Thank You !

sl-christmas-expo-thank-youThank you to all our  merchants, sponsors, entertainers, organizers, patrons, and visitors of the 2016 SL Christmas Expo for your participation and support of the American Cancer Society.

We raised $10,748 US in 12 days!  That is 100 nights at an American Society Hope Lodge for a cancer patient and their caregiver, or 1000 rides to and from treatment via the Road To Recovery Program.

Your support of this special event is sincerely appreciated.  Thank you once again for all your time, effort and generosity!

 

WK Wild Kajaera LIVE Auction – Monday, Dec 5, 6pm SLT @ The Expo

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Santa might just have come early for all the WK Wild Kajaera breeders!  A very special LIVE WK Wild Kajaera Auction organized by the co-creator herself, jaed Cartier!!

Monday  Dec 5… 6pm SLT  at the Breedables Auction Area of the SL Christmas Expo. 

 

100% of all winning bids go to the Relay For Life of Second Life.

And… check out the OOAK RFL Tigger with OOAK Believe 2016 Eyes on display at the Silent Auction area….get your bid in!

Hosts Wanted – SL Christmas Expo

The 2016 Christmas Expo, in support of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Second Life, is looking for friendly, dedicated individuals to volunteer as Hosts at our various entertainment venues. If you like music and love the holiday season, we are looking for you!

The Expo runs Dec 1 – 12, 2016.  Please apply here 

Special Event Sponsorship At The Expo

There are several Special Events and Event Areas that are available for sponsorship at the SL Christmas Expo & Winter Breedables Fair.  You do not have to be a registered merchant to be a Special Events or Event Area sponsor.  View Our Sponsorship’s Here

SL Christmas Expo 2016

 

The days grow shorter and the trees are beginning to turn. Can December be that far off? It’s time to make your plans to head Home For The Holidays!
The Elves are back from vacation and starting to make lists….. of sponsors, merchants, performers, volunteers and all the people and things that make The SL Christmas Expo the shining star of the Holiday Season!
Registration is coming soon! Watch for Announcements!

https://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/

Volunteer Spotlight on Xyza

Xyza Armistice tell us the many hats she wears for the Expo. Listen up!

Xyza Armistice santas helper mama elf

WOW… Where would you like me to start?

Nuala IMed me and said me, “Xyza, I need your help.” And of course I said, “YES” before I even knew what help she needed. “What do you need me to do, Nuala?” She said, “Christmas Expo… would you like to Volunteer?” I already said yes before hand not knowing what help she needed sooooooo…..guess no backing down now!!!

As the Special Events for the 2015 Christmas Expo Photos with Santa Coordinator, I schedule days and times for Santa and his Elves. I am also know as MAMA ELF.I am the Co-organizer for the Christmas Tree Lot with Dianna Wycliffe.

And also work with the Holiday Of Hope Gala-Support Staff – finding Sponsors to provide a gift or gift certificate for either the Holiday Raffle Basket or Random Door Prize.

My roles and job for the 2015 Expo are Organizer – Coordinator – Scheduler – pickeruperer – Host – Elf – ermmmm – Mind reader?

When we work together as one team we can make an impact through Second Life!

My personal message this holiday season is be kind to each other, love each other and be thankful for what you have.

We appreciate all that Xyza does for the Christmas Expo, Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society. Thank you!

2015 Christmas Expo Guidebook

The 2015 SL Christmas Expo is underway December 3 – 14, 2015!

In case you have not yet hit all 4 sims, you can view our official guidebook, to get a peak of what awaits you!

View The Guidebook .. Click Here

Day Two and the Fun Goes On!!

Today is the second day of the 2014 SL Christmas Expo! Check out our Exhibitors & Shopping guide to find out where your favorite Second Life designers and creators are located:
https://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/exhibitor-list-shopping-guide/
Visitors and guests will be able to shop for holiday gifts, take photographs with Santa, participate in Naughty Or Nice, and Hunt for the Bells! In addition to the mentioned events, 11 fun and exciting days of entertainment awaits! And MORE!!!!

Cuddly & Santa
Hunt for the Bells – at this special hunt, you will be able to hunt for bells, which contain a variety of items from some of your favorite Second Life creators and designers! Each item will be for the low cost of 10 LINDENS!! 100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life. In addition, after the hunt, take at least 10 of the items you have found and use them in a photo to join the Hunt for the Bells Photo Contest.
Gachas, Silent Auctions, & Raffles – many items and gift card bundles are up for auction and raffle in these events! 100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life.
Naughty Or Nice – Hidden around in many of the shops and in special event areas, Santa as left special sacks.  You can click on the sacks and get a gift.  If you get the naughty gift come back later and try again to see if Santa as changed his mind.   All gifts in the Naughty or Nice boxes are 100% FREE!
And of course Santa and his elves will make an appearance throughout the Expo and Fair!

photo by Cuddly Waffle

Our Bloggers Are Ready!

