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.

Frank Welker the voice of Megatron at TFcon Toronto 2016

Frank-WelkerTFcon is proud to announce pop culture icon Frank Welker, best known to Transformers fans as the original voice of Megatron will be a guest at this years convention in Toronto. Mr. Welker will be appearing Saturday July 16th, with tickets available in the near future.

In the 1980s, Welker voiced many recurring characters in the original Transformers animated series. He voiced several Decepticons, including the leader Megatron, Soundwave, Skywarp, Mixmaster, Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage and Ratbat, as well as Autobots Mirage, Trailbreaker, Chromedome and Sludge. With the release of The Transformers: The Movie (1986), he took on the role of the Autobot Wheelie and afterwards, took over the role of Galvatron.

In Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), he reprised the roles of Soundwave and Ravage, and also provided the voices for Grindor, Devastator and Reedman.

Welker also reprised the roles of Megatron and Soundwave in the series Transformers: Prime and the video game Transformers: Devastation.

He voiced Shockwave, Barricade, and Soundwave in the film Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), and reprised his role as Galvatron in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), adding to his already large list of roles within the Transformers franchise.

Dealer registration available for TFcon Toronto 2016

tfcon-buttonDealer registration is now available for TFcon Toronto 2016. For those of you that were looking to sell at the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention now is the time to book, you can contact us now to reserve your space. Dealers from last year have automatically been sent the on-line registration information.

Registration for attendees will be available in the very near future.

TFcon Toronto 2016 Hotel Block Now Available

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TFcon Toronto 2016 will take place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2L3, Canada.

Online booking for the TFcon Toronto 2016 hotel block is now online. You can also call the hotel reservation department direct at 1 800 445 8667 and quote – TFCON6. If booking by phone, please ask for the TFcon rate to receive the discounted pricing of $109 per room.

The group rate is good for July 10th to July 22nd. 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.