Entries tagged with: Haunters

HAuNTcon partnering with regional haunt groups

HAuNTcon, the trade show and conference for haunted attractions, escape rooms, agritainment and more, has announced a program for regional haunt groups. The new initiative is specifically designed to provide members around the country with expanded benefits and year-round networking opportunities. HAuNTcon will take place Jan. 25-27 in New Orleans. The association program is designed to provide regional groups the opportunity to expand their member benefits by offering unique cost-effective packages for members to attend…  » Read more

Halloween & Party Expo, HAuNTcon just days away

With more than 350 exhibitors, a new hosted buyer appointment program, daily retail panels and afternoon roundtables, live fashion shows and the industry costume ball, Halloween & Party Expo 2018 is providing Halloween & Party Professionals access to the products, ideas and connections that will set their business apart in the coming year. The event will open to the trade next week in New Orleans, Jan. 12-15 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The…  » Read more

Behind the Scares

(Click image for full photo gallery) Going behind the scenes at haunted attraction  By Zeke Jennings | Leslie is a quiet rural community in mid-Michigan that could suffice as a setting for a future “Children of the Corn” reboot. It’s isolated enough to stay calm and peaceful, yet easily drivable from medium-sized cities Lansing and Jackson. In other words, Leslie is a good spot for a haunted attraction. Rob Robinson thought his property on…  » Read more

Peer Perspective: Brian McVay, Awaken Haunted Attraction

Brian McVay Awaken Haunted Attraction Leslie, Michigan Brian McVay is a graphic designer by weekday and haunter by night and weekend, at least during September and October. The rest of the year, he’s on the lookout for props and products to make his haunted attraction, Awaken, stand out. PHR: What is your haunt background? McVay: I worked at another haunt for about seven years and doing makeup all the marketing. Pretty much, I did the makeup.…  » Read more