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CONvergence news..

CONvergence 2011 2011 was another very successful year for hotel occupancy.  Our main hotel, the then-Sheraton-Now Double Tree saw us fill our room block to the tune of 98% (the missing 25 were last minute not-shows).  We completely filled the room block at the Sofitel, and had a good showing at the Crowne Plaza.  Beyond […]


News from Green Mustard

  Badges from Fan Conventions So we’ve started a Tumblr (since, it seems, all the ‘cool’ kids are doing it.)  When doing so, we tried to think about something worth posting for fans of geek conventions.  The result?  We dug out all of our old badges/laminates from the past decade of conventions we’ve gone to […]


10 more dates for 2012.

Feb 23rd-26th, 2012 Dreamation Morriston, NJ June 15th-17th, 2012 AM2 Anaheim, CA June 29th-July 1st, 2012 Animaritime Moncton, NB Anime Wichita Wichita, KS AniMinneapolis Minneapolis, MN July 4th-8th, 2012 Dexcon Morriston, NJ OMNIcon Mcallen, TX July 14th-15th, 2012 Glass City ConPerrysburgh, OH Ikasucon Ft. Wayne, IN July 20th-22nd, 2012 Ancient city Jacksonville, FL


Stan Lee, Mike Tyson and G4 Stars Headline Free Nuke the Fridge Con at Frank & Sons Collectible Show and Frank & Sons Collectible Show are teaming up again for another Nuke the Fridge Con this December 10th in City of Industry, CA. Building on the successes of last year, this year they are back with an even larger list of guests. Thus far, guests include Stan Lee, Mike Tyson, Sarah Underwood, Chris […]


Anime zing adds guests.,

The midwest’s Anime-zing! anime convention is excited to announce the return of both Robert Axelrod and Sonny Strait for the 2012 Anime-zing! convention. Anime-zing! will be held June 1-3, 2012 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Davenport, Iowa. Hundreds of attendees are expected to gather in celebration of Japanese arts, animation, cosplay, and […]


Conventions This Weekend Nov 18th-20th, 2011

Nov 18th-20th, 2011 Allentown Comicon Allentown, PA Anime Usa Arlington, VA Banzaikon South Padre Island, TX Creation Stargate Los Angeles, CA Creation Farscape Los Angeles, CA Creation Firefly/Buffy Los Angeles, CA Daishocon Stevens Point, Wi Gobble-con Stamford, CT Kollision Chicago, IL Midwest Furfest Rosemont, IL Minecon Las Vegas, NV Philcon Cherry Hill, NJ Pure Spec […]


Anime Salt Lake.

Utah gets a new Anime Convention next March 2nd -3rd, 2012. Anime Salt Lake slogan is “not your mom’s Anime Convention”. Good luck to them


23 more convention dates added!

Feb 10th-11th, 2012 Lebowski Fest Orlando, FL March 16th-18th, 2012 Revoluticon Columbus, OH April 13th-15th, 2012 Canadian Haunts Hamilton, ON April 20th-22nd, 2012 Sci-fi on the Rock St. Johns, NF Starfest Denver, CO Pulp Ark Batesville, AR Tolkien Moot Spokane, WA April 26th-30th, 2012 Wild Nights Wilburton, OK Gamers Reunion Rochester, MN May 11th-13th, 2012 […]


Fan Groups invade Wizard Austin

Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Star Wars Fan Clubs, Charities, Podcasters Among Special Groups To Attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con, Friday Through Sunday At Austin Convention Center Organizations From Across Texas Enhance Wizard World Experience NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, November 8, 2011 – More than 20 organizations from across Texas, from favorite genre movie and TV […]


The New Con on the Block: Comikaze Expo

After much work and hype, November 5th marked the true beginning of the Comikaze era of conventions. Taking up over 165,000 square feet of the Los Angeles Convention Center, the very first Comikaze Expo brought fun, excitement, and hope for a consistent LA con. As anyone who has followed me on Twitter (@The_Con_Fluence) knows, I’ve […]


17 dates for 2012.

March 3rd-4th, 2012 Staple Austin, TX Who’s Your Con Indianapolis, IN Kampingkon Cochran, GA March 10th-11th, 2012 Toronto Anime Toronto, ON March 17th-18th, 2012 Hatsume Fair Delrey Beach, FL Keokon Keokuk, IA Technicon Blacksburg, VA March 23rd-25th, 2012 Con-nichiwa Tuscon, AZ March 30th-April 1st, 2012 Conbust Northhampton, MA April 6th-8th, 2012 Freecon Tallahasee, Fl April […]


Jordancon news

The following is an email message from Jordancon chair Jennifer Liang, ” It feels like JordanCon 3 was only yesterday, but JordanCon 4 is already on it’s way! JordanCon 2012 will be at the Doubletree Inn in Roswell, Georgia. The change of venue has allowed us to completely buy out the facility for the weekend. […]


GUFF 2012 ballot available

The 2012 ballot for GUFF, the fan fund which exchanges fans between Australia/NZ and Europe, is now available here (PDF). Like TAFF, next year’s GUFF will be helping send a fan to Olympus 2012 in London. The candidates and their statements are: Grant Watson: “Has Grant Watson: A.) celebrated his 35th birthday; B.) spent 21 […]


Nova Albion skips a year

The Nova Albion Steampunk Exhibition scheduled for March 2012 will not be held. The committee says: For those who have asked… there were no coups, mismanagement or foul play… just too many outside conflicts and demands upon our time and resources. While we hated to make the call, we would rather hold off for a […]


Conventions this Weekend Nov 11th-13th, 2011

Nov 11th-13th, 2011 Anthocon Portsmouth, NH Anime Vegas Las Vegas, NV Coast City Con Portland, ME Dot Con Yorkland, ON Houston Arcade Houston, TX Emerald City Steampunk Witchita, KS Fandom Pensacola, FL Hal-con Halifax, NS Izumicon Oklahoma City, OK Mace High Point, NC Mepacon Clarks Summit, PA Millenniumcon Round Rock, TX Naru2u Ottawa, ON Omegacon […]


Austin Schedule

Adam Baldwin, Hayden Panettiere Q&A’s, ‘Willy Wonka,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ Panels, ‘Buffyfests’ Highlight Wizard World Austin Comic Con Programming Special Kid-friendly Panels, ‘Wizard Art School’ Featuring Top Creators, Adult and Kids Costume Contests, Evening Activities at Austin Convention Center Nov. 11-13 NEW YORK and Austin, Texas, November 1, 2011 – Wizard World Austin Comic […]


The Top 10 Reasons You Must Attend Comikaze Expo

A little over a month ago, I wrote about the reasons I thought this weekend’s Comikaze Expo was a must attend event. Since that time, many more announcements about the show have come out, so I thought this would be a great time to revisit the list. 10. Location: Although we’ve seen many shows flop […]


San Diego Smofcon bid announced

A bid for Smofcon 32 or 33 (2014 or 2015) has been announced under the auspices of the San Diego Speculative Fiction Society, the parent organization of Conjecture and Anime Conji. The con would be held on the traditional first weekend of December. Ron Oakes, the bid chair, adds: I am still gathering other key […]

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