HavenCon, the First LGBT Geek and Gaming Convention of Texas, Returns for 2016

Pre-Registration, Vendor Registration, and Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available

Austin, TX, August 13, 2015 –(PR.com)– After a successful first year, and a great campaign to raise funds for the venue deposit, HavenCon will return in 2016. Pre-registration as well as vendor registration is now live on HavenConTX.com. HavenCon is also seeking sponsorship for its 2016 event with information available at: http://www.havencontx.com/sponsor-havencon/.

HavenCon will once again be held at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin Texas. 2016 will feature a 3 day event to be held April 22nd through the 24th.

The first fundraising event, the HavenCon Cosplay Ball is set for September 18th at Highland Lounge in Austin, Texas featuring special cosplay guest Robin Johnson Jr. who will be talking about his experiences as POC in the cosplay community.

Tickets and information can be found at: http://www.havencontx.com/events/the-havencon-cosplay-ball/

While planning and preparations are underway, HavenCon 2016 already has a lineup of special guests that include recently transitioned NY Times Best Selling Author Zach Brewer and Queer Comic creators Emily Willis and Ann Uland of http://arbitrarymuse.com/.

HavenCon is also thrilled to welcome returning sponsor Indie Game Developer FinjiCo who will be co-sponsoring the newly created HavenCon Indie Arcade. HavenCon organizer Shane says: “FinjiCo brought a lot of great stuff to the show last year, and provided some fantastic insight. Our attendees loved being able to play their games and we think providing them with a space for them to showcase more of that is going to be a lot of fun.”

Organizer Shane goes on to state: “HavenCon 2015 exceeded our expectations. With an attendance just over 1000 people, we saw a true need for this type of event in Texas. It wasn’t just about talking about the inequalities in geek culture and associated industries, it was also a celebration of what makes us unique. There was a true sense of community without a hidden agenda, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have accomplished this with everyone involved. We are working to continue and grow this historical accomplishment in 2016.”

About HavenCon
HavenCon is an event that people from all over can attend to enjoy their favorite fandom without the fear of judgement or harassment for simply being themselves.

Various artists, vendors, creators, and developers can come to show their support for the community or to raise awareness for an LGBT focused project of their own.

HavenCon 2015 is scheduled for April 22nd – 24 at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin Texas.

To learn more visit www.havencontx.com, or call us at 972-979-1799.
Contact Information
Shane Brown