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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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 Louisiana’s 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: Devin Lewis, Rhea Friesen, and Stacy Beckwith
Jan. 23-25: PAX South – San Antonio, TX
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 East Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Convention supporting concerts, tabletop gaming, console gaming, and panels covering a variety of topics.
Contact Person: Pax South
SJ Games Staff Attending: Joshua Wallace, Keith Blackard, Rhea Friesen, and Stacy Beckwith
Feb. 13-15: Munchkin World NYC – New York City, New York
Location: 353 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036.
Munchkin World NYC will be a retail store with lots of Munchkin loot – including some hard-to-get Munchkin goodies! – open gaming, and a three-day Munchkin Invitational!
Contact Person: Stacy Beckwith
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andrew Hackard, Alex Kosarek, Bridget Westerman, Devin Lewis, Jimmie Bragdon, John Kovalic, Jane Lingo, Joshua Wallace, Maryland Falkenberg, Phil Reed, Ross Jepson, Randy Scheunemann, Samuel Mitschke, Stacy Beckwith, and Steve Jackson
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 Fair®, 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: Phil Reed
Mar. 6-8: PAX East – Boston, MA
Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
The folks at Penny Arcade decided they wanted a show exclusively for gaming. This includes console play, tabletop gaming, concerts, and panels.
Contact Person: Contact
SJ Games Staff Attending: Bridget Westerman and Stacy Beckwith
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: Bridget Westerman, Phil Reed, Ross Jepson, and Stacy Beckwith
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
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: Andrew Hackard, Alex Kosarek, Brian Engard, Devin Lewis, Jimmie Bragdon, Phil Reed, Rhea Friesen, Ross Jepson, and Stacy Beckwith