Get ready for a jam-packed year of gaming conventions, expos, and conferences. Avid gaming fans will be showing up by the thousands to participate in organized games, dance, and costume contests and shop new products.
Two learn about two awesome gaming conventions that are close to the Orlando-area, read on!
2018 Gaming Conventions Near You
January 13-14, 2018
J. Wayne Reitz Union at University of Florida
SwampCon 2018 has officially been named SwampCon Voyage. So batten down the hatches and bring out your treasure maps because landlubbers and buccaneers alike are invited to join their crew sailing the seven seas.
SwampCon is a multi-genre convention for all ages. For years, University of Florida students have organized this annual convention that’s free and features a combination of Anime, Gaming, and Sci-Fi themed events. SwampCon and its staff promise to provide exceptional entertainment for fans and first-time attendees alike.
Returning events include:
● Fanmade Vocaloid Concert
● Drag Show
● Costume Contests
● Maid Cafe.
And brand new for 2018 – Poi Concert
Check out their website here [www.swampcon.org]
Omni Fandom Expo
March 9-11, 2018
The Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Founded by fans, this multi-genre convention takes place next spring right here in Orlando. They attract all fandoms, from Scifi/Fantasy, Gaming (including Tabletop), Comics, Anime, and Pop Culture.
The staff is comprised of fans with over 100 years combined experience behind-the-scenes in both running their own events as well as assisting in other conventions.
Special guests and activities are being finalized and include:
● Kumihimo Crafting
● Elementary Japanese
● K-Pop Dance Off
Check out [www.omniexpo.com] for details.
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