Press Release

Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, today announced the addition of Wizard World Miami Comic Con to the world’s largest pop culture convention series.  The event is scheduled for Feb. 26-27, 2011, at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) in Miami.

“The fans wanted a warm weather destination for the winter, so we are presenting Miami Comic Con,” said Shamus.  “We have the greatest fans in the world, and they are supporting us in every city.  We are looking forward to celebrating pop culture in Miami this coming February.”

The newly redesigned MACC will feature 172,000 square feet of luxurious, state-of-the-art meeting, social function and exhibition space.  The adjacent 334-room Doubletree Hotel is also newly updated, with remodeled guest rooms, and new signature restaurant, lobby and lounge.  The Doubletree is situated just three miles south of Miami International Airport (MIA), adjacent the Waterford Blue Lagoon Business District and seven miles from the Miami City Center, Bayside Marketplace and the Port of Miami, as well as just minutes away from Miami’s Internationally famous South Beach.

About Wizard Entertainment:
Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991.  Today, Shamus publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare, FunFare and numerous books about pop-culture’s top talent, comic books and toys.  Shamus also produces the largest North American Comic Con tour.  Wizard World Comic Con – The Pop-Culture Capital of the World!

For the most recent event information please visit and become a Wizard World Comic Con Fan on Facebook.

Wizard World Comic Con Tour:

  • November 12-14, 2010 – Austin Comic Con – Austin Convention Center
  • December 4-5, 2010 – Atlanta Comic Con – Cobb Galleria Centre
  • January 29-30, 2011 – New Orleans Comic Con – New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • February 26-27, 2011 – Miami Comic Con – Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC)
  • March 18-20, 2011 – Toronto Comic Con – Direct Energy Centre
  • April 29-May 1, 2011 – Anaheim Comic Con – Anaheim Convention Center
  • May 21-22, 2011 – Big Apple Comic Con ‘Spring Edition’ – Penn Plaza Pavilion
  • June 17-19, 2011 – Philadelphia Comic Con – Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • August 11-14, 2011 – Chicago Comic Con – Stephens Convention Center
  • Fall 2011 – Big Apple Comic Con
  • Fall 2011 – New England Comic Con
  • November 2011 – Austin Comic Con
  • December 2011 – Atlanta Comic Con
  • TBA – New Jersey Comic Con
  • TBA – Cincinnati Comic Con

TBA – Cleveland Comic Con
TBA – Nashville Comic Con

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