The Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet, an unofficial Disney Fan Event, once again brings magic, pixie dust and Disney Celebrity to passionate Mouse Fans on Saturday August 4th, 2012 at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood WA.
Now in its fourth year, the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet has become a highly anticipated annual event where Disney Fans come from near and far to meet and hear stories from Disney Legends and Celebrities. Previous Guest Speakers have included Bob Gurr, designer of the Matterhorn, Monorails and Autopia Cars; Floyd Norman, famed Animator on Sleeping Beauty, Jungle Book and Monsters Inc; Jack Lindquist, former President of Disneyland; and Jeff Kurtti, leading authority on Disney Company history and author of over 25 books.
The PNW Mouse Meet recently announced their 2012 Guest Speaker Lineup and Disney Fans in the know couldn’t be more excited about this year’s event!
Disney Legend Paige O’Hara: Paige is a veteran of the New York stage, an American Broadway singer, actress, an avid painter and Disney Legend best known for her voice work as Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and was inducted as a Disney Legend in 2011
Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter: Tony is the Senior Vice President of Creative Development at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI). He was first hired by WDI in 1970 and lead or was involved in the development of many Disney favorites including Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Journey Into Imagination at Epcot, Star Tours, Splash Mountain, Indiana Jones Adventure and the New Tomorrowland among many others and continues to be responsible for overall creative direction for the Disneyland Resort.
Disney Legend Marty Sklar: Marty was The Walt Disney Company’s International Ambassador for Walt Disney Imagineering. Sklar was formerly vice president of concepts and planning for the company, before being promoted to President, and then eventually taking the position of Vice Chairman and Principal Creative Executive of the company before his final role. The company honored him with a window dedication ceremony on his date of retirement, July 17, 2009 and was inducted as a Disney Legend in 2001.
The PNW Mouse Meet continues to grow each year and includes Disneyana sellers, Authors, Podcasters, displays, pin trading and many more interactive and fun surprises. Advance Purchase Tickets go on sale to the General Public on Sunday April 1st at 3pm and are only available through their website at pnwmousemeet.com. This is a limited capacity event and no tickets will be available at the door.
Note: Lou Mongello and WDW Radio will once again be sponsoring and attending the event, and broadcasting from the PNW MouseMeet at WDWRadioLIVE.com. Stay tuned for updates and times!