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ReedPOP acquires fan convention Florida Supercon

by Stuart Wood

ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events and part of Reed Exhibitions, has announced that Florida Supercon will be joining its collection of global fan conventions.

Florida Supercon is an annual convention held in Miami, Florida celebrating comics, superheroes, science fiction, anime, cartoons, video games, wrestling and all things pop culture.

The next edition of Florida Supercon will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from July 4-7. Guests already announced and confirmed for this year’s event include: John Cusack (Say Anything, High Fidelity), Richard Dean Anderson (Stargate SG1, MacGyver), Creed Bratton (The Office), Christy Carlson-Romano (Kim Possible, Even Stevens), Felicia Day (MST3K, The Guild) and Jason Issacs (Harry Potter, Star Trek: Discovery).

Lance Fensterman, global president of ReedPOP, commented: “We are thrilled with the addition of Florida Supercon to the ReedPOP family. Mike Broder and his team have done an amazing job in making this show one that has incredible fan and industry support. We plan to spend time listening to the fans and exhibitors and then investing to build upon the awesome convention and continue to give the great fan base a fantastic experience.

Mike Armstrong, vice president of ReedPOP, commented: “I’m excited to continue to get to know the enthusiastic South Florida fan base and to have the opportunity to take an already great show and continue to make it better.” Armstrong will provide event leadership along with Kristina Rogers, the event director for New York Comic Con and C2E2.

Over the past two years, ReedPOP launched its first comic con in Africa, Comic Con Africa, and an all-new U.S. show, Keystone Comic Con in Philadelphia, expanding the portfolio to nearly 40 fan conventions around the world.

Mike Broder, founder of Florida Supercon, added: “I am extremely proud of what our team has created in Florida Supercon with the help of our amazing fans, guests, and exhibitors. As fans ourselves, we look forward to watching as ReedPOP brings their global resources to Miami to elevate the fan experience.”

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