March 18, 2008
News for TFcon Toronto 2008:
Toys R Us Canada to sponsor TFcon Toronto 2008
March 17th, 2007 - TFcon Toronto, Canada's Annual Transformers Convention, will be back in its 7th incarnation on June 21st, 2008 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, minutes from Toronto's Pearson International Airport with the support of Toys "R" Us Canada as it's exclusive retail sponsor. Toys "R" Us Canada will support the convention through various means including the distributation of TFcon promotional material in Toys "R" Us stores to increase awareness of the Canadian Transformers collectors convention.
TFcon (formerly referred to as TransformersCon) is Canada's largest annual Transformers collectors convention, and the second greatest attended Transformers convention in the world. It will be held for the 7th time on June 21st, 2008. This year's attractions include a Hasbro Canada Transformers question and answer panel, Canada's largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise, a live Transformers script reading with a Transformers voice actor, guest question and answer panels and autograph sessions, a Transformers trivia contest, art and costume displays, with more to be announced. Visit http://www.transformerscon.com for up-to-the-minute details on the convention.
About Toys "R" Us, Inc.
Toys"R"Us is one of the leading specialty toy retailers in the world. It sells merchandise through more than 1,200 stores, including 639 toy stores in the U.S. and 641 international toy stores, including licensed and franchise stores as well as through its Internet sites at www.toysrus.com, www.imaginarium.com and www.sportsrus.com. Babies"R"Us is the largest baby product specialty store chain in the world and a leader in the juvenile industry, and sells merchandise through 230 stores in the U.S. as well as on the Internet at www.babiesrus.com.
First introduced in 1984 by Hasbro and Takara as a toy line, TRANSFORMERS has become a global phenomenon inspiring comic books, video games, animated series, films and a convention dedicated to TRANSFORMERS collectors. For more information on Hasbro's TRANSFORMERS toy line and the live-action feature film, please visit www.transformers.com and www.transformersmovie.com.
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