Cosmic Con on board to create the first “Ancient Aliens” fan event.
A+E Networks’ History channel has partnered with Cosmic Con to create the first Alien Con, a convention inspired by the TV series “Ancient Aliens.”
Alien Con will feature a lineup of interactive displays and exhibits; presentations and panels from NASA astronauts, experts and academics; never-before-seen episodes; celebrity appearances and signings; interactive photo opportunities; exclusive merchandise; fan competitions and more.
The three-day convention will take place Oct. 28-30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.
“Alien Con is an exciting chance to expand the successful ‘Ancient Aliens’ franchise into a unique event touch point that enables us to connect directly with our audience and partners,” says Jill Tully, vice president, brand licensing, A+E Networks. “Together with Cosmic Con we are going to deliver a next level entertainment experience that fully captures the fan community’s passion for exploration and discovery.”
“Ancient Aliens” explores the theory that extraterrestrials have visited Earth for millions of years. Each episode in the series gives consideration to the questions, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding the debate: “did extraterrestrial beings help shape human history?”