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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.

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[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!


August 2016 • September 2016 • October 2016 • November 2016 • December 2016 • March 2017 • April 2017 • May 2017 • June 2017


August 2016

Aug. 26-28: Fan World – Niagara Falls, NY
Location: Niagara Falls Conference Center, Quality Hotel, Crowne Plaza
Fan World - an amazing multi-national event by fans from many walks of life, dedicated to fans of every walk of life! Fan World is an event for fans of everything from video gaming to animation to comics to sci-fi and fantasy to tabletop gaming to everything we love about web culture! Fan World takes place from August 26-28, 2016 and is a 24-hour event.
Contact Person: Jason Gough
For more info, contact: Fan World - Tabletop, 43 Cave Street, Lockport, NY 14094


Aug. 26-28: Fillycon – Phillidelphia, pa
Location: Doubletree by Hliton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
FillyCon™ is a Nonprofit Family friendly Convention in the Greater Phillidelphia Area. It has Tabletop Gaming, Electronic Gaming, VIP, Concerts, Vendors Hall, Workshops and lectures, Children's programming, Charity Auction.
Contact Person: CJ Lowe
For more info, contact: p.o. 635 pottsville pa 17901


Aug. 26-28: Avalon Expo – St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrado
Location: Centre des Grands-Vents, 65 Ridge Road
We are a general sci-fi/gaming/comics/etc. convention with late August as our regular date. This will be our second year (2016), as we continue to grow.
Contact Person: Jeff Power
For more info, contact: Avalon Expo, Suite 152, Unit 50 Hamlyn Rd. Plaza, St. John's, NL A1E 5X7, Canada


September 2016

Sept. 1-4: Tacti-Con – Colorado Springs, Colorado
Location: Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center, 2886 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, Co 809065
Tacticon gaming convention is a unique experience that has been apart of Colorado gaming culture for 26 years. Originally a convention started by the now closed store Attactix, Tacticon was designed as a game convention built around tactical tabletop gaming. From there, the convention continued to evolve to one that brings all kinds of gaming to the fore. Historically, Tacticon has always featured tabletop gaming such as role playing games, board games, collectible card games, and miniatures. Continuing the tradition of featuring tactical gaming, e-sports and computer games have also joined in on the fun, as gaming continues to expand its reach and importance to each and every person. Tacticon continues its fun march of both featuring the latest and greatest in all of the genres of gaming while creating a family fun environment that allows everyone to find something they enjoy and dive in to play! Whether it be a grand mountainside assault by orcs, saving the princess for the 650th tim
Contact Person: Chelsea Lea Surfus
For more info, contact: 2440 National Park Blvd, Austin, TX 78747


Sept. 1-4: Fan Expo Canada – Toronto, Ontario
Location: Metro Toronto Convention centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON, M5V 2W6, CANADA
FAN EXPO CANADA™ is the largest Comics, Sci-fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming event in Canada and the 3rd largest Pop Culture event in North America. Celebrating its 22nd year, FAN EXPO CANADA™ has grown from a small comic book convention attracting 1, 500 fans into a multi-faceted, 4-day citywide event that attracts over 129, 000 people from around the world. The event provides a substantial multi-million dollar economic impact to the City of Toronto, filling up hotels and restaurants throughout the duration of the Expo.
Contact Person: Justin Mohareb
For more info, contact: Justin Mohareb, c/o Informa Canada, 10 Alcorn Ave. Suite 100, Toronto, ON, M4V 3A9, CANADA


Sept. 2-5: Tri-Con Fall 2016 – South Sioux City, NE
Location: The Marina Inn Conference Center
Labor Day's Best Tradition! 4 Days of amazing gaming, anime, artists and more! A D&D Epic Event, play-to-win, board game library, tournaments, kids corner and more! Right on the beautiful Missouri river, you have to experience it!
Contact Person: Mark Wilson
For more info, contact: 17504 Deer Hollow Dr, Sioux City, IA 51109


Sept. 2-5: Gateway – Los Angeles, CA
Location: Los Angeles Hilton Airport, 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90045
Gateway is an all-ages convention, held annually over Labor Day weekend since 1982 and focusing almost entirely on tabletop games. More than 2, 000 gamers gather to learn, play, watch and buy a wide variety of board, card, miniature, role-playing, collectible and video games. Gateway boasts 800+ games in their library, a dealer room, tournaments with prizes, Gaming 101 sessions for beginners, a miniature painting area and special activities for families.
Contact Person: Mei Dean Francis
For more info, contact: Strategicon, P.O. Box 92103, Long Beach, CA 90809


