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 Recent News & Notes 

05/27/04 Avoid the lines!

Avoid the weekend lines! PMX registration is open on Friday!

05/26/04 T.M.Revolution Concert Tickets Still Available

Online tickets are no longer available. Please purchase your tickets at the Anaheim Convention Center Box Office.

05/23/04 Live Programming Schedule On-Line!

Pacific Media Expo is just a few days away! In order to help you plan your days at the convention, we have posted the live programming schedule. Please use it to scope out times & dates of your favorite event, Guest of Honor panel or anything else happening at Pacific Media Expo!

05/21/04 Hilton Concert Seating Policy

For the concerts that will be held in the Hilton (Psycho Le Cému, Silver Ash, Secret Secret), there will be a multi-tiered ticketing policy. Hilton guests are eligible for complimentary Premium tickets (limit 2 per room). The complete policy is available here.

05/17/04 TMR Concert Price Reduction

To make T.M.Revolution and Nami Tamaki more accessible to their fans, PMX has reduced the price of the remaining seats by up to $20/seat. Now tickets cost from $5 to $20 each! Book your tickets now.

05/12/04 PMX Video Arcade

Pacific Media Expo will host a video arcade room for your enjoyment with some of the hottest games available. There will be tournaments where you can pit your skills against all others. Check out the events page for more info.

05/03/04 Discount car rentals available

We are partnering with Enterprise Rent-a-Car to offer you discount car rentals for the convention. More details in our Hotel and Travel page.

05/03/04 PMX Buddy Network Launched

To show our appreciation for the many people who have offered to promote PMX within their own communities, we have created the PMX Buddy Network. Join, and you will receive a Buddy Code which is also a $1/person coupon code for discount registration. Refer people to our website with your Buddy Code, and earn credits toward a partial refund of your membership badge fees! Details here.

05/02/04 Secret Secret at PMX!

If you think synthpop is too sweet and your teeth hurt every time you sample it, then explore the fascination on the Darkside with San Francisco's Secret Secret. Secret Secret will be making an appearance at PMX.

05/01/04 Introduce Yourself to our Discussion Forums!

We have revised our Discussion Forums to look a lot more like the main web site, and added a new forum dedicated to greetings and introductions. Come on in, and meet some fascinating people. Everyone is welcome!

05/01/04 Online Panel Request Form

If you are interested in moderating a panel or presenting a workshop at PMX, we now have an online form just for you!

04/28/04 Hotel Rates Reduced!

We have re-negotiated the normal hotel room rate to $99. Take advantage of this price break and book your rooms now. For details, please check our hotel page.

04/24/04 Exclusive Silver Ash CD sold at PMX!

We have just received word that Silver Ash's final album, Out of Control, will be sold exclusively at Pacific Media Expo. Check out our PMX Concert Series page for more details.

04/24/04 Dealer Hall Info Updated

More and more dealers have signed up to bring their unique products to Pacific Media Expo. Take a look at the PMX Exhibit Hall page for more info.

04/24/04 Masquerade Time Updated!

We have updated the masquerade timeline, please check it out so you don't miss out on any masquerade events.

04/22/04 Musical Guest Schedule of Appearances Online

Don't miss an appearance of your favorite band. Check out the schedule of appearances for each band during the convention.

04/22/04 Japanese Wrestling Exhibition

Wanna bust some heads? PMX has got the event for you! Check out the lowdown on our Japanese wrestling exhibition hosted by the New Japan Wrestling.

04/22/04 Game Shows Announced!

Pacific Media Expo is excited to announce, not one, but four game shows for your entertainment. Be sure to check out Singled Out, The Anime Trivia Challenge, PMX Scavenger Hunt and The Otakuette.

04/22/04 Asian Cinema Programming

Pacific Media Expo is excited to announce our Asian cinema program. This diverse collection of powerful movies is only the precursor to an impending wave of new classics from Asia.

