This week brings updates from a couple of the big conventions on many Star Trek fan calendars. In Europe, Massive Events have decided to do just one big Star Trek con this year, with the September event in Germany being their sole official European Star Trek convention. And back in the USA, Creation Entertainment has reached 100 guests for the 56-Year Mission convention set in Las Vegas for August.
DST London canceled, but London Comic Con has Trek tribute
Massive Events runs the two big official Star Trek conventions in Europe. However for 2022 Massive Events has just announced Destination Star Trek London planned for September 30 – October 2, 2022, has been canceled. Massive’s announced stated they have “decided to run just one big Destination Star Trek event this year.” His makes Destination Star Trek Germany (September 23 to 25 in Dortmund Germany) the sole official European Star Trek event in 2022. Currently, the German event has announced 18 celebrity guests including a cast reunion for Star Trek: Voyager. More info can be found at destinationstartrekgermany.com.
As of now, they have not announced any London dates for 2023, and DST London 2022 ticket holders are advised they will be updated via email regarding their ticket. Massive did offer some solace to UK Star Trek fans, pointing them to London Film & Comic Con being held 8-10 July which will include a special Tribute To Star Trek, including many of the guests who were lined up for DST London. More details on that event can be found at londonfilmandcomiccon.com.
Announcing a ‘Tribute to Star Trek’ at this year’s #LFCC, where we can embrace this great show from across the decades. There'll be talks, displays, signings & photos along with a great selection of amazing guests all in one event. pic.twitter.com/QsoRJyo4Un
— Showmasters (@Showmasters) May 27, 2022
100 guests so far for 56-Year Mission Las Vegas
After losing the license for official Star Trek conventions, Creation Entertainment rebranded their long-running August convention for 2021 and they are back this year with the 56-Year Mission. And with the announcement of Voyager’s Robert Picardo the con now has 100 Star Trek guests lined up for the four-day event running from August 25-28, held this year at Bally’s Hotel and Casino. Headliners for the event include William Shatner, Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn, Kate Mulgrew, Jeri Ryan, Zachary Quinto, Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Ron Perlman, and John Noble. Tickets are still available, but Gold Packages have sold out. More info at creationent.com.
We’re excited to hit our milestone 100th guest by beaming Robert Picardo (”The Doctor” from Star Trek: Voyager) to Las Vegas for The 56-Year Mission STLV
Convention, being held on August 25-28, 2022! https://t.co/4suPkuXG4X pic.twitter.com/FtWM94QGeG
— Creation Entertainment (@CreationEnt) May 28, 2022
Star Trek: Mission Seattle launches next Memorial Day weekend
In case you missed our report from last month, the next official Star Trek convention in the USA will be held in exactly one year. For 2023 Reed Pop is moving its Star Trek: Mission con to the Washington State Convention Center on May 26-28, 2023. For more information visit www.startrekmissions.com.
ANNOUNCED: we’ve got a new mission for you, cadets! We’ll see you in Seattle, Washington from May 26-28, 2023. Boldly prepare for Star Trek: Mission Seattle 🌟💫 pic.twitter.com/rcl32r9txZ
— Star Trek: Missions (@startrekmission) April 9, 2022
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