This Week's Canadian Conventions
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January 16, 2019
- A-Kon Announces Convention Has New Owners and Will Be Changing Dates and Venue
- A-Kon, the longest-running anime convention in North America, announced today that the convention, previously organized by Phoenix Entertainment, will be run by a new, unnamed owner starting in 2019. The convention, previously scheduled for June 6-9 in Forth Worth, Texas, will now be held June 27-30 at an unnamed venue in Dallas, Texas.
August 24, 2018
- Amazing Comic Con Aloha Cancelled Due to Hurricane
- Amazing Comic Con Aloha announced at 9:44am HST today, what would have been the first day of the convention, that it would be rescheduled due to Hurricane Lane.
August 14, 2018
- Izumicon Looks Like It's Cancelled...But They Haven't Said So
- For more than 24 hours, rumors have been circulating about Izumicon which is scheduled for August 31st through September 2nd in Midwest City, Oklahoma. It has all the appearances of a cancelled convention without anyone from staff specifically saying if it has been cancelled or not. UPDATE: The convention has officially been cancelled.
August 13, 2018
- Otakon 2018 Attendance Numbers Rise Again
- The official attendance for Otakon 2018 has bounced back up from a slower year, Otakorp Inc. has announced. The final number, including all departments, is 29,293.
March 14, 2018
- Steampunk World's Faire Cancelled
- We've learned that Steampunk World's Faire has been cancelled because it's "not possible to repair SPWF to the grandeur that the community justly expects in 6 weeks."
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