For Immediate Release

Michelle Bouschor, 906-440-7340
Tim Ellis, 906-440-4890

Ghost Hunter round table, Ben Hansen & Bill Murphy to headline 4th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention

John Zaffis Haunted Collection among 17 other speakers

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – World renown Psychics, Cryptozoologists, hit show TV stars and the son from the Amityville home will headline this years Michigan Paranormal Convention at Kewadin Casinos August 9 – 10. Seventeen speakers are scheduled for the event along with gallery reading and twilight walking tours. Tickets go on sale April 26 at 8 a.m. at the DreamMakers Theater Box Office.

“This is by far our most aggressive line up, it is the largest group of presenters we have ever put together,” said Tim Ellis, president of the Upper Peninsula Paranormal Research Society. “We have some crowd favorites back and added some amazing new faces and stories to our event this year. It gets tough to continue to build a bigger event each year, but we have a lot of fun making it happen!”

One of the most exciting sessions at this years conference will be the round table with Amy Bruni, Joe Chin, Adam Berry, Britt Griffith and Dustin Pari from the Syfy show “Ghost Hunters.. “This by far will be one of the most interesting sessions,” said Ellis. “We’ve never had this many members from the hit TV show, Ghost Hunters, at one time for a presentation. Fans will get stories from behind the scenes of the show, and a chance to ask the questions they have always wanted to ask.” A familiar face presenting anew subject, John Zaffis will be on hand to discuss “Possessed Possessions” and haunted museum artifacts. There will also be a live taping of “30 Odd Minutes” during the conference.

New presenters scheduled for the convention this year include the “Fact or Fake; Paranormal Files” hosts Ben Hanson and Bill Murphy who will give a behind the scenes look about their hit TV series; Cryptozoologist Loren Coleman; son from the actual “Amityville Horror” home Christopher Quaratino (Lutz); the real life mother from “Haunting in Georgia” Lisa Wyrick; Kat Tedsen & Bev Rydel presenting their third book in the Haunted Travel Series “Haunted Travels of Michigan III”; and Detroit’s own John Tenney speaking on Sky People.

Other speakers include Darkness Radio TV Host Dave Schrader covering A Look at Ghosts; Psychic Chip Coffee, Author and TV Host Jeff Belanger, and crowd favorite Tim Shaw presenting the correct way to do a Séance.

Tickets to the event go on sale April 26. Convention tickets for the two days are $75, one day convention ticket is $45 and a VIP package including two day convention and a dinner with speakers and guests for $95. Special hotel packages including two night accommodation, convention tickets, VIP dinner with speakers and guests is available for $360. Additional tickets can be purchased during the convention for gallery readings with Psychic Tim Shaw for $25, Psychic Chip Coffee for $50, and for twilight walking tours with Jim Couling starting at $10. Convention tickets include a special convention only vendor area where attendees can speak one on one with presenters and exhibitors. All tickets purchased by May 10 will receive a 20% discount (with the exception of hotel packages).

For more information on the conference, visit, or For booking a Convention Room table, please contact Tim Ellis at 1-906-440-4890.