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Gregg Berger To Attend Auto Assembly 2009!!

Written by Darren 'Starscream' Jamieson on February 13, 2009 | Auto Assembly,News |

We’ve just been sent this press released from Simon and Sven from Auto Assembly, and it’s big news. Get read for some Decepto-chop munching at AA this summer, as Gregg Berger (AKA Grimlock) will be on hand to munch metal!

After weeks of speculation, Europe’s largest Transformers convention Auto Assembly 2009, is proud to announce it’s second voice actor for it’s convention taking place over the weekend of 15th-16th August 2009…

Joining our first voice actor, Ian James Corlett (the voice of Cheetor from Beast Wars and Beast Machines) will ne none other than Gregg Berger, the voice of Grimlock and Skyfire and a host of other characters from G1!! Fans have been asking us for several years to bring Gregg over to the UK to appear at an Auto Assembly convention and we are excited to be able to make this a reality in the 25th Anniversary year of Transformers!

Gregg will be actively involved with the convention all weekend and for those of you who aren’t sure about whether to book for the weekend or wait until we release single day tickets, when you find out what Gregg will be doing, you won’t want to miss out on the full weekend! As well as signing autographs for fans all weekend, Gregg will be taking to the stage for a talk/Q&A session on one of the days (the exact day to be confirmed), he will be joining Ian James Corlett and comic artist Simon Williams on stage on Saturday evening for the live script reading which is being written by Simon Furman (and the evening programme is exclusive for weekend attendees), and he will be involved in another part of the main programme item during the weekend which will be on the DIFFERENT day to his talk/Q&A session so to see everything Gregg will be doing, you need to be there all weekend!

As is the standard policy for Auto Assembly, Gregg will NOT be charging for autographs but he will be bringing along a selection of items for sale including photos, CDs and DVDs which you can get signed but please feel free to have any of your own items autographed freely… including the Auto Assembly 2009 convention exclusive Grimlock postcard being illustrated by Andrew Wildman!

With a staggering 13 guests, there have never been a better time for you to attend Auto Assembly if you have never been before! Auto Assembly will be a packed weekend running from around 10:00 am until about 6:00 pm each day with a bonus programme on Saturday evening until 1:00 am and a small bonus programme on Friday evening, both for weekend attendees only.

In terms of activities, this will be the biggest and best Auto Assembly yet with dealers tables, guest talks (13 guests so far with at least two different panels each day, splitting our guest talks so no guest will talk more than once over the weekend), live script reading featuring Ian James Corlett and Gregg Berger, autograph sessions, artist sketches, artist workshops, comic colourist workshops, toy displays, art displays, charity auction, charity raffle, fan displays, quiz, video screenings, art, fiction and costume competitions, games area, a party and disco running until 1:00 am on Sunday, a possible cinema screening of Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen and much more besides…

The convention will be taking place right in the heart of Birmingham city centre in England at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham. There is fantastic public transport access from every part of the UK and for those of you travelling from outside of the UK, Birmingham International Airport is just 10 minutes away by train!

For full details and online booking, visit the website NOW at

Anyway, we hope to see many of you there for what we hope will be Europe’s biggest ever Transformers convention!

Simon and Sven
Auto Assembly

tel: +44 (0)7804 951406

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