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Fun in the Sun: 29th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention

Gary Barnum 05-22-2015

When summer starts to fade, you’ll want to head west for that last bit of pre-winter sunshine – and the most Hot Wheels action anywhere! The 29th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention tickets are now available.

What: 29th Annual Hot Wheels® Collectors Convention

When: Wednesday, September 30 – Sunday, October 4, 2015

Where: Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel – Los Angeles, CA

Info: Click here to purchase tickets or for more information.

29th Annual HotWheels Collectors Convention

 

Collectors say that the Convention is filled with fun events, but it’s the warmth of the people that brings ’em back. Included with your ticket are autograph sessions with Hot Wheels designers and other guests, room-to-room trading, and more. Enjoy it all with friends old and new!

Special Events

Here’s how to make your Convention memories shine: get in on these optional special events. Please note that you need to buy additional specific tickets in advance.

  • “Evening with Rob Matthes” Dinner – Thursday, Oct. 1: Help Rob celebrate 15 years with the brand! The Hot Wheels designer is known for castings such as the ’64 GMC Panel and the Custom ’62 Chevy. Dinner guests will receive a souvenir dinner car (produced by Mattel, limited to no more than 1,500 pieces), t-shirt, pin, and more. Seats are limited and usually sell out quickly, so get yours early!
  • HWC Vending Machine: The HWC VM is packed full of super Hot Wheels items! There will be five sessions during the show, and pulls are limited. See the Convention website for full details.

Charity Events

Game with an aim! Your play in these games supports a good cause. Just like the special events above, you’ll need to get your tickets for these optional events in advance. And when you do, you help benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Full details are on the Convention website.

  • Button Bingo
  • No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
  • Hot Wheels Convention Mania Game

Make sure you pick up some extra special Hot Wheels items at the Charity auctions during the show (no advance tickets required):

  • Charity Auction
  • Silent Auction

Ticketing

Tickets are $70 each ($75 if purchased online) and good for all five days. Ticket sales will end September 11 (and September 18 for special events) or when the last ticket is sold, whichever occurs first. Get your tickets by mail or online – click here for all the details.

 

This event is produced by Collectors Events Unlimited, LLC under license from Mattel.

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Collecting  Conventions/Events