CONFERENCE JUNE 7-9
TRADE SHOW FLOOR JUNE 8-9, 2019*

*Exhibitor Floor Sneak Peak on Friday Night!

RENAISSANCE SCHAUMBURG CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL

1551 N. Thoreau Dr.,
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Just North of Chicago, near O’Hare International Airport

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You’ve Never Seen a Costume Party Like This One!

Saturday Night MHC Costume Party
Saturday Night MHC Costume Party

One of the Midwest Haunters Convention’s biggest and best-known even is the Saturday night Costume Party, where professional costumers, makeup artists, actors, owners and enthusiasts let their imaginations run wild, resulting in show-stopping costumes that will make you question what you’re actually seeing!

The MHC Costume Party is THE Social Event of the year for the haunt industry! Join hundreds of haunters and Halloween lovers for an evening of music, competitions, dancing and socializing. The MHC Costume Party is a gala showcase of some of the best costuming and makeup effects the haunt industry has to offer. This is a MUST-SEE event! Come out and celebrate being halfway to Halloween, enjoy the MHC Body Painting Showcase and participate in the costume contest!

  • Masters of Ceremony John LaFlamboy & Tiela Halpin, Zombie Army Productions
  • Costume Contest
  • DJ
  • All bars will accept cash & credit cards. ATMs are located in the Exploration foyer and in the hotel lobby.
  •  $50 Per Person Admission Includes Hors d’oeuvres, DJ w/ dance floor, an amazing Body Painting Showcasecostume contest with prizes and entertainment! This is a must see event!

COSTUME CONTEST

Hosted by Chad “Sinister Seacrest” Savage and judges Allen Hopps (Dark Hour/Stiltbeast Studios), Kyle Vest (Skin Wars) and Ed Edmunds (Distortions Unlimited), the costume contest is open to all party attendees!

CATEGORIES – contestants in each category will be judged on the uniqueness of their concept, quality of costume construction and makeup:

  • Best Costume
    That one costume of the night that just hits all the right notes, and the hardest one to judge!
  • Scariest Costume
    Well, it’s the Midwest HAUNTERS Convention after all! We want to see your SCARIEST!
  • Most Original Costume
    It may not be the best, and it may not be the scariest, but we want to give props for thinking outside the box!
  • Best Couple or Group Costumes
    Sometimes it takes more than one character to execute a great concept, and that’s what this category celebrates, whether you’re going full Gomez & Morticia, or you and your friends are appearing as the whole Scooby gang!

PRIZES – Each category’s winner will receive an award certificatetrophyBasic Package Registration for MHC 2020 and a pass to the MHC Costume Party 2020; winners of the Best Couple or Group will receive two of the Basic Reg. Packages and Costume Party tickets for 2020.

WHETHER YOU WANT TO SHOW OFF YOUR OWN COSTUME OR JUST ENJOY THE TALENT ON DISPLAY, YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS PARTY!

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SPONSORED BY
Froggy's FogDonat InsuranceHaunted Attraction Association

ONSITE REGISTRATION HOURS

Thursday June 6th: Pre- Convention Bus Tour check-in 8:30am- 10:00am

Friday June 7th: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm

Saturday June 8th: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday June 9th: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

TRADE SHOW FLOOR HOURS

Friday June 7th: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday June 8th: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday June 9th: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm