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Convention and Trade Show Schedule

This is a schedule of the game conventions that we know about, some of which we plan to attend. We are more than happy to help you promote your convention. If you'd like to add your con to our list, use our handy convention registry form.

We can also provide support to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions and other types of convention support, such as GMs to run SJ Games events! Send mail to conventions@sjgames.com and let us know how we can help.

You can download these posters to publicize your games and help you find new players at conventions (or stores, or schools)!

We also need volunteers to help us at conventions.

[SJG Attended] Conventions listed with this pyramid symbol will have an SJ Games staffer in attendance. (For a list of JUST those conventions we'll be attending, click here.) If you would like a Steve Jackson Games staffer at your event, please read our guidelines for requesting a guest for your convention.

Caution and Disclaimer: SJ Games provides this page as a public service. The information has been provided by the conventions themselves. We cannot be responsible for errors, changes of plans, hoaxes, or Acts of God. Or the other side, for that matter. If you plan to attend, please contact the convention and verify things for yourself ahead of time!


July 2020 • August 2020 • September 2020 • October 2020 • November 2020


July 2020

July 10-12: Southern Fried Gaming Expo – Atlanta, GA
Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held July 10-12 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, GA, and boasts over 300 full-sized arcade and pinball machines, console systems, along with huge tabletop area, RPG, minature painting, vendors, special guest speakers, wrestling, tournaments and more!
Contact Person: Shannon DeWitt
For more info, contact: 904 Koala Court, Lawrenceville, GA 30043


July 17-19: Sioux City Comic-Cade – Sioux City, Iowa
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1132 Larsen Park Road, Sioux City, IA
This is going to be a mix of a gaming convention as well as having comic and media guests. We will have an art room as well as a dealer room and plan on having multiple days of gaming fun for all ages.
Contact Person: Kyle Baker
For more info, contact: Sioux City Comic-Cade, 1622 Pierce St., Sioux City, IA 51105


*July 30-Aug. 2: Gen Con – Indianapolis, IN
Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave.
Steve Jackson Games is excited to be part of Gen Con 2020!! Be sure to stop by our booth (#1401) in the Exhibit Hall for FREE demos and a remote version of W23 where you can pick up our latest games to take home. We'll be showcasing the latest releases along with a few new surprises! Don't miss free demos, new releases, signings, and so much more! More to come as details are finalized!
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andrew Hackard, Alex Yeager, Eric Dow, Hunter Shelburne, Jimmie Bragdon, Julie Yeager, Kat Rider, Lisa Villaire, Phil Reed, Philip Villarreal, Ross Jepson, Randy Scheunemann, Susan Bueno, and Sabrina Gonzalez


August 2020

Aug. 16-18: Matsuricon – Columbus, Ohio
Location: Hyatt Regency Greater Columbus Convention Center, 350 N High St, Columbus, Ohio
Matsuricon is an anime convention in the heart of Columbus, Ohio benefiting the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center - James.
Contact Person: John Johnson - Department Head, Tabletop Gaming Department
For more info, contact: Matsuricon Tabletop Gaming Department, C/O John Johnson, 51000 Mott Rd Trlr 172, Canton, MI 48188


*Aug. 21-23: UK Games Expo - NEW DATES! – Birmingham, England
Location: NEC (National Exhibition Center), Birmingham, England
UKGE has been postponed until August! Join Steve Jackson Games at UK Games Expo 2020! The UK Games Expo (UKGE) is the largest hobby games convention in the UK, and we're excited to be part of thefun! You'll find us each day co-exhibiting with our retail partner, Eclectic Games. We'll be demoing the upcoming Car Wars Sixth Edition, the latest Munchkin title, Deadly Doodles, and our small family games. So, if you're a Steve Jackson Games fan, the Birmingham NEC is where you want to be May 29-31! See you there!!
Contact Person: SJ Games Events Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager, Julie Yeager, Phil Reed, and Steve Jackson


Aug. 28-29: MyCon Logan – Logan, UT
Location: Cache Valley Event Center, 490 S 500 W, Logan, UT 84321
MyCon Logan is an event that includes both casual and competitive gaming. Our goal is to provide the community with gaming activities, cosplay, anime, tabletop, and most importantly FUN. MyCon strives to create a safe and inclusive space to anyone who belongs to or is interested in the community of gaming, anime, comics, and pop culture. We bring together all forms of Table Top Gaming, Board Games, RPG's, Card Games, Miniatures, as well as hosting vendors, activities, demo games and competitions. This event is used to sponsors CAPSA, and they will be providing prizing for the event. Interested in being a sponsor? Reach out to us at csm@mycon.me
Contact Person: Steve Maynard
For more info, contact: CS Maynard, c/o MyCon, 723 East 350 South, Smithfield, UT 84335


