Moderators DavidB Posted October 12, 2020 Moderators Share Posted October 12, 2020 Hi everyone, We hope you are all doing well and managed to keep yourself safe over the past 8 months, we have really missed seeing you as this is not just a job for us it is our lives. We would also like to thank you for all the wonderful messages of support we have received over these months. You are the best! Following the most recent updates from the government and reviewing our plans with the venue and the guests we have taken the decision to further postpone The London Film & Comic Con that was due to take place in November 2020 (Previously July 2020). In addition, after long thought and thorough discussions we are also going to skip our London Comic Con Spring (due to take place February 2021) as we feel at this time there will be complications in bringing you the US guests. Even if a vaccine is in production by then it will take time to administer and there will still be little or no run in time that is needed to deliver large events like our Comic Cons and give you the events that you have come to expect from us. Therefore, we will have LFCC and YALC to look forward to on 23-25th July 2021. Showmasters Events have been through difficult times before such as recessions and volcanic ash issues so we knew we had to get on top of everything fast when things first got locked down. We are in a good way with our venues where they are working with us, as they want to carry on with the events as soon as we can. Our guests are also so eager to join us as soon as we are out the other side of the pandemic so when things are ready to go live again we are also ready. All our staff are fine and well, some are allocated to other projects and the others are talking to new guests and agents ready for the when the first shows start up. We have had overwhelming interest from agents who want to get their guests into the first shows, so it’s going to be great as soon as we do get to the point where we can get going again. We know that these are uncertain times but we wanted to let you all know that Showmasters Events, Massive Events and our sister companies are all in great shape ready to start up again when we have the go-ahead and it’s safe to do so. In a way, all the time we have had over the pandemic has given us the chance to make new contacts and get more new guests interested in attending our events so we feel 2021 could be one of our best years for meeting guests yet (more info on this to follow soon). Our aim is always to deliver well run, fun events with the high calibre of guests you know us for. All tickets already purchased for LFCC 2020 will be valid for the new July 2021 dates so there is no further action needed to be taken on your part. If you cannot make the new dates then if you email email@example.com you will be issued a digital voucher that can be used at any Showmasters event, any time up to two years of issue. We are very grateful for your help in supporting the events in this way we all love so we don’t have to rebuild them up slowly over several years like we had to in the past. By leaving the funds with us it ensures that we have the budgets to bring you the massive guests that we all want to meet and to keep the guest line up we already have in place for the next event. You, the fans, are able to help keep the comic con future safe and strong by supporting us in this way, so thank you all for this. Anyone that is able to support us in this way will also be remembered at the events when using the transferred tickets or using your voucher as it will have been you that have has helped in this way, so watch out for a few cool thankyous that we have planned in 2021. Once again thank you for your help, support and trust and we will never let you down. We are all fans here and we are just looking forward to the day where you’re all with us again in person and we can come together to enjoy what we all love; Be one family of fans enjoying life and the world of comic cons together again. We want you to all stay safe and to take care of yourself and your loved ones and we will see you soon. We will be announcing our guest line up for July 2021 over the coming weeks and are looking into the majority of the guests from the postponed events already announced being reconfirmed as they want to meet you all. In addition, more will be confirmed as soon as we have signed contracts. We want to bring you some fab experiences to make up for the lack of them in 2020 so please watch this space. We promise they are exciting. Thank you everyone Jason and the entire Showmasters family 2 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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