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  • Sponsorship Opportunities | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    Lanyards Breakfast Coffee Sterling Benefits PLUS Company Banner Onsite Provided by Vendor Logo printed on event T shirts Half Page Advertisement in Event Program Video Exposure on the Bus Tours Social Media Blasts Sterling Level 500 Tour Bus Signage Video Costume Ball Centerpieces Haunt Education Seminars Benefits Logo in Sponsorship Section of Program Logo on Sponsorship Section of Website If you have any further questions please contact Event coordinator Leonard Pickel hauntcon gmail com 972 951 5100 HAuNTcon 2017 January 27 31 2017 Sheraton Nashville 800 Royal Parkway Nashville TN 37214 866 716 8133 Join the Mailing List I d like to get HAuNTcon and Halloween related information Email First Name Last Name Fax Phone Business Address 1 Address 2 City State Zip Required Field Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Tweets by hauntcon Search This Site Search for Contact Event Coordinator Leonard Pickel 972 951 5100 HAuNTcon gmail com Exhibitor Booth Sales Amanda Leigh Brady 424 335 3175 hauntconsales gmail com Webmaster Designer Chad Savage Sinister Visions News Archive News Archive Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 2 January 2016 14 December 2015 5 October 2015 2 June 2015 1 April 2015 1 March 2015 1 February 2015 8 January 2015 17 December 2014 3 October 2014 2 August 2014 2 July 2014 1 February 2014 2 January 2014 19 December 2013 4 November 2013 4 October 2013 2 September 2013 1 August 2013 3 May 2013 2 April 2013 36 March 2013 4 February 2013 3 December 2012 4 November 2012 1 September 2012 3 August 2012 1 July 2012 1 April 2012 18 March 2012 6 February 2012 5 January 2012 6 September 2011 1 August 2011 2 July 2011 1 May 2011 3 April 2011 26 March 2011 8 February

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  • 2-Day Inspiration Pre-show Tour | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    After a quick dinner we are headed to our last stop of the day Hollis Haunted Chicken House Don t let the name fool you the Haunted Chicken House is a massive haunt and the tour includes the Haunted Hayride plus 30 min Escape Rooms If you can t make the whole Wednesday tour you can get a ticket for just the Chicken House tour Note We are offering a Haunted Chicken House Tour ONLY ticket for anyone who cannot make the whole preshow tour but would like to attend a Haunt Tour on Wednesday night Then back on the buses for the trip back to the Sheraton Birmingham Note Pre show Tour does not include any hotel nights Attendees are responsible for their lodging on Wednesday night Get some sleep because the tour continues on Thursday January 28th at 8 30 am BE ON THE BUS By 8 30am A short bus ride over to Sloss Furnace If you have ever wanted to know what a boiler room or industrial haunt should look like this is it Bring your camera and extra memory and tour the depths of this 1800 s pig iron producing blast furnace Back on the bus for a short trip to Arlington Mansion a former Greek Revival plantation house on 6 acres of landscaped gardens Attendees will tour the antebellum two story frame structure was built between 1845 50 and features period furnishings The next stop is the Desoto Caverns home of the Tomb of the Risen Dead in October Attendees will tour the magnificent caverns that are turned into a haunted attraction each October Giving attendees an opportunity for photos of the inside of a realistic cave After a quick lunch attendees are back on the buses for a short trip to Hellbilly Hollow trail and haunted house Now it its 4th season this three element event the corm maze will not be available for this off season tour is growing in popularity and reputation for great scares The last stop is a rare opportunity for a lights on backstage tours of the two attractions at Warehouse 31 Rigamortis and the 3 D Experience These massive high detail shows will also be offered in full actor October style mode during the Saturday Night Haunt Tour of Warehouse 31 on Jan 30th Back on the bus for the short trip back to the Sheraton Birmingham for the final leg of the pre show tour HOWEVER the night is not over for an additional ticket you can attended the Thursday Night Haunt Tour of Insanitarium Buses leave at 7 30 for this high detail haunt tour in full actor October mode So that is 15 different haunted attraction tours plus a cool cavern antebellum plantation house and The Walking Dead television series locations two lunches and one dinner motor coach transportation all for one low price You can ride the bus or drive yourself but don t miss this exciting once in a lifetime opportunity Tickets

