CybFest NW 2020

Press Release

Kent, Wa -- June 15, 2020 -- The CybFest NW organizers have been discussing the current situation with the lockdown and weighing options regarding the likelihood of having businesses sufficiently opened in time for CybFest NW this year. While we are very glad to see gradual progress being made toward fully opening up the economy, there is a very real possibility that King County (where CybFest NW is held) will still not have made sufficient progress for CybFest NW to be held in person. Therefore, we have decided to move CybFest NW 2020 to an all-virtual show. It's not all bad news, though, because this year CybFest NW will take place over both Saturday AND Sunday! The free CybFest NW 2020 livestream will be active on August 1st and 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..

There are many aspects to CybFest NW, from the dealer room to the contests, panels, and raffles. However, the most important aspect for us is the thing that started the very first CybCon many years ago: the local Transformers community here in the Pacific Northwest. To that end, we have decided on a plan for this year's convention that places the local community at the forefront. We have a streaming schedule, and we want to invite the community to help us fill it. Do you want to have a live dealer show and show off what you were planning to sell at this year's CybFest NW? Do you have an idea for a panel or roundtable discussion that you would like to host? Do you want to get together with some of your artist friends for a livestream? We'll have sign-ups available later this week. To best gauge demand, we will first open sign-up to our local dealers on Thursday 6/18 followed by other activities a couple of days later on Saturday 6/20. Of course, we will be including many of our traditional contests in the schedule, so stay tuned for details on how those will be handled. All spots will be free of charge and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

We are certainly disappointed about not getting to see everyone in person again this year, but we are very excited about this plan and still being able to interact with everyone again in August. Plus, based on what we learn, this will open some new ways to get the CybFest NW community together throughout the year. The challenges of this year will just lead to you all seeing more of us in the future.

Stay well, stay safe, and we can't wait to "see" all of you in August!

The seventh annual CybFest NW Transformers convention

"Transformers fans young and old, new and long-time, come celebrate Transformers at CybFest NW"

Kent, Wa -- February 1, 2020 -- Northwest Fan Ventures is pleased to announce the seventh year of the Cybertronian Festival. CybFest NW will celebrate all things Transformers with a Pacific Northwest spin. CybFest will take place on August 1, 2020 at Kent Commons in Kent, Wa.

CybFest is a sister convention to the long-running CybCon festival that ran from 2000 - 2013. Fans of all ages will be able to experience all things Transformers, from purchasing Transformers to games, panels, and displays. Pre-registration will open closer to the show, and there will be many more announcements to come, so be sure to keep an eye on for all the latest information regarding this exciting convention. If you are a new or long-time fan, come celebrate all things Transformers at CybFest NW.

Northwest Fan Ventures, LLC is a company that helps connect fans of pop culture through fun, family-friendly events.

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