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Thanks to our friends over at Eyecon Conventions we have one Platinum Admission ticket and one General Weekend Admission ticket to give away for the upcoming Vampire Diaries convention to be held October 26 – 28, 2012 in Atlanta, GA.

Here’s what you need to do to enter:

Send us your best effort of something creative, TVD related of course. It can be a drawing, graphic design, fan video creation or skit. Whatever you can come up with. Send all submissions to vampirediariesonline@gmail.com with the subject: Eyecon/VDO Contest. We (Eyecon and VDO) will pick our 6 favorites, then allow the VDO readers to vote on their favorite. Deadline for submissions will be September 5th 11:59PM CST.

1st Place Winner – One Platinum Admission Ticket
2nd Place Winner – One General Weekend Admission Ticket
3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Place will win a copy of Kat Graham’s Honey 2 DVD/BluRay/Digital Combo.

NOTE: This giveaway is open to everyone! But provided you are aware that hotel accommodations and any other travel expenses will be the winner’s sole responsibility and is NOT included.

What’s included in the Platinum Admission Ticket (a $355 value)?

*Admission to all three days of the convention
*Reserved, up-front seating in rows 1-12
*A collectible personalized EyeCon Vampire Diaries credential and lanyard for easy Platinum distinction
*A free in-person autograph from the celebrity guest of your choice
*First to be called during Autograph Sessions
*First to be called during Photo Op Sessions
*Access to the dealer’s room and all panels and games
*Access to celebrity Q&A Sessions
*Free admission to any concerts
*Free pass to the Saturday Night Halloween Party
*Priority over General Admission in your choice of star to be seated with at the Saturday Evening Banquet with the Stars (seperate banquet ticket required)

General Weekend Admission Ticket (a $125 value) includes the following:

*Admission to all three days of the convention
*Access to the dealer’s room and all panels and games
*Access to celebrity Q&A Sessions

Good luck to everyone entering!

Guests Confirmed: Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder have been confirmed, along with Steven McQueen and guest stars, Persia White (Abby Bennett Wilson), Robert Ri’Chard (Jamie), Trent Ford (Trevor), Sterling Sulieman (Harper) and Stephen Martines (Frederick). With more to come!

Head on over to Eyecon Vampire Diaries 4 for more information about the event!

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Ok guys…we’ve got another great contest! Eyecon has provided us with 2 Weekend Tickets (a value of $230, see below for details about the tickets) to give away to the person that can create the most unique, funny, interesting photo graphic or drawing. Here are the guidelines:

1. Must Be Vampire Diaries related

2. Must be your OWN work, please do not use someone else’s creation and claim it as your own.

3. You can include captions, quotes from the show, etc.

4. Submit your photo/graphic/drawing to: vampirediariesonline@gmail.com – No more entries being accepted.

5. Please include your name, valid email, and Twitter profile if you have one!

We will except submissions until Thursday, February 16th, 12 midnight CST. At that point 5 will be chosen, and then everyone (that  means all of you) will have the chance to vote for your favorite! The voting poll be up by Friday February 17th and will close Sunday, February 19th, 11:59 PM CST. And the picture with the most votes will win! Good luck and I look forward to seeing all of your creations!

Again, Eyecon’s Vampire Diaries Convention will be taking place at The Sheraton in Atlanta, GA March 2 – 4. This will be Eyecon’s 3rd Vampire Diaries Convention. Each General Admission weekend ticket includes the following:

*Admission to all three days of the convention
*Access to the dealer’s room and all panels and games
*Access to all celebrity Q&A Sessions

Also general admission weekend ticket holders will have the option to purchase autographs and photo opportunities with their favorite guests! Please note, that these tickets are for admission to the event ONLY, transportation or hotel accommodations are NOT INCLUDED.

Head on over to Eyecon for more information on the event.

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Tickets are now on Sale for Eyecon’s 7th TVD convention, also featuring the cast of The Originals. And speaking of, Phoebe Tonkin has been added to the line up!

She joins previously announced guests, Paul Telfer, Joshua Butler and musical guest, Jessarae, with many more to come!

Eyecon’s 7th TVD Convention will be held in Atlanta, GA October 31st – November 2nd, 2014. The event will take place at the luxurious Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.

All ticket levels are available now, so make sure you head on over today, to plan your Eyecon TVD/Originals Experience!

