Alien Con Invades Santa Clara, CA on Oct 28-30th

GameStop, Inc.

 FIRST-EVER ANCIENT ALIENS® FAN EVENT DESCENDS OCTOBER 28-30, 2016, IN SANTA CLARA, CA

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In a move to offer longtime fans and curious newcomers a deeper dive into all things Ancient Aliens®, HISTORY® and leading event developer, Cosmic Con, have inked a multi-year licensing deal to create the first-ever Alien Con [www.thealiencon.com].  The three-day immersive experience inspired by the network’s ground-breaking, hit franchise about ancient astronaut theory will take place October 28-30, 2016 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

Alien Con will give show fans, sci-fi buffs and pop culture enthusiasts the ultimate in alien exploration with a riveting line-up of thought-provoking special presentations, interactive displays and exhibits, never-before-seen episodes, celebrity appearances, exclusive merchandise, fan competitions and much more. Smart, fun and engaging entertainment for all, advance tickets for Alien Con are on sale now and include a wide range of VIP packages.

Jill Tully, Vice President, A+E Networks Brand Licensing: “Alien Con is an exciting chance to expand the successful Ancient Aliens franchise into a unique event touchpoint that enables us to connect directly with our audience and partners.  Together with Cosmic Con we are going to deliver a next level entertainment experience that fully captures the fan community’s passion for exploration and discovery.”

Favorite Ancient Aliens themes across science, history and archeology will come to life at Alien Con through a unique blend of entertainment and information.  Beginning Friday, October 28th, Alien Con will kick off with a Halloween themed opening night party highlighted by a sure to wow costume competition with celebrity guest judges.

Activities planned for Alien Con include:

  • Exhibit space showcasing specialty merchandise; interactive photo-ops built around signature show elements; pro mat scape, make-up and design work shops.
  • Join the conversation at panels and special Q&A’s shaped by intriguing theories posed across the past 8 seasons of the series with NASA astronauts, experts and academics.
  • Fan film fest, screenings and premiere of a never-before-seen episode of Ancient Aliens.
  • See the stars with insider access to celebrity photo and autograph sessions.

Alien Con will be supported across all HISTORY® platforms and promotional campaign featuring sweepstakes, affiliate tie-ins, social media extensions, and sponsorships.

Ancient Aliens explores the controversial theory that extraterrestrials have visited Earth for millions of years.  From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, and from visitations by gods and deities to sightings of unexplained objects around the world, each episode in this hit HISTORY series gives thought-provoking consideration to the questions, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding the age old debate: did extraterrestrial beings really help to shape human history?

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