This post is a response to a question about the future of fan Conventions in light of COVID-19.
This is a speculation about the future of conventions if we can control COVID-19. I use my experience as a Sanrio fan. One option is similar to Hello Kitty Friendship Festival and the recent Hello Kitty Around the World tour. In each case one bought a ticket for a session lasting two to four hours. Only a fixed amount of tickets was sold per session. The session could have a show, panel, displays and a trip though the dealer’s den.
Sorry for the long delay but due to leaning a new job I have not had the time to put a full report. Also since I do not se much interest I going the keep things short. All three of my Plushies were my companions for the con.
Kumoricon 2017 Con Report The Convention: Kumoricon The Place: Oregon Convention Center The Dates 27-29 October 2017 Kumoricon is Oregon’s premier Anime Convention. Both Kiju Hello Kitties and Chococat were my companions . Thursday and Friday: I picked up my … Continue reading →
“Since 2011, Newcon has tried to give the area an inclusive convention that dips into subcultures beyond just anime and pop culture. Our amazing staff and attendees have made every year of Newcon an exceptionally fun experience, and I am heartbroken that we won’t be able to continue the tradition.”
The convention: Newcon 5 The Place: Marriot Waterfront, Portland Oregon. The dates: 30 Dec 2016 – 1 Jan 2017 Newcon is Portland Multi-Genre con. Both my Big Kitties and Chocat were my companions, Friday: I pack up my badge on … Continue reading →