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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!


October 2014 • November 2014 • January 2015 • February 2015 • March 2015 • May 2015 • June 2015 • July 2015


October 2014

*Oct. 31-Nov. 2: PAX Australia – Melbourne, Australia
Location: Melbourne Convention Center, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf 3006
PAX Australia is part of the Family of PAX Shows, East, Prime and South. 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 itís at!
Contact Person: PAX Australia Customer Service
For more info, contact: Melbourne Convention Center, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf 3006
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andrew Hackard and Randy Scheunemann


November 2014

*Nov. 19-23: Board Game Geek Con (BGGCon) – Dallas, TX
Location: Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hyatt
The focus of BGGCon is facilitating the biggest and best gaming party in town. Imagine getting together with a few friends on a Saturday afternoon to just sit around and play games. Now scale that up to 5 days and around 2, 500 of your closest friends!
We don't do scheduled games or many tournaments. What we do have is the "alpha-gamers" (the gaming-group starters and leaders) who come to play games from our expansive library (4, 000+ games!) and try the latest hotness from Spiel (Essen).
Contact Person: Information - BGGCon
For more info, contact: PO Box 18957, Austin, TX 78760
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Kosarek, Devin Lewis, Jimmie Bragdon, Keith Blackard, and Randy Scheunemann


January 2015

*Jan. 9-11: New Orleans Wizard World – New Orleans, LA
Location: NEW ORLEANS ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
Join tens of thousands of fellow fans as they converge on the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at New Orleans Comic Con to celebrate the best in pop culture. New Orleans Comic Con brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Graphic Novels, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More! This is Louisianaís best new Comic Con! New Orleans Comic Con is brought to you by the group who produces the most widely attended Comic Con tour!
Contact Person: Michael Abalos
For more info, contact: NEW ORLEANS ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


February 2015

*Feb. 14-17: New York Toy Fair – New York, NY
Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
**Open to Industry Professionals Only**

The 112th annual American International Toy Fairģ, the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, is expected to bring together nearly 1, 200 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents to showcase 150, 000+ products to nearly 10, 000 buyers representing 7, 000+ unique retail outlets in 100 countries.
Contact Person: Kimberly Carcone
For more info, contact: 1115 Broadway | Suite 400, New York, NY 10010
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


March 2015

*Mar. 13-15: SXSW – Austin, TX
Location: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704
Drawing developers, manufacturers and fans from all facets of the community, the Gaming Expo is the epicenter for gaming culture at SXSW.
Contact Person: Justin Burnham
For more info, contact: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


*Mar. 16-20: Gama Trade Show – Las Vegas, NV
Location: Bally's Las Vegas, 3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
**Open to Industry Professionals Only**

The GAMA Trade Show offers the broadest seminar track in the gaming industry, with over 130 hours of content during the four day event. Listen to industry professionals and peers as we address best practices for retailers, manufacturers and industry professionals.
Contact Person: Paul McGraw
For more info, contact: 240 N. Fifth St., Suite 340, Columbus, OH 43215
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


May 2015

*May 29-31: UK Games Expo – Birmingham, United Kingdom
Location: Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP, United Kingdom
UK Games Expo aims to be the premier event in the UK where all aspects of the gaming hobby are represented under one roof: Card Games, Boardgame, Role-playing Games, Miniature Games, and Family games. The goal is to create a fun event which will appeal to families and the general public as well as the enthusiast. You arrive, you wander around the trade stands, try out any games you wish, sit in on the seminars or join in with the tournaments
Contact Person: Lindsey Harrison
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


June 2015

*June 3-7: Origins Game Fair – Columbus, OH
Location: The Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Five full days of gaming and art expos. The theme for the 2015 show is Space! So come out and join us for a fun filled week.
Contact Person: Paul MacGraw
For more info, contact: 240 N. Fifth St., Suite 340, Columbus, OH 43215
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


July 2015

*July 30-Aug. 2: GenCon – Indianapolis, IN
Location: INDIANA CONVENTION CENTER, 100 SOUTH CAPITOL | INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46225
Gen Con is a consumer and trade experience dedicated to gaming culture and community. Celebrating its 45th year in 2012, Gen Con "The Best Four Days in Gaming!" has become the largest annual consumer fantasy, electronic, sci-fi and adventure game convention in North America. Each year gaming enthusiasts converge to share their enthusiasm for all things gaming; whether its tournaments, celebrity appearances, exhibit hall booths, electronic games, workshops, seminars, anime, art shows, auctions or countless other activities.
Contact Person: Stacia Kirby
For more info, contact: 120 Lakeside Ave, Suite 100, Seattle, Washington 98122
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

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