2013 Hotel Reservations

It’s time to make your hotel plans for AnimeIowa 2013!  Our room block at the Coralville Marriott opens for reservations at 10:00 a.m. on March 11, 2013.  Mark your calendar to call in promptly and lock in your on-site room before they sell out.  All the information you need is posted HERE on the AnimeIowa Forums, along with helpful links to our FAQs and Roomie-finding threads.  We look forward to seeing you on-site at the Marriott for this year’s AnimeIowa convention!

Family Programming

Would you like to share your passion of all things otaku with your little ones? Have you ever skipped a convention because you could not bring your children along? AnimeIowa has your solution. Introducing Family Programming, the cure to your woes. Family Programming is designed to promote panels that families with younger children enjoy together. This will allow AnimeIowa to expose and build appreciation for the Asian culture in a fun way.

To learn more, check out the Family Programming page. If you are interested in your family participating in AnimeIowa Family Programming or have any questions or comments, feel free to email family@animeiowa.com.

Dealers Room Sign-up Pending

Attention merchants, dealers, and artists! Sign-up details for the AnimeIowa 2013 Dealers Room (now known as the Anime Marketplace) is expected to release sometime soon. Precise date is unknown at this time to due to unforeseen delays. More information will be posted to the website once it is available.

Staff Recruitment Meeting

On Saturday February 9th 2013 there is be a Staff Recruitment Meeting for AnimeIowa. If you have ever been interested being on the AnimeIowa Staff feel free to show up; no obligations. Come for the Staff Recruitment, stay for the food, snacks, and after-meeting party. The meeting will be at 4pm at the Coralville Marriott Hotel (check the hotel displays for room). Learn more about what the AnimeIowa Staff does and why you should join at the Staff Recruitment page. Be sure to check out the Department descriptions to figure out what area of Staff you would be interested in.

Important Pre-Registration Update

An important announcement. The pre-registration rates have undergone a last minute change. The Holiday registration rate has been extended to February 14th and the Pre-Reg rate has been reduced to $40. In addition to this t-shirt rates have returned to $15. For those who have already mailed in a registration form with a T-shirt, please email registration@animeiowa.com and they will be happy to issue a refund for the difference. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Opening Online Pre-registration is still a work in progress.

Holiday (December 15th, 2012 – February 14th 2013) – $35
Pre-Reg (February 15th, 2013 – March 31st, 2013) – $40
Late Reg (April 1st, 2013 – May 31st, 2013) – $55
At Convention – $70

T-Shirts – $15 extra
Sponsors – $120