Our Featured Demonstrations & Panelists for 2019! 

From Cosplay guests and gaming live streamers to industry professionals across the board, here is a preview of the wonderful talent coming our way to Next Level Expo 2019! Make sure to also check out our Guest:

"The Iowa Gundam Builders is a group of Gundam enthusiasts from Central Iowa that host meetings once a month. We welcome all skill level of builders as well as fans of the manga or anime."


Visit their booth in our main hall to learn more about this intricate hobby, and see some of their incredible pieces on display!


"From laser guns and lightsabers, to super suits and super powers, I’ve spent my life learning the skills I need to build the projects I’ve dreamed of since I was a kid. Come see some of my projects in action at the Next Level Expo and see how science can make the future a reality today."


The Rebel Legion is a Star Wars based costuming fan club. The Rebel Legion’s members create and wear costumes of the hero characters from the Star Wars saga, which includes but is not limited to the films, comics, books, games, and television shows based on the Star Wars saga.

Although started in the United States, the Legion is now an international club that encompasses multiple nations worldwide and has become the premier Rebel costuming group in the Star Wars community. Since the Legion’s inception it has been a volunteer club of costume enthusiasts who can enjoy, express, and share their interest of costuming with others in the fan community.


The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international non-profit volunteer educational organization. The SCA is devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts, combat, culture, and employing knowledge of history to enrich the lives of participants through events, demonstrations, and other educational presentations and activities.


Joshua from Yoko Cosplay has been actively promoting local conventions and the spirit of Cosplay with his fun, engaging panels. Josh will have his own display booth in our main hall and would love to talk with you there or at his panel, "Putting the PLAY in CosPlay!"


Gateway Hotel & Conference Center

Ames, IA 50010

Tel: 515-663-6963

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