Fan Conclave

Info on the annual IN THE ROOM Fan Conclave in Philadelphia!

ITR Fan Conclave Details

Thu 9/19 — ITR Listener Social
Fri 9/20 — ROH in Northeast Philly
Sat 9/21 — The Brady Hicks interview with Harry Barnett; HIAC Fan Symposium Summit; New Moon’s PG-13 in Westville, New Jersey
Sun 9/22 — Breakfast before breaking.

Stay tuned here for the latest updates. To meet up with Brady and the gang for any of these events, call the ITR hotline at (609) 755-5ITR.

ITR Fan Conclave III Announced! (Updated 6/26)

It’s time for the THIRD ANNUAL Fan Conclave. We here at ITR and have been hard at work making sure that this year’s Fan Conclave will be the best ever.

Fan Conclave III will span one whole week in September in Philadelphia, and give listeners of IN THE ROOM and the other shows on the opportunity to hang out with other listeners as well as the fine folks who help make the show and Web site all that it is.

The following schedule is tentative, but includes:

Sunday, 9/15 —  WWE Night of Champions party (Fox & The Hound, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania)
Monday, 9/16 — DimpleDate (Che’-Zus Bar and Grille, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania)
Tuesday, 9/17 — IN THE ROOM (WDMD Studios, Bristol, Pennsylvania)
Wednesday, 9/18 — Jay V Mail (WDMD Studios, Bristol, Pennsylvania)
Thursday, 9/18 — DimpleDate Social (Manayunk, Pennsylvania)
Friday, 9/19 — Ring of Honor (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Saturday, 9/20 — New Moon Rising Wrestling (The Proving Grounds, Deptford Twp, New Jersey)

Guests for the ITR Fan Conclave will stay at the luxurious Holiday Inn Express in Fairless Hills, PA. Contact for booking information. Conclave Heats Up!!

If you’re in Philly be sure to join us for the remaining events of the 2012 Fan Conclave! We’re having a great time … Call the ITR hotline at (609) 755-5ITR to find out how YOU can join in the fun!

Today we’ll be heading downtown with Hell in a Cell Talk Radio’s Dean Dixon to soak in The City of Brotherly Love, then headed to The Fox and Hound (King of Prussia, PA) to watch WWE Night of Champions with Bill Apter, PWI’s Jeff Ruoss and David Lenker, Nemar Wells (formerly of VOC Nation), and several ITR and listeners!

Tomorrow … a special Montreal Screwjob debate on this site, a LIVE streaming of ITR on Monday evening, and, on Tuesday, WWE rolls into Philly for Smackdown on Tuesday!

Saturday, 9/14 — ECWA
Brady, Vince Gillett, Big Ern, PWI’s Frank Krewda, The HiaC Talk Radio crew, and our friends at the ECWA

East Coast Wrestling Association (ECWA)Napalm Bomb pinned Cujo the Hellhound [8:00] … Danny E (with Magnum and Gus Grande) defeated Kekoa The Flyin Hawaiian [10:42] … Tony Mamaluke and Josh Daniels (with Joel Goodhart) wrestled to a draw [15:00] … The Sons of Blackheart (Chris Rockwell and Sam Shields, with Joel Goodhart) defeated ECWA Unified Tag Team Champions Fusion-DS (Damian Dragon and Matt Saigon) to win the titles [10:33] … Aden Chambers pinned Bobby Shields (with Joel Goodhart) [12:51] … Cole Callaway and Mid-Atlantic Champion Mr. Ooh La La (with Jim Shorts) beat Michael Tartaglia and Ricky Martinez (with Magnum and Gus Grande) in a Fans Lumberjack Match [12:14] … Tri-State Wrestling Alliance Heavyweight Champion Chris Wylde beat ECWA Heavyweight Champion Papadon by submission to unify the titles [26:32]. (09/15/12)

Friday, 9/13 — CHIKARA King of Trios
Brady, Big Ern, Vince Gillett, Jay V, and The Olsen Family

