News Roundup: Fan Expo Canada
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Those interested in getting their sci-fi/horror/gaming/superhero freak on came out in higher numbers than expected last weekend for HobbyStar Marketing’s showcase pop culture convention, Fan Expo Canada. Although he did not offer any refunds, the sports and entertainment marketing company’s CEO Aman Gupta issued an apology on behalf of the Fan Expo team [PDF] for its mismanagement of the event, which outpaced the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s fire and safety limitations, causing huge lines, flared tempers, and great delays for those getting in and out of the building.
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