The 9th Annual Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl invades Andersonville on Saturday, May 14, 2016! For the cost of registration, zombies will receive access to the Crawl, a Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl commemorative T-shirt, a souvenir Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl cup (which also gets you drink special access). Zombie hordes will begin the Crawl at The pH Comedy Theater starting at 2:00pm. Be sure to enter your email address for updates from now until the day of the zombie outbreak! For more information, visit www.chicagozombiepubcrawl.comLeave a Comment Go to Post...
This summer, TransWorld is unveiling the nation’s largest, concentrated escape room conference and trade show, smack dab in the heart of the USA, just north of Chicago.
The 3 day conference will feature an amazing interactive trade show floor, brilliant puzzle makers, experimental game writers, visionary businesspeople and top-of-the-line set designers, all gathering to compare notes and learn about one of the entertainment industry’s newest and fastest growing Industries …ESCAPE ROOMS! The trade show floor will feature NEW and innovative products you will not see anywhere else. This is a must attend event!
“Escape games, and their owners, are totally fascinating,” says Jen Braverman, President of TransWorld Trade Shows. “We’re working directly with the escape room industry to build a conference that will give you ideas on what to incorporate into your escape games. This conference will give attraction owners, prospective owners, vendors and enthusiasts various opportunities, events and even places on the trade show floor to hangout, mix, mingle and network with peers.”
CREC will also offer a series of over 40 subject-targeted seminars covering a broad range of topics in the escape room industry, from advertising and tech props to introductory courses to advanced workshops.
Besides the networking opportunities and education track, attendees will also get to see interactive product demonstrations, attend panel discussions featuring experts in the topics under discussion and enjoy after-hours parties.
Chicago’s Room Escape Conference will take place on a 60,000 square foot trade show floor at Chicago’s Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel. Advance show admission is $25 ($30 on site) and tickets are available NOW at http://www.roomescapeshow.com. Seminar registration will be added to the site soon, as well as a VIP all-inclusive pass (including admission to all seminars and mixers).Leave a Comment Go to Post...
The sun is shining, steaks are on the grill, families are cooling off at the beaches, and this Halloween is coming to Chicago. More accurately, the Chicago Frights Halloween Expo is making its debut at the Georgios Conference Center in Orland Park, IL July 28-30, 2016. Chicago Frights is Hobbyists, yard haunters, costume makers, makeup artists and anyone else who simply digs scaring people. Open to the general public and everyone who loves Halloween is invited to attend!
“Chicago Frights Halloween Expo is chocked full of spooky networking , sharing scary ideas, learning new techniques, buying special effects and frightfully good times.” says Leonard Pickel, Show Coordinator and 35 year veteran of the fright attraction industry. “Haunting has come a long way since I started, and even in this slow economy Halloween events are making good money!” Pickel chose Chicago for this convention because according to web portal FindaHaunt.com, there are over 60 haunted and Halloween events within a 75 mile radius of O’Hare airport, making Chicagoland one of the largest haunt markets in the country.
No matter what your level of expertise, Chicago Frights Halloween Expo has learning opportunities to fit: Hands-on workshops covering makeup, prop building and special effects, classes covering business plans, and actor employee handbooks, and actor training and character development classes. Chicago Frights Halloween Expo provides attendees access to learn from the best and brightest the industry has to offer.
The Chicago Frights Halloween Expo dealer room is filled with prop and makeup providers, many selling products at wholesale pricing. Off season tours of local haunted houses are offered for those who can’t wait until October. Social events like the Hearse car show, zombie walk, haunted garage sale and monster costume party provide great networking opportunities, and a last chance to have some fun before the Halloween season starts up.
Last October, Americans spent over 7.4 billion dollars on Halloween, now the fastest growing holiday, second only to Christmas. Chicago Frights Halloween Expo is an awesome opportunity for fright enthusiasts to get a jump on the holiday. Learn more at chicagofrights.comLeave a Comment Go to Post...
Zombie Apocalypse LIVE is a tactical, live action, video game like zombie shooting experience. You and your team will use infrared military training replicas to clear apocalyptic and infested areas where the undead have invaded. The zombies will be wearing cutting – edge head shot targets that will flash to indicate a hit. Beware! Some zombies may need to be hit more than once to be taken down!
Wearing your end of the world clothing and gear is encouraged as is listening closely to your orders; your survival may depend on it. You will be immersed in an apocalyptic nightmare world where survival is your only goal.
For full details and to get tickets, visit http://zombieapocalypselive.com/chicago/Leave a Comment Go to Post...
Use Coupon Code EarlyBird and get $5.00 OFF your tickets for Zombie Prom Chicago 2016*! Order online NOW!
Get full details about the 2016 Chicago Zombie Prom, taking place May 21st at the Cubby Bear in Wrigleyville (across from Wrigley Stadium), at http://www.zombiepromchicago.com.
*Early bird pricing ends April 8th.Leave a Comment Go to Post...