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AA2010 pre-reg deadline – Wednseday 12:00 noon GMT

Written by Duh_Prez on August 9, 2010 | News | Tags: , ,

A reminder now for everyone thinking of attending Auto Assembly 2010 in Birmingham in the UK this weekend – if you want to attend, but have not brought your tickets yet, you have less than 48 hours left!

Wednesday the 11th of August, 12 noon is the cut off point – after this we will be offering on the door ticket sales, but on a strickly first come first served basis – don’t risk being turned away!

Head on over to the Auto Assembly 2010 homepage for more details on how to pre-register.

Please note that this close to the convention, your passes will not be sent out to you – instead you can collect them on the day. Details will be sent out with your confirmation email on how to do this.

With now just under 560 registered attendees, Auto Assembly 2010 has smashed its record from the past two years and maintains its place as Europe’s largest Transformers convention.

Auto Assembly 2010…10 days to go!

Written by Duh_Prez on August 3, 2010 | News | Tags: , ,

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Auto Assembly 2010 Announces Massive (Exclusive!) Hasbro Giveaway!

Written by Duh_Prez on July 29, 2010 | News | Tags: , ,

Auto Assembly is teaming up with Hasbro again this year for some fantastic competitions this year that will blow everyone away!!

In the past couple of years we have had displays that have included displays of some of the curent toy ranges on offer in the UK and the unveiling the UK’s first lucky draw toy that was produced in 2008. But for Auto Assembly 2010, it’s going to be awesome…

This year, Hasbro have generously supplied us with no less than THIRTY sets Of the eagerly anticipated Challenge At Cybertron boxed set featuring Universe Cyclonus, Galvertron and Rodimus! This set is not being released in the UK and at the moment, it’s not even released in the US and when it is, it will be a Target exclusive!!

To be in with a chance of winning one of these, you MUST be pre-registered for the convention. We will then be holding a random prize draw and 30 lucky winners will be chosen, and winning tickets will be inserted into the attendee packs that you will collect when you arrive at the convention. If you find one, bring it to the Registration Desk to claim your prize!!

If you haven’t already booked, there’s still time to be in with a chance to win one of these great sets of toys and be entered into some of our other draws that we will be announcing soon…!

To find out more about Hasbro’s involvement and some other things they are doing, watch the official announcement video here:-

Tickets are selling fast for the convention and if you want to be a part of this and the prize draw you need to book quickly! Every day we are setting a new attendance record so why not hurry and be a part of Europe’s biggest Transformers convention.

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The convention is taking place over the weekend of Friday 13th – Sunday 15th August 2010 at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham, England. There will be Friday and Saturday evening programmes that are exclusive for weekend attendees and the Saturday evening will play host to a massive musical party, costume competition, and the script and disco / karaoke.

We have frozen the ticket prices for the convention from Auto Assembly 2009 and full weekend tickets are £45 for adults and £35 for children, students and senior citizens, with under 5s admitted free. Family tickets (2 adults and 2 children) are available for £145. One day tickets for Saturday have sold out, but one day tickets for Sunday are still available and cost £25 for adults, £18 for children, students or senior citizens and under 5’s as always are free. However as they are limited, if you want to come along for just the day then you need to book NOW!

For more details on the convention, to see a full list of all the guests and activities taking place over the weekend, or to book your tickets, visit the website at www.autoassembly.org.uk

We hope to see you all in August 2010.

The Auto Assembly 2010 Team

Web: www.autoassembly.org.uk
Youtube: www.youtube.com/autoassembly
Twitter: www.twitter.com/auto_assembly
Forum: http://autoassembly.proboards.com/
Email: autoassembly@aol.com
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296

Auto Assembly 2010 is sponsored by www.transformertoys.co.uk and www.transformersanimated.com whose generosity have made Derrick J Wyatt, Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster’s appearances at the convention possible.

Auto Assembly 2010 is also sponsored by:-

Science Fiction Collectables – www.sf-collectables.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez – www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Big Bad Toy Store – www.bbts.com
3 Darths Comics – www.3darths.co.uk
Hobby Link Japan – www.hlj.com
Robot Kingdom – www.robotkingdom.com

Auto Assembly 2010 – The Rush Is ON!!!!!!!!

Written by Duh_Prez on July 26, 2010 | News | Tags: , ,

Every year, the attendance figure for Auto Assembly has grown consistently from its humble beginnings 10 years ago to becoming Europe’s largest Transformers convention. One thing that we can always depend on is that no matter how steady bookings are throughout the year – despite the odd surges following major announcements – is that we have a massive rush in the closing couple of weeks when everyone who hasn’t booked and wants to attend remembers that they still need to order their tickets…

THAT TIME IS NOW!!

Last year, in the final 18 days we had 85 bookings – 17% of the total turnout of the convention in the space of just a couple of weeks. We have already set a new European attendance record (at the time of writing this, we have 512 bookings) and with bookings coming in faster than ever, we predict that the convention could well be a total sell out over the next two weeks or so.

At the moment we still have approximately 100 full weekend tickets available and 50 Sunday passes and that’s it! Non-Attendee Packs are also available and there is no limit on the number of these that are available as they are produced to order. If there are going to be any on-the-door tickets available, we won’t know about these until about 48 hours before the convention and we will announce this on the convention website. If these are available, we *may* have a limited number of one-day Saturday passes on sale, but the only tickets we can guarantee at the moment are pre-bookings.

