PAX East 2019 Dates Announced, Badges Now on Sale

Celebrating 10 Years of PAX East

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 7, 2018 – Badges for PAX East 2019, taking place Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, March 31 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, are now available for purchase.

On sale via the official PAX East website, single-day badges cost $57. Attendees who would like to bring their gaming rigs and reserve a space at the private LAN party will also have the opportunity to acquire BYOC tickets in the near future.

Exclusive PAX East 2019 merchandise is also available and will ship prior to the show. A Level Up PAX East Dice Stand + Dice is limited to 1000 units, and costs $75. The PAX East 2019 Office Set is $55 and includes a pen cup, stapler, tape dispenser, tray, as well as three pens with black ink. A PAX East 2019 Zipper Bag, perfect for holding pens, pencils and pins, can be purchased for $20.

PAX East 2019 will mark the show's tenth anniversary as the east coast's premier gaming event. Tens of thousands will take part in a massive four-day celebration of gaming culture including reveals of AAA games, hands-on demos with 2019's most anticipated titles, panels with the biggest names in the industry, intense esports tournaments with the world's most talented competitors, and concerts from game-inspired composers and musicians.

“When we held the first East, we hoped the show would one day be big enough to need the BCEC,” said Jerry Holkins, co-founder, Penny Arcade. “A decade later, the BCEC is like a second home for us. Grab tickets while you can.”

Working journalists and content creators interested in attending PAX East 2019 to produce show coverage can apply for media badges beginning in January.

The PAX series of shows (West, East, South, Australia and Unplugged), produced by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade, comprise some of the world's largest gaming festivals. PAX events connect the industry's greatest creative minds from across the worlds of video and tabletop gaming, directly to passionate audiences.

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PAX

PAX or Penny Arcade Expo is a festival for gamers to celebrate gaming culture. First held in Seattle in 2004, PAX has nearly doubled in size each successive year, with PAX Prime 2014 selling out of tickets in a matter of minutes. Connecting the world's leading game publishers with their most avid and influential fans, PAX expanded with a second show in Boston in 2010 and a third in San Antonio in 2015, making it the three largest gaming shows in North America. The first international PAX was held in Melbourne, Australia in 2013. In 2017, Penny Arcade announced PAX Unplugged, its first tabletop focused show, to be held in Philadelphia.

Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade is a web comic focused on video games and video game culture, written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. With over 3.5 million readers, it is the most popular and longest running gaming web comic online. Penny Arcade is also responsible for the Child's Play Charity, the Penny Arcade gaming expos (PAX) in Seattle, Boston, San Antonio, Philadelphia, and Melbourne, multiple videogames based on the brand, and multiple online video series.

ReedPOP

ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions exclusively devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium brands in the pop culture world. ReedPOP is dedicated to celebrations of popular culture throughout 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, Australia and Unplugged, Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), BookCon, BookExpo, Oz Comic-Con, Comic Con India, Paris Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, Star Trek: Mission New York, 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.

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