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multi-genre A cross-genre (or hybrid genre) is a literary genre, genre that blends themes and elements from two or more different genres. Hybrid genres are not new but a longstanding element in the fictional process: perhaps the most famous example is William ...
conventions. These cons typically do not cater to one particular genre (i.e.,
anime is hand-drawn and computer animation " technique Computer animation is the process used for digitally generating animated images. The more general term computer-generated imagery Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of ...

anime
,
science fiction Science fiction (sometimes shortened to sci-fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction which typically deals with imagination, imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, Parall ...

science fiction
,
furry fandom The furry fandom is a subculture interested in anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics. The term "furry fandom" is also used to refer to the community of people who gather on the Internet ...
, etc.), but instead cover the gamut of these
pop culture Pop or POP may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Music * Pop music Pop is a genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms a ...
phenomena without specifying itself as a specific convention of that variety. Many of these conventions were at one time specialized conventions, but have since spread out into multiple genres. Examples of this are
San Diego Comic-Con San Diego Comic-Con International is a comic book convention A comic book convention or comic con is an event with a primary focus on comic books and comic book culture, in which comic book Fan (person), fans gather to meet creators, experts, ...
and
Animation On Display Animation On Display was an animation Convention (meeting), convention in Santa Clara, California at the Santa Clara Convention Center containing animation screenings, cosplay, panels, guests, vendors, fandom, comics, music and more in reference to ...
. The list is divided up by location, and each convention includes dates during which it is typically held in parentheses. The dates listed are approximate or traditional time periods for each convention; for more details, please see the article or website of the individual convention(s) concerned.


Africa


Egypt

*
EgyCon EGYcon is a speculative fiction Fan convention, convention held annually in Cairo, Egypt as a gathering for all Gamers, Mangakas, Otakus, Bookworms, Potterheads, Cosplayers and others. It started in 2013 with a series of mini meet-ups and in 2014 a ...
, annual fan convention held in
Cairo Cairo ( ; ar, القاهرة, al-Qāhirah, , Coptic Coptic may refer to: Afro-Asia * Copts, an ethnoreligious group mainly in the area of modern Egypt but also in Sudan and Libya * Coptic language, a Northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in E ...

Cairo
,
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identi ...

Egypt
since 2014.


Asia


Western Asia (Middle East)


Bahrain

* AFK (at Media Center,
Bahrain International Circuit The Bahrain International Circuit (Arabic: حلبة البحرين الدولية) is a motorsport venue opened in 2004 and used for drag racing, GP2 Series and the annual Bahrain Grand Prix. The 2004 Formula One season, 2004 Grand Prix was the f ...

Bahrain International Circuit
, biennial)


East Asia


China

*
China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference ChinaJoy or China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference () is a digital entertainment expo held annually in Shanghai, China. It is the largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition held in China and Asia. ChinaJoy 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 ...
(in
Shanghai Shanghai (, , Standard Chinese, Standard Mandarin pronunciation: ) is one of the four Direct-administered municipalities of China, direct-administered municipalities of the China, People's Republic of China. The city is located on the sou ...

Shanghai
)


Hong Kong

*
Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong (ACGHK, ) is a material-entertainment Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest In finance Finance is the study of financial institutions, financial markets and how the ...
(in
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is one of the two major convention and exhibition venues in Hong Kong Hong Kong (; , ), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of Chin ...
, in August)


Southeast Asia


Philippines

*
Asia Pop Comic Convention AsiaPOP Comic Convention, also known as AsiaPOP Comicon, or simply APCC, is an annual comic book fan convention held in Metro Manila, Philippines. APCC features international brands in the fields of comics, toys, animation, film, television and ...
(in
Manila Manila ( , ; fil, Maynila, ), officially the City of Manila ( fil, Lungsod ng Maynila, ), is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are ...

Manila
,
Philippines The Philippines (; fil, Pilipinas, links=no), officially the Republic of the Philippines ( fil, Republika ng Pilipinas, links=no), * bik, Republika kan Filipinas * ceb, Republika sa Pilipinas * cbk, República de Filipinas * hil, Republ ...

Philippines
)


Singapore

* EOY (in
Singapore Singapore (), officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign state, sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies about one degree of latitude () north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bor ...

Singapore
, in December)


Europe


Belgium

*
FACTS A fact is something that is truth, true. The usual test for a statement of fact is verifiability—that is whether it can be demonstrated to correspond to experience. Standard reference works are often used to check facts. Science, Scientific ...
or F.A.C.T.S in Ghent, Belgium


Czech Republic

*
Festival fantazie Festival fantazie is the largest festival of speculative fiction in the Czech Republic and one of the largest in Central Europe, Central and Eastern Europe. As for number of particular programs it surpasses the longest running science fiction conven ...
(in in July)


Italy

*
Lucca Comics & Games Lucca Comics & Games is an annual Comic book convention, comic book and gaming convention in Lucca, Italy, traditionally held at the end of October, in conjunction with All Saints' Day. It is the largest comics festival in Europe, and the second ...
(in
Lucca Lucca ( , ) is a city and ''comune The (; plural: ) is a of , roughly equivalent to a or . Importance and function The provides essential public services: of births and deaths, , and maintenance of local roads and public works. ...