Aug. 28-30: 2D Con – Minneapolis, MN
Location: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403
2D Con is an all inclusive, family friendly and charitable gaming event held every summer in celebration of the gaming community. Featuring tournaments, live music, table top, RPG, TCG, speedrunning, cosplay, industry guests, retro gaming and more; 2D Con aims to be the best event around, no matter what your gaming style is.
Contact Person: Save Point
For more info, contact: 11011 Vincent Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431


September 2020

*Sept. 4-7: PAX West 2020 w/Steve Jackson Games – Seattle, WA
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
Come see us and play games at PAX West, September 4-7! We'll be in the new tabletop gaming area at the Hyatt Regency Hotel (level 3) - 10am-8pm on Fri., Sat., & Sun. and 10am-4pm on Monday! We will be demoing many of our new games, releasing this spring/summer, throughout the weekend including... Deadly Doodles 2, Scarf-n-Barf, Zombie Dice Deluxe, Munchkin Tales, Munchkins & Mazes, Illuminati w/ Alternative Truths Expansion, and... be sure to stop by for demos of Car Wars 6th Edition - Happy Hour Events 4-6pm on Fri/Sat/Sun and 2-4pm on Monday.
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager and Julie Yeager


Sept. 5-6: Na Mira Con – Faro, Portugal
Location: Agrupamento de Escolas Pinheiro e Rosa
The Youtube channel Na Mira - Jogos de Tabuleiro and B de Brincar decided to take on a new challenge: to organize in Portugal an event that really celebrates modern board games. So, we created Na Mira Con a board game convention to be held in Faro (Algarve - Portugal) on the 5th and 6th of September. We are already preparing several initiatives, always with the assumption that the focus is board games.
Contact Person: Carlos Ramos
For more info, contact: Rua das Nogueiras n.º 18, 7005-385 Évora, Portugal


October 2020

*Oct. 7-11: Origins Game Fair - NEW DATES! – Columbus, OH
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street
Origins 2020 has been rescheduled! Join Steve Jackson Games at Origins 2020! Whether it is running demos & events in the SJ Games Event Room and selling product through the SJ Games Booth in the exhibit Hall... we'll be bringing the latest and greatest from Steve Jackson Games. We will be showcasing several new games this year including pre-release demos of Car Wars Sixth Edition, the latest Munchkin titles, Deadly Doodles 2, Gelatinous, and more! Don't forget to pick up your Origins Pin Bazaar Pin at our retail booth!! Redeem our coupon in the coupon book at our event room!! Steve Jackson Games is dedicated to making sure your #Origins2020 is overflowing with fun! So, be sure to come visit us!
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager, Amy Zwick, Eric Dow, Hunter Shelburne, Jimmie Bragdon, Julie Yeager, Lisa Villaire, Randy Scheunemann, and Susan Bueno


*Oct. 22-25: Essen SpielFest 2020 – Essen, Germany
Location: Messe Essen, Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen
Steve Jackson Games is headed to the International Spieltage in Essen Germany this October!! We'll be hanging with our friends at GamesQuest again this year - where you'll be able to buy English Language versions of many of our games including Deadly Doodles, The Fantasy Trip, the latest Munchkin releases, and more! Be sure to stop by for a demo (including Car Wars Sixth Edition), check out our latest products, and say "Hallo"!! Essen Spiel is the world's largest fair for board, card and role-playing games with more than 1, 200 exhibitors from 53 nations and 190, 000 visitors #SPIEL2020
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alain Dawson, Alex Yeager, Julie Yeager, Phil Reed, Ross Jepson, and Randy Scheunemann


November 2020

*Nov. 20-22: PAX Unplugged 2020 w/Steve Jackson Games – Philadelphia, PA
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
Join us at PAX Unplugged! The East Coast's largest tabletop convention! Join us at booth #TBD - play a game, pick up a promo, and take a game home! During PAX Unplugged this year, Steve Jackson Games will be demoing the the new Munchkin titles, Deadly Doodles, Scarf-n-Barf, Simon's Cat, Zombie Dice Deluxe, and the current Car Wars Sixth Edition. PAX Unplugged is an exciting analog-focused extension of the already existing PAX events. PAX Unplugged is an event specifically tailored to gamers of all ages. All of the content throughout the show is meant to be enjoyed by the entire family all weekend and what’s more, Sunday’s offerings are specifically set up to appeal to our younger gamers in attendance.
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager, Julie Yeager, and others to be announced

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