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  • Thursday Night Haunt Tour | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    imagination to find the only way out An exit that seems miles away when one is being pursued by the evil that calls Haunted Hell home CLICK HERE to reserve your tickets Transportation to and from the Sheraton Hotel is available HAuNTcon 2017 January 27 31 2017 Sheraton Nashville 800 Royal Parkway Nashville TN 37214 866 716 8133 Join the Mailing List I d like to get HAuNTcon and Halloween related information Email First Name Last Name Fax Phone Business Address 1 Address 2 City State Zip Required Field Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Tweets by hauntcon Search This Site Search for Contact Event Coordinator Leonard Pickel 972 951 5100 HAuNTcon gmail com Exhibitor Booth Sales Amanda Leigh Brady 424 335 3175 hauntconsales gmail com Webmaster Designer Chad Savage Sinister Visions News Archive News Archive Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 2 January 2016 14 December 2015 5 October 2015 2 June 2015 1 April 2015 1 March 2015 1 February 2015 8 January 2015 17 December 2014 3 October 2014 2 August 2014 2 July 2014 1 February 2014 2 January 2014 19 December 2013 4 November 2013 4 October 2013 2 September 2013 1 August 2013 3 May 2013 2 April 2013 36 March 2013 4 February 2013 3 December 2012 4 November 2012 1 September 2012 3 August 2012 1 July 2012 1 April 2012 18 March 2012 6 February 2012 5 January 2012 6 September 2011 1 August 2011 2 July 2011 1 May 2011 3 April 2011 26 March 2011 8 February 2011 3 January 2011 1 December 2010 1 November 2010 1 September 2010 1 August 2010 2 July 2010 1 June 2010 2 May 2010 5 April 2010 14 March 2010 8 January 2010 2 December

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  • Saturday Night Haunt Tour | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    Fairy Tale Hell Remember your favorite stories as a child We have distorted them into an all new hellish tale Visit Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater Little Red and many more characters in a totally twisted take on the classic stories Horror High Your adventure doesn t stop there as you enroll in class at Horror High The Final Exam No more pencils no more books as you creep through the haunting halls one final time The principal is very upset with your behavior in line and sends you straight to detention The lunch lady is cooking up quite a feast while the smell of the locker room will leave your stomach in knots Biology and the library are just a few of the stops you will make before a trip to the school nurse On your way out don t forget to swing by the chop shop and janitors quarters where it isn t wood they ve been cutting on Guests at Nashville Nightmare will also be able to see a lights on behind the scenes tour of each attraction while on property Light snacks and samples of Nashville s favorites including Moonshine and Hot Chicken will be available for purchase This will be one Haunt tour that you will not want to miss CLICK HERE to reserve your tickets Transportation to and from the Sheraton Hotel is available HAuNTcon 2017 January 27 31 2017 Sheraton Nashville 800 Royal Parkway Nashville TN 37214 866 716 8133 Join the Mailing List I d like to get HAuNTcon and Halloween related information Email First Name Last Name Fax Phone Business Address 1 Address 2 City State Zip Required Field Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Tweets by hauntcon Search This Site Search for Contact Event Coordinator Leonard Pickel 972 951 5100 HAuNTcon gmail com Exhibitor Booth Sales Amanda Leigh Brady 424 335 3175 hauntconsales gmail com Webmaster Designer Chad Savage Sinister Visions News Archive News Archive Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 2 January 2016 14 December 2015 5 October 2015 2 June 2015 1 April 2015 1 March 2015 1 February 2015 8 January 2015 17 December 2014 3 October 2014 2 August 2014 2 July 2014 1 February 2014 2 January 2014 19 December 2013 4 November 2013 4 October 2013 2 September 2013 1 August 2013 3 May 2013 2 April 2013 36 March 2013 4 February 2013 3 December 2012 4 November 2012 1 September 2012 3 August 2012 1 July 2012 1 April 2012 18 March 2012 6 February 2012 5 January 2012 6 September 2011 1 August 2011 2 July 2011 1 May 2011 3 April 2011 26 March 2011 8 February 2011 3 January 2011 1 December 2010 1 November 2010 1 September 2010 1 August 2010 2 July 2010 1 June 2010 2 May 2010 5 April 2010 14 March 2010 8 January 2010 2 December 2009 1 September 2009 1 June 2009 1 May 2009 2 About

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  • Sunday Night Haunt Tour | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    Name Fax Phone Business Address 1 Address 2 City State Zip Required Field Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Tweets by hauntcon Search This Site Search for Contact Event Coordinator Leonard Pickel 972 951 5100 HAuNTcon gmail com Exhibitor Booth Sales Amanda Leigh Brady 424 335 3175 hauntconsales gmail com Webmaster Designer Chad Savage Sinister Visions News Archive News Archive Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 2 January 2016 14 December 2015 5 October 2015 2 June 2015 1 April 2015 1 March 2015 1 February 2015 8 January 2015 17 December 2014 3 October 2014 2 August 2014 2 July 2014 1 February 2014 2 January 2014 19 December 2013 4 November 2013 4 October 2013 2 September 2013 1 August 2013 3 May 2013 2 April 2013 36 March 2013 4 February 2013 3 December 2012 4 November 2012 1 September 2012 3 August 2012 1 July 2012 1 April 2012 18 March 2012 6 February 2012 5 January 2012 6 September 2011 1 August 2011 2 July 2011 1 May 2011 3 April 2011 26 March 2011 8 February 2011 3 January 2011 1 December 2010 1 November 2010 1 September 2010 1 August 2010 2 July 2010 1 June 2010 2 May 2010 5 April 2010 14 March 2010 8 January 2010 2 December 2009 1 September 2009 1 June 2009 1 May 2009 2 About HAuNTcon An acronym for the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference HAuNTcon is a celebration of people who love Haunted Houses and Halloween It is three days and nights jam packed full of Networking Tours of area Haunted Attractions educational seminars make n takes teaching the latest is Haunting techniques and a tradeshow exhibiting the latest in Haunting props and equipment Offerings include a

