Wizard World, Ultra PRO Announce Partnership

Wizard World and Ultra PRO have announced that the manufacturer of collectibles accessories will be offering the "Official Collecting Supplies of Wizard World" on site at events and through Ultra PRO distributors worldwide.

El Segundo, CA, March 11, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Wizard World, Inc. (“Wizard World”) and Ultra PRO International LLC (“Ultra PRO”) ​have entered into a partnership whereby Ultra PRO will offer the “Official Collecting Supplies of Wizard World,” consisting of premium storage and collecting accessories for comic books, artworks and collectible prints. Wizard World is the leading producer of pop culture and comic conventions, bringing fans and collectors up close and personal with the sci-fi and fantasy worlds they love. From entry-level to seasoned collectors, Wizard World events offer show goers an opportunity to complete their high-value collection and to obtain unique autographs live from their favorite artists, actors and actresses.

“We’re very excited for this partnership as Wizard World is the premier show for fans of pop culture and geekdom. Wizard World events are packed with activities, whether it’s buying and selling collections, getting that autograph from that special someone, grading your prized collectibles or just being star-struck. Having the right supplies can create a seamless experience for collectors and con-goers to focus on what the show is really all about – fun and excitement,” comments Frank Whittaker, Director of Business Development at Ultra PRO.

Ultra PRO currently offers a wide variety of storage and display accessories for sports, comics and gaming collectibles. Ultra PRO plans to launch its initial Wizard World product line this year with comic supplies designed specifically for high-end collectors, as well as carriers for lithographs and artwork prints. This new line will be available at Wizard World’s on-site retail stores and through Ultra PRO distributors worldwide.

“Ultra PRO has been producing high quality supplies for as long as Wizard World has been running events. With the number of artists, celebrities, collectors and fans attending our events, it made perfect sense to partner with Ultra Pro to give the fans the best products to protect and safeguard their items. We are excited to announce three never-before-seen products that should make a big impact at conventions across the country and worldwide,” added John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO.

For a schedule of upcoming of Wizard World events, visit www.wizardworld.com
and for a complete list of Ultra PRO distributors, please visit www.buyultrapro.com.

About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Store (www.shopwizardworld.com), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.

Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: http://wizardworld.com/searchby/city/.

About Ultra PRO International
Ultra PRO International LLC is the leading manufacturer and supplier of sports memorabilia and collectibles accessories, tabletop gaming accessories, photo and scrapbooking albums and pages, Ultra Sleeves™ disposable, protective sleeves for computer tablets and school and office folders. Ultra PRO’s Entertainment Division is a publisher of strategy board games for mass retail and hobby markets. Ultra PRO’s TableTopics Division offers a wide variety of conversation starter cards designed to create stimulating conversations and social experiences. Ultra PRO is a privately-held, family-owned company with head offices near Los Angeles, California and a secondary warehouse in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. For more information please visit www.ultrapro.com.
Wizard World, Inc.
Jerry Milani