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Anime Milwaukee Expected to Bring $2.2 Million to Milwaukee this Weekend

Anime Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest Anime and Japanese cultural event, hosts its ninth annual convention at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee and Wisconsin Center this weekend March 11- 13.

Anime Milwaukee, known as AMKE by reoccurring attendees, expects to welcome thousands of fans of all ages to downtown Milwaukee, with the entire first floor of the Wisconsin Center booked for vendors, Artist Alley, video gaming and more. Connected by skywalk, the Hyatt will also be full of function space providing entertainment for event attendees.  

The event is anticipated to have an economic impact to Milwaukee of $2.2 million. 8,000 Anime fans in their costumes are expected to attend.

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