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OCT 30 – NOV 2, 2014   LOS ANGELES, CA
 
 

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Announcing the official hotel of Hello Kitty Con: The Line Hotel!



The Line Hotel is the official hotel of Hello Kitty Con 2014! One of LA's newest boutique hotels, The Line Hotel will offer two packages for Hello Kitty Con attendees: Hello Kitty Super Sweet Stay and Hello Kitty Sweet Stay Package.

Enjoy a special Hello Kitty lounge created by famed environmental designer and The Line Hotel collaborator, Sean Knibb, during your stay. The lounge will then be converted to the VIP room for Hello Kitty's official Birthday Party on Saturday, November 1st. Guests who book any Hello Kitty room package will have access to attend this exclusive invite-only event!

Additionally, discover a Hello Kitty SPAM® musubi offering created by famed chef Roy Choi as a limited-time special for the room service menu, custom designed Hello Kitty x Linus bikes for hotel guests to ride, a collaboration with lifestyle brand Poketo for limited edition products available at the Poketo shop in the hotel, curated Hello Kitty art within the hotel and more!

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frequently asked questions

1. What is Hello Kitty Con?
2. Where and when is Hello Kitty Con being held?
3. What can I do at Hello Kitty Con?
4. I want to go! How can I buy tickets?
5. Tell me more about this exclusive Hello Kitty Con poster!
6. I’m having trouble purchasing tickets for Hello Kitty Con. Help!
7. I'm going! How do I get to Hello Kitty Con?
8. Can I bring pets to Hello Kitty Con? My puppy loves Hello Kitty!
9. I’m interested in covering Hello Kitty Con, who can I contact about press inquiries and media badges?
10. Where are the workshops located?
11. How often are workshops offered every day?
12. Is there a limit to the number of workshops that I can attend?
13. Do I need to pick the time of my workshop or can I just attend any session that day?
14. Can I buy a workshop ticket the day of or do I need to buy them in advance?
15. I already bought my Hello Kitty Con ticket. Why do I need to pay extra for a workshop ticket?
16. I’m going to Hello Kitty Con with a group of friends. How many people are allowed in each workshop?
17. I forgot my workshop ticket at home. Will there be anywhere at Hello Kitty Con where I can print it again?
18. Is there a minimum age for any of the workshops?
19. I’d like to attend a workshop with my 5-year old. Will I need to buy two workshop tickets?
20. I love the workshop schedule! Can I buy just a workshop ticket and not a Hello Kitty Con ticket?
21. Can I buy a workshop ticket for a day that is different than my Hello Kitty Con badge day?
22. Can I buy a workshop ticket and a Hello Kitty Con ticket in the same transaction?

1. What is Hello Kitty Con?
Hello Kitty Con 2014 is the first ever official Hello Kitty convention in the world! Presented by Sanrio, Hello Kitty Con is a unique four-day event inviting Hello Kitty fans from around the world to come together to celebrate all things Hello Kitty!

2. Where and when is Hello Kitty Con being held?
Hello Kitty Con will be taking place at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Los Angeles, CA from Thursday, October 30th to Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 from 10 am to 7 pm daily.

3. What can I do at Hello Kitty Con?
Guests will enjoy a full lineup of activities, events, entertainment, shopping and more - all featuring Hello Kitty! Offerings will include: Hello Kitty Super Supermarket featuring a curated selection of vendors offering limited edition convention exclusives, products and activities, Hello Kitty Retrospective display and Vintage Boutique selling rare Hello Kitty collectibles from the past, lectures and panel discussions exploring the world of Hello Kitty, classes and workshops offering hands-on Hello Kitty-themed learning experiences, a (real!) Hello Kitty Tattoo shop; Arcade, Art installations, Photo Opportunities, official Hello Kitty Con shop offering convention-only Hello Kitty products and a wide selection of Hello Kitty goodies from around the globe and more!
Hello Kitty Con ticket holders also have free access during the convention only to the "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty" exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum. Events and activities are continually being added. To find a full list of updated event activities, click here.

4. I want to go! How can I buy tickets?
Click here to go to the Ticket Info page. There you'll find information about the cost and how to buy tickets. Please note that tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. All attendees ages 6 years old and up will need a ticket. Discounted tickets are available for attendees ages 6-12 years old. Children 5 and under are free. All attendees 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. You’ll also have a chance to purchase your very own exclusive Hello Kitty Con poster when you make your ticket purchase!

