Five major science fiction conferences in the world

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Every year, there are conventions and expos where fans and enthusiasts can meet to celebrate their favorite TV shows, movies, characters, and stories. It’s our job at L.A. Con 4 to update you with everything sci-fi, so here’s 5 of the BEST and BIGGEST Conventions you can go to.

1. Comic-Con

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Every year, fans all over the world meet and celebrate science fiction at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). This conference showcases everything from comic books to film, TV and sci-fi works of art. Using a crossover of pop culture and entertainment, the SDCC allows fans of the genre to buy and share their favorite toys, comics, apparel, manga, cards and collectibles with like-minded individuals. Here people watch teasers of upcoming movies and TV shows while getting a chance to meet their favorite actors, actresses, artists and creators of the genre.

2. Worldcon

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Since the 1930’s, Worldcon, or the World Science Fiction Convention has been a place for sci-fi enthusiasts taking places in different cities every year. This 2017, Worldcon will be held in Helsinki, Finland. This convention flies from nation to nation as a tradition to support all the sci-fi lovers in the world.

3. Dragon Con

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The Dragon Con is the place to be every Labor Day Weekend because it simply has everything. What’s amazing about this convention is that is started out as a small comic convention which has grown into a behemoth of music, art, and science fiction. For convention goers, Dragon Con is one of the best places you can go if you love the genre.

4. Fedcon

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FedCon or the Federation Convention is the largest convention in Europe. Each spring, Star Trek fans, and other enthusiasts meet