CHIKARA–Team Sendai Girls (Dash Chisako, Meiko Satomura, and Sendai Sachiko) defeated The Colony (Green Ant, Fire Ant, and assailANT) [12:10] … The Batiri (Kobald, Kodama, and Obariyon) beat Gran Akuma, Scott Parker, and Shane Matthews [11:17] … Team FIST (Chuck Taylor, Icarus, and Jonny Gargano) defeated Team Osaka Pro (Atsushi Katoge, Daisuke Harada, Ultimate Spider Jr.) [20:58] … Jigsaw, Manami Toyota, and Mike Quackenbush  beat The Swarm (combatANT, deviANT, and Soldier Ant) [14:29] … Team JWP (Command Bolshoi, Kaori Yoneyama, and Tsubasa Kuragaki) defeated The Throwbacks (Dasher Hatfield, Mark Angelosetti, and Matt Classic) [12:42] … The Spectral Envoy (Frightmare, Hallowicked, and UltraMantis Black) defeated Kazuaki Mihara, The Mysterious and Handsome Stranger, and Tito Santana [16:22] … Team ROH (Matt and Nick Jackson, and Mike Bennett, with Maria Kanellis) beat he Faces of Pain (The Warlord, The Barbarian, and Meng) [12:40] … Team ECW (Tommy Dreamer, Jerry Lynn, and Too Cold Scorpio) defeated Team WWF (1-2-3 Kid, Aldo Montoya, and Tatanka) [20:54]. (09/14/12)

Thursday, 9/13 — DimpleDate Social
Brady, Dr. Slice, Nemar (formerly VOC Nation), Bill from Mt. Airy, and Vince Gillett

Great time getting to meet the first of the listeners, and watch Dr. Slice pretend he knows how to pick up women!!!

ITR Fan Conclave II Confirmed Appearances (Updated)

Wow, the 2012 ITR Fan Conclave is really taking shape. Here is the list of confirmed personalities who will  be appearing in some form or fashion:

Brady Hicks, DJ, Derrick McDonald, Anthony Sarlo

Jay V Mail
Jay V, Brady

Hell in a Cell Talk Radio
Double D, Mark Thompson, Dan Law, Ryan “Big Burgundy”

The Papadon Show
“The Greek God” Papadon, Brady Hicks

The Book Club with Big and Tull
Jeff “Big” Malinoski

Mike Tartaglia, Mr. Ooh La La, Papadon, Chris Wylde, Joe Zanolle, Kekoa, Coach Jim Shorts, Fusion-DS, to name a few …

Jeannette, Dr. Slice, Brady Hicks

Brady, Vince Gillett, Jeff Malinoski

Board Members
Vince Gillett, Big Ern, Jason

Former ITR Guests
Papadon, Chris Wylde, Kid America, Joe Zanolle, Fusion-DS, Bobby Shields, Coach Jim Shorts, Kekoa

Get Your Santana Garrett – IN THE ROOM Trading Card at Fan Conclave II

As announced last night on IN THE ROOM by Brady Hicks, an agreement has been reached with Brian Kelley of Missouri Wrestling Revival and Raven Johnson to create a set of limited-edition Santana Garrett – IN THE ROOM trading cards that feature not just the beautiful face of future WWE/TNA star Santana, but that of Brady Hicks and IN THE ROOM as well. What Brady Hicks didn’t announce is that those cards should be printed and available to all Conclave guests.

In addition, co-host Derrick McDonald announced plans to join Brady, DJ, and the entire Hell in a Cell Talk Radio crew in taking part in at least some of the festivities for the ITR Fan Conclave II. This schedule is as follows:

9/14 CHIKARA King of Trios (Easton, PA) or WSU (Deer Park, NY)
9/15 ECWA 45th Anniversary (Newark, DE)
9/16 WWE Night of Champions @ The Fox and Hound (King of Prussia, PA)
9/17 Special, Monday night edition of IN THE ROOM with Conclave Guests
9/18 WWE Smackdown (Philadelphia, PA)

Fan Conclave Hotel Information

Guests for the ITR Fan Conclave will stay at the luxurious Holiday Inn Express in Fairless Hills, PA. Contact for booking information.

