ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events and part of Reed Exhibitions, today announced that Florida Supercon will be joining its family of global fan conventions. Florida Supercon is an annual convention held in Miami, Florida celebrating comics, superheroes, science fiction, anime, cartoons, video games, wrestling and all things pop culture.
The next edition of Florida Supercon will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from July 4-7. Guests already announced and confirmed for this year’s event include: John Cusack (Say Anything, High Fidelity), Richard Dean Anderson (Stargate SG1, MacGyver), Creed Bratton (The Office), Christy Carlson-Romano (Kim Possible, Even Stevens), Felicia Day (MST3K, The Guild), Jason Issacs (Harry Potter, Star Trek: Discovery) and many more!
“We are thrilled with the addition of Florida Supercon to the ReedPOP family,” said Lance Fensterman, Global President of ReedPOP. “Mike Broder and his team have done an amazing job in making this show one that has incredible fan and industry support. We plan to spend time listening to the fans and exhibitors and then investing to build upon the awesome convention and continue to give the great fan base a fantastic experience.”
“I’m excited to continue to get to know the enthusiastic South Florida fan base and to have the opportunity to take an already great show and continue to make it better.” said Mike Armstrong, Vice President of ReedPOP. Armstrong will provide event leadership along with Kristina Rogers, the Event Director for New York Comic Con and C2E2.
Since the launch of the sold-out New York Comic Con in 2006, ReedPOP has sought to produce exceptional experiences for passionate audiences and help grow the industries surrounding those passions. Over the past two years, ReedPOP launched its first comic con in Africa, Comic Con Africa, and an all-new U.S. show, Keystone Comic Con in Philadelphia, expanding the portfolio to nearly 40 fan conventions around the world.
“I am extremely proud of what our team has created in Florida Supercon with the help of our amazing fans, guests, and exhibitors. As fans ourselves, we look forward to watching as ReedPOP brings their global resources to Miami to elevate the fan experience.” said Mike Broder, Founder of Florida Supercon.
ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions – the world’s leading events organizer. Launched in 2006, the group has become the number one producer of pop culture events across the globe as well as a full service digital content provider and media company. Delivering once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences curated specifically for localized audiences, ReedPOP currently features events in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India, Africa and Australia, including: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), PAX West, East, South and Australia, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), MCM Comic Con, BookCon, Oz Comic Con, Eurogamer Expo (EGX), Comic Con India, Comic Con Paris, Comic Con Seoul, Comic Con Africa, Star Wars Celebration, and ComplexCon. In addition to organizing and managing events, ReedPOP also runs and operates the Gamer Network and its portfolio of leading gaming websites including Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun and GamesIndustry.Biz. The staff at ReedPOP are a fan-based, globally focused group of professionals that are uniquely qualified to build and serve the communities with whom they share a common passion.(www.reedpop.com)
About Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organizer, with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. With 38 fully staffed offices, Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com