Source: ReedPop

As announced yesterday to celebrate First Contact Day, ReedPop and ViacomCBS Consumer Products have partnered to launch an official Star Trek convention.

Star Trek: Mission Chicago is a new, three-day fan event that will take place at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center from April 8-10, 2022. This Star Trek event aims to be the ultimate destination for Trekkies everywhere, utilizing ReedPop’s experience in running fan events such as New York Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, C2E2, Crunchyroll Expo, and Emerald City Comic Con.

The convention will feature celebrity guests, interactive exhibits, exclusive merchandise, photo opportunities, costume exhibits, autograph sessions, gameplay, and more. Wil Wheaton from Star Trek: The Next Generation has officially been announced to be attending.

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The convention will represent and celebrate the past and present of the Star Trek franchise while embracing a diverse and inclusive future. Each year, Star Trek: Missions will take place in a new city, allowing fans from across the country to celebrate and meet other like-minded individuals.

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