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Midwest Haunters Convention Features Haunt Education

March 23, 2007 Columbus, Ohio The Midwest Haunters Convention (MHC) is a weekend event planned for Haunted Attraction Producers, Actors, and Home Haunters on July 13-15, 2007 in Columbus Ohio. The Midwest Haunters Convention goal is to provide haunted attraction industry professionals and enthusiasts with educational seminars and workshops as well as a place to socialize with others in the industry during our fun social activities. New for this year, the Midwest Fantasy Show will be held in conjunction with the MHC.

The Midwest Haunters Convention, and Midwest Fantasy Show will offer over 45 classes of Weekend Seminars and pre-convention Extended Workshops from some of the top people in haunted attraction, artist and family entertainment industries. Weekend Seminars have been updated on our website and include several more classes with great instructors. The Midwest Haunters Convention offers seminars in Makeup, Acting, Business, Haunt Design and Props.

Classes range from Quick and Effective Makeup Applications to Team Scaring and Giving Great Customer Service. Want to learn how to detail props and sets? Use the latest in marketing techniques? Create effective scary scenes? Want to learn how to apply makeup from beginner to master levels? The Midwest Haunters Convention is the place to be in July; 100 days prior to Halloween, for industry professionals to prepare for the upcoming haunted attraction season.

For those desiring intensive training: pre-and Post Convention Workshops are available with separate registration and cost. Workshops will include Best Haunt Practices: A Producers Workshop, Sponsorships, Friday 13th Face Painting Workshop, Airbrush Makeup, Family Entertaining and Henna. Please check our website for workshops, show fliers and more.

The Midwest Haunters Convention and Midwest Fantasy Show feature nationally recognized industry speakers. The shows will bring top talent in from around the country to Columbus, Ohio for a sharing of artistic and entertainment interests and for unique educational, social activities with great shopping opportunities.

Midwest Haunters Convention and the Midwest Fantasy Show will be held concurrently July 13-15, 2007 at the Holiday Inn (soon to be remodeled Doubletree); conveniently located off North I-270. The MHC/MFS room special is $99 per night. The Midwest Haunters Convention is sponsored by Scareparts. The Midwest Fantasy Show is sponsored by the U.S. Body Painting Festival. The weekend Vendor Trade Show is FREE! The public is welcome.

For more information please visit www.MidwestHauntersConvention.com contact Barry Schieferstein at Barry@MidwestHaunters.com 614-361-1466; or www.MidwestFantasyShow.com contact Neena Collins at Neena@MidwestFantasyShow.com 614-433-9343. The Midwest Haunters Convention is a member of the International Association of Haunted Attractions.