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Midwinter Gaming Convention Jan 12-15

Hilton Milwaukee City Center to host

By - Jan 9th, 2017 10:15 am

MILWAUKEE— (January 9, 2017) – An estimated 1,300 gaming enthusiasts are expected to attend the Midwinter Gaming Convention for its 17th year at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center from January 12-15. The four-day convention features Live Action Role Play, Collectible Card Games, Tabletop Role Playing Games and a Board Game room with a large Play-to-Win section where guests can try out new games from small press and independent game companies and designers.

The popular event has grown from a single night in 2000 to a full four-day weekend event in 2017 and welcomes everyone from national and international gaming fans to those brand new to the hobby, and from casual gamers to hard-core strategists.

Along with the wide range of gaming on offer, an exhibit hall featuring primarily local companies and craftsmen will add to the color and excitement of the onvention. Prominent guests include industry notable John Wick of 7th Sea fame. Other convention highlights include the return of the Pathfinder Society and debut of the Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers League.

For more information on the event, as well as ticket purchase, see: http://www.midwintergamingconvention.com/

About VISIT Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, and convention and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. Total business sales related to tourism amounted to $5.1 billion in Greater Milwaukee in 2015 and supported more than 50,000 local jobs. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs.  For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.

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