Lucca
in late October, early November) *
Mantua Comics & Games Mantua Comics & Games is an annual Comic book convention, comic book and gaming convention in Mantua, Lombardy, northern Italy. The event takes place over three days, usually between the end of February and the beginning of March in the PalaBAM a ...
(in
Mantua Mantua ( ; it, Mantova ; Lombard The term Lombard refers to members of or things related to Lombardy (man) it, Lombarda (woman) lmo, Lombard (man) lmo, Lombarda (woman) , population_note = , population_blank1_title ...

Mantua
at the beginning of March) *
Romics Romics is a semiannual Comic book convention, comic book, Anime convention, animation, and gaming convention in Rome, Lazio (Italy). The event takes place over four days, usually during April for the spring edition, and October for the autumn ...
(in
Rome , established_title = Founded , established_date = 753 BC , founder = King Romulus , image_map = Map of comune of Rome (metropolitan city of Capital Rome, region Lazio, Italy).svg , map_caption = The te ...

Rome
, Spring edition in April, Autumn edition in October)


Poland

* Pyrkon (in
Poznań Poznań is a city on the Warta, River Warta in west-central Poland, within the Greater Poland region. The city is an important cultural and business centre, and one of Poland's most populous regions with many regional customs such as Saint Jo ...

Poznań
, in March) *
Polcon Polcon is the oldest Poland, Polish speculative fiction Convention (meeting), convention, organized each year in a different place by the local speculative fiction Club (organization), club. The Janusz A. Zajdel Award is awarded during the convent ...
(different city each year, last weekend of August)


Romania

* East European Comic Con (in
Bucharest Bucharest ( , ; ro, București ) is the capital and largest city of Romania Romania ( ; ro, România ) is a country at the crossroads of Central Central is an adjective usually referring to being in the center (disambiguation), cente ...

Bucharest
, in 9–11 May 2014)


Russia

* Comic-Con Russia (in
Moscow Moscow ( , American English, US chiefly ; rus, links=no, Москва, r=Moskva, p=mɐˈskva, a=Москва.ogg) is the Capital city, capital and List of cities and towns in Russia by population, largest city of Russia. The city stands on the ...

Moscow
, in October)


United Kingdom

* Comic Con Liverpool in
Liverpool Liverpool is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and metropolitan borough in Merseyside, England. With a population of in 2019, it is the List of English districts by population, tenth largest English district by population, and its ...

Liverpool
, in March *
Comic Con Scotland Comic Con Scotland is a fan convention held annually in Edinburgh, Scotland that celebrates films, Cult following, cult television, Video game culture, video gaming, anime, cosplay and comics, comic books which is organised by UK Events company M ...
in
Edinburgh Edinburgh (; sco, Edinburgh; gd, Dùn Èideann ) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 Council areas of Scotland, council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian (interchangeably Edinburghshire before 1921), it is ...

Edinburgh
,
Scotland Scotland ( sco, Scotland, gd, Alba Alba (Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic ( gd, Gàidhlig or Scots Gaelic, sometimes referred to simply as Gaelic) is a Goidelic language (in the Celtic languages, Celtic branch of the Indo-European ...

Scotland
in October * London Super Comic Convention in
London London is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowerc ...

London
, in March *
London Film and Comic Con London Film and Comic Con is a fan convention held annually in London that focuses on films, Cult following, cult television, Video game culture, gaming, anime, cosplay and comics. It is organised by Showmasters Ltd. History and organization L ...
(in
London London is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowerc ...

London
, in July) *
MCM London Comic Con The MCM London Comic Con (formerly known as the London MCM Expo) is a speculative fiction fan convention held in the London Borough of Newham twice yearly, usually on the last weekend in May and October. The convention mainly focuses on video ...
(in
London London is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowerc ...

London
, in May and October)


North America


Canada

*
Calgary Expo Calgary Expo, known in full as the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, is an annual fan convention held at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The show originally began in 2005 as a comic book convention, before moving on in 2009 to inc ...
(in
Calgary Calgary Calgary ( ) is a city in the western Canadian province The provinces and territories of Canada are sub-national divisions within the geographical areas of Canada Canada is a country in the northern part of North America ...