Sept. 2-5: TCEP 23: Tad Is My Shepherd – Sterling, VA
Location: Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles Airport, 22700 Holiday Park Drive, Sterling, VA 20166
Four days of relaxation and fun chock full of gaming goodness! Featuring the LARP, Teenage Mystery Dance Party, the return of the Arneson/Gygax Memorial Dungeon Crawl, and the annual charity poker tournament! Add in our famous con suite with their fresh bread and you have a weekend not to be missed!
Contact Person: Frank Huminski
For more info, contact: Barking Mad Productions, C/O Frank N Huminski, 7549 Spring Lake Drive #B-2, Bethesda, MD 20817,


*Sept. 2-5: PAX WEST – Seattle, WA
Location: Official event Dates and Locations pending
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein and Guy Himber


Sept. 3: Librari-Con – Fayetteville, TN
Location: 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Librari-Con is a free annual anime/fandom convention. It features a chibi corner, panels, forums, and presenters, a gaming lounge, an artist alley, and a cosplay runway.
Contact Person: Jennifer Hatcher
For more info, contact: 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC 28301


Sept. 9-11: HubCon – Hattiesburg, MS
Location: Forrest County Multipurpose Center, 962 Sullivan Dr, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Gaming only convention
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


Sept. 10-11: Rose City Comic Con – Portland, Oregon
Location: 777 Ne Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR · (503) 235-7575
Annual Comic and Geek Festival in Portland. 26, 000 square feet of artists, celebrities, and more. Gaming and even more to enjoy.
Contact Person: Steve Ellis
For more info, contact: Rose City Comic Con, PO Box 105, West Linn, Oregon 97068


Sept. 10-11: WashingCon – Washington, DC
Location: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
WashingCon is the only completely gaming focused convention in the nation's capitol. This year promises to be bigger and better in every way.
Contact Person: Kathleen Donahue
For more info, contact: 4302 12th Place NE Washington, DC 20017


Sept. 16-18: Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy Austin 30th Anniversary – Austin, Texas
Location: Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy in Austin
Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy is celebrating it's 30th year in Austin! come out and join us for a mini renaissance festival, artist alley, crafting demos, skits, storytelling, games and more.
Contact Person: Chris Fedor
For more info, contact: 2438 West Anderson Lane, Suite B-1, Austin, Texas 78757


Sept. 16-18: Betacon 2016 – Scranton, PA
Location: Scranton Hilton Conference Center
Orgainzed play, board gaming and much more. "When all else fails, It's time to game"
Contact Person: Andrew Sussman
For more info, contact: 542 quincy ave, apt 501, Scranton, pa 18510


Sept. 16-18: TopCon – Topeka, Kansas
Location: Ramada Topeka Downtown Hotel & Convention Center, 420 SE 6th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
TopCon is Topeka original Geek expo now in it's third year. This year is a tribute to Star Trek and Boldly Going Where No One Has Gone Before. We have many great guests lined up, cosplay, video and table top gaming.
Contact Person: Bil Thompson


Sept. 17-18: Long Beach Comic Con – Long Beach, CA
Location: Long Beach Convention Center
Comic convention with tabletop gaming area, demos by several companies.
Contact Person: Karla Freeman
For more info, contact: MAD Event Management, 9 West Street, Warwick, NY 10990


Sept. 17: (BAM Fest) Burleson Arts & Manga Festival – Burleson, Texas
Location: Burleson Senior Activity Center, 216 SW Johnson Ave., Burleson, TX 76028
BAM Fest is a small city festival intended to bring some of the attractions of a large-scale convention closer to home. We bring in anime voice actors, professional artists and cosplayers while holding costume contests, panel discussions and our local game store (Collected - Burleson) to runs a game room.
Contact Person: Matthew Morrison
For more info, contact: 248 SW Johnson Ave., Burleson, TX 76028


Sept. 17: Versus Con – Newark, DE
Location: Delaware Technical Community College - Stanton Campus - Newark  , Community College, Address: 400 Stanton Christia
FIRST ever gaming con in Newark Delaware. We have run successful comic cons in Delaware which sparked an amazing needs for a dedicated GAMING CON so we have created VERSUS CON. We will have game designers, artists from collectible cards games, vendors and demos of all kinds.
Contact Person: Joe Manzo
For more info, contact: 2 Lindsay Ct, Middletown, DE 19709


