of the program book and pocket programming book for 2008 only have one week left. You must submit your entries by Sunday, July 6, 11:59pm to qualify. Full details in this forum thread. http://www.kumoricon.org/?p=161