04/21/04 Announcing Character Designer Guest of Honor

Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce the confirmation of Shino Masanori as its second Character Designer Guest of Honor. Mr. Masanori is the character designer for GunGrave, the hot new series from Yasuhiro Nightow, our first Manga Guest of Honor.

04/21/04 Masquerade Now Included in Convention Admission!

Our concert-capable venue is proving to be large enough to hold plenty of fans, so the ticketweb ticketing policy for Masquerade has been cancelled! All you will need for admission is a regular convention badge valid on the day of the performance (Sunday, May 30th).

04/20/04 Industry Attendance Listing Started

We have begun listing Industry Attendance on our online industry membership page. Check here regularly for updates.

04/20/04 Pre-Registration and Exhibit Hall Deadlines Extended!

The deadline for memberships and exhibit hall booth sales has been extended to May 5th! Avoid the long lines by mailing in your pre-registration payment now! See here for details.

4/20/04 Program Book Ad Reservation Deadline Approaching!

There is not much time left to reserve a prime spot in the Pacific Media Expo program book. Ad reservations need to be submited by April 23, 2004. Full, half and quarter page ad spots are still available. Check out the PMX Program book rate card for more info.

04/09/04 The Psycho invasion is coming to PMX 2004!

PMX welcomes the five member band Psycho Le Cému to their first US appearance ever! Check out our music page for more info.

03/28/04 Industry Web Registration page is now on-line

If you are a member of the media industry who would like to apply for a complimentary membership to Pacific Media Expo, please use our online industry registration page to apply.

03/24/04 Press Web Registration page is now on-line

If you are a member of the press who would like to attend the convention, please register at our Press Web Registration page. Also don't forget to consult our press guidelines.

03/16/04 Miyavi Cancellation

We have just recieved word from PS Company that Miyavi will be unable to fulfill his obligations to the convention and will not be appearing at Pacific Media Expo. Please review the letter from PS Company for additional details.

03/15/04 All The Answers to Registration!

If you have any questions regarding Pacific Media Expo's registration process, check out our new frequently asked questions page.

03/02/04 Exhibit Hall Filling Up Fast!

The exhibit hall is filling up quickly. Check out the list of dealers who have already signed up to be at Pacific Media Expo!

02/20/04 Online booking for Hotel

For your convenience, we have arranged online booking of hotel rooms at the discount rate for PMX. Check out the Hotel info for details.

02/19/04 Silver Ash Exclusive CD released at Pacific Media Expo!

Silver Ash's long awaited second album will be released this year at Pacific Media Expo, to take place in Anaheim, CA from May 29th-31st. Check out the Pacific Media Expo Concert Series pages for more information.

02/18/04 China's groundbreaking band, Silver Ash, is coming to PMX!

We are excited to announce the band Silver Ash will be appearing in concert at PMX! Check out the music info page for details and band info.

02/18/04 Rooms Available on the Party Floor!

Hosting a gathering at PMX? Request to move into our Party Block and be at the center of the fun! More info available on the Hotel & Location page.

02/12/04 We Need You!

Updated volunteer info and forms available now on the PMX community page. Interested in helping us out, then go look!

02/04/04 More banners online!

Help us promote your favorite guest on your web sites. Check out the media page for banner and flyer downloads.

02/01/04 Group Discounts

Group discounts are available for qualifying groups of 10 or more. Check out the group rate information.

01/24/04 Announcing Manga Guest of Honor

Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce Daisuke Moriyama as its second Manga Artist Guest of Honor. Mr. Moriyama is the creator behind the critically acclaimed and widely popular Chrno Crusade manga, now being distributed by AD Vision Comics.

01/22/04 We have prizes for the masquerade! Cash prizes!

Who says you only spend money at conventions. Now you can make money! We have prize information available now, including two $750 cash prizes for the best of the best..

01/16/03 PMX Music Concert Series Tickets Available Now!

We are excited to let everyone know that tickets are available for the PMX Music Concert Series starring TM.Revolution. Also appearing is Nami Tamaki. Check out the concert information page for more details.

01/13/03 Exhibit Booth Deadline Fast Approaching!