Sept. 22-25: GuildCon – Savannah, GA
Location: The Guild Hall
What is GuildCon? GuildCon is gaming. Performances. D&D. Movies. Cosplay. Food! GuildCon is like if DragonCon and ComicCon got together and had a beautiful, delicious convention baby. This convention is in its 3rd year.
Contact Person: Tracer Spence
For more info, contact: 615 Montgomery Street, Savannah, GA 31401


Sept. 23-25: Cincinnati Comic Expo – Cincinnati, Ohio
Location: Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St
The annual Cincinnati Comic Expo has been entertaining thousands of fans since 2010 while celebrating all periods and genres of pop culture with an emphasis on comics. Tickets prices vary and are available for purchase online. More information can be found at www.cincinnaticomicexpo.com.
Contact Person: Matt Bredestege
For more info, contact: PO Box 235, Miamitown, OH 45030


Sept. 24-25: Phantasm – Peterborough, Ontario
Location: Holiday Inn, 150 George St. Peterborough Ontario
RPG games all weekend long Board Game Library, and open play all weekend long Warhammer 40k singles event Sept 24th War machine Tournament Sept 25th LARP Sept 24th
Contact Person: David Watson
For more info, contact: David Watson, Phantasm Coordinator, 1028 Communication Road, Bridgenorth, Ontario, K0L 1H0,


Sept. 24-25: Phantasm – Peterborough, Ontario
Location: Holiday Inn, 150 George St, Peterborough
Central Ontario's longest running convention. About 40% the games we run are RPG games with 30% being board games and the remainder being miniature combat games. This year we are running both a Warhammer 40k, and War Machine/ Hordes tournaments. Our board game space will be doubled this year.
Contact Person: David Watson
For more info, contact: David Watson, Phantasm Coordinator, 1028 Communication Road, Bridgenorth, Ontario, K0L 1H0,


Sept. 29-Oct. 2: Anime Weekend Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
Location: 2 Galleria Parkway Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30339
Anime Weekend Atlanta is a 4 day convention held annually at the Cobb Galleria, Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Sheraton Suites Galleria. The event is a family-friendly celebration of Japanese anime (animation), manga (comics) and cosplay (costume-play) and is held annually during the last weekend of September.
Contact Person: Stephy Casstevens
For more info, contact: 1155 Memory Lane, Lawrenceville, ga 30044


Sept. 30-Oct. 2: RinCon 2016 – Tucson, AZ
Location: 5151 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ 85712
Southern AZ's tabletop gaming convention! Come play boardgames, RPGs, minis, CCGs, and Artemis! Attend panels with game designers, or special programming like Giant-sized Catan and Pyramids, or Pathfinder Society tournament play, or a dramatic reading of Eric and the Gazebo! Play in sessions with the creators of indie and mainstream games, or see what new ideas they're working on! Special guests this year include John Wick (7th Sea), James Ernest (Tak, Kill Dr. Lucky), Ben Woerner (World of Dew), Seth Jaffee (Eminent Domain), and Patrick and Vicky Morgan-Keith (Bombshell Miniatures).
Contact Person: Karen Arnold Ewing
For more info, contact: SAGA, ℅ Karen Arnold Ewing, 6102 E. Oak St., Tucson AZ 85711


Sept. 30-Oct. 2: CONtraflow VI – New Orleans/Kenner, LA
Location: KENNER LOUISIANA - NEW ORLEANS AIRPORT HILTON
CONtraflow VI is New Orleans Louisiana's largest all-fan run Science Fiction, Science-Fact, Fantasy and Gaming convention. The dates for our next convention are September 30-October 2, 2016. To see a sample of some of the events and activities we have planned you can check out our web page at www.contraflowscifi.org We here like to say that CONtraflow is every you like about New Orleans, and everything you love about SF/Gaming conventions. Just a brief look at our guest list including multiple award winning authors Ben Bova, Diana Rowland and Mark L. Van Name and artist Richard Hescox we are sure our 2016 convention be a great one. One of the big highlights of our convention is our 24-hour game room.
Contact Person: Frank Schiavo
For more info, contact: CONtraflow, P.O. Box 57927, New Orleans, LA 70157-7927


