Gore Galore to Exhibit at HAuNTcon 2019
Gore Galore to Exhibit at HAuNTcon 2019
The leading creator joins the first tradeshow of the year to deliver WOW for haunters
Trumbull, CT (July 26, 2018) - HAuNTcon; The Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention announced today that Gore Galore has committed to exhibit in the 2019 event - January 25-27, 2019. The tradeshow, which brings together haunt owners and operators, agritainment owners, theme parks and home haunters at the first event of the year to conduct business, will once again be co-located with the Halloween & Party Expo and located in New Orleans. The Gore Galore brand will have a significant presence on the show floor showcasing new products and meeting with new and current customers.
"I am excited to be coming back to HAuNTcon after so many years," said Kevin Alvey, founder and creative director of Gore Galore. "Over the last 20 years our industry has continued to change and evolve and for me, it's important that I align with brands that also are evolving. The timing of HAuNTcon is perfect for us. We look forward to launching our products in January and providing haunters an earlier opportunity to purchase and plan."
"Our promise to the industry this year has been to double the size of HAuNTcon in order to deliver more opportunities for new ideas, new connections and new products and we couldn't be more excited to have Gore Galore joining our impressive roster of exhibitors for 2019," commented Liz Irving, senior vice president of marketing for HAuNTcon and Halloween & Party Expo. "Gore Galore is a respected brand and aligns well with our focus on being the platform for innovation. Since the conclusion of last year's event, customers have asked to see Gore Galore products and I am delighted to partner with Kevin to provide a new opportunity to connect with Haunters and Retailers alike."
Gore Galore was founded in 1998 and has become the leading creator of giant costumes, actormatronics, actor illusions, sound effects, scenic elements and much more. The company's mission of "innovation, customer service and quality" has led to 20 years of partnerships with haunted attractions, theme parks, and agritainment attractions to deliver big scares for customers. Each professional quality product is made to order by the team of artisits working at Gore Galore.
As the first show of the year, HAuNTcon will provide the opportunity for buyers to see the new products from Gore Galore as well as 100+ exhibitors, bringing haunters and retailers together to do business and allowing more time for early planning, creativity and fulfillment. The 2019 vendor floor will feature expanded opportunities to shop props and decor, makeup, costumes, scenic elements, business services, lighting and more. Haunters are also invited to shop the Halloween & Party Expo show floor which will feature easy to find "Haunter Friendly" exhibitors showcasing costumes, makeup, accessories, and decor.
Michael Carlucci, senior vice president at Clarion UX, the company that owns HAuNTcon and Halloween & Party Expo added, "It is always our goal to deliver new connections and business for our customers, and we are so excited that Kevin and the Gore Galore team have seen that opportunity within HAuNTcon. We look forward to working closely with him and all our exhibitors to showcase their products and help them reach their goals."
Concluded Alvey, "I always say that bigger is better and HAuNTcon presented us with an exciting opportunity to show haunters and retailers what we have lined up. We look forward to jumping in and have a few exciting surprises up our sleeves that we think are really going to WOW those who enter the event. Stay tuned!"
To learn more about the Gorevolution coming to HAuNTcon as well as stay up to date on the 2019 lineup which includes 70+ hours of education, new exhibitors, workshops, tours, roundtables, co-location with Halloween & Party Expo and more, visit www.hauntcon.com or www.facebook.com/hauntcon.
ABOUT GORE GALORE:
Delivering the "WOW" since 1998. With a reputation that precedes us, Gore Galore is a long standing leader Creator of Haunted Props from giant costumes, giant puppets, and actormatronics. We design our products for Queue-line entertainment or within a scene at haunted attractions, theme parks, hayrides , pumpkin patches, and family fun centers. We do everything from haunted house props, halloween descorations, oversized professional costumes, barrel toppers, gore piles, handheld actor weapons, haunted house scene packages, Scream Cube, My Pet Zombies, Halloween Music, and scary sound effects. Our exclusive line is made entirely by hand in our US based studio. For more information, visit www.gore-galore.com.
HAuNTcon, the leading event for haunted attractions, haunt owners and operators, agritainment owners, theme parks and home haunters, is a trade-only event that brings industry professionals together each year. Owner by Clarion UX, the event provides a platform for courcing, learning, and networking. The next event takes place in New Orleans, January 25-27, 2019. For more information, visit www.hauntcon.com.