February 2, 2006
News for Wizard World Boston 2005:
Wizard World Boston 2006 cancelled
According to Karen Evora, Sales Operations Director for Wizard Universe, Wizard World is not planning to return to Boston for 2006.
"After speaking to our exhibitors and partners, all of whom shared our concerns about the outside costs of doing business at this time, Wizard World Boston has been cancelled," says Evora. "This is an industry decision, and we want to do what's best for the industry." Evora continued, "We're now focused on making sure that our other scheduled 2006 events in L.A., Philly, Chicago and Texas are the best Wizard World shows ever."
ComicBookConventions.com has an article posted in their forums which cites the costs of conducting a convention in Boston. The post refers to Boston fans as "really wonderful" and says that Wizard would not rule out returning to the city in the future.
Wizard World Boston 2005 was held at the Bayside Exposition Center in September 2005.