What Is Geek.Kon?
Geek.Kon is Madison Wisconsin's very own anime convention, sci-fi convention, and gaming convention all rolled into one! Geek.Kon is a place to celebrate all that is geeky.
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Thanks to all 2,585 of you for making this the most fun, satisfying, entertaining Geek.Kon yet! In case you weren't at closing ceremonies, here's what you missed!
Remember that we're still accepting volunteers at Geek.Kon! Spend 10 hours helping us with badge checking and other duties and you'll get a free badge, t-shirt, and a meal from hotel concessions! Just e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more!
Head to Sched.org to visit our mobile schedule, with all the information you need on panels, viewings, tournaments and photoshoots. The page is mobile-friendly, will be updated to reflect any last-minute changes, and serves as a handy resource to have on your phone all weekend.
It's time! Download the 2016 Geek.Kon Program Book! We'll have our Sched.org site online next week to use as a more sortable online resource during the convention, but for now get a load of everything we have going on this year!
Two more guest announcements! Get ready to welcome voice actresses Ryan Reynolds and Christina Kelly! Ryan will be making her second appearance, while it's Christina's Geek.Kon debut! Look for the rest of our guest lineup later this week!
Do you love fanfiction as much as we do? Of course you do! So come show off your writing skills at the fourth annual Geek.Kon fanfiction contest! We're accepting submissions through the end of July, so get your mind racing, your ships sailing and your pencils moving!
More guest announcements! We're pleased to welcome Jason Carter, best known as Ranger Marcus Cole on Babylon 5! We'll also be featuring fans and writers Briana Lawrence and Jessica Walsh!
Announcing our first three guests for Geek.Kon 2016! Voice actor Jerry Jewell and sci-fi author John Jackson Miller will be returning to celebrate our tenth year, and comic creator Enrica Jang will be making her Geek.Kon debut! Find out more about them on our Guests page!
The submission form for Tabletop Gaming is now open! If you're interested in running a session of your favorite tabletop RPG or demo a board/card game, fill out the form!
We are now accepting panel submissions for Geek.Kon 2016! Much of our panel programming is created by you, the attendee, so if you have a topic you want to present, fill out this form to be considered! If you're looking for ideas, this year's convention theme is Villains. Submissions must be in by June 30!
Geekplastiq off Junction Road on Madison's west side is now accepting registration for Geek.Kon 2016! Now you can stock up on your favorite geek merchandise and sign up for the con at the same time!
Have a guest you'd like to see at next year's Geek.Kon? Fill out this form and let us know!
Interested in helping organize Geek.Kon 2016 and beyond? Joining Geek.Kon staff carries several perks during the convention weekend, including free admission and t-shirt, meals, and hotel space. It's also a great opportunity to build skills and be involved with the planning and direction of future conventions. We're having an open meeting at the Madison Marriott Sunday, October 4 at 6:00 pm to provide more information. We hope to see you there!
What did we do right? What did we do wrong? Where can we improve? Fill out our Geek.Kon 2015 survey!
Thanks for making Geek.Kon 2015 the biggest one yet! Thanks to all 2,580 paid attendees and the 2,906 total participants. We're also thrilled to announce that our Masked Ball, Gaming With The Guests, City Crusher, Twitch stream, bucket battles, plus the inspiring late drive during Closing Ceremonies, we have raised more than $1,000 for Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin!
In the interest of bringing likeminded fans together, we've put together a schedule for suggested cosplay meetup times. Find the sign outside the Geneva room, then find a nice place for pictures!
Gaming with the Guests will be back at Geek.Kon for your entertainment and to help our Guests of Honor raise money for the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. Join us on Friday evening starting at 8:00 pm in the Tabletop Gaming Room (Salon D&E) for games, food, and socializing with our Guests of Honor! This year’s event will be bigger and better! In addition to all the perks and fun that have been made available to attendees making a free-will donation or bringing a non-perishable food item, some games at this year’s event will be offering prizes.
Download the web and mobile-friendly schedule for this year's Geek.Kon on Sched.org! Find panel information, guest listings, and the convention map!
Want to know everything going on at this year's Geek.Kon? Download the program book in advance! Later this week, we'll also roll out the online app that gives you instant access to schedules, maps, panel descriptions and other information.
Online pre-registration has ended and if the numbers are any indicator, we're due for another record year! You'll still be able to register at the convention, so we hope to see you there!
Only one week left to pre-register for Geek.Kon! Get in for less money and less of a line if you sign up by July 31. Also, there are still a few rooms left at the Marriott for the weekend, but they have to be claimed by July 30. Click on the Location page to reserve your room!
Ladies and gentlemen, start your shipping! We're now accepting entries for this year's Fanfiction Contest! Submit your story by August 8 to win prizes and have a selection of it read at Geek.Kon!
We are pleased to announce that Friday night at Geek.Kon, we will be hosting a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and shadowcast! It's astounding!
Sign up for the League of Legends tournament in this year's LAN Gaming area! This was by far our most popular LAN tournament and spaces are limited, so get your team together and sign up now!
This year, our music video contests are merging into the Geek Music Video Awards! Whether you ply your trade in anime, animation, film, TV, or video games, we want your video submissions! All submissions must be in by July 31, so start your editing!
In time for the Ides of March, more guests for Geek.Kon 2015 have been announced! Anime Voice Actress Tiffany Grant, Anime Writer/Director Matt Greenfield, and Local "B" movie show host group, Ned the Dead! Full details and bios on our Guests page!
Tabletop Registration is now open! Please go to the Tabletop Page to register a game!
Now confirmed for Geek.Kon 2015 - Anime Director/Producer Jan Scott Frazier! Full details and bio on our Guests page!
More Guests confirmed for Geek.Kon 2015- Writers Emma Bull and Will Shetterly! Full details and bio on our Guests page!
Announcing our first guest for Geek.Kon 2015- Greg Weisman, producer of the animated series Young Justice and co-creator of Gargoyles! Full details and bio on our Guests page!
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