We are happy to announce that this year we will have a show your badge discount at some of the local businesses in the surrounding area. Currently we have a 10% discount at Scott Enterprise owned restaurants. You must present your badge to your server to get the discount.
Up to date information about out show your badge discount can be found here.
Check out our table top room, provided by In the Zone Cards and games, for all your card and board game needs! In the Zone will be running a variety of tournaments and demos throughout the weekend, so be sure to stop in and check out a few of them for yourself.
Be sure to check out the schedule here.
Vendor applications open up February 1st, 2018. Make sure you mark that date in your calendar so you won't forget! We also have some new things that vendors need to know about.
News for all Vendors:
Changes have been made regarding what is provided with each space, such as number of badges included. Please be sure to check out the Exhibitor Hall page for that updated information.
News for Artists:
Most of our artist positions will be juried. We will also have some tables set aside for a lottery selection of those not chosen through the jury process this year.
Prices are as follows:
Learn more over on the Exhibitor Hall page.
New to 2018 is something we like to call "Featured Panelists". Featured Panelists are panelists that do so much to help make Hazard Con such a great show that we just have to show them off.
To start things off we would like to introduce to you Moby White!
'Moby White' works as a compliance analyst for a company in Washington County, PA. He has been attending conventions for over 10 years, and has been a panelist at conventions such as Tekko (formally known as Tekkoshocon), Sangawa Project, KuroKiiro Festival, & Setsucon.
Follow him on Twitter
Learn more about him and other featured panelists here.
Happy New Year!
To celebrate, our panelist applications are now open. Be a part of what makes Hazard Con so fun.
This year joining our game room is Snow Phoenix!
Snow Phoenix is an arcade dedicated to bringing conventions the very best in Japanese arcades! With a diverse stock of imported cabinets, SPX is always ready and excited to be able to help take con game rooms to the next level!
Follow them on Facebook and Twitter
Keep a look out for a games anouncement!
Learn more about our free to play arcade room here.
Are you an avid fan of a show? Do you know so much about a topic that you just want to tell more people about it? Then we want you!
Panel applications open January 1st, 2018!
We are looking for people interested in providing informative or entertaining panels at Hazard Con 2018. If you want to run a panel or workshop all you have to do is submit an application on our website when the time comes. To show our appreciation to all accepted panelists, they will receive 33% of their badge price back for each panel they complete (up to 100%).
Learn more about panels and workshops here.
We have some great news regarding hotels to stay at. We have special rates at both the Hilton Garden Inn and the Courtyard Marriott. They are both $149.00 a night. This is a $30 drop from the special rate we were able to get for our attendees last year. Both of these hotels are connected to the Ambassador Center to make getting to and from the event simple and easy.
Check them out here.
Look for more hotel information to come!
Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving! You know what were are thankful for? Video games!
Joining us again for 2018 is Retrocade Erie!
Retrocade Erie is the provider for all your retro gaming needs right here in Erie, Pennsylvania! Feel the nostalgia as they showcase the very best, the strange, and downright odd relics of gaming from years past.
You can check them out in our Arcade!
We are pleased to announce that the amazing Josh Grelle will be joining us for Hazard Con 2018!
Josh is a life-long geek and actor with over 200 voice credits in his 10+year career. His favorite roles include Attack on Titan (Armin), Yuri on Ice (Yuri Katsuki), Princess Jellyfish (Kuranosuke), The Devil is a Part-Timer (Sadao Maou), Drifters (Toyohisa), RWBY (Tyrian), Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple (Kenichi), and Snow White with the Red Hair (Zen).
Learn more about him on our guest page.