With the convention being this close, many of you may feel that we have nothing left to announce and that everything you can see on the website it is for this year’s convention. Well we still have a LOT more to come… We have just confirmed our FOURTEENTH guest for this year – Titan comic artist Lee Bradley who is making a return to Auto Assembly and although Lee will only be with us for the Saturday, he’ll be involved in a panel with our other comic guests and will be around all day to meet fans providing sketches and will no doubt be around for our Saturday night party!

But what other announcements do we have on the way? We are going to be announcing the full list of items in this year’s charity auction shortly (which all of our Non-Attendees will be able to bid on), news on some great prize draws we will be running for all pre-registrants, full details and images of this years convention merchandise, and a lot more surprises that we have in store…!

The convention is taking place over the weekend of Friday 13th – Sunday 15th August 2010 at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham, England. There will be Friday and Saturday evening programmes that are exclusive for weekend attendees and the Saturday evening will play host to a massive musical party, costume competition, and the script and disco / karaoke.

We have frozen the ticket prices for the convention from Auto Assembly 2009 and full weekend tickets are £45 for adults and £35 for children, students and senior citizens, with under 5s admitted free. Family tickets (2 adults and 2 children) are available for £145. One day tickets for Saturday have sold out, but one day tickets for Sunday are still available and cost £25 for adults, £18 for children, students or senior citizens and under 5’s as always are free. However as they are limited, if you want to come along for just the day then you need to book NOW!

For more details on the convention, to see a full list of all the guests and activities taking place over the weekend, or to book your tickets, visit the website at www.autoassembly.org.uk

We hope to see you all in August 2010.

The Auto Assembly 2010 Team

Web: www.autoassembly.org.uk
Youtube: www.youtube.com/autoassembly
Twitter: www.twitter.com/auto_assembly
Forum: http://autoassembly.proboards.com
Email: autoassembly@aol.com
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296

Auto Assembly 2010 is sponsored by www.transformertoys.co.uk and www.transformersanimated.com whose generosity have made Derrick J Wyatt, Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster’s appearances at the convention possible.

Auto Assembly 2010 is also sponsored by:-

Science Fiction Collectables – www.sf-collectables.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez – www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Big Bad Toy Store – www.bbts.com
3 Darths Comics – www.3darths.co.uk
Hobby Link Japan – www.hlj.com
Robot Kingdom – www.robotkingdom.com

Get Wrecked At Auto Assembly 2010…!

Written by Duh_Prez on July 24, 2010 | News | Tags: , ,

Get Wrecked At Auto Assembly 2010…!

Auto Assembly 2010 is now only three weeks away but rather than going into hiding for the remaining time to finish preparations, we are busy working on even more surprises and announcements to make this a convention you will never forget…

We have now made a couple of changes to our guest line-up for the convention. Sadly, Guido Guidi is no longer able to join us. Owing to personal reasons and the pressures of an impending house move, Guido is unable to be with us, and despite being disappointed at missing the convention, he is hoping to make his return in 2011…

However, thanks to an incredible fundraising campaign started by members at the Moonbase 2 forum we do have another guest. He is a comic writer who has worked for IDW and he is… well, just watch this video and find out…

The convention is taking place over the weekend of Friday 13th – Sunday 15th August 2010 at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham, England. There will be Friday and Saturday evening programmes that are exclusive for weekend attendees and the Saturday evening will play host to a massive musical party, costume competition, and the script and disco / karaoke. And we still have lots more to announce…!

We have frozen the ticket prices for the convention from Auto Assembly 2009 and full weekend tickets are £45 for adults and £35 for children, students and senior citizens, with under 5s admitted free. Family tickets (2 adults and 2 children) are available for £145.

One day tickets for Saturday have sold out, but one day tickets for Sunday are still available and cost £25 for adults, £18 for children, students or senior citizens and under 5’s as always are free. However as they are limited, if you want to come along for just the day then you need to book NOW!

Because of the rate that bookings are coming in, and the popularity of the one-day passes last year, we cannot guarantee that single day tickets will be available to purchase on the door and it is looking likely that we may not have ANY on-the-door places available for the full weekend so pre-registration this year is a must!

For more details on the convention, to see a full list of all the guests and activities taking place over the weekend, or to book your tickets, visit the website at www.autoassembly.org.uk

We hope to see you all in August 2010.

The Auto Assembly 2010 Team

Web: www.autoassembly.org.uk
Youtube: www.youtube.com/autoassembly
Twitter: www.twitter.com/auto_assembly
Forum: http://autoassembly.proboards.com

Email: autoassembly@aol.com
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296

Auto Assembly 2010 is sponsored by www.transformertoys.co.uk and www.transformersanimated.com whose generosity have made Derrick J Wyatt, Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster’s appearances at the convention possible.

Auto Assembly 2010 is also sponsored by:-

Science Fiction Collectables – www.sf-collectables.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez – www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Big Bad Toy Store – www.bbts.com
3 Darths Comics – www.3darths.co.uk
Hobby Link Japan – www.hlj.com
Robot Kingdom – www.robotkingdom.com