  • 9/14 – CHIKARA @ Easton, PA
  • 9/15 – ECWA @ Newark, DE
  • 9/16 – WWE Night of Champions @ The Fox and Hound, King of Prussia, PA
    9/17 – IN THE ROOM LIVE Recording Session
  • 9/18 – WWE Smackdown @ Philadelphia, PA

Book now for Thursday, September 13 – Wednesday, September 19, 2012



ITR Fan Conclave II – September 14-18th in Philadelphia!!!

As announced this week on IN THE ROOM, Philadelphia will play host to the second-ever ITR Fan Conclave, September 14-18, 2012.

We hope you can all join us for a chance to meet up with (and hang out with) the guys and girls who bring you IN THE ROOM and all the other great programs featured on! Plus, guaranteed meet-and-greets with at least one guest who has appeared on IN THE ROOM, autograph opportunities, the opportunity to check out FOUR wrestling shows, AND … the chance to be part of a special recording of IN THE ROOM LIVE!

Confirmed so far are Brady Hicks, DJ (ITR), and Dean Dixon (Hell in a Cell Talk Radio) … more news certainly to follow!

Friday, September 14 – CHIKARA @ Easton, PA OR WSU @ Deer Park, NY
Saturday, September 15 – ECWA @ Newark, DE
Sunday, September 16 – WWE Night of Champions @ The Fox and Hound, King of Prussia, PA
Monday, September 17 – Special, Monday Night Recording of IN THE ROOM with Fan Conclave Guests!
Tuesday, September 18 – WWE Smackdown @ Philadelphia, PA

More info to follow. Contact for more information!

Live ITR Fan Conclave Coverage !!!

Hey guys! THE Brady Hicks here, Pro Wrestling Illustrated contributing writer and the host of the IN THE ROOM podcast right here on I am so excited to be bringing you all DAILY COVERAGE from this weekend’s ITR Fan Conclave in Philadelphia.

Check back here frequently as I provide updates each night from the weekend festivities.

Monday, September 19, 2011
Took Big Ern and Vince Gillett into the city again, this time to run the steps of the Art Museum, like Rocky, and to eat lunch at the Oregon Diner where many from ECW once sat after shows. Later, the two sat in for a special edition of IN THE ROOM(more…)

Join Us for the ITR Fan Conclave

Photo by Max Ballwell

We here at IN THE ROOM and want YOU to come to Philly in September for the first ever IN THE ROOM FAN CONCLAVE event. Come on out to The City of Brotherly Love for a four-day weekend September 16-20, 2011. A tour of Kevin McElvaney’s secret hideout? You’ve got it! Breakfast with DJ and his family?! YOU KNOW IT. Come check out one of the most storied independent wrestling areas in the world, and get the chance to hang with the people you hear each week IN THE ROOM, plus many in the extended ITR family!!! Contact Brady Hicks regarding details on available hotel accomodations, and to learn about the free transportation that will be available, at!

Visit the official Facebook invitation.

So far, the package (subject to change) includes:

  • The 9/17 Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (TWA) Wrestling Show in Voorhees, New Jersey with Brady Hicks
  • A 9/18 screening of the WWE Night of Champions ppv at Fox & Hound in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, with Brady Hicks, DJ,’s Bill Apter, and the VOC Nation
  • Sitting in on IN THE ROOM for a live remote on 9/19
  • A customized tour of the city Brady Hicks so proudly calls home, including the historic ECW Arena and running the steps of the Art Museum like Rocky, plus grabbing a cheesesteak
  • The opportunity to meet and interact with the guys who bring you IN THE ROOM each week
  • Autograph opportunities to be announced, including a session with at least one guest you’ve heard on IN THE ROOM!
  • More to come!!!!!
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