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Tickets sales for the 7th TVD Convention by Eyecon Conventions are set to launch May 13th at 12PM EST. And once again, they will be having their Early Vampire Contest. The first person to order a Platinum Admission will win *Free* admission to the Banquet PLUS a *Free* admission to the Private Autograph Signing that will later be auctioned, that’s over $600.00 in value and a whole hour (or two!) with the stars! The second and third attendees to purchase Platinum admission tickets will win one *Free* admission each to the Banquet!

The event will take place Oct 31st – Nov 2nd in Atlanta, GA at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Confirmed guests are Paul Telfer (Alexander), director Joshua Butler and Music Artist Jessarae, with many more guest to come!

So make sure you are ready and waiting on May 13th to purchase your tickets, and good luck to those trying to win the contest!

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Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley have been announced for the Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta, GA that will take place the weekend of October 17 – 19. Ian and Paul will only be attending October 18th.

Keep in mind VIP tickets are VERY limited. The Vampire Weekend VIP ticket ($400) includes both Ian AND Paul. Ian Somerhalder’s Individual VIP is currently SOLD OUT, but Paul Wesley’s is still available. So get them while you can! Also please note that the Meet & Greet listed is an event that some of the guests will attend, but not all are guaranteed to show up.

Here are the details on the Vampire Weekend VIP tickets!

VAMPIRE WEEKEND VIP
SATURDAY APPEARANCE ONLY!

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This is the ultimate experience for any The Vampire Diaries fan!
The Vampire Weekend VIP includes:

  • Admission to all 3 days of the convention
  • Ian Somerhalder VIP Line Autograph ticket good for one (1) autograph
  • Paul Wesley VIP Line Autograph ticket good for one (1) autograph
  • Ian Somerhalder & Paul Wesley DUO Photograph ticket good for one (1) duo photograph
  • Special VIP Line for Ian Somerhalder
  • Special VIP Line for Paul Wesley
  • Special Vampire Weekend VIP Badge
  • VIP lines for all other guests throughout the weekend
  • VIP Meet & Greet for Saturday October 18
  • Front rows seating for all panels
  • Walker Stalker Con t-shirt

$400.00

Head on over to the official Walker Stalker Con website for more ticket options!

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Head up guys! For those attending Eyecon’s Vampire Diaries Convention this weekend, we have a VERY IMPORTANT schedule change to announce. Ian Somerhalder was originally scheduled to appear Sunday, November 3rd, but has had to switch his appearance to Saturday, November 2nd. He WILL be available early Sunday for additional photo ops, including the Salvatore Sandwich with Paul Wesley. Here is the official announcement from Eyecon:

We have just received word that Ian will be filming on Sunday. Rather than cancel his appearance, he and his team were gracious enough to work with us and change his appearance to Saturday. His Q&A, Photo Ops, and Autograph Sessions will take place Saturday. Since Paul appears Sunday, Ian has agreed to return Sunday morning to take further photo ops so the Group photos will still happen! If you purchased a Sunday ticket and would like to exchange it, you may. We will do this at the convention, a Sunday ticket will be in your package, simply come on Saturday and pick up your packet, and exchange for a Saturday. Please note that this is not a refundable change as the Schedule has been listed as extremely tentative and guest cancellation or change is noted on the refund policies page. However, any Autograph tickets purchased for Ian can be refunded if you are unable to attend on Saturday, his photo ops can still be redeemed on Sunday. Please check the schedule which has been updated.

Here is the current VERY tentative schedule:

 