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  • OPEN CALL FOR SPEAKERS! | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    a seminar is a lot of FUN So what are you afraid of CLICK HERE to fill the speaker form You will be glad you did and so will our attendees Leonard Pickel Event Coordinator HAuNTcon 2017 January 27 31 2017 Sheraton Nashville 800 Royal Parkway Nashville TN 37214 866 716 8133 Join the Mailing List I d like to get HAuNTcon and Halloween related information Email First Name Last Name Fax Phone Business Address 1 Address 2 City State Zip Required Field Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Tweets by hauntcon Search This Site Search for Contact Event Coordinator Leonard Pickel 972 951 5100 HAuNTcon gmail com Exhibitor Booth Sales Amanda Leigh Brady 424 335 3175 hauntconsales gmail com Webmaster Designer Chad Savage Sinister Visions News Archive News Archive Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 2 January 2016 14 December 2015 5 October 2015 2 June 2015 1 April 2015 1 March 2015 1 February 2015 8 January 2015 17 December 2014 3 October 2014 2 August 2014 2 July 2014 1 February 2014 2 January 2014 19 December 2013 4 November 2013 4 October 2013 2 September 2013 1 August 2013 3 May 2013 2 April 2013 36 March 2013 4 February 2013 3 December 2012 4 November 2012 1 September 2012 3 August 2012 1 July 2012 1 April 2012 18 March 2012 6 February 2012 5 January 2012 6 September 2011 1 August 2011 2 July 2011 1 May 2011 3 April 2011 26 March 2011 8 February 2011 3 January 2011 1 December 2010 1 November 2010 1 September 2010 1 August 2010 2 July 2010 1 June 2010 2 May 2010 5 April 2010 14 March 2010 8 January 2010 2 December 2009 1 September 2009 1 June

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  • Monday Advanced All Day Workshops | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    Consulting 188 Materials Fee Required Class Limited to 20 BUY NOW Class Description Halloween has become a phenomenon in the United States and around the world and every year more and more people are opening darkly themed Halloween Attractions Even in the present economic downturn some haunted events are breaking attendance records while other attractions are going out of business This comprehensive and detailed step by step how to session features the do s and don ts on getting an attraction open keeping it open and making enough money to survive for both a for profit dark attraction and charity Halloween Event but even a well established event will learn from Leonard s 35 years of professional design and consulting experience From choosing the attraction name and URL for the event though pricing and dates of operation topics covered include creating a business plan location requirements safety code compliance attraction style attraction design multi element approach timed ticketing advertising operations and answers to the most frequently asked questions How big should the attraction be how much should I charge and how much will it cost In this all day session attendees will explore the reasons why some attractions prosper while others fail A Haunted Attraction is a business and as in any other business what you don t know about this specialized field can put you out of business before you get started explains haunt industry veteran Leonard Pickel who will share with attendees how to maximize profits while minimizing costs and effort while describing what he sees as the best model for creating a successful Halloween Event NOTE Bring your wifi enabled laptop or tablet your scary designs theme ideas and haunting dreams to this not to be missed session Check out their website at www hauntrepreneurs com MORE INFORMATION Beginner All day Workshop 4 Fee Required Monday 9 00 am 4 30 pm 3D Foam Sculpting Class with Hot Wire Foam Factory Tools by Victoria Lohman of Hot Wire Foam Factory 175 Materials Fee Required Class Limited to 20 BUY NOW Class Description Start making your own haunted props out of foam In this all day hands on workshop Victoria Lohman of Hot Wire Foam Factory will take attendees through the process of making 3D sculptures out of Styrofoam Attendees can choose from one of three designs to sculpt during the workshop Topics covered in this class include pattern transfer and assembly sculpting and carving sanding shaping Using Hot Wire Foam Factory Tools attendees will learn the art of 3D design through layering Once the sculptures are complete a coating painting and finishing demonstration will follow Class fee includes instruction materials foam and a box lunch Plus each attendee will receive a K43 Pro Model 2 in 1 foam carving kit with Single Heat Power Station a 3 4oz of Styrogoo foam glue and will be able to bring their finished sculpture home For more information on the tools being used visit www hwff com Seating is limited

