What would Auto Assembly be without one of our traditional goodie bags? This time it’s going to be our best ever! For Auto Assembly 2012 we are pulling out all the stops to offer you a stunning collection of gifts, some of which have only been available as optional add-ons to the convention tickets so it’s going to be a stunning value package and a bag that you’re all going to love.
The big difference this year is that we will be altering the availability of the goodie bag. In the past, we have made these available to everyone who has attended the convention, no matter what type of ticket they have had. However, because of the nature of some of the items and the production cost behind them and the different types of passes we are offering this year, the goodie bags are only going to be given away to paid ticket holders. Basically, the only way you will receive one of the Auto Assembly 2012 Goodie Bags is if you purchase an Adult, Youth, Senior Citizen or Dealer Pass for the convention.
The opther difference is the content of the goodie bags. In the past, some items have only been available in limited quantities. This time, everything in the bags will be available for everyone. If we do have anything in limited quantities then rather than offering these on a first come, first served basis based on your ticket number, they will be inserted randomly into the goodie bags!
We’ve got many of our “traditional” items lined up again this year and we’re beavering away talking to new companies to try to bring you some great cool stuff to give you as well as thinking up some new ideas of our own to bring you a great bundle of goodies to take home with you so no matter whether you buy anything from our dealers or not, you’ll still have some great stuff from the convention! Anyway, no doubt you all want to know what you’ll be getting from Auto Assembly 2011 so read on…
AUTO ASSEMBLY EXCLUSIVE POSTCARD SERIES # 18 – G1 Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, artwork by Ed Pirrie – ALL GOODIE BAGS
Our first postcard for Auto Assembly 2012 and featuring the artwork seen on this year’s flyer and passes. This card has been brought to you courtesy of our sponsor Robot Kingdom.
AUTO ASSEMBLY EXCLUSIVE POSTCARD SERIES #19 – ARTWORK TBC – ALL GOODIE BAGS
Our second card and linking in with one of our guests for the convention!
AUTO ASSEMBLY EXCLUSIVE POSTCARD SERIES #20 – ARTWORK TBC – ALL GOODIE BAGS
Card number three, and again linking in with another guest.
AUTO ASSEMBLY EXCLUSIVE POSTCARD SERIES #21 – ARTWORK TBC – ALL GOODIE BAGS
Our fourth card. We don’t know more on this yet but stay tuned
AUTO ASSEMBLY EXCLUSIVE POSTCARD SERIES #22 – ARTWORK TBC – ALL GOODIE BAGS
Our fifth card. Artwork to be announced!
AUTO ASSEMBLY 2012 LANYARD – EVERY ATTENDEE
A new year, a new lanyard! The perfect way to wear and display your convention pass… We will be producing new lanyards again rather than having everyone re-using their own from last year. Your lanyard will be available for collection when you arrive along with your pass. As with 2011, our lanyards and passes have been generously sponsored by TF Source.
THE CYBTERTRONIAN TIMES ISSUE 13 – ALL GOODIE BAGS
Our official convention magazine is going FULL COLOUR for Auto Assembly 2012 and for the first time since 2001 will be made available for all goodie bags! At least 56 pages of fiction, comic strips, articles and more! We have advertising opportunities available in the convention magazine and the more adverts we get, the bigger we can make it!
AUTO ASSEMBLY 2012 COMIC – ALL GOODIE BAGS
This year we will be producing our own full colour comic! This is going to be an anthology featuring a selection of short stories written and illustrated by a range of amateur and professional comic talent and is set to be a fantastic book. Featuring a cover by Marvel UK artist Jeff Anderson with colours by Kris Carter (who has also written and illustrated one of the strips inside), it’s going to be a fantastic comic. At the moment, we can’t confirm exactly how large it will be but it will be at least 24 pages long, possibly more depending on the number of strips we get.
We have advertising opportunities available in this and the more adverts we get, the bigger we can make the comic and it’s definitely a book worth being associated with!
AUTO ASSEMBLY 2012 LITHOGRAPH – ALL GOODIE BAGS
This is a superb A2 art print that you will all receive free when you arrive at the convention. We’re not revealing the artwork yet but it’s going to be something pretty amazing…!
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More items will be announced soon but as you can see, it’s already shaping up to be a great bundle of gifts!