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Otakon 2003 Dates, First Guests Confirmed

posted on 2002-12-03 23:48 EST
Otakon has announced their 2003 dates: August 8th-10th, as well as their first confirmed guests: Frederick Schodt, Julie Davis, and Dr. Susan Napier!

Greetings!


The contract wrangling, wordsmithing, and "i" dotting is FINISHED. The day
you've been waiting for is HERE!


With this post, Otakorp, Inc. proudly announces that OTAKON 2003 will be
held August 8-10, 2003 at the Baltimore Convention Center! Rates and cutoff
dates will be posted shortly.


We also have two hotels lined up and ready to take your reservations! There
are more coming, of course, but why wait? BOTH of these hotels are real
treats to stay at:


WYNDHAM BALTIMORE INNER HARBOR
Reservations: (410) 385-6700 or 1-800-WYNDHAM (1-800-996-3426)
Nights Available: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Rates: Single/Double/Triple/Quad $132.00/night -- must identify as
part of the "Otakorp, Inc." group to get the group rate. (I'll
work on getting them to include "Otakon" in that).
Cutoff: July 7, 2003


or:
RADISSON PLAZA LORD BALTIMORE
Reservations: (410) 539-8400 or 1-800-333-3333
Nights Available: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Rates: Single/Double $135.00; Triple $155.00; Quad $175.00 -- Must
mention Otakon/Otakorp, Inc. to get group rate
Cutoff: July 10, 2003


As mentioned, more hotels are "being processed", so look for frequent
updates on our website:
http://Otakon.com


Otakon is ALSO happy to announce our first confirmed guests!

Frederick Schodt, author, translator - http://www.jai2.com
Julie Davis, editor, Animerica - http://www.Animerica-mag.com
Dr. Susan Napier, author, Professor of Asian Studies, University of Texas

Again, head to http://Otakon.com and read their bios! (To post shortly.)

NOW LET THE FUN BEGIN!!

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