Whatever happened to the fan created cons?

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by King_Grimlock, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. King_Grimlock

    King_Grimlock Well-Known Member

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    Man, where did the fan created cons go this year, especially the one's on the east coast. They seemed to be going strong for a while, but last year they seemed to be hard to come by, and this year there hasn't been a single one! Do the promoters think that there is no market for one now that botcon is so popular? What do you guys think?
     
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    I think the promoters got tired of losing money...
     
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    There is an annual fan run con in the Seattle/Tacoma area. There have been exclusives, dealer room, games. It's a good time. Look up Cybcon to get an idea of what it's like.
     
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    cbff Destroyer of Botcon

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    Dairycon is still running. We had our convention this past April.
     
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    I'm bummed I never got the chance to go while I was still in MN
     
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    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    I just wish the Cybercon would come back. :( 
     
  8. King_Grimlock

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    Maybe that's part of the reason why Botcon has been mostly on the east coast since Fun Pub took over. With a decent amount of fan based cons(two-three) in the western part of the US, they feel like there isn't much for the easterners.

    I'm sure that it is also cheaper for the international fans to fly to the east coast than the west.
     
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    autobotcorgi Roads optional

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    I miiss Cybercon very much...I had the best times at the ones in NJ just over the bridge...bring it back PLEASE!! :) 
     
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    yeah the one in mt. laurel, where they'd put postcard flyers for them in TRUs and stuff....
     
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    I'm sure that has little to do with how Fun Publications decides on a location.

    On a more positive note for fan conventions: Auto Assembly 2008 Announced
     
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    You hear that Cybercon organizers? :p 
     

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