Wizard World Adds Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Tulsa, Bay Area to 2019 Calendar

Boise Event Cancelled; Return to Los Angeles (June 8), Pittsburgh
(July 26-28), First Ever Bay Area (Oakland, Nov. 22-24), New Venue for
Tulsa (Sept. 6-8) Event; 2019 Schedule Currently at 15 Shows

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wizardworld?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#wizardworldlt;/agt;–Wizard Entertainment Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced the addition of
four events to the 2019 calendar of Wizard World pop culture
conventions, including the return to Los Angeles (June 8 at Sony
Pictures Studio Lot, Culver City, Calif.), fifth visit to Tulsa, Okla.
(Sept. 6-8 at Renaissance Tulsa), third event in Pittsburgh (July 26-28,
David L. Lawrence Convention Center), and first trip to the Bay Area
(Oakland, Calif., Nov. 22-24, Oakland Convention Center). The Boise,
Idaho, event, originally set for July 19-21 will not be held, bringing
the current 2019 Wizard World calendar to 15 shows.

The Tulsa show will mark the sixth straight year that Wizard World has
produced a show in Oklahoma. The Cox Business Center in Tulsa served as
the venue in 2014 through 2016 and in 2018, while the Cox Convention
Center in Oklahoma City hosted the convention in 2017. Wizard World last
held an event in Southern California at Wizard World Anaheim in 2011, in
the “Bay Area” at San Jose in 2015 and produced events in Pittsburgh in
2015 and 2016. Fans holding tickets to the Ghostbusters Fan Fest (June
7-8) will also be admitted to the concurrent Wizard World Los Angeles

The 2019 Wizard World convention schedule (including shows held to date)
is as follows (*denotes new for 2019, not held in 2018):

  • January 4-6, New Orleans, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • February 22-24, Portland, Ore., Oregon Convention Center
  • March 8-10, Cleveland, Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
  • April 5-7, St. Louis, America’s Center
  • *June 7-8, Ghostbusters Fan Fest Presented By Wizard World,
    Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif.
  • *June 8, Los Angeles, Sony Pictures Studio Lot, Culver City,
  • June 13-16, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • *July 26-28, Pittsburgh, David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • August 22-25, Chicago, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
  • September 6-8, Tulsa, Okla., Renaissance Tulsa (*new location)
  • September 20-22, Sacramento, Calif., Cal Expo (*new location)
  • October 18-20, Columbus, Ohio, Greater Columbus Convention
  • October 25-27, Madison, Wis., Alliant Energy Center
  • November 8-10, Austin, Texas, Austin Convention Center
  • *November 22-24, Bay Area (Oakland, Calif.), Oakland Convention

The rosters of celebrities and artists at each city are still being
formed; those, as well as entertainment and programming schedules, will
be announced closer to each respective date.

Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to
celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live
entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art,
collectibles, contests and more. Kids 10 and under are admitted free
with paid adult.

Wizard World is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old
showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as
every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam
the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume
Contest on Saturday evening at each show.

About Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard Entertainment, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com)
produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America
that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live
entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art,
collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical
programming and entertainment takes place at each event, with celebrity
Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings,
evening parties and more. Wizard Entertainment has also teamed with Sony
Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as
to engage in a number of strategic initiatives. Additional initiatives
may include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows,
fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and
distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can
interact with Wizard Entertainment at www.wizardworld.com
and on Facebook,
and other social media services.

The 2019 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.


Wizard World
Jerry Milani,
646-883-5022 (o/txt)

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