Company Prepares for its 24-Event 2015 Schedule!
El Segundo, CA, December 1, 2014 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) (the “Company” or “Wizard World”), a leading provider of Comic Cons and pop culture conventions, today announced that the Company has completed its 16-city/17-event 2014 Comic Con Tour closing out the year with a successful show in Reno, Nev., November 21-23. The Company is now preparing for its epic 2015 tour, currently scheduled for 24 events in 23 cities that will begin in New Orleans, January 9-11.
“This has been an amazing year for our Company and for our fans. I am extremely proud of our Wizard World team for their incredible commitment and dedication in producing the ultimate fan experience,” said John Macaluso, CEO of Wizard World. “We continue to achieve revenue growth and reach milestones, including expanding our footprint across the country. We believe that 2015 will bring additional opportunities that will allow Wizard World to grow exponentially.”
The Company’s 16-city 2014 tour doubled Wizard World’s brand presence from the previous year, increasing Wizard World’s fan base and enabling the Company to add several new cities to its 2015 calendar. Wizard World provided one of the most branded Comic Cons across the country this year and is expected to continue to be an industry leader in 2015. The 2015 tour will kick off in New Orleans (January 9-11), Portland, Oregon (January 23-25), Madison, Wisconsin (February 6-8), Indianapolis (February 13-15) and Cleveland (February 20-22). VIP, three-day and single day admission tickets for these upcoming shows are available online at http://wizd.me/PRAdmissions2015.
In addition, the Company recently announced a partnership with AXS Digital, a division of AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, to provide admission services for Wizard World events in 2015 beginning with its Las Vegas event (April 24-26). AXS Digital will provide a comprehensive entertainment ticketing platform, marketing support, and technologies to provide seamless transactions to potentially hundreds of thousands of fans.
Some of the celebrities currently scheduled for the Company’s upcoming events include Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”), Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries”), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), Evan Peters (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Tyler Posey (“Teen Wolf”), William Shatner (“Star Trek”), WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™ and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, “The Walking Dead”). Featured artists, creators and exhibitors also add to the ultimate fan experience.
For admissions information on upcoming shows or more information on the 2015 Wizard World tour and to find a Wizard World Comic Con near you, visit: http://www.wizd.me/PR.
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About Wizard World, Inc.
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World also produces socialcon featuring social media stars and will be launching ConTV, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM).
The Company’s schedule for 2015 is available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015.