5. Tell me more about this exclusive Hello Kitty Con poster!
Available only for purchase when you buy a Hello Kitty Con ticket, this exclusive print is the first official Hello Kitty Con poster ever! Letterpress and screen printed in day-glo colors by the legendary Globe Collection and Press at MICA, one of the nation’s largest showcard companies that has been telling the story of all forms of American music and entertainment through bright and iconic posters since 1929. The poster is 18 x 24 inches and glows under black light!

6. I’m having trouble purchasing tickets for Hello Kitty Con. Help!
When you are purchasing your tickets, there will be an option to chat live with a friendly customer service representative that can help answer any questions you have. Just look for a chat link in the top right corner of the screen. You can also email any inquiries specifically about purchasing tickets to Hello Kitty Con to support@showclix.com or call 1-888-71-TICKETS.

7. I'm going! How do I get to Hello Kitty Con?
Click here to view the Travel Info page for more information about how to get to Hello Kitty Con and where to stay. Don't forget to use #HelloKittyCon to let everyone know that you're going!

8. Can I bring pets to Hello Kitty Con? My puppy loves Hello Kitty!
Sorry, but unfortunately pets are not allowed at The Geffen Contemporary. Don’t worry though, even if your pet pals can’t attend, they can still follow the fun with Hello Kitty on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and more. Stay tuned!

9. I’m interested in covering Hello Kitty Con, who can I contact about press inquiries and media badges?
For any Print, On-Line, or Blogger inquires, please contact Orsi Public Relations:
 
Phone number: 323-874-4073
Dyann Hawkins: dyann@orsipr.com
Sarah Danley: sarah@orsipr.com
 
For any questions about Broadcast, please contact Griffin Marketing & PR:
Phone number: 914-779-5654
Marie Griffin: marie.griffin@griffinmarketingpr.com
Bunky Griffin: bunky.griffin@griffinmarketingpr.com

10. Where are the workshops located?
Hello Kitty Workshops will be located next to MOCA in the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) building: Kyoichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center, Education Center and the Democracy Lab.

11. How often are workshops offered every day?
Workshops scheduled for the day will be offered at four different times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. The workshop activity will be the same for each session time slot that day, so don’t worry about having to choose between sessions!

12. Is there a limit to the number of workshops that I can attend?
Please try to limit the number of workshops you attend to two (2) per day to allow others a chance to experience the fun.

13. Do I need to pick the time of my workshop or can I just attend any session that day?
All workshops are ticketed events so you’ll choose your workshop and the time it is offered when you buy your ticket.

14. Can I buy a workshop ticket the day of or do I need to buy them in advance?
We expect these great workshops to sell out so don’t miss out and buy yours in advance as on site availability will be limited or perhaps not at all!

15. I already bought my Hello Kitty Con ticket. Why do I need to pay extra for a workshop ticket?
For every workshop, we have a $10 materials & supplies fee. Whatever supercute project you make, you get to keep!

16. I’m going to Hello Kitty Con with a group of friends. How many people are allowed in each workshop?
Each workshop room varies in its capacity. The listed number of workshop tickets will indicate how many people are allowed in each workshop.

17. I forgot my workshop ticket at home. Will there be anywhere at Hello Kitty Con where I can print it again?
Unfortunately, there will not be any printers available. We will only be accepting printed workshop tickets at the event.

18. Is there a minimum age for any of the workshops?
All ages are welcome! An adult who also has a workshop ticket must accompany anyone under the age of 18.

19. I’d like to attend a workshop with my 5-year old. Will I need to buy two workshop tickets?
Yes, you will need to buy two tickets. One for you and one for your child.

20. I love the workshop schedule! Can I buy just a workshop ticket and not a Hello Kitty Con ticket?
Sorry! All workshops require a Hello Kitty Con badge and separate workshop ticket to attend.

21. Can I buy a workshop ticket for a day that is different than my Hello Kitty Con badge day?
Sorry! Your workshop ticket day must match your Hello Kitty Con badge day. For example, your Thursday Hello Kitty Con badge will not give you access to a Friday workshop.

22. Can I buy a workshop ticket and a Hello Kitty Con ticket in the same transaction?
Yes, you can purchase both items in the same transaction.
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