By Andy Doan, Hervé St-Louis
September 1, 2009 - 20:00
Fan Expo Canada 2009 experienced record-breaking crowds this past weekend as more than 59, 000 fans over three days packed the MTCC, a 23% increase in attendance from last year’s event.
Fan Expo Canada, the largest combined gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event in the country, took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building August 28-30, 2009. Owned and operated by Hobby Star Marketing, Fan Expo Canada offers fans of every genre the chance to meet their favourite celebrities and pop culture heroes at autograph and photo sessions; participate in informational workshops with industry experts offering advice, tips and portfolio reviews; and shop for exclusive Fan Expo offers, collectables and memorabilia from more than 600 vendors.