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Star Trek™ 50th Anniversary Convention

Our friends at Creation Entertainment has given “Sidewalks Entertainment” an initial press release announcing next year’s 50th Anniversary of “Star Trek,” being held at The Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas on August 3-7, 2016.

“Sidewalks Entertainment” has been a press member for the regional Bay Area “Star Trek” convention. The links of “Star Trek”-related interviews (and the ones currently available on SidewalksTV.com) are under “For More Information.”

Press Release:

STAR TREK™ 50th ANNIVERSARY CONVENTION TO BE HELD AUGUST 3-7, 2016 IN LAS VEGAS

Creation Entertainment and CBS Consumer Products Stage Once-In-A-Lifetime Fan Event With More Than 100 Star Trek Celebrities In Attendance

NEW YORK – September, 10, 2015 – Creation Entertainment and CBS Consumer Products today announced that the Official Star Trek 50th Anniversary Convention will take place next summer on August 3-7, 2016 at The Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas. The non-stop five-day convention will host more than 100 Star Trek celebrities from TV and film and thousands of avid fans.

“This event has always been uniquely innovative and in tune with what the Star Trek fan wants and expects. Every attendee, no matter what their ticket price, has a chance to see all the stars when they want to without fear of waiting or not getting in,” said Adam Malin, Co-CEO of Creation Entertainment. “It’s the ultimate space where like-minded folks can meet the franchise stars, argue trivia, look at the scientific and philosophical pop culture impact of the brand and of course make friendships that have lasted generations.”

The multi-day event will explore everything from Star Trek’s set designs to its game-changing foreshadowing of some of today’s top technological advancements. Along with numerous costumes, prop displays, and convention-only freebies. It will be a full-scale immersion for the ultimate Star Trek fan.

More information will soon be available online by visiting the show’s official page at http://www.creationent.com/ST50/index.html .

™ & ©2015 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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About Creation Entertainment
Creation Entertainment has produced events and merchandise for fans of genre television and films since 1971. Started by two New York teenage sci-fi and comic fans, the company has promoted well over 2,500 fan gatherings, and began the concept of “traveling” genre conventions visiting cities across North America. Creation Entertainment works in conjunction with the studio property owners to offer fans the highest quality merchandise and the best live entertainment possible. In more recent years Creation has introduced a more theatrical element to conventions with celebrity hosts, evening concerts, and house bands.

About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company’s extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.

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