Sept. 30-Oct. 2: ConClave Gaming Convention – Modesto, CA
Location: Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto, California 95350
ConClave 2016 will be the 1st annual 3-day Role-playing convention in the Central Valley Area of California in Modesto. We hope to give roleplayers a gaming convention of their own and bring tabletop RPG's back to the limelight. Your hosts for this event have a true passion for the roleplaying hobby and want to bring their love of gaming right into our backyard. Jaime and Blaine have been life long friends, spending many of those years gaming, and they want to invite you to join them and help make this a convention we will all be proud of! Also, with the large trend in Collectable Card Games, we offer a home for fans of that too! There will be many different options for all types of gamers at ConClave
Contact Person: Jaime Pierson
For more info, contact: PO Box 731, Riverbank CA 95367


October 2016

*Oct. 3: Retailer Appreciation Open House – Austin, TX
Location: Our offices in Austin, TX!
We're hosting our 2nd Annual Retailer Appreciation Open House in our Austin office on Monday, October 3, 2016. Last November we invited y'all out to show off the newly remodeled office. The event was so well-received we decided to do it all again. So, come on out and play upcoming releases with the SJ Games team, hear early product announcements, and get cool merchandise! Click the event title to RSVP by September 5th!
Contact Person: Josh S
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


Oct. 8-9: Extra Life @ Macon – Macon, Missouri
Location: Miners Hall 32822 Hwy 63 South
Our event raises money for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, specifically MU Women and Children's Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. 100% of the money raised goes to that hospital. The 24 hour event focuses only on gaming -- video games, board games, table top, etc.
Contact Person: Douglas Coleman
For more info, contact: 707 Cedar Creek Rd, Hannibal, MO 63401


Oct. 14-16: Noble Con – Noble, Il
Location: Olney Central College West Richland Center, 320 E. North Avenue, Noble, Illinois 62868
Noble Con is one of the first gaming conventions to hit southeastern Illinois, featuring games of all types – pen and paper Role Playing Games, Board games Miniature war games and collectible card games. Our main goals are for attendees to have fun, learn about and try out new games, and to promote a positive gaming image to the community. This is a family-oriented three day gaming convention.
Contact Person: Deb Longoria
For more info, contact: Noble Con, C/o Deb Longoria, PO Box 131, Noble, IL 62868


Oct. 15-16: Gamer Fete Gaming Con – Biloxi, MS
Location: Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39531
Gamer Fete delivers the latest games on the latest consoles and PC's, as well as the hottest board games. Play as much as want and join tournament for prizes! Dress up as your favorite gaming character and interact with thousands of other like-minded fans that share your passion for gaming, entertainment, and fun!
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


Oct. 21-23: Game-A-Lot – St. Albert, Alberta
Location: The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert, 47 Riel Dr, St Albert, AB T8N 3Z2, Canada
Game-a-lot is two and half days of table top gaming madness! This St. Albert event has been an annual tradition for over fifteen years, all in support of a local charity. This year, Game-a-lot supports the St. Albert Family Resource Centre!
Contact Person: Christa Engel


Oct. 22-23: Chase Con - Saratoga's Comic Con – Saratoga Springs, NY
Location: 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Chase Con- Saratoga's Comic Con welcomes Cosplay, Guest Stars, Gaming, Anime, Sci-Fi, Furries, Geeks, Comic Books, Artists, & Vendors! Fun for everyone on 10/22-23/16!
Contact Person: Samuel Chase
For more info, contact: PO BOX 532, Fort Edward, NY 12828


November 2016

*Nov. 1: BGG.CON Fall – Dallas, Texas
Location: Official event dates and location pending
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Amber Cook, Andreas Stein, Guy Himber, Hunter Shelburne, Jimmie Bragdon, Rhea Friesen, and Ross Jepson


Nov. 3-6: Youmacon – Detroit, MI
Location: Cobo Hall, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226
Youmacon - a Detroit-based, four-day anime, gaming, art and comic convention celebrating Japanese popular culture - is holding its 2016 celebration from November 3 - 6 in downtown Detroit. Festivities will take place 24-hours-a-day beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday evening through 6 p.m. on Sunday inside the Cobo Center and Renaissance Center. Similar in theme to most major Comic Cons, Youmacon (named for the Japanese word youma, meaning demon or ghost) is an all-ages mix of interactive games and events, cosplay, celebrity guest panels, live musical performances, exhibitors, artists and more. Highlights of the event, now in its 12th year, also include a Charity Masquerade Ball, video game and table-top gaming rooms, a Live Action Mario and Donkey Kong Parties and a massive 100, 000+ sq. foot dealer's room for shopping anime and other collectibles.
Contact Person: Alan Toby
For more info, contact: 3007 Carly Court, Auburn Hills, MI 48326