Thursday 10/31/13 Time Location
Thursday “Movie in the Park” 6:00pm “Twelve Oaks” B&B Covington
Friday 11/01/13 Time Location
Registration Opens 12:00pm Rotunda Booth
Vendors Room Opens 1:00pm Georgia 6
Activities Room Opens 1:00pm Georgia 4
Vampire Diaries Bingo! 3:00pm Georgia Prefunction
Rob Pralgo’s Actor’s Workshop! 4:00pm Georgia 4
Trent & Robert Q&A Session 6:00pm Capitol Ballroom
“Haunted Casino” Party w the Stars 8:00pm TBD
Jessarae LIVE Concert 10:30pm Capitol Ballroom
Friday Night Karaoke Jam 12:00am Georgia Prefunction
Saturday 11/02/13 Time Location
Registration Opens 9:30am Rotunda Booth
Vendors Room Opens 9:30am Georgia 6
Celebrity Photo Ops 10:00am Capitol Ballroom (Called by Seat #)
Director’s Commentary w Joshua Butler 11:00pm Capitol Ballroom
Ian Somerhalder Q&A Session 1:00pm Capitol Ballroom
Private Meet & Greet Autograph Session 2:00pm Capitol Ballroom
Steven, Todd & Paul T Q&A 3:00pm TBD
Celebrity Autograph Sessions 4:30pm Capitol Ballroom (Called by Seat #)
Banquet Registration 6:30pm Atlanta 1
Saturday Evening Banquet 7:00pm Atlanta 1
“Pictures of You” Prom 9:30pm – 1:00am North Capitol Ballroom
Sunday 11/03/13 Time Location
Registration Opens 9:30am Rotunda Booth
Vendors Room Opens 9:30am Georgia 6
Celebrity Photo Ops 10:00am Capitol Ballroom (Called by Seat #)
Paul Wesley Q&A Session 12:00pm Capitol Ballroom
Daniel, Nathaniel & Leah Q&A Session 1:00pm Capitol Ballroom
Private Meet & Greet Autograph Session 2:30pm Capitol Ballroom
Main Celebrity Autograph Session 3:30pm Georgia 4
Sunday Night Karaoke Jam 9:00pm Georgia Prefunction
Blood Drive Hours Time Location
Friday 12pm – 8pm Georgia 1
Saturday 10am – 6pm Georgia 1
Sunday 10am – 5pm Georgia 1
Vendor’s Room Hours Time Location
Friday 12pm – 6pm Georgia 6
Saturday 9:30am – 6pm Georgia 6
Sunday 9:30am – 5pm Georgia 6

 

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Heads up guys, Eyecon is launching ticket sales for their 6th Vampire Diaries convention tomorrow, April 8, 2013 at 12PM EST. As always, they are offering a really cool prize to the first person to purchase a platinum admission ticket! Check out the details from Eyecon’s site below:

*Early Vampire Contest* The first person to order a Platinum Admission will win *Free* admission to the Banquet PLUS a *Free* admission to the Private Autograph Signing that will later be auctioned, that’s over $600.00 in value and a whole hour (or two!) with our stars! The second and third attendees to purchase Platinum admission tickets will win one *Free* admission each to the Banquet! The early Vampire catches the Victim so good luck!

Also, this year, they will be adding guests from the new Vampire Diaries Spin-off, The Originals. The convention takes place November 1 – 3, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. So make sure you head on over to Eyecon’s site tomorrow to make your ticket purchase! The following guests have already been confirmed for the exciting event!

Ian Somerhalder, Nathaniel Buzolic, Trent Ford, Joshua Butler (TVD Director) and musical guest, Jessarae, with MANY more additions to come!

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Here are a few photos from this past weekend at Eyecon in Atlanta, GA. Had a blast with all of the cast, so much fun! Thanks to Kenny, Autumn, Josh and all of the Eyecon crew for another memorable weekend! More photos to come!

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Eyecon Vampire Diaries 5 is just right around the corner! For those planning to attend the upcoming convention in Atlanta, GA March 15 – 17, here’s a run down of the current guests confirmed, events for the weekend, including the fan favorite Private Autograph Session (which only a few remain)!

GUESTS APPEARING

Ian Somerhalder, Steven McQueen, Zach Roerig, Nathaniel Buzolic, Trent Ford and Sterling Sulieman

Musical Guest: Jessarae (Steven McQueen’s brother)

And just recently added, director, Joshua Butler. He will be performing a live director’s commentary on a Vampire Diaries episode he directed.

EVENTS

NEW Movie in the Square! – the Thursday night prior to the convention, Eyecon and Twelve Oaks B&B have teamed up to provide a showing of The Vampire Diaries March 14th on Twelve Oaks lawn, complete with snacks and refreshments!

Friday Night “Casino Royale” party

Saturday Night Celebrity Banquet

Saturday “Mystic Falls Dark Masquerade” party

Autograph Sessions, Photo Opportunities, Q&A Panels

Private Autograph Session (Limited and sells out quickly)

Head on over to Eyecon for more information on these amazing events and all ticket options are still available but won’t last! So hurry and get your tickets today, and I’ll see you guys there!

