TFcon Toronto 2017 hotel block online

Online booking for the TFcon Toronto 2017 hotel block is now online. You can also call the hotel reservation department direct at 1 800 445 8667 and ask for the TFCON rate to receive the discounted pricing of $109 per room. This is the guaranteed best rate available as per our contract with the hotel. Please support the convention by booking the TFcon rate which shows that the convention is bringing business to the hotel and keeps us able to run TFcon.

The group rate is good for July 10th to July 20th. No deposit is required to reserve your room now. You have until the day before your reservation to cancel your room if you can’t make the convention.

TFcon Toronto 2017 dates announced: July 14th – 16th

tfcon-profile-logoSave the dates! TFcon Toronto – The world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place July 14th to 16th, 2017. TFcon Toronto will return to the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale hotel in 2017. Discounted hotel block information and dealer bookings will be available in the near future. We hope you can join us for what is going to be another amazing event.

TFcon Toronto 2016 Charity Auction raises $12,826 for Make-A-Wish Canada

TFcon is very proud to announce that our 2016 charity auction was able to raise $12,826 for Make-A-Wish® Canada. We are very proud of everyone in our community that contributed to make this amazing feat happen.

Make-A-Wish® Canada creates magical moments for children between the ages of 3 and 17, living with life threatening medical conditions, through granting a child’s one true wish. Make-A-Wish® strives to create hope, strength and joy by giving a child a much needed respite from being sick, allowing them to experience the wholesome enjoyment of just being a “kid” again.

Because the entire family experiences the diagnoses, treatment and day-to-day challenges of caring for a child with an illness, the entire family is included in the wish experience. Make-A-Wish® likes to make sure their families do not have to lift a finger or spend a dime. So if you think of the cost of sending a family of 4 to Disney for a week from the car that picks them up to park activities, souvenirs as well as food and medical insurance the average cost of a wish is $10,000. So that means, because of the TFcon Toronto 2016 charity auction a child will have their wish come true!

Artist Marvin Mariano to attend TFcon Toronto 2016

Obsidian-Designer_MarvinTFcon is happy to welcome back Transformers toy designer and artist Marvin Mariano to the 2016 convention in Toronto. Marvin’s involvement with the Transformers franchise includes Transformers: Rescue Bots (2013-2014), Star Wars Crossovers (2007–2010), the Transformers Movie (2007), as well as concept work for Armada (2001-2002) and Beast Machines/Beast Wars (1999) including the design of Obsidian, Transtech/Armada Optimus, Megatron, Cheetor, Blackarachnia, Shockwave, and Starscream. Marvin will be setup in the TFcon artist alley all weekend.

TFcon Toronto 2016 exclusive PS-01S Sphinx Stealth Version revealed

sphinx_stealth_1Happy Canada Day everyone. We are happy to reveal the TFcon Toronto 2016 exclusive PS-01S Sphinx Stealth Version which will be available to attendees at the Ages Three and Up booth at this year’s show. Limited to only 500 pieces, this figure will come individually numbered with a limited edition box and exclusive artwork on the packaging.

In addition there will be a raffle for 1 lucky draw completely clear Sphinx. Everyone that purchases a convention exclusive will automatically get a raffle ticket for this draw. There will be an additional 200 raffle tickets sold at $2 / ticket. Ages Three and Up will also be donating 1 lucky draw Sphinx to the TFcon Toronto 2016 charity auction.

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Donate to the TFcon Toronto 2016 charity auction – you could win a huge prize pack

Everyone that donates a Transformers item to the TFcon Toronto 2016 charity auction for Make-A-Wish Canada will be entered into a draw for a huge Transformers prize pack, including a Frank Welker VIP ticket for the convention. Even people that can not attend the convention can enter for a personalized autograph from Megatron himself. The charity auction is on Friday, July 15th at 8pm co-hosted by Dan Gilvezan the voice of G1 Bumblebee. Thanks in advance to everyone for helping get the word out about this to help us raise money for this great charity.  Check out the video below for more details.

Transformers Writer Flint Dille to attend TFcon Toronto 2016

flintdilleWe are very pleased to announce Flint Dille as a guest at TFcon Toronto 2016. Flint is a writer and story editor who wrote episodes for numerous Sunbow Productions in the 1980s, including G.I. Joe, Inhumanoids, Visionaries, and The Transformers. As a story editor on the original Transformers cartoon, he was responsible for approving and supervising the writing of scripts, as well as maintaining continuity, and developing the origin of the Transformers.  He is also the co-writer of IDW’s The Transformers: Autocracy and its two follow-up series, Monstrosity and Primacy.

TFcon Toronto 2016 Charity Auction for Make-A-Wish Canada

We are pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting a charity auction for Make-A-Wish Canada, this time on Friday, July 15th, 2016. Dan Gilvezan the voice of the original Bumblebee in Transformers has graciously agreed to help co-host this years charity auction. Admission to this event will be free for anyone that would like to attend.

The charity auction will feature many great unique donations and we hope our community will help us raise as much as possible for the Make-A-Wish foundation. We strongly rely on donations from fans like you to make this auction a success, so if you wish to donate an item for the auction please email us as we have a mailing address in both US and Canada to receive items to.

Make-A-Wish® Canada creates magical moments for children between the ages of 3 and 17, living with life threatening medical conditions, through granting a child’s one true wish. Make-A-Wish® strives to create hope, strength and joy by giving a child a much needed respite from being sick, allowing them to experience the wholesome enjoyment of just being a “kid” again.

Make-A-Wish impacts the lives of families when they need to know that their community cares about what they are going through, as their child battles for his or her life.

Make-A-Wish exists for one reason only – to grant wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions. Thanks for helping to share the power of a wish®!

Transformers Artist James Raiz to attend TFcon Toronto 2016

JamesRaiz-coverWe are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist James Raiz will be a guest at TFcon Toronto 2016. James is known to fans for his work as the initial penciller on Dreamwave’s Transformers Armada, as well a cover artist for IDW’s Transformers: Reign of Starscream, Beast Wars, Transformers: Infiltration, various Spotlights and most recently penciled Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #22 – Dark Cybertron. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

TFcon Toronto Air Travel Discount Info

TFcon, along with Andromeda Consultants is proud to establish a special convention airfare discount with Air Canada. Enter promotion code DKMG3H81 at AirCanada.com in the Promotion Code field to save up to 25% depending on fare class and city of origin. The travel period begins Wednesday, July 06, 2016 and ends Wednesday, July 27, 2016. for all travel in Air Canada’s network to Toronto YYZ airport. We respectfully request you to enter the promotion code in even if the code does not impact your pricing so we can see the volume to help us to plan better and get higher discounts for future years.

Dan Gilvezan the voice of G1 Bumblebee to attend TFcon Toronto 2016

g1bumblebeeWe are happy to welcome back the voice of the Generation 1 Autobot Bumblebee Dan Gilvezan to TFcon Toronto. Also known as the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1981 animated series, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, he voiced Goldbug, Hot Spot, Outback, Rollbar, Scamper, Skids and Snapdragon in Transformers Generation 1 and returned to the character of Bumblebee for the video game Transformers: Devastation.. Dan will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees.

Transformers Artist Sara Pitre-Durocher to attend TFcon Toronto 2016

TAAO_01_Cover_finalWe are very pleased to welcome artist Sara Pitre-Durocher to the Toronto guest list this year for her first TFcon.

Sara has worked on IDW’s Combiner Hunters one-shot, The Transformers 46, 47 and 49, and is the primary artist on the new ongoing comic book Till All Are One, starting in June. She will be attending both days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend long.