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Crunchyroll Announces Convention Partnership Program

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EST

Crunchyroll has announced the "Powered by Crunchyroll" program to team up with conventions around the United States to bring benefits to their premium members and VRV subscribers.

Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2016

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:00:00 EST

Has anime convention attendance plateaued? Find out which of the largest cons have had slower growth and which have declined in our annual look at the largest anime cons in the United States and Canada for the past year.

Imposter posing on Instagram as artist Robert DeJesus

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST

An Instagram user going by the username robertdejesus_art is posing as artist Robert DeJesus and possibly soliciting commissions from unsuspecting people. Database Has Over 8,000 Conventions

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

After over 11 years, the database has passed 8,000 convention entries today. Launches Complete Site Redesign

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST, a site focused exclusively on video gaming conventions, has launched after completing a complete top-to-bottom redesign.

Hear About This Week's Conventions With Amazon Alexa

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

Enable the skill on your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or other Alexa-enabled device and you can have Alexa tell you what fan conventions are coming up as part of your flash briefing.

Sukoshi Con cancels Louisville Anime Weekend and all future events

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EST

In a Twitter announcement today, Sukoshi Con has announced Louisville Anime Weekend "has been cancelled and that there will not be any future Sukoshi Con events."

Anime Matsuri hires former SPJA CEO

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST

Anime Matsuri has announced their new Chief Operating Officer, Mark Perez, former CEO of Anime Expo's parent company, Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation.

If your costume contest is five hours long, you're doing it wrong

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:00:00 EST

FanimeCon announced their schedule for their Masquerade Cosplay Contest. It's scheduled to start at 6pm and the award announcements will begin around 10:30pm.

Anime Southwest changes venues and loses most of their guests

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST

Anime Southwest, located near Denver, Colorado, has announced the cancellations of seven guests. This news comes one week after it was announced the convention has announced a new venue and less than a month before the convention is scheduled to begin.

YourMiniCon cancels Maine event

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:00 EST

After cancelling ten conventions in the last two months, YourMiniCon has now cancelled their event in Portland, Maine, the only remaining event other than their original Connecticut location.

YourMiniCon quietly cancels four more conventions

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST

YourMiniCon has removed Nevada, Colorado, Ohio, and Louisiana conventions from its site leaving only Connecticut and Maine.

Getting Your Convention on Social Media

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST

Social media is an essential part of convention planning. We run down the essential platforms to help you get your convention signed up and give you tips on how to make cross-posting to them a lot easier.

Respect your competition or it could backfire

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST

When two conventions fight and disrespect each other in public, nobody wins.

YourMiniCon cancels six conventions

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:00:00 EST

YourMiniCon has announced via Facebook that they have cancelled their conventions in Wisconsin, Georgia, California, Kentucky, Idaho, and Texas.