Ohio Halloween & Haunters Convention Coming to The Historic Ohio State Reformatory

Ohio Haunters Association (OHA), a non-profit group of Halloween Enthusiasts and Haunted Attraction Industry professionals and amateurs, is debuting an all-new convention at the historic Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio from May 17th to May 19th, 2019. The Ohio Halloween & Haunters Convention 2019 will feature a trade show floor with over 40 vendors with products ranging from arts and décor, to costumes, special effects makeup and props. There will be a hearse and haunt vehicle show, Q&A Panel with Industry leaders, 30 hours of educational classes, Reformatory Ghost Hunt, and Costume Party....

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Destination Mansfield – Richland County Wins Marketing Award

During the educational conference, Destination Mansfield – Richland County received a first-place marketing award called a RUBY in the statewide RUBY Awards competition. The recognition was for their Shawshank Trail Digital Marketing Campaign, which tells the first-hand story of a visiting couple experiencing the Shawshank Trail, featuring 15 filming sites from the movie The Shawshank Redemption....

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Destination Mansfield – Richland County Recognized For Marketing Excellence

Destination Mansfield – Richland County staff members attended the Ohio Conference on Travel and received a Citation of Excellence in Marketing. The competition was strong this year with more than 194 entries in print-based, web-based and marketing campaign, advertisement and video categories....

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Stallone, Bautista to star in film at Shawshank site in Mansfield

Sylvester Stallone is returning to the Ohio State Reformatory, and again his task is to break out of prison. The Reformatory has been a popular place to film prison-themed movies, most notably the classic thriller “The Shawshank Redemption” in 1994....

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IMSA Race Returns To Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

In a news conference this morning at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) President Scott Atherton and Mid-Ohio President Craig Rust jointly announced the return of IMSA racing to the historic, 2.258-mile road course on the weekend of May 4-6, 2018....

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