AMARILLO PUBLIC LIBRARY

     The Amarillo Public Library system, consisting of five physical locations and an interactive website, strives to provide a central source of information, materials, and services for citizens of all ages. Managing a collection comprised of almost half a million items, the Library acquires materials and online resources intended to support lifelong learning; skills attainment and career advancement; cultural pursuits; historical research; and leisure reading, listening and viewing.

     The Library offers more than 1,500 programs each year and provides a wide variety of services that link people with resources, produces opportunities for individual self-development, supplements formal educational programs, and inspires civic engagement.

HISTORY OF AMA-CON

 

     AMA-CON started in 2012 and has been growing ever since! In the last 7 years we have served over 25,000 convention goers.

  

Past guests include:

David Wenzel

Orpheus Collar

Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine

Steve Blum

Mark Oshiro

Theo Nicole Lorenz

Rachel Caine

Robert Axelrod

Patrick Rothfuss

Ronald Smith

Edward James Olmos

Nnedi Okorafor

David Matranga

Sabrina Symington

David Peterson

SPONSORS

Cinergy Entertainment

Amarillo has a new entertainment complex!  Cinergy is much more than just another multiplex movie theater - it's a complete family-fun entertainment center that offers not only movies, but also bowling, laser tag, arcade games, an escape room and much, much more! Recline and dine in our heated luxury electric recliners and experience Cinergy's premium large-format auditorium, EPIC "Experience Perfection in Cinema." The EPIC auditorium was developed to provide an amazing large-screen experience using the most advanced technology and techniques available. EPIC is the ultimate in movie immersion and comfort. Featuring a massive 64' x 35' silver screen, Dolby Atmos® sound system with over 62 channels, stunning clarity, bright digital images utilizing a 4K projection system.   Cinergy Entertainment offers a wide choice of first-run box office blockbusters shown in Digital and Digital Epic 3D - but customers who come for the movies stay for the games, the food and more!

FirstBank Southwest

A community bank with 9 locations in the Texas Panhandle including Booker, Pampa, Perryton and Hereford.  We offer the latest digital products on our FBSW App including Mobile Wallet, Personal Finance budgeting tool, Credit Card Controls to monitor activity on your card and much more!  Stop by any of our locations including our newest opening in Downtown Amarillo. Visit fbsw.com and see what a local, community bank has to offer for your personal, business and wealth management needs. 

After 127 years, we keep our priorities straight! Amarillo Before Bank!

A comprehensive commitment to customers forms the foundation of Xcel Energy’s vision to keep energy costs affordable, power innovation and make the best, most efficient use of natural resources. That’s why we’re doing more than talking about the future. We are building it. 

Exceptional Emergency Center

Any Emergency Any time is what we say at Exceptional Emergency Center. With three convenient locations in Amarillo, Texas, get ready to experience concierge level customer service, unbelievable care from board-certified physicians, and of course, the fastest wait times in the area!
Freestanding ER's are here to stay, so always go Exceptional!
Exceptional has three emergency center locations in Amarillo. Visit us  @ I40/Western, I40/Coulter, or Coulter/Hillside! 

Zip Print

Printing made easy! Zip Print specializes in full color printing projects that are time sensitive. With the latest technology and decades of experience in graphic arts and mailing, we are poised to prevent "getting it printed" being a problem for you.

Independent Scentsy Consultants Lea Brown and Dylan Drennan are excited to be back as AMA-CON sponsors for the second year in a row!  Visit their booth to check out all the latest fragrances and products!  Visit their booth to learn more, or find them on the web at www.806wax.com

We are a full-service bookstore featuring New and Used Books (fiction and non-fiction), Children's Books, Unique Gifts, Cards, & Local Authors.  Burrowing Owl has become a downtown destination for book lovers of all ages, and the only full-service bookstore in Canyon, TX.  We pride ourselves on our customer service, friendliness, and the quality of products offered in the store.  Stop by for a visit—and make plans to visit our new Amarillo location, opening by September 1 in the Summit Shopping Center at 34th and Coulter!

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Amarillo Civic Center & Globe-News Center

Amarillo Civic Center Complex (ACCC) is the primary meeting place for residents living in the Texas panhandle. The facility contains a coliseum, two auditoriums, two exhibit halls, two ballrooms, and meeting rooms designed to meet a wide variety of needs. ACCC hosts numerous concerts, conventions, meetings, and other events each year.  Do you want to know how it feels like to be on the stage of the Civic Center Complex? Stop by our booth at the AmaCon and try it out. Lights, camera and action!

CW 11 Amarillo

Amarillo’s CW11  is excited to sponsor the panhandle’s most exciting event of the year. AMA-CON is all about embracing our collective love of visual media, along with the characters who inhabit our imagination. And there’s no better place to indulge your fantasies than on the CW. With characters like The Flash, Supergirl, and other DC favorites, Amarillo’s CW11 has something for everyone!

Alpha Media

Alpha Media is a growing radio broadcast media company that has a passion for outstanding radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a team at all levels. At Alpha we believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities. Alpha Media is represented in Amarillo by KGNC AM NewsTalkSports 710AM &97.5FM, 97.9 KGNC FM Amarillo’s Country, 100.9 The Eagle KXGL-FM and our new rhythmic station KVWE-FM WE 102.9!

Jason's Deli

Come on out to Jason's Deli where we have wholesome food. Remember it's a family thing. 

The Amarillo Convention & Visitor Council markets our city across the state, the nation and the world. We work on behalf of the entire community to attract guests to our city, either as leisure travelers or convention and meeting delegates. Download our free app, Visit Amarillo, through your app store and/or signup for our weekly newsletter through VisitAmarillo.com. We would love to hear about what’s up in your world. Feel free to follows us on social media and stay in touch. 

Amarillo College has been dedicated to educating and serving the diverse population of West Texas for ninety years. At this year’s AmaCon, Amarillo College will be showcasing our new Badger eSports Team and offering specials on gaming backpacks, board games, dice, miniatures, and other tabletop gaming accessories provided by the AC Bookstore. Attendees can play several of the top-rated competitive eSports games or custom-paint a free Warhammer Space Marine or Stormcast Eternal Liberator.

West Texas A&M

Extended Studies offers the resources of West Texas A&M University to groups of learners with specialized needs through alternate time-line credit courses, seminars, workshops, contract training, and lifelong learning.

Quick Quack Car Wash

Quick Quack Car Wash is the fastest, cleanest car wash. Home of the original "Wash All You Want" Unlimited Car Wash memberships. We provide quick and environmentally-friendly exterior car washes. Our motto is Don't Drive Dirty, so come and visit us at any of our 6 locations in Amarillo!

City Federal Credit Union, founded in 1948, is committed to exceed our members’ expectation to meet their financial happiness, while providing a heartfelt and long-lasting relationship. City Federal Credit Union proudly presents Credit Woman for the second year, at their spin to win booth! Participants can spin the wheel to win prizes and more. 

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CONTACT US

VOLUNTEERS

     AMA-CON would not be possible without the support of the community. If you would like to support AMA-CON by volunteering please fill out the forms below and either email them to benjamin.wilting@amarillolibrary.org or bring them into any Amarillo Public Library location. Deadline for volunteer registration is 7/12. 

 

AMA-CON is brought to you by the Friends of the Amarillo Public Library.

https://amarillolibrary.org/

413 SE 4th Ave

Amarillo, TX 79101

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