LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2020 – Wizard Entertainment, Inc. a leading international producer of pop-culture themed consumer events, today announced the formation of “W Events” as a new operating unit.
W Events is commencing production of state-of-the-art live/virtual conferences and events focused on subject matter desired by various business segments, including lifesciences/biotech, technology, medicine and law. The “B to B” content produced by W Events will springboard off of the production expertise of Wizard Entertainment in the consumer space.
John Maatta, CEO of Wizard Entertainment, stated: “Wizard has mastered the production of live events in the consumer space; it is now time to utilize those production capabilities and Wizard’s institutional knowledge to expand the scope of its activities into the international B-to-B arena by producing extraordinary events and conferences for various serious business segments.”
Wizard Entertainment is the largest traveling consumer pop-culture producer in North America, staging productions in all regions of the United States, and internationally. Wizard shows attract thousands of attendees annually and are widely acclaimed for their professionalism and production values. Wizard events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more.
One of the hallmarks of W Events will be the hybrid nature of the events that it produces, with each event comprised of both a live and a virtual component. It is contemplated that W Events will be world-class, state-of-the-art undertakings which will present information from an international roster of subject matter experts who are the leaders in their fields of endeavor.
It is anticipated that the inaugural event produced by W Events will launch within the next 60 to 90 days.