Connecticut's Largest Pop Culture Event held for 8th Consecutive Year at Connecticut Convention Center

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HARTFORD, CT (July 10, 2012) — ConnectiCon is celebrating its 10th anniversary and 8th consecutive year at the Connecticut Convention Center on Friday, July 13th through Sunday, July 15th.  ConnectiCon is a membership-based organization and is New England’s only massively, multi-genre pop culture convention.  This year’s special guest is Jim Cummings, who will be appearing at the convention on Friday and Saturday, and who has done dozens of voices over the past 35 years.  Some of Cummings’ more popular roles include Darkwing Duck, Taz, Monterrey Jack, Winnie the Pooh, and Tigger (too)!

The convention also features web comics, anime, console games, board games, table top miniatures, science fiction, fantasy, comic books, role-playing games, live action role-playing, collectible card games, and horror.  ConnectiCon is expecting upwards of 10,000 members to attend the convention this year.  Memberships will be available at the door.  Fans will have the opportunity to meet and express their passions for the world of anime!  The Connecticut Convention Center is happy to welcome ConnectiCon back for its 8th consecutive year!  For more information, please visit



Friday, July 13th & Saturday, July 14th:

Registration: 8AM-10PM

Convention: 8AM-12 Midnight


Sunday, July 15th:

Registration: 8AM-2PM

Convention: 8AM-6PM



All Weekend: $60

Friday Only: $30

Saturday Only: $40

Sunday Only: $25

This event is open to registered attendees only. The general public is invited to register on-site.

Children 6 & under are free.  Youth 12 & under with a paid chaperone are half price.  Discounts offered to Military and MENSA.


About the Connecticut Convention Center
The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford is the state’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston. Overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River, it features 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as ample sheltered parking. The facility is served by more than 6,500 local area hotel rooms, including the 22-story Marriott Hartford Downtown, adjacent to the Convention Center. The venue is professionally managed for the State of Connecticut by Waterford Venue Services, an affiliate of Waterford Hotel Group. For more information, please visit


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