Earlier today ReedPOP announced they were going to partner up with SYFY WIRE for live streaming at three of ReedPop’s biggest shows. Starting with Emerald City Comic Con (which takes place March 1st-4th) and continuing with C2E2 (April 6th-8th) and New York Comic Con (October 4th-7th), SYFY WIRE will host the main stage, have interviews with various guests, and more.
Full press release is below.
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REEDPOP TAPS SYFY WIRE AS EXCLUSIVE LIVE STREAM PARTNER FOR YEAR’S BIGGEST POP CULTURE EVENTS – NEW YORK COMIC CON, EMERALD CITY COMIC CON AND C2E2
SYFY WIRE to Provide Online and TV Coverage from Live Stage and Panels
ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, today announced that top genre news and editorial site SYFY WIRE will be the exclusive live stream partner for three of ReedPOP’s biggest shows: Emerald City Comic Con, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) and New York Comic Con.
As official live stream partner, SYFY WIRE will host the Live Stages on the main floor at each of the three shows. Correspondents will conduct interviews with celebrities and creators, provide previews of exclusive merchandise and upcoming films and series, and give fans an inside look at the hottest programming happening on the ground. SYFY WIRE will also stream content from some of the most eagerly anticipated panel rooms at each event.
Digitally, coverage can be found at SYFY WIRE’s website, its YouTube channel and social media platforms. In addition, select SYFY WIRE coverage will also be featured on television via the SYFY channel.
“We have fans all around the globe that cannot join us in Seattle, Chicago or New York for these three amazing shows,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Head of ReedPOP. “As the premier portal for genre news, editorial and discussion, we can’t think of a better partner than SYFY WIRE to bring this exclusive content to superfans of all kinds.”
“SYFY WIRE readers are some of the most engaged and voracious genre fans in the world,” said Matthew Chiavelli, SVP of Digital for SYFY. “We’re thrilled to provide them a front row seat to so much exclusive content from ReedPOP’s cons, regardless of whether they can attend in person.”
Emerald City Comic Con kicks off March 1 and runs through March 4 at the WA State Convention Center in Seattle. Confirmed guests include: Christopher Lloyd, Felicia Day, Ivy Doomkitty, Shannon Purser and many more! The ninth edition of C2E2 follows Emerald City and runs from April 6-8 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Justin Hartley and Milo Ventimiglia from “This is Us” are the most recent guests announced, and they will join previously revealed guests such as Dave Bautista, Mark Sheppard, Alan Tudyk and Lennie James. New York Comic Con will once again invade the Javits Center in New York from October 4-7 with guests to be announced!
ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading event organizer. ReedPOP is devoted exclusively to organizing and managing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and working with premium brands in the pop culture world to deliver once in a lifetime experiences for fans everywhere. ReedPOP is dedicated to facilitating celebrations of popular culture around the globe that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) West, East, South and Australia, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), BookCon, Oz Comic-Con, Comic Con India, Comic Con Paris, Comic Con Seoul, Star Wars Celebration, TwitchCon, ComplexCon and more. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan-based group of professionals uniquely qualified to serve those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. (www.reedpop.com).
About SYFY WIRE:
SYFY WIRE is a genre news and editorial destination for superfans, by superfans. Featuring up-to-the-minute genre news, in-depth analysis and thought-provoking original content, SYFY WIRE covers the latest in nerd culture across TV, film, books, comics, games and technology. SYFY WIRE is online at www.syfy.com and on air on the SYFY network.