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2010 Alliance Open House

By Tim Kidwell
Published: September 8, 2010
Alliance Open House
Retailers can gather to meet with hobby game, comics and collectibles industry professionals at the Alliance Games Distributors 2010 Open House, Oct. 8-9, Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Sixty exhibitors will be present, including Looney Labs, Privateer Press, Sandstorm Productions, Gryphon Games and WizKids/NECA. Mayfair Games, Wizards of the Coast and Fantasy Flight Games will be on hand to demo products and run seminars highlighting their products and retailer support.

On Saturday, workshops run by retailers Scott Thorne, owner of Castle Perilous Books & Games, Carbondale, Ill., Jason Blanchard of A Comic Shop, Orlando, Fla., will discuss the decision-making process and how to affect it, and using social media to better market your store.

Online registration is now available, as is the show's events schedule.