General Convention Questions

General Convention Questions

Why go to a convention, what is a fan-run convention, why should I stay at the hotel, and how can I help? What should I wear and bring? Why should I want to go to a convention? There are many reasons people enjoy going to an Anime convention such as A-Kon. If you like...
Kids at the Kon

Kids at the Kon

Is it safe for children? What age groups should come? While most events at conventions are for general audiences of all ages, there may be a few Adult-themed or oriented events (we designate these at A-Kon® by calling them “Adult” such as our Hentai Video...
Programming, Guest, and Event Questions

Programming, Guest, and Event Questions

What is there to do? Why so much? Are the advertised guests guaranteed to be there? When will such-and-such happen? What are the details of so-and-so? What is there to do? A good convention has things going on all (or almost all) the time. Some of these things...

Press Application Instructions

A-Kon® Press Pass: Qualifications Am I Qualified? Working journalists/photographers over the age of 17 that fall under one of the below categories may apply online no later than May 10, 2014 to request a Press Pass: Print Media & Newswire Reporters must provide: A...
Bootleg Policy

Bootleg Policy

We know it’s dreadfully difficult to know all the different products that are being bootlegged these days. However, we do have some guidelines for you to use in selecting the merchandise you bring to the convention. The item must have a copyright notice on it...