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Conventions We're Attending

These are the conventions we're currently planning to attend. (If you're only looking for the events that Steve's attending, that list is over here.) For a listing of ALL the game conventions we've been told about, 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.

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 (i.e. free stuff) to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions – just ask us!. And we can sometimes provide other types of convention support . . . 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 with the SJ Games booth at certain conventions.

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!


April 2014 • May 2014 • June 2014 • July 2014 • August 2014 • September 2014


April 2014

*Apr. 17-18: Peachstate Hobby Speed Gaming Show – Dallas, TX
Location: Dallas, TX
**This show is open to Industry Professionals only**
For many years distributors have run events that allow retailers to get up close and personal with manufacturers. In a small group setting, Speed Gaming will allow retailers to be able to asking them those unique questions that have been burning in their minds, while seeing and interacting with the latest and greatest products.

Contact Person: Peachstate Hobby Distribution
SJ Games Staff Attending: Phil Reed and Randy Scheunemann


*Apr. 18-20: Dallas Games Marathon – Dallas, Texas
Location: 930 West Parker Road – Suite 530, Plano, TX 75075
A full weekend of continuous open board gaming as well as tournaments, scheduled games, door prizes and much more... Gaming Every Thursday night as well!
Contact Person: Troy Adlington
For more info, contact: 930 West Parker Road – Suite 530, Plano, TX 75075
SJ Games Staff Attending: Randy Scheunemann


May 2014

*May 8: Alliance SW Game Gathering – Austin, TX
Location: AUSTIN, TX
**This show is open to Industry Professionals only**
On Game Gathering Day we’ll serve a buffet lunch, and snacks will be available throughout the day. Alliance hopes to have 60 to 70 retailers in attendance. We will host presentations in a classroom setting, and additionally will have a room reserved for exhibiting and gaming.
Contact Person: ALLIANCE GAMES
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein and Randy Scheunemann


*May 17-19: Diamond Retailer Summit – Las Vegas, NV
Location: Las Vegas, NV
**This show is open to Industry Professionals only**
Each year, comic book specialty market decision makers from across North America and worldwide come together at the Diamond Retailer Summit. This remarkable three day event provides hundreds of specialty retailers with the opportunity to experience industry-leading education, share best practices, and learn about new publishing projects and upcoming pop-culture merchandise.
Contact Person: Diamond Comics
SJ Games Staff Attending: Randy Scheunemann


*May 21-23: ACD Games Day 2014 – Madison, Wisconsin
Location: Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI‎
**This show is open to Industry Professionals only**
Join game retailers from around the country at the 2014 ACD Games Day, it's the perfect place to learn about top products from the publishers! We're making Play Days even more valuable to retailers and exhibitors alike this year, so we're hoping you'll join us in making this our best year ever.
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: Jenna Piller
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein, Kali Dugan, and Ross Jepson


*May 30-June 1: UK Games Expo – Birmingham, United Kingdom
Location: NEC Hilton Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP, United Kingdom
The 2014 show will be the 8th UK Games Expo, and will be held on the weekend of 30th May to 1st June. On Friday 30th May, there will be open gaming sessions and roleplaying sessions as part of our Friday games day.
The main trade show and public event takes place over two days on Saturday 31st May and Sunday 1st June.
Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: UK Games Expo
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein, Birger Kraemer, Kali Dugan, and Ross Jepson


June 2014

*June 11-15: Origins Game Fair – Columbus, Ohio
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Origins Game Fair is one of North America's most prominent annual gaming conventions. Origins takes place each year in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Special Steve Jackson Games Event To Be Announced Soon! Stay Tuned!

Contact Person: Gama
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


*June 25-26: GTS Come & Play Day - Seattle – Seattle, Washington
Location: Lynnwood Convention Center
**This show is open to Industry Professionals only**
Come & Play Day is GTS Distribution’s premiere Trade Event series. For vendors, this is a great opportunity to showcase new products, talk with retailers about upcoming promotions, and demo your games! We would like to invite you to participate in our Come & Play days!
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: Linae Foster
SJ Games Staff Attending: Kali Dugan and others to be announced


July 2014

*July 5-7: RTX - Austin – Austin, Texas
Location: Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701
Rooster Teeth created RTX, a gaming and internet convention held in Austin, TX which attracts thousands of gamers and Rooster Teeth fans from around the world. From 400 attendees the first year, to 5, 000 attendees the second year and 10, 000 attendees last year we plan to continue our growth to 30, 000 and beyond!
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: 418
Contact Person: Barbara Dunkelman
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


*July 24-27: San Diego Comic Con International – San Diego, California
Location: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego Comic-Con International is a multigenre convention held annually in San Diego, California. Originally showcasing comic books, science fiction/fantasy and film/television, and related popular arts, the convention now includes a larger range of pop culture elements, such as horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels. According to Forbes, the convention is the "largest convention of its kind in the world". In 2013, it filled the San Diego Convention Center to capacity with more than 130, 000 attendees.
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: Comic Con International Badge Info
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andrew Hackard, Kali Dugan, Phil Reed, and others to be announced


August 2014

*Aug. 1-3: San Antonio Comic Con – San Antonio, Texas
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 East Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Join tens of thousands of fellow fans as they converge on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center for the San Antonio Comic Con to celebrate the best in pop culture. San Antonio Comic Con brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More!
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: Wizard World
SJ Games Staff Attending: Kali Dugan and others to be announced


*Aug. 14-17: Gen Con – Indianapolis, Indiana
Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Gen Con is the largest tabletop game convention in North America by attendance and events. It features traditional pen-and-paper, board, and card games, including role-playing games, miniatures wargames, board games, live action role-playing games, card games and strategy games. Gen Con also features computer games. Attendees engage in a variety of tournament and interactive game sessions.
Special Steve Jackson Games Event at this Con! Stay Tuned!
Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA

Contact Person: Gen Con
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


*Aug. 29-31: PAX Prime – Seattle, WA
Location: Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101-2350
Ranging from as hardcore to D&D to as casual as Bananagrams, the PAX Tabletop area has games for all gamer types and skill levels. With hundreds of freeplay tables and the ability to checkout games like you would books at a library, this area could easily keep you occupied for the entire weekend. Forget all those digimal beep boops - rolling a twenty and looking your opponent in the eye is where it’s at!
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: PAX Prime
SJ Games Staff Attending: Kali Dugan and others to be announced


*Aug. 29-Sept. 1: Dragon Con – Atlanta, Georgia
Location: Dragon Con will be held 5 host hotels; Hyatt Regency, Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott Marquis, and Westin Peachtree
Dragon Con is a North America multigenre convention, which takes place once each year in Atlanta, Georgia. The event features hundreds of guests, encompasses five hotels in downtown Atlanta, and runs thousands of hours of programming for fans of science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and other elements of fan culture.
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA
Contact Person: Dragon Con
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein, Randy Scheunemann, and others to be announced


September 2014

*Sept. 26-28: Nashville Comic Con – Nashville, TN
Location: Music City Center
Join tens of thousands of fellow fans as they converge on the Music City Center at Nashville Comic Con to celebrate the best in pop culture. Nashville Comic Con brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Graphic Novels, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More! Nashville Comic Con is brought to you by the group who produces the most widely attended Comic Con tour!
**Steve Jackson Games Booth Number: TBA

Contact Person: Wizard World
For more info, contact: Music City Center, 201 5th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

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