CONFERENCE MAY 23-27, 2018
TRADE SHOW FLOOR MAY 25-27, 2018*

*Exhibitor Floor Sneak Peak on Friday

GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER

400 N. HIGH ST.
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215

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Seminars & Events

Additional seminars and events will be posted here in the next few days. Please continue to check back!

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

SPONSORED BY
The Haunted Attraction Association - The Official Association of the Haunted House Industry

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

SPONSORED BY
The Haunted Attraction Association - The Official Association of the Haunted House Industry

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

SPONSORED BY
The Haunted Attraction Association - The Official Association of the Haunted House Industry

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

SPONSORED BY
The Haunted Attraction Association - The Official Association of the Haunted House Industry

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

FREE SEMINARS

Saturday May 26, 2018
  • Burnt to a Crisp
    8:30am - 9:30am
    Room 122
    Speaker: Bobbie Weiner, Bloody Mary
    FREE Early Bird seminar
    This Zombie “Hands On” workshop features a Bloody Mary Burned Zombie. Everyone gets a free Bloody Mary Makeup kit to work with. Bring a buddy to work on. Best Burned Zombies win prizes and best looking Zombie selected, will be featured in the next Tales of Bloody Mary comic Book!!! How awesome is that! This workshop is intended for makeup artists of all levels, bring your Zombie costume for the complete Burnt Zombie character look with your new makeup.
    Speaker Bio:

    Bobbie Weiner, internationally known makeup artist, is the owner of Bobbie Weiner Enterprises LLC, a product development company she started 20 years ago in a garage in San Diego, CA. after finishing the Special Effects makeup for the dead, frozen, floating actors in James Cameron’s hit film, “Titanic.”

    The US Department of Defense recognizes Bobbie as their #1 supplier of Camouflage Face Paint for our Military in which Bobbie has received Gold Medals. Bobbie was approached by the Hunting Industry and they get the same face paint that she supplies the US Military. Bobbie developed a line of Sports Fan custom color makeup for fans to paint their faces when they go to Sporting Events to show their team spirit. These face paint kits sell in Colleges, High Schools and Major League programs. In 1999 Bobbie developed a line of Halloween Special Effects Makeup she named “Bloody Mary” that sells all over the world.

    Bobbie has been written up in national and international magazines and newspapers. She has been featured on CNN and Entertainment Tonight. Bobbie continues to be in great demand for her famous Bloody Mary“Makeup to Die For” Workshops and “Motivational/Inspirational Seminars.” In 2000 she was asked to be the key note speaker for the 7-11 International Convention which has led her to inspirational speaking engagements and lectures for all types of events including Conventions, Corporations and Colleges.

    In February 2005 “The Tales of Bloody Mary” Comic Books, created by Bobbie, hit the shelves. As of June, 2005, Bobbie started licensing the brand name out, “Bloody Mary”. You can even buyBloody Mary Hot Sauce and Bloody Mary’s “Bloody Mary Mix” today which was quickly nominated for the “Best Hot Sauce Label” after it was out on the shelves for just 2 weeks. “The Tales of Bloody Mary” cover of her first comic book won “First Place” for the Best Horror Poster by the National Haunters Convention in 2010.

    In 2008 Bobbie licensed her brand name to Universal Studios Orlando where Bloody Mary was their attraction at Halloween Horror Nights. Bobbie’s Haunted House, “Bloody Mary’s Circus of Fear” (which is from her 5th Comic Book) was licensed to Six Flags over Texas and was featured there for 4 years. All proceeds from Bobbie’s Haunt went to The Boy Scouts of America. In 2011 Bobbie was featured on the home page of Yahoo by Fortune magazine. The same year Bobbie made a deal with Yum Corp. She developed a Sports Fan Face Paint Kit and contest for the Minnesota Vikings and the kits were sold in Taco Bell, Pizza Hut. In 2014” Bloody Mary’s Revenge Haunted House” made its debut in Cleveland, OH at Spooky Ranch Halloween Theme Park. In 2016 Bobbie licensedBloody Mary to Highland Farms in RI for Bloody Mary’s Trails of Terror.

    Bobbie has been featured on “One in a Million” “Big Idea”, The Donny Deutsch Show in September of 2008. Mark Burnett and Joan Rivers featured Bobbie in 2009 in a new TV show he developed about her and how she started her business,“How’d You Get So Rich”. Bobbie was featured on the cover ofMillionaire Blueprints Magazine in 2008, ”Bobbie Turned a Nickname into a Multimillion-Dollar Brand”. In 2012 Bloody Mary’s “Aftermath” makeup line was created and featured on the TV Show 30 Rock and Sons of Anarchy. In June 2013, Bloody Mary’s Makeup Line and Bloody Mary’s Bloody Mary Mix was presented and promoted in the mega hit TV show, “True Blood” and in their new “How to Throw a True Blood Party” Kit. In October of 2013 Bobbie’s line of Zombie Makeup is featured in all 3 books, “The Walking Dead” Fan Guide for Zombie Styles.

    NAWBO (National Assoc. Of Women Business Owners) honored Bobbie June 19th 2014 at a Gala Dinner by placing her in the Hall Of Fame in the city of Dallas, Texas. An article in The Huffington Post featured Bobbie in February 2015. Bobbie is now a sponsor of PRM, Puppy Rescue Mission. The mission to help soldiers to bring their battle buddies home.

    Bobbie is now written up in College Text Books and they compare her with Sam Walton.

    Bobbie’s autobiography, “I Can Do This”, The Bloody Mary Story, is available now.

Sunday May 27, 2018
  • Stunning Haunt Photography
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Room 122
    Speaker: Misty Keasler
    Join Misty Keasler, photographer and author of Haunt, for an in-depth look at techniques for photographing the dark interior spaces of haunts without losing the visual depth, detail and mood you’ve spent so long crafting, giving you impactful images to promote your haunt. She will be covering the basic fundamentals of low light photography and composition as well as what you REALLY need to get started. The session will also include a live demonstration of creating dynamic character portraits using an affordable and compact lighting studio.
    Speaker Bio: Misty is a Dallas based photographer whose work has been exhibited internationally and appeared in publications such as Harpers, the New York Times Magazine, the London Daily Telegraph, ESPN The Magazine, Time, Dwell, Esquire and Texas Monthly among many others. Her second book HAUNT released in the fall of 2017 and was accompanied by a solo museum show at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, The Amon Carter, the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Japan and the Dallas Museum of Art among others.
SPONSORED BY
The Haunted Attraction Association - The Official Association of the Haunted House Industry

All Haunted Trade Shows Midwest Haunters Convention seminars are intended solely to provide information to the participants. Results derived by utilizing the information may vary and are not guaranteed. Neither TransWorld Trade Shows, nor the seminar presenters assumes any legal liability or responsibility regarding the content and examples presented.

All Seminars and Event Payments are Final at the Time of Purchase. Seminars and Events are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All kids under 12 years of age are admitted for free on the trade show floor/Seminars, but must be accompanied by an adult. All Seminars and Events are subject to change.

Absolutely NO recording devices permitted in any of our seminars!

ONSITE REGISTRATION HOURS

  • Friday May 25: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
  • Saturday May 26: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday May 27: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

TRADE SHOW FLOOR HOURS

  • Friday May 25: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    NEW THIS YEAR! Early Sneak Peak!
  • Saturday May 26: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday May 27: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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