Nov. 4-6: Hal-Con – Halifax, NS
Location: Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre
At Hal-Con we have a large gaming floor of 50+ tables and a large gaming library of over 200 games. We organize demos, tournaments, and free play opportunities with board games, RPGs and video games.
Contact Person: Camille Hunt
For more info, contact: Camille Hunt, 2323 Maynard St., Halifax, NS, B3K3T8,


Nov. 5-6: Forest City Comicon – London, Ontario, Canada
Location: London Convention Center - 300 York St, London, ON N6B 1P8
A celebration of nerd culture like no other: the largest event of its kind ever to hit London, Ontario will return in 2016. Returning to the London Convention Centre and continuing its partnership with Project Play, the event will feature costumes, vendors, panels, board games, and video game tournaments. The event promises to a celebration of nerd culture and the popular culture that surrounds it. In its first year the Forest City Comicon was the largest first-year comic con type event ever held in London and surrounding area doubling its attendance in its second year. Fans are encouraged to sign-up for the Forest City Comicon's e-mail updates at www.forestcitycomicon.ca to be included in special announcements leading up to the event. Vendor information is also available through this website.
Contact Person: Maggie Pajak
For more info, contact: Forest City Comicon, C/O L.A. Mood Comics & Games, 350 Richmond St., London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3C3


Nov. 5: Extra Life Game Day – Columbia, MO
Location: Magelings Games, 1906 N Providence Rd, Columbia, MO, 65203
Our national drive to raise money for Extra Life. We do 24 hours of gaming, this year we are going convention style with multiple games and demos running all day long!
Contact Person: Nathaniel Graham
For more info, contact: Magelings Games, 1906 N Providence Rd, Columbia, MO, 65203


Nov. 11-13: PentaCon XXXII – Fort Wayne, Indiana
Location: Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 West Jefferson Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
PentaCon is Indiana's longest-running game convention. It includes role playing games, miniatures games, board games, collectable card games, and computer games. In addition there is a vendors area, flea market, and a variety of special events.
Contact Person: Larry Hull
For more info, contact: 2030 Silver Street, Anderson, IN 46012


Nov. 11-13: AcadeCon – Dayton, ohio
Location: Dayton Convention Center
The Tabletop Convention hosted by the RPG Academy podcast faculty and network. The Tiny con with the huge guest list including RPG Designers and RPG podcasters. Heavy focus on gaming with friends and family.
Contact Person: Michae Ross
For more info, contact: 385 Charleton Court Hamilton Ohio 45011


Nov. 12-13: Bakersfield ComicCon – Bakersfield, California
Location: 1442 So. P st., Bakersfield, CA
Contact Person: Desmond Blackstone
For more info, contact: 6225 District Blvd #301, Bakersfield, CA 93313


Nov. 12-13: Board Games By The Bay Auckland Nov 2016 – Auckland, New Zealand
Location: Auckland Bridge Club, 273 Remuera Rd, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand
Family friendly events run annually since 2011 bringing people to play modern boardgames and have fun, while introducing new families to the excitement of modern games. They are the biggest such gaming events in Auckland and Hamilton featuring a games library, competitions, giveaways, a lineup of NZ's top games designers and a games shop. But most of all they provide an opportunity to meet up and play new games and old favourites in a friendly and relaxed environment.
Contact Person: Natalie Samson
For more info, contact: Seriously Board, PO Box 12548, Thorndon, Wellington 6144, New Zealand


Nov. 12: CoastCon Jr – Biloxi, MS
Location: Quality Inn Biloxi Beach, 2414 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
CoastCon, Jr. will be held Nov 12, 2016 at the Quality Inn in Biloxi, MS (the host hotel for CoastCon). There will be gaming, video rooms, dealer's tables, and more! Admission is $10 for the whole day! Come on out and join us as we celebrate the return of a fan-favorite, the return of CoastCon, Jr.!
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


December 2016

Dec. 9-10: NarbyCon – Gautier, MS
Location: maCnarB Gaming, 2307 Hwy 90, Gautier, MS 39553
The inaugural NarbyCon will feature 24-gaming at maCnarB Gaming in Gautier, MS. Join us for the fun! Board games, miniatures gaming, role-playing games, card games, and video gaming will be available. Whatever your game is, you're sure to find someone who will play! This will be a 24-hour gaming event.
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