We are pleased to announce the offical bloggers list for the 2015 SL Christmas Expo!  This list contains our official bloggers, along with each blogger’s website.  You can find the list by Clicking Here

Blogger Day at the expo is Wednesday December 1 from 7am – 7pm SLT

Our official flicker page will be full of fantastic pictures of the SL Christmas Expo as well. Be sure to check it out at SL Christmas Expo – click here

Holidays Of Hope Ball

A Winter Wonderland – the 2015 Holidays Of Hope Ball

6th Annual Gala to Support the Relay For Life of Second Life, and the American Cancer Society

https://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/holidays-of-hope-ball/

The 6th Annual Holidays of Hope Ball will be held Sunday, Dec 13th from 3 to 7 pm SLT as part of the 2015 SL Christmas Expo. This year’s theme will be A Winter Wonderland and is open to all residents of Second Life.  Sponsored by T1Radio, the formal ball will once again feature raffles and door prizes provided by SL’s premier merchants.

The annual Holidays Of Hope Ball, established in 2010, is one of Second Life’s brightest holiday season highlights and brings together residents from all corners of the virtual community to celebrate the holidays and to support the American Cancer Society.  Holiday Gift Basket Raffle tickets, purchased via scripted kiosks, benefit the Relay For Life of Second Life. Past raffle prizes, and the door prizes which rain down on party goers, have included gift certificates and gifts donated by merchants from throughout Second Life, with values exceeding L$50,000. SL Merchants are invited to become Holidays Of Hope benefactors by providing Gifts and Gift Certificates. For more information please see below*.

This year the ball will be held at the Wonderland Ballroom, created by Darkstone Aeon of Stone’s Works, high above the Christmas Expo. There is no charge for admittance.
If you would like more information or would like more information about the Holidays Of Hope Ball please contact Trader1 Whiplash in world or email trader@t1radio.com .

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* How To Become a Holidays Of Hope Sponsor

  • If you wish to donate Gift Certificates, please be sure to enclose the certificate(s), a notecard with redemption instructions and a landmark to your store or Marketplace Link.
  • If you wish to participate in the Gift Basket Raffle, please provide a coupon to redeem the item, a graphic of the item and a landmark to your store. PLEASE DO NOT SEND OBJECTS. This will allow you to control permissions.
  • Please be sure to enclose a full perm business logo.
  • ALL COUPONS AND GIFT CERTIFICATES MUST BE TRANSFERABLE.
  • All donors will be recognized by signage at the event and either On Air by T1Radio or by “object shouts” as the items are dispensed by the random gift givers at the ball.

Contact Renee Riva or Xyza Armistice for more information or to provide a gift or gift certificate for either the Holiday Raffle Basket or Random Door Prize.

Participate in the 2015 SL Christmas Expo!

The 2015 Second Life Christmas Expo will take place on December 3-14 and is the ONLY official Relay For Life of Second Life committee ran event for the holidays!
The 2015 Second Life Christmas Expo will consist of both holiday and non holiday items from some of the best creators and designers in Second Life, spread across 4 sims! 100% of registration fees, sponsorship fees, kiosk donations, hunt, raffles, and auction are paid to Relay For Life of Second Life.  Relay For Life of Second Life is part of the American Cancer Society and is a virtual version of the real life Relay For Life. You can find more information about RFL of SL here:

http://relayforlifeofsecondlife.org/
Registration for this 4 sim special event will end on November 15, 2015. To register please see the following links.    2015 SL Christmas Expo Shop Registration:

https://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/expo-shop-registration/

Performer applications are also available, with the Expo seeking DJ’s, Live Performers, Tribute Bands, Dance Groups/Troupes, Theater Organizations, Public Speakers, and Art Galleries. We invite you to fill out our performer application if you are interested in these opportunities:

https://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/performer-applications/
Please see our blogger application if you would like to cover our event in the capacity of a blogger, magazine, or other news outlet. Registering as a blogger will grant you access on our special blogger/press days of this fundraising event.

https://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/blogger-opportunities-2/

Now Hiring Santas & Elves!

The 2015 Christmas Expo is looking for friendly individuals to play Santa and be an Elf! The dates of this 4 sim event will be December 3 to December 14, 2015 and is the ONLY Relay For Life of Second Life Committee ran event for the holidays! Please read the Santa and Elf guidelines below before filling out this application. Thank you for your time and interest!

SANTA AND ELF VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES:

**ALL SANTA AND ELF VOLUNTEERS WILL FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES BELOW**

SL TOS: http://www.lindenlab.com/tos
SL COMMUNITY STANDARDS: https://secondlife.com/corporate/cs.php
RELAY FOR LIFE OF SECOND LIFE FUNDRAISING GUIDELINES:http://tinyurl.com/p38xkdl
ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES:

-As this is a fundraiser, your behavior CANNOT be adult in nature (this includes behavior, jokes, props, anything else that you will use, etc..).
-No outside tip or donation jars are allowed. Relay For Life donation kiosks will be set up in all performance areas.
-All shifts must be at least one hour long.
-All signup slots are first come and first serve
-Santa volunteers will use a provided avatar
-Elf volunteers will use their own Second Life Avatar and should look like an elf in appearance
-No experience needed to apply

http://goo.gl/forms/LYtJdzGGWN

Calling All Bloggers

Calling All Bloggers!

If you’re interested in taking part in the highly anticipated SL Christmas 2015 Expo, now is your time to let us know! Applications are now open! Follow the link below:

Click Here For Blogger Application Form