Calling all geeks and pop culture fans! From the organizers of the biggest and longest running book fair, Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), Primetrade Asia, Incorporated will launch POP HUB: Comic Splash X Fandom Fest Vol. 1, a pop culture event to celebrate all things fandom-related! POP HUB will be held on September 15 to 16 at the Function Room 3 of the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City along with the book fair which will run from September 12-16.
Following the success of last year's Fandom Fest at MIBF , POP HUB will be launched as the co-located event of The 39th MIBF which features workshops, cosplay competitions, training sessions, photo opportunities, and more engaging activities. They will bring the largest fandoms around the country – The 501st Legion, the only Disney and Lucasfilm-recognized worldwide costuming organization; Philippine Garrison, the local organization of the international 501st Legion; FightSaber Philippines, Philippine Tolkien Society; Hamilton Philippines; Star Trek Philippines, Whovian Philippines, Westeros PH. Justice PH, Hogwarts Philippines, and more! Followers of Starwars, Game of Thrones, Potterheads, Hamilfans, and more will be surely thrilled with the activities that POP HUB will offer this year!
Another thing to look forward from POP HUB is the exhibit's varied collection which consists of comics, toys, collectibles, artworks, and other related merchandise as the exhibitors include comic publishers and retailers, animation studios, game publishers and companies, toy manufacturers and distributors, network studios, independent artists, and comic publishers. Aside from the exhibit, fun activities such as cosplay competitions, book signings, launches, workshops, panel discussions, and talks will surely bring out the geek in you!
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