April 05, 2012 3:17pm PT by Philiana Ng
Creation Entertainment to Hold Official 'Vampire Diaries' Conventions
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Creation Entertainment officially announced an agreement to produce official Vampire Diaries fan conventions, which will take place annually for the next three years.
The first convention is set to take place in Chicago from April 14-15. Additional stops include San Francisco on July 28-29 and Parsippany, NJ on Aug. 18-19.
Vampire Diaries stars including Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley are expected to attend both.
"The Vampire Diaries’ fans really lobbied us to be involved and we are excited to bring the cast to the first-ever Official The Vampire Diaries Fan Convention," said Erin Ferries, vp of Creation Entertainment. "These conventions will allow attendees the opportunity to show off their The Vampire Diaries–inspired artwork, costumes, filmmaking and music with thousands of fellow show enthusiasts. While offering fans the chance to interact with their favorite actors from the series, the conventions are equally about gathering with like-minded folks and forming friendships based on a common passion.”