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Sunday, January 20 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
The Commercialization of Conventions

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The panelists will discuss the differences in fan cons, commercial conventions, and comic cons, and whether anything other than fan cons are truly conventions. And does it really matter?

Speakers
avatar for James Fulbright

James Fulbright

President / Con Chair
James Fulbright was introduced to AD&D by a friend in 1979. After joining his first gaming group, his friends convinced him to start attending conventions like StellarCon and Hexacon. It wasn’t long before attending cons led him to start helping out with those cons; which, in turn... Read More →
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John G. Hartness

Falstaff Books
avatar for Michael D. Pederson

Michael D. Pederson

Fan Guest, RavenCon
Way back in 2004, Mike came up with the crazy idea of hosting a convention in Richmond, VA. He’s been chairing RavenCon ever since.In addition to running RavenCon, Mike published the fanzine Nth Degree for seventeen years, wrote and published the Raven comic book series, and edited... Read More →


Sunday January 20, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm EST
Room 7