The January 20th deadline is coming up. Booth prices are $500, but will be increasing to $550 after this date. If you would like to be in the Exhibit Hall, please email now.

01/13/04 Masquerade Registration starts today!

Registration for the Pacific Media Expo masquerade is now available. Please check the information page for details. Some guidelines have also changed, please review them.

01/12/04 Membership deadline fast approaching!

The 1/20/04 membership deadline is fast approaching. Full membership prices are currently $35. After the deadline, prices go up to $40, so purchase your memberships while they are still inexpensive. Please review the membership page for more information or go to our web registration page to buy tickets now!

01/10/04 You need to know the policy!

The autograph and photo policy is available now. Please review the policy before planning your convention experience!

01/06/04 Hold your horses! Masquerade Registration delayed.

Due to unforseen circumstances, our masquerade coordinator has pushed back the online masquerade registration out one week, Jan 12, 2004.

12/29/03 Music Video Contest Information Available

We now have information on the PMX Music Video Contests. There will be not only one, but three categories for budding music video directors! Check out the rules and information.

12/29/03 PMX Needs Techs!

The PMX Tech department is looking for individuals who have or would like to learn all there is to running equipment for events. Check the staff and volunteering page if you are interested in working with tech gear.

12/23/03 PMX Music Series Concert Tickets availability

Tickets will be available for purchase online on January 15, 2004 via and March 28, 2004 via the Anaheim Convention Center Arena Box Office.

12/05/03 Announcing the Pacific Media Expo Industry Reception

Information on the PMX Industry Reception is available now.

12/03/03 Updated Exhibit Hall Map

The Exhibit Hall map has been updated. Tables are selling out fast. Did you buy your table today? You should...

12/02/03 T.M.Revolution and Nami Tamaki Concert

Pacific Media Expo is proud to host the first concert series highlighting the best that Asia has to offer in pop music. This year’s concert will feature Japanese music superstar T.M.Revolution as its centerpiece and rising young star Nami Tamaki as the opening act. The concert will be held on Friday, May 28th, the day BEFORE the official opening of the convention. This year’s concert is sponsored by Sony Music International and Tofu Records.

11/30/03 Updated Exhibit Hall Contracts On-Line

The Exhibit Hall contract document has been updated. If you have not signed the contract, please download the update.

11/26/03 Gallery of Fantastic Art

The Gallery of Fantastic Art will hold a special exhibition of the works of professional artists in the animation/manga industry.

11/26/03 Discount Supershuttle Coupon Online

We have negotiated discount coupons for SuperShuttle service between Orange County and Los Angeles airports.

11/25/03 Press Information Now Available

Members of fan and professional press should read the Pacific Media Expo press guidelines and policies.

11/23/03 Sponsor Page and Sponsorship Information Pages Online

We thank the many sponsors who are helping us make the convention a success. Information on how to become a sponsor are available now.

11/10/03 Costuming Information now available

Costuming pages are on-line! Check them out for details information on the Pacific Media Expo masquerade.

11/03/03 New Travel Discounts

We are delighted to announce we have obtained discounted airfare from SouthWest Airlines to the convention.

11/02/03 Travel Discounts Available

We have American Airline discounts available.

10/11/03 Updated Exhibitor Information

You can view the Exhibit Hall Layout (pdf) and the Exhibitors Contract (word doc) online!

10/09/03 Annoucing Character Designer Guest of Honor

Takahiro Yoshimatsu, character designer of the Jubei-Chan:Ninja Girl, Trigun and Slayers movie confirms as PMX character designer Guest of Honor.

08/30/03 Announcing Manga Guest of Honor

Yasuhiro Nightow, creator of the Trigun manga and character design for the upcoming GunGrave anime, confirms as PMX Manga Guest of Honor.

07/17/03 Registration Pages On-Line

We are now accepting registrations for general memberships on our online registration page. Exhibitors can also reserve booths in the PMX exhibit hall using the Exhibitors Online Registration Page.

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