Anime NYC: Anime NYC is New York City’s anime convention! A showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, and appearances by some of the biggest creators in Japan. Join us for a celebration of Japanese animation, manga, and cosplay in the heart of NYC! Anime NYC is powered by Crunchyroll and will feature Funimation, Kinokuniya Bookstore, Kodansha Comics, Sentai Filmworks, Tokyo Otaku Mode, Yen Press, Vertical, VIZ Media, and more! November 17-19, 2017 in NYC’s Javits Center.
Awesome Con: Awesome Con is Washington DC’s comic and pop culture convention. Launched by Ben Penrod in 2013, Awesome Con is one of the largest and fastest growing fan conventions in the United States. Awesome Con’s 2017 event will be June 16-18 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
AXPONA: Audio Expo North America: LeftField Media is proud to partner with JD Events on AXPONA. Whether you’re a serious audiophile, a newcomer to high-end audio, a musician, or simply a music lover, you’ll find everything you need to immerse yourself in your favorite sounds at AXPONA. Join us for three solid days of great music, advanced technology, stunning design, education, networking, and entertainment. Experience the world’s finest consumer audio systems, compare brands, and enjoy every minute. It’s guaranteed to be music to your ears! April 21-23, 2017 at the Westin O’Hare in Chicago.
Classic Auto Show: The Classic Auto Show is new three-day celebration of all things automotive, paying tribute to the cars that graced our highways in bygone years and paved the way for the modern motor cars we see on the road today. These three days will showcase the best of the classic and vintage motoring scene including the stars from Velocity’s biggest car shows, the best car clubs from across the US, and a huge range of brands including all your favorite American cars along with the best from the rest of the world. Expect to see the rare and unusual, pristine and project cars, those that were loved and some that were hated, the car that your folks used to take you on your first road trip and the one that you learned to drive in – something for everyone automotive enthusiast!
Crunchyroll Expo: Crunchyroll, the largest anime streaming company in the world, is launching a convention! Crunchyroll Expo (CRX) will be a showcase of the best of what Japanese animation and pop culture has to offer, and it also will bring new unique elements, events, and experiences. Crunchyroll Expo will bring anime fans together for three days of exhibits, screenings, panels, and guest appearances by some of the biggest personalities in Japan and the US. Join us for this celebration of anime, manga, games, guests, cosplay, and so much more! August 25-27 in Santa Clara, CA!
Five Points Festival: The Five Points Festival is a collision of toys, comics, and counterculture curated by Clutter Magazine and presented by Midtown Comics. A designer toy and comic convention in New York’s Lower East Side, Five Points is two days and nights of comic artists and writers, vinyl and plastic toys, original art, resin, plush, blind boxes, graphic novels, indie comics, blanks, minis, kaiju, Japanese vinyl, posters, prints, apparel, food trucks, and craft breweries – capped off by the 2017 Designer Toy Awards. The antidote to the average con, Five Points brings tastemakers, misfits, and rebels together with the new, retro, and infamous in a one-of-a-kind marketplace. May 20-21, 2017 in Pier 36.
Play Fair: Play Fair presented by Nickelodeon and Toys”R”Us is a celebration of play and entertainment for all ages. It’s an immersive, experience-rich event for children, parents, families, and teenage and adult fans. With hands-on exhibits, awe-inspiring displays, dozens of toy and entertainment brands, and never-before-seen exclusives, attendees can feel, touch, and take home their favorite toys and games — and be the first to glimpse the toys of tomorrow! Play Fair is a partnership between the Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media. This year’s event takes place November 4-5 in NYC’s Javits Center.
Rose City Comic Con: Rose City Comic Con is one of the largest fan conventions in the Northwest, spanning the worlds of comics, toys, games, cosplay, movies, and television.Launched by Ron and Paula Brister in 2011, Rose City is driven by a Portland-based team dedicated to quality, the fan experience, and customer service. In 2016, Rose City Comic Con welcomed over 25 celebrity guests and 100 of the top comic guests from around the world. Rose City’s 2017 event will be September 8-10 at the Oregon Convention Center.