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Many conventions are being cancelled as a result of COVID-19. It is recommended you check the convention's website before making plans for attendance.

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Successful conventions held during COVIDJan 9, 12pm

The coronavirus has ravaged events around the country with an estimated 10,000+ major events and festivals cancelled or postponed due to risks of community transmission of COVID-19. However with special attention to health and safety, some events have been able to happen succesfully and without any reported cases of virus transmission.

Eight guests at Walker Stalker Atlanta CancelledOct 17, 2pm

Walker Stalker Convention in Atlanta, Georgia recently had eight convention guest appearances cancelled, as announced by the guest's appearance agency, Full Empire Promotions. Walker Stalker Con is run by "Fan Fest Events" which also runs "Heroes & Villains" conventions.

Hentai Con in California CancelledOct 8, 10am

The cancellation of a second annual convention in California was announced over the weekend on their website, with the Marriott Burbank based Hentai Con announcing a cryptic data breach and plans for 2020.

Wizard World to perform Reverse Stock Split to Increase Share PriceOct 5, 11am

Wizard World Inc. announced today in an SEC filing that they would be performing a reverse stock split on outstanding common stock, in which all outstanding shares would be traded between 5-for-1 to 20-for-1.

Walker Stalker Nashville Cancellation may be an industry issueSep 19, 11pm

The Walker Stalker fan convention organization, Fan Fest Events, has come under scrutiny in recent weeks over slow refunds after postponing their convention scheduled for August 24-25 in Nashville. The convention reportedly has been slow to issue refunds to people who paid to attend that event.

A-Kon acquired by outside investor, moves venuesFeb 26, 7pm

According to Project A-Kon's official Facebook page, North America's longest running anime convention has been purchased by an outside investor, Frank Powell, who was listed in a public letter as President of both A-Kon, LLC, and a separate entity called eventPower, LLC.

Anime Midwest gets Youtube stars.Feb 2, 1pm

Anime Midwest is a three-day anime con with tons of anime events, organized by fans for fans. It focuses on lots of cosplay events, several anime screenings, free Mt. Dew for all congoers, lots of panels, video game events, and a lot more.

MAPPA is going to ChicagoMar 10, 12am

Anime Midwest is an anime convention held in Chicago, and they announced via a Press Release that the studio behind several recent popular anime will be in attendance, participating in the convention. The full press release is below.

FLOW to Appear at ANISONG WORLD MATSURI at OtakonFeb 28, 6pm

Washington, D.C. (February 28, 2017) – Japanese rock band FLOW will appear as part of the ANISONG WORLD MATSURI at Otakon 2017, organizers announced today.   The announcement was made via video message from previously announced JAM Project.

GaymerX Year 4 set to shake things up in Santa Clara this weekendSep 28, 5pm

MidBoss’ GaymerX • Year 4 (GX4) -- an event created to celebrate diversity in games -- is ready to host gamers from all walks of life starting this Friday, Sept. 30, at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California.
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