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Informa buys Hobby Star Marketing
By Adnews Staff
Consumer event company Informa Canada has acquired Hobby Star Marketing of Toronto. Hobby Star operates a series of pop culture events, including Fan Expo Canada, Comic Book Expo, CN Anime and Gaming Expo. Hobby Star CEO Aman Gupta and president Steve Menzie will continue to head Fan Expo Canada under the new ownership. "We are proud to add Fan Expo Canada to both our global network and our Canadian portfolio of events," said Will Morris, president of Informa Canada. "We look forward to helping this renowned convention realize its true potential with our extensive resources and expertise." Fan Expo Canada is an annual four-day convention in Toronto dedicated to comics, anime, science fiction, horror and gaming. Informa's events include the Interior Design Show, Delicious Food, the Toronto International Art Fair, Construct Canada, Buildex Vancouver and the One Of A Kind Shows.