 

 

 

Guess what guys? Looks like I’ll be heading to my 3rd Eyecon come October 26 – 28, 2012! Yep, that’s right, Eyecon has announced their 4th Vampire Diaries Convention and Ian Somerhalder has been confirmed to appear, with more guest announcements yet to come! The event will take place once again in Atlanta, GA at the beautiful Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, click HERE for special rate.

Tickets will go on sale, June 21st, 2012 at 12PM EST. Make sure to mark that date on your calendar, so you can guarantee your spot!

Let me just say, although, I have not had an opportunity to attend any other conventions, but have had the opportunity to attend an Eyecon convention, particularly the one in March of this year. And I was very pleased with my experience. I had a wonderful time meeting all of the guests and hanging out with other fans. The hotel accommodations were wonderful. So I am looking forward to returning in October and I hope you guys will join me!

Make sure you are following Eyecon Celebrity Conventions on Facebook and on Twitter as well for the latest updates!

Also, check out this great video from fans attending the convention last October!

Both upcoming conventions, Creation Entertainment’s Official Vampire Diaries convention in Chicago, April 14 – 15 and Eyecon’s Vampire Diaries convention in Atlanta, GA March 2 – 4 have some guest changes.

Unfortunately, due to professional commitments Ian Somerhalder and Joseph Morgan will not be able to attend the convention in Chicago. But several more guests have been added to this convention! Here is a list of attending guests, including additions of Matt Davis, Torrey DeVitto, Kat Graham, David Anders and Malese Jow!

Creation’s Vampire Diaries Covention in Chicago Guest List

Appearing Saturday Only

  • Daniel Gillies
  • Michael Trevino
  • Matt Davis

Appearing Sunday Only

  • Paul Wesley
  • Zach Roerig
  • Torrey DeVitto
  • Kat Graham
  • David Anders
  • Malese Jow

Also, The Secret Circle‘s Britt Robertson will now be unable to attend Eyecon due to scheduling. Here is the updated guest list including addition of Candice Accola!

Eyecon’s Vampire Diaries Convention Guest List

Appearing All Weekend

  • Zach Roerig
  • Arielle Kebbel

Appearing Saturday Only

  • Candice Accola (for photos opps, autographs and private autograph session only)
  • Kat Graham

Appearing Sunday Only

  • Paul Wesley
  • Torrey DeVitto
  • Steven McQueen – He is scheduled to appear for photo opps, autographs and a Q&A on Sunday, but is tentatively scheduled for the Saturday banquet and Saturday night Scary Movie Party as time permits due to production schedule changes.
  • Rob Pralgo – He will conduct a FREE Actors Workshop on Sunday.

As we announced in our convention post, Eyecon Celebrity Conventions will be having another Vampire Diaries convention in Atlanta, GA this March 2 – 4. But now The Secret Circle cast will be joining the convention, with the first guest announced, Britt Robertson. More TSC guests are expected to be added!

And yes, this year I will be attending…as a fan ONLY. I am so excited to go and re-connect with the people I met last year and meet new fans as well!

Via Press Release:

Atlanta, GA – EyeCon Celebrity Autograph Conventions has announced the addition of Britt Robertson who plays the lead, Cassie Blake on the hit new CW show The Secret Circle. Britt has been confirmed to appear at the March 2-4, 2012 fan gathering in Atlanta, Georgia. This will be Britt’s first ever personal autographing appearance and she will participate in all Saturday and Sunday events including a Q&A session, autograph and photo op sessions, the Saturday Evening Banquet and “Scary Movie” party! The reception has been so positive by fans for her appearance that EyeCon is currently working to add more The Secret Circle guests!

Guests already confirmed to appear are Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore), Steven R. McQueen (Jeremy Gilbert), Zach Roerig (Matt Donovan), Robert Pralgo (Mayor Lockwood) and Arielle Kebbel (Lexi Branson). EyeCon is known for not only providing the most personal time with the stars, but also bringing in a phenominal lineup of guest stars and is currently working on adding even more TVD guests!
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Here’s a list of conventions that will be happening in 2012. Below you will find in order of appearance, each convention, dates, locations and the guests that will be attending. We will keep this post updated as more guests are announced.