Calgary
in April) *Central Canada Comic Con (in Winnipeg in late October or early November) *ConBravo! (in Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton in late July) *Fan Expo Canada (in Toronto, Ontario, Toronto in August) *Hal-Con (in Halifax Regional Municipality, Halifax in November) *Montreal Comiccon (in Montreal, Quebec, Montreal in September) *Pure Speculation (in Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton in November) *Sci-Fi on the Rock (in St. John's, Newfoundland, St. John's in April) *Toronto Comicon (in Toronto, Ontario, Toronto in March) *VCON (in Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver in early October)


United States

Arranged by List of regions of the United States#Census Bureau-designated regions and divisions, regional divisions used by the United States Census Bureau:


Northeast


=New England

= Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont *Carnage Gaming Convention, CarnageCon (in Killington, Vermont in November) *ConnectiCon (in Hartford, Connecticut in July) *Fan Expo Boston (in Boston, Massachusetts in August)


=Middle Atlantic

= New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania *Flame Con (in New York City, New York City, New York in August) *Genericon (in Troy, New York in March) *New York Comic Con (in New York City, New York City, New York in October) *Sci-Fi Valley Con (in Altoona, Pennsylvania in June) *Thy Geekdom Con (in Oaks, Pennsylvania in May) *Zenkaikon (in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in March/April)


Midwest


=East North Central

= Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin *Archon (convention), Archon (in Collinsville, Illinois in October) *ConCoction (convention) (in Cleveland, Ohio in March) *Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (in Chicago, Chicago, Illinois in April) *Geek.Kon (in Madison, Wisconsin in October) *Indy PopCon (in Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana in June) *Motor City Comic Con (in Novi, Michigan in May) *Wizard World Chicago (in Rosemont, Illinois in August)


=West North Central

= Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota *CONvergence (in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July)


South


=South Atlantic

= Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia *Blerdcon (in Arlington County, Virginia, Arlington, Virginia in July) *Dragon Con (in Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia in September) *GalaxyCon, Florida Supercon (in Greater Miami, Florida, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Florida in July) *Heroes Convention, HeroesCon (in Charlotte, North Carolina in June) *Holiday Matsuri (in Orlando, Florida in December) *JordanCon (in Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia in April) *MegaCon (in Orlando, Florida in May) *MomoCon (in Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia in May) *MystiCon (in Roanoke, Virginia in February) *Pensacon (in Pensacola, Florida in February) *Spooky Empire (in Florida in the spring and autumn)


=East South Central

= Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee *Chattacon (in Chattanooga, Tennessee in January) *CoastCon (in Biloxi, Mississippi in early March) *ConGlomeration (convention), ConGlomeration (in Louisville, Kentucky in April) *MidSouthCon (in Memphis, Tennessee in March *MOBICON (in Mobile, Alabama in May)


=West South Central

= Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas *AggieCon (in College Station, Texas in March) *Alamo City Comic Con (in San Antonio, Texas in October) *All-Con (in Dallas, Dallas, Texas in March) *ApolloCon (in Houston, Houston, Texas in June) *Comicpalooza (in Houston, Houston, Texas over Memorial Day weekend in late May) *Fan Expo Dallas (in Dallas, Texas in May) *RealmsCon (in Corpus Christi, Texas in October)


West


=Mountain

= Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming *ClexaCon (in Las Vegas, Nevada in April) *Denver Comic Con (in Denver, Denver, Colorado in June) *FanX (in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah in September) *Phoenix Comic Fest (in Phoenix, Arizona in May)


=Pacific

= Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington *San Diego Comic-Con, Comic-Con International (in San Diego, San Diego, California in July) *Emerald City Comic Con (in Seattle, Washington in March) *L.A. Comic Con (in Los Angeles, California in October) *Pacific Media Expo (in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California in November) *Rose City Comic Con (in Portland, Oregon in September) *Silicon Valley Comic Con (in San Jose, California in March) *SpoCon (in Spokane, Washington in August) *VidCon (in Southern California in June/July) *WonderCon (in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California in April)


Mexico

*Convencion de Juegos de Mesa y Comics (in Monterrey, Mexico, Monterrey in March & November)


Oceania


Australia

There are two main multigenre conventions in Australia, both of which run shows in multiple cities under the same name: *Armageddon (convention), Armageddon Expo (in Sydney and Melbourne, at least) *Supanova Pop Culture Expo (in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Western Australia, Perth and Melbourne) *Oz Comic Con(in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Western Australia, Perth and Melbourne)


New Zealand

*Armageddon (convention), Armageddon Expo *Overload (convention), Overload Comic and Manga Convention


South America


Brazil

*Comic Con Experience (in São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo in December)


Uruguay

*Continuará... (in Uruguay, in November)


See also

*List of anime conventions *List of comic book conventions *List of furry conventions *List of gaming conventions *List of science fiction conventions *List of Worldcons


Notes

A convention is presumed noteworthy if it has received significant coverage in Wikipedia:Reliable sources, reliable sources that are Wikipedia:Verifiability#Sources, independent of the convention and satisfies the Wikipedia:Notability, inclusion criteria for a stand-alone article.


References

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