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  • Business Classes | HAuNTcon : Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention
    line benefits if your actors are happy and return each season Besides management tips and tricks she will share the most efficient methods to reward and retain actors on a yearly basis including techniques and classes used to give back to volunteer actors to equip them with job skills and career training for lifetime enrichment Enjoying a 75 return rate on actors each season at both of her attractions Martin will show you how dedicating one well trained person to actor management will drastically improve your show and save your sanity Friday 4 30pm 5 30pm Creative And Affordable Marketing for Haunts and Halloween Events by David Markland ScareLA Class Description A well thought out low cost marketing plan can often out perform one with a higher budget and in this session David Markland of ScareLA will offer a crash course in various marketing techniques and strategies using a limited budget Topics in this class include social media email campaigns in person interactions smart PR and promotional stunts Focusing on all manner of Halloween events and haunted attractions David will explain which techniques work best depending on your market SATURDAY Saturday 8 30am 9 30am Starting a Non Profit Haunt by Todd Patton and Tim Green Ruby Falls Haunted Cavern Fear Connection Class Description You have ideas talent and motivation but little funding how can you get started in the Haunt business One option is to partner with a charitable organization In this session Todd Patton of Ruby Falls Haunted Cavern will provide attendees with details ideas and proven methods that will help them partner with a non profit group to open your first haunt Learn how Todd partnered with charities to help put the blood fear and fun into his own Haunted Attraction and you too can live the dream of having your own Haunted Attraction Saturday 10 00am 11 00am Haunted Hayrides From The Ground Up by Kristen Dennis Doyle Night Terrors Haunted Farm Class Description Opening and running a first time haunted hayride can be an overwhelming process full of big decisions like where to begin Or perhaps you are already running a hayride and have some questions If so Kristen and Dennis Doyle of Night Terrors Haunted Farm can help In this informative session the Doyles will go through the whole process one step at a time and share their first hand experience of building a haunted hayride from the ground up Topics include choosing a location building to your strengths the benefits of an outdoor attraction troubleshooting and safety measures that every haunted hayride owner should be aware of and how to incorporate them into the planning from day one Saturday 11 30am 12 30pm Online Ticketing Upsells and Digital Marketing Advanced Tactics to Double Your Haunt Sales by Alex Linebrink HauntPay Class Description An advanced course on selling more to each attendee getting more money upfront and using inexpensive or FREE online and social media tactics and tools to boost attendance Case studies included Saturday 4 00pm 5 00pm Additional Elements to Increase Revenue and Expand Audience Demographics by Scott Swenson The Vault of Souls Class Description Theme parks and Boutique style haunts have offered guests additional products in their Halloween events to expand their audience and earn more money This seminar will discuss the actual and perceived value of everything from merchandise to VIP tours photo ops to full blown parties Learn how any sized haunt can offer additional elements that will generate both interest and income The discussion will focus on the simple concept of Who do you want to attend your haunt and What is it that they want to make their experience better We will also talk about buzz worthy elements that can be incorporated into the haunt itself to raise interest and make your haunt the talk of the town Saturday 5 30pm 6 30pm Guerilla Marketing Your Haunt by Brett Molitor Hysterium Class Description By definition Guerilla marketing is an advertising strategy that focuses on low cost unconventional marketing tactics that yield maximum results with a minimum budget Every haunted attraction is or should be on a budget and most are on so tight a budget that traditional media like television billboards and radio are out of reach In this informative session Brett Molitor of Hysterium Haunted House will explain how attendees can create word of mouth the best promotion of all and sustain it on a very limited marketing budget In this class Brett will show attendees how to spend minimal money to get maximum results and how to spend what marketing budget you do have wisely SUNDAY Sunday 8 30am 9 30am 13 Reasons to Start a Haunted Farm by Benjamin Selecky Haunted Farms of America Class Description Do you love farms So do we One of the most challenging obstacles of opening a first time haunted attraction is finding a location It has to be zoned correctly have good visibility be easy to find and have some infrastructure to support the event Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur a farmer a creative partner or you already own a Haunted Attraction Agritainment may be the solution to some of your problems Agritainment is the combination of special events and farmland Agricultural Entertainment It is a hot fast growing segment of the Haunt industry that is sweeping the nation and Haunted Farms is at the forefront of this movement In this session Benjamin Selecky and Alexis Abare of Haunted Farms of America will discuss why a Haunted Farm should be at the top of your list when looking for a location Topics include zoning advantages risk management investment and the creative process Find out how you can leverage your existing resources to take advantage of the growing community support network and resources available to launch a Haunted Farm and position yourself for success Sunday 10 00am 11 00am Those Pesky Inspectors Code Compliance and Your Attraction by Andrew Alexander Class Description Haunted House operations are 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