Creation’s Official Vampire Diaries Convention in New Jersey

Where: Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ
When: August 18 – 19, 2012
Scheduled guests: Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Steven R. McQueen, Michael Trevino, Zach Roerig, Daniel Gillies, and Torrey DeVitto.

Eyecon Vampire Diaries 4 Convention

Where: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, GA
When: October 26 – 28, 2012
Scheduled guests: Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Steven R. McQueen, Trent Ford, Sterling Sulieman, Stephen Martines, Robert Ri’Chard, Persia White and Musical guest, Jessarae!

Creations Salute to The Vampire Diaries – Orlando

Where: The Hilton Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL
When: December 8 – 9, 2012
Scheduled guests: Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Michael Trevino, Torrey DeVitto and Steven R. McQueen

Again, as we mentioned in our last post, Creation Entertainment‘s first Vampire Diaries convention was this past weekend in Nashville, TN. And we have some photos and highlights from the 2nd day of the convention.

Michael Trevino, Paul Wesley and Zach Roerig appeared on Sunday. And again, you can thank @KYChelsMarie for the awesome captures of them during their panels, view the rest on her Twitpic profile.

So far, we have heard wonderful things about the convention itself. Hopefully, we can get someone to give us their own account, so stay tuned for a possible review!

Highlights from Exclusive Gold patrons panel via @tvdnews:

  • Paul helped up his little sister’s school popularity by picking her up from a party.
  • Everyone loves working with Candice.
  • Zach would like to see Matt do something for himself this season. Jokes he should hook up with Sheriff Forbes.

Via @TVAfterDark:

  • Michael says the Werewolf transformation was very exhausting. Shot it over two 14hr days. Mentally exhausting and being in that vulnerable state and feeling wrecked in the head, it was intense. He’s never been challenged as much as he was in that scene.
  • Who is your favorite cast member to work with? Like working with Candice and Matt Davis.

Highlights From Michael Trevino panel via @TVAfterDark:

  • Michael says he is shirtless so far for at least ALL the 5 episodes so far.
  • Would you like being a werewolf or vampire? Thinks vampires are kinda feminine. He likes his wolf.
  • Intimate scenes are not awkward for him, he enjoys them immensely. :)
  • Describe your self in 3 words? “Daring, spontaneous & determined and a RAGER if I can get a 4th one in there.”
  • Who would you love to work with dead or alive? Dean or Brando in his younger years.
  • After the scene when Tyler’s mom shot Caroline, his mom texted him and said, “That’s right see how its done!”

Highlights From Paul Wesley’s panel via @tvdnews:

  • Loves playing Stefan, but if he had to play another character, Klaus.
  • Asked about make up time for Stefan: “Are we including my hair?”
  • If you were a real vampire, human or animal blood? Paul: “I don’t want to drink blood, guys!”
  • When the camera is just on Ian sometimes Paul makes faces at him.
  • He and Gillies crack each other up a lot.
  • Asked about research for Stefan: watched lots of vampire movies, but tries to play Stefan as an individual, a person.
  • Lots of flashback stuff is shot in real locations, a big benefit to shooting in Atlanta.
  • Stefan could hurt Elena while he’s the ripper, the ripper is like a whole different person, very dark.

Highlights From Zach Roerig’s panel via @tvdnews:

  • Really wants Matt to have a love interest soon. A real one, with sex scenes.
  • Hard jobs: baling hay, pouring concrete. Hardest thing he ever did: moved to NYC.
  • Most daring thing he’s ever done: jumped off a 40 foot cliff.
  • Was in 4-H, raised pigs. Participated in a pig scramble (catching greased pigs) as a little kid.
  • If he had to pick between being a vamp or a werewolf in real life, he’d pick wolf.
  • Watching himself on tv is awkward, but useful for learning.
  • The night he was born, the doc told his mom he’d be stillborn. A couple minutes later, there was Zach, very alive!

Got any plans Labor Day weekend, September 2 – 5, 2011?? Well, if not, you might want to think about heading to Atlanta, GA for Dragon*Con.

What is Dragon*Con you ask? It boasts to be “the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe!”

Most recently, Michael Trevino, Sara Canning and David Anders have been added to the line up. That’s just from The Vampire Diaries. If you are generally a fan of the vampire genre, you will also have the chance to meet stars from True Blood and Being Human too!

For more information on tickets, signings and photo opportunities, please head on over to Dragon*Con for all the deets!




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