Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Return of the Eagle awards


The Eagle Awards are returning this year. Here's the info from the official press release:

The Eagles fly back to London and you are cordially invited to the number one social event on the UK comics calendar!

Hosted by MCM Expo, the Eagle Awards ceremony is positioned to become the major opportunity for professionals from all sides of the comics industry to mingle at an event that their partners will also enjoy. While the announcement of the 2010 award winners is obviously the raison d’etre for the gathering, our hope is that all attendees will find it a rare chance to socialise outside the familiar convention environment.

When:
Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:30pm.
Where:
EXCEL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL
What:
The Eagle Awards presentation plus food, drink and entertainment
Dress:
Smart casual
Tickets:
£15 each or £25 for two

There are 6 on-site hotels, we recommend the Novotel.

To book a room email H3656-re@accor.com rates are £109 inclusive of breakfast and vat. Rooms are subject to availability.

For further information, contact Mike Conroy: mike@eagleawards.co.uk


ABOUT THE EAGLE AWARDS:
Introduced in 1976, the Eagles are the comics industry's longest established awards. Acknowledged as the pre-eminent international prizes, they have been featured on the covers of leading US and UK titles across the last 34 years ranging from Uncanny X-Men and Swamp Thing to MAD, 2000 AD and Back Issue.

Unique in the comics industry in that they reflect both the professional and the reader's choice, the Eagle Awards comprise of two distinct stages:

(i) A Nominations Form allows the entire comics community to choose their favourites.

(ii) The top five nominations then appear on the voting form for the readers and fans to choose from, thus focusing the fans with no wasted votes.

www.eagleawards.co.uk


ABOUT MCM EXPO:
London MCM Expo is now into it's 18th show, it is supported by major media companies such as Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, Wizards of the Coast, Manga Entertainment, SFX and NEO to name but a few.

Taking place each May and October at London's massive Excel exhibition centre, the event is now the main focus and must be place for UK fans and industry to attend to promote new releases and forthcoming productions whether comics, movies, games, DVD's, books and the like.

In a very short 10 years London MCM Expo has grown into the one UK show that is not to be missed.

www.londonexpo.com

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