AsiaPOP Comicon Manila is Back! Returns Bigger for Fourth Run!
The Universal Events and Entertainment team brings you the bigger and more exciting APCC Manila this 2018! Last May 17, Abdulla Mahmood, Marketing and International Business Director of Al Ahli Holding Group announced the first batch of celebrity headliners for this year’s event.
“We are in sync with the APCC audience to understand which TV shows, movies, talents, artists, and content resonate well in the region and continuously work to offer them a memorable experience filled with surprises that put Manila on a global pop-culture map with such an event,” said Mahmood.
APCC Manila 2018
The CAGE 2018
For this year’s Cosplay Authority Global Challenge (The CAGE), spectators will surely be glad to see Canvass Cosplay once again! Philip Odango or popularly known as Canvass Cosplay, is an award-winning Filipino American costume designer. He is best known for his cosplay of Maui from Disney’s Moana.
Odango will be joined by Leon Chiro, an award-winning cosplayer from Italy. He is well-known for his videogame character cosplays that feature weapons and handmade accessories.
APCC Ticket Price
APCC Manila 2018 tickets are now available via SM Tickets website, https://smtickets.com/, and at all SM Tickets outlets, with ticket prices PhP650 (one-day pass), PhP950 (two-day pass), and PhP1,150 (three-day pass). All these will give the ticketholder access to stage activities, performances, and the main exhibition floor. The event is free for children aged five years and below for all days, but a valid identification is required for verification purposes before entering the show floor.
For its fourth installment, fans can expect a bigger convention—with more content, exhibits, activities, and guest announcements.
So stay tuned in the coming months, as we unveil the latest batch of awesome surprises for this year’s biggest pop culture gathering!
ABOUT ASIAPOP COMICON
AsiaPOP Comicon (APCC) will be an international pop culture convention themed around comics, film, toys and collectibles, animation, games, cosplay, superheroes and everything pop culture. The event will attract several internationally renowned artists, celebrities and pop-culture icons to various pockets of Asia, starting with Manila in the Philippines, and draw the attention of ardent fans. APCC will feature exhibitors from genres of pop culture and top studios from the across the globe, to bring popular brands and exclusive content for the show.
Focusing on delivering the ultimate fan experience, APCC aspires to bring geek culture mainstream and stand tall as a perfect launch pad to unveil new products and first look of movies for the Asia Pacific region providing a galore of potential opportunities for SMEs in the entertainment business to reach out to big brands and the vibrant creative talent pool from APAC. While the event will serve as a mega licensing avenue for studios to establish a direct access to potential clients through B2B networking, the larger purpose of the event will remain the outreach and communication for celebrities and brands with their fans and engage with them on a one-on-one basis.
ABOUT UNIVERSAL EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Universal Events & Entertainment (UEE), a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group is a premier and dynamic international events management company, headquartered in Singapore committed to be the forefront of pop culture/comic con events globally. The passionate and dedicated team combined has over 4 decades of event management experience in the area of pop culture.
Universal Events & Entertainment prides itself in bringing world class celebrations of pop culture globally that delivers the ultimate fan experience whilst assisting brands to tap into the pulse of pop culture. We aim to build and engage communities and fans at our comic cons worldwide. UEE will kick off a series of comic cons events globally in Manila, UAE, Korea and USA in the near future.