March 2017

Mar. 2-5: SaltCON – Layton, Utah
Location: Davis Conference Center, 1651 North 700 West Layton, Utah 84041
SaltCON is a Board Game Convention for gamers, families, and game designers. We have board games, card games, party games, role playing games, dexterity games, war games, miniatures games and more! We have the Ion Award competition, exhibitors, prizes, open gaming, game teachers, tournaments, play to win, panels and presentations, hot games, math trade, game swap, Artemis, DnD Adventurers League, prototype alley, figure painting, miniature painting contest, and a huge game library!
Contact Person: Dale Gifford
For more info, contact: SaltCON, c/o Dale Gifford, 3730 Brookside Drive, West Valley City, Utah 84120


Mar. 3-5: CoastCon – Biloxi, MS
Location: Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39531
CoastCon is Mississippi's longest running and largest science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. It is the main sponsored event of CoastCon, Inc., a non-profit literary organization. CoastCon, Inc. and its ten-member volunteer board develops events and gatherings to promote reading, education, fellowship, and science fiction, fantasy and gaming in all formats across the Southern United States, for over thirty-five years.
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


April 2017

Apr. 1-2: Tupelo Comic Con – Tupelo, MS
Location: Tupelo Furniture Market, Building 5, 1879 Coley Road, Tupelo, MS 38801
This is our second event. It's a general fandom convention with cosplay, web bloggers, artists, comic book creators, vendors, and a gaming area. We will have console gaming, board gaming, CCG tournaments, and tabletop miniature wargaming. We will have an after party with DJ's.
Contact Person: Witt Sullivan
For more info, contact: Witt Sullivan, 147 CR 399, Saltillo, MS


Apr. 28-30: Mid – Dearborn, MI
Location: Edward Village, 600 Town Center Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126
Returning in Spring of 2016 is Metro Detroit's pop-culture extravaganza: The Midwest Media Expo. M2X is a popular culture event similar to most Comic Conventions, but instead of focusing on only comics the Midwest Media Expo is a celebration of all popular media, including: Animation, Television, Film, Literature, Video Games, Tabletop Gaming, Comics, and Internet Culture. The Midwest Media Expo brings a unique all-ages blend of interactive events, celebrity guest panels, and live musical performances to Metro Detroit.
Contact Person: Alan Toby
For more info, contact: 3007 Carly Court, Auburn Hills, MI 48326


May 2017

May 20-21: Southern Geek Fest – Hattiesburg, MS
Location: Forrest County Multipurpose Center, 962 Sullivan Dr, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
The main goal of Southern Geekfest is to bring pop culture interest to Hattiesburg, MS and to provide a forum to attract an amazingly broad spectrum of exciting and talented individuals who cover the fields of television, movies, graphic art, and writing. This event brings together actors, artists, writers, radio personalities, cosplayers and many others, to showcase their craft and to interact with fans and dedicated fan groups. Southern Geekfest is the first of its kind in the Southern MS Pine Belt, and is dedicated to the dream of entertaining all those who come from not just Mississippi, but from all over the country. People from all walks of life are encouraged to come and have fun and be the hero (or heroine) you want to be!
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


May 26-28: Mobile Comic Con – Mobile, AL
Location: Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 S Water St, Mobile, AL 36602
Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is an annual convention held in Mobile, Alabama in May. It was re-founded in 1998, with its membership increasing each year. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is a multi-genre convention with fandoms in science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, anime, manga, horror, paranormal and mass media. Each Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con, fans from these genres, along with actors, artists, authors, and other media guests get together to interact with each other and participate in a number of events that are unique and pertaining to their particular interests.
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503


June 2017

June 10: SWFL SpaceCon – Fort Myers, Florida
Location: Crowne Plaza at Belltower Shops, 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Next Summer, in 2017, Nexus9 will be hosting our first convention in SWFL. This con will bring together comic book fans, anime fans, table top gaming fans, sci-fi fans and cosplayers. We will have comic book vendors, superheroes, sci-fi presentations, a table top game room with game tournaments and local game designers, table top game sellers, manga / anime sellers, and artist. Dress up as your favorite scifi character, anime character or superhero and join us for a one day Spacecon immersion! ​
Contact Person: Michelle Wassall

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