Hotel Info

Looking forward to getting your room for AnimeIowa 2014? Planning ahead for that reservation? For those of you early birds wanting a bit of time to save up, AnimeIowa’s 2014 Room Blocking at the Coralville Marriott is set to open on Monday, March 10, 2014 for the general public.

More information is coming soon, so keep your eyes out in the Hotel section of the AnimeIowa Forums and website over the coming months so you can be prepared to reserve your room at the Coralville Marriott for AnimeIowa 2014!

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Thanks for AnimeIowa 2013

The executives and staff would like to thank everyone who came to AnimeIowa 2013!

Attendance was again high, and once again everyone demonstrated what great bunch of people we have coming to this convention.  Your maturity and honesty is truly welcomed and we appreciate your willingness to work with our staff as they do their best to ensure a safe and fun environment for everyone.

We learned many lessons this year and intend to implement new policies, tweak some existing ones, and generally come up with better ways to do some things.  Again, we thank you for your honest feedback and want to ensure you that we are indeed listening!  If you haven’t done so already,
please take a few moments and fill out an online feedback form or comment on the feedback sections of our forum.  You will definitely be heard, so
be honest and respectful.

Next year will be even better!  We’re already working on signing up guests and discussing programming ideas.  Look for information on the forums as it comes available, and remember to give us feedback!

On a final note, it is demonstrated year after year that the convention cannot be successful without competent staff.  We are always looking for people who bring their own talents to our group, and if you would like to help us out by being a staff member then please let us know!  Look for an announcement of the first staff meeting and come join us.
Thank you all again for attending and we hope to see you all back next year!

– The AnimeIowa Staff of 2013

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Lost and Found

Once again this year we have a Lost and Found thread on the forum. If you believe you have lost something at AnimeIowa please make a post and we will see if we have it.

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AnimeIowa Press

Check out some of the press that AnimeIowa 2013 has gotten!

News article from the Daily Iowan:
http://www.dailyiowan.com/2013/07/25/Arts/34106.html

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Masquerade Winners

To the winners of this years Masquerade, you must email cosplay@animeiowa.com your home address in order to receive prizes.

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Added MLP Panel

There has been a new panel added Sunday at 5 PM, Another MLP with guest Jenn Blake in Programming 1.

Mandatory Masquerade Info Panel

Just a reminder, anyone that is interested in participating in the Masquerade must attend one of the Masquerade Informational Panels. The panels will be at 7 PM and 10 PM Friday and 1 PM Saturday. Make sure to bring any audio you need to submit for your Masquerade presentation.

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Setup Volunteer Bonus Hours

AnimeIowa 2013 IS ALMOST HERE!!!…..and it’s time to plan for AnimeIowa 2013 Pre-Con Setup. This is one of the days (other than Sunday) you can earn double hours for prizes within the volunteers booth. Prizes such as pre-reg for 2014, entrance into the recharge room, and more!

The Volunteer meeting will be at The Coralville Marriott Lobby (unless directed otherwise) Thursday July 25th, 2013 at 11:00am sharp. At that time the storage truck will be leaving the Coralville Marriott to go to the storage locker. If you can make it before then you’ll get a ride or directions on how to get to the storage locker. If you want to help unload the storage truck when it gets back, try to be there by noon, or 12:30. Volunteer jobs are first come, first serve and setup will go on as long as it needs to.

If you would like to know more, see and reply to the Setup Volunteer forum topic, watch this information youtube video, or email volunteers@animeiowa.com. See you at AnimeIowa 2013!

Accessibility

If you are in need of additional accommodations in order to attend AnimeIowa, please contact us at accessibility@animeiowa.com so we can arrange them. If you do not contact us before Thursday, hotel policy may prevent us from making arrangements.

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Schedule and Guidebook Now Available

The AnimeIowa 2013 Schedule and Guidebook guide is now available! Start planning your AnimeIowa experience now on your Android or iOS device!! Check out the Guidebook page for details on how to download and use the mobile guide. Or view the schedule in guide in your browser at http://m.guidebook.com/guide/animeiowa2013.