Logistics

Convention Planning: Helpful Skills

Convention Planning: Helpful Skills

Are you thinking of starting your own convention? That is amazing! From my experience, it is a fun and stressful labor of love that becomes more rewarding with each passing event. While I am always learning and growing, I can share what we have learned so far. Hopefully, this series of articles can help you create something people will be excited about!  This post is about the skills that may be helpful in creating a successful event.

Convention Planning: Date and Location

Convention Planning: Date and Location

Are you thinking of starting your own convention? That is amazing! From my experience, it is a fun and stressful labor of love that becomes more rewarding with each passing event. While I am always learning and growing, I can share what we have learned so far. Hopefully, this series of articles can help you create something people will be excited about!  This post talks about the importance of the date and location.

Convention Planning: Event Types

Convention Planning: Event Types

Are you thinking of starting your own convention? That is amazing! From my experience, it is a fun and stressful labor of love that becomes more rewarding with each passing event. While I am always learning and growing, I can share what we have learned so far. Hopefully, this series of articles can help you create something people will be excited about! This post will help you determine what kind of event you want to run.

Spring 2018 G2S Date Officially Announced (and Other Updates)

We, the G2S staff, would like to thank all of you for helping us continue to grow and thrive. Our single day events, and our very first multi-day events have all been quite successful and we couldn’t have done it without you. It has been a really great first year and a half, we are unbelievably grateful for the opportunity to help build the community. 

Play to Win Tutorials

One of my favorite parts of the Granite Game Summit is the "Play to Win" track. How cool is it that you can come to a gaming event and have a chance to win just by playing a game? Sometimes these games are well known classics, other times they are brand new and is a fun way to generate buzz around them. But one aspect of it is that it can be daunting to sit down and try to learn the game while at the event itself.