ApollyCon 2019 Event Schedule
*Note: This schedule is subject to changes at any time. (We’ll announce any changes should they arise.)
THURSDAY – MARCH 21st
7:30P-9PM – Informal Meet & Greet with ApollyCon 2019 Authors and Readers:
> Open to all attendees <
We are offering an opportunity for attendees to mix and mingle with some of their favorite authors, as well as fellow attendees! Note: This is not a signing event, however, you can meet and grab photos with authors from our lineup prior to the official kick-off on Friday!
FRIDAY – MARCH 22nd
9AM-11:50AM – Panel Programming (TITAN PASS HOLDERS ONLY)
We will have two 50-minute panels running each hour, which will feature authors and special guests (audiobook narrators) from our lineup. To see our updated list of panelists, go here. (http://www.apollyconevent.com/panels/)
2PM-5PM – TITAN SIGNING (TITAN PASSHOLDERS ONLY):
This will be a 3-hour-long signing featuring ALL AUTHORS AND VENDORS in our 2019 lineup! Titan pass holders will have access to all authors in both signing rooms (author seating charts/room layouts coming in early 2019!), and/or do some bookish shopping with our amazing vendors! (For our 2019 vendor lineup, go here!)
5:30PM-6:30PM – BOOKISH VENDOR SHOPPING:
> Open to all attendees <
Check out our awesome bookish vendors and pick up a fandom item or two. This is open to ALL attendees! (We’ll release more info about this in early 2019.)
7:00PM-8:30PM – 1,001 DARK NIGHTS SPARKLER EVENT:
> Open to TITAN and APOLLYON Pass Holders Only <
Hosted by ApollyCon 2019 sponsor 1,001 Dark Nights, the Sparkler is their signature event; it’s a fun meet-and-greet with the attending authors in the 1,001 Dark Nights family! Attendees will be able to meet with the attending authors, and interact with them in a super fun way. Also, the first 500 attendees will receive a goody bag that will include a book, and signature swag, as well as have a chance to be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card! It’s a sparkling good time!
SATURDAY – MARCH 23rd
10AM-5:30PM – GENERAL SIGNING (OPEN TO ALL TICKET HOLDERS):
*NOTE: Saturday’s signing will be broken up into two signing sessions: 10AM-1PM (with a break from 1-2:30PM) and 2:30-5:30PM.
For the 2019 event, we split our attendees into two groups; GROUP A and GROUP B (see your ticket for your group assignment). During the first signing session (10A-1PM) one group will be in the Independence Center (Exhibit Hall), and the other group will be in the Ballroom (a floor below the Exhibit Hall). During the second session (2:30-5:30PM) the groups will switch rooms.
NOTE: WE WILL ANNOUNCE MORE DETAILED INFO IN EARLY 2019.
9PM-12AM – APOLLYCON “DECADES DANCE” AFTER PARTY:
> Open to TITAN, APOLLYON, and DEITY PASS HOLDERS ONLY <
Come dressed as your favorite decade and be ready to party the night away with fellow attendees and some of our ApollyCon 2019 authors! We’ll have a DJ, TWO PHOTO BOOTHS, cash bars, and more!
The first 300 people will receive a goody bag sponsored by author Monica Murphy!
SUNDAY – MARCH 24th
9:30AM-12PM – COLLEEN HOOVER BRUNCH + Q&A (Presented by Jennifer L. Armentrout):
> OPEN TO BRUNCH AND Q&A ONLY TICKET HOLDERS <
We will begin by having a buffet-style brunch (for those with tickets that include food), and then close things out with a fun Q&A with authors Colleen Hoover and Jennifer L. Armentrout!
*For those with tickets that include the brunch: You may arrive as doors open at 9:15AM. It will be open seating, available first come, first serve. Food will be served from 9:30AM-10:30AM. The Q&A will begin shortly thereafter. Each ticket holder (who has a ticket that included the brunch and bag) will receive an exclusive ApollyCon goody bag that will have fun items from sponsors Novelly Yours (candle), Book Beau (book sleeve), Hello World Paper Co, and our featured authors!
*For those with tickets for Q&A only: You may arrive beginning at 10:30AM to be seated in the chairs behind the banquet table seating. Theater-style seating is available first come, first serve. *If we have any swag bags left over, we will be selling them by the door for $15-20 dollars each (Price will depend on content; cash only).
*Hours subject to change
Thursday: 4:30PM – 8:30PM
Friday: 8AM-3PM; 6PM- 8PM ← Registration will be closed from 3PM-6PM so staff can move the registration station upstairs. It will then reopen at 6PM.
Saturday: 7:30AM – 3PM
Note: Registration will be located on the Independence level (the level directly below the lobby) on Thursday and Friday until 3PM.
Registration will then be located on the second floor (one floor above the lobby, a slight right from the top of the escalator) Friday 6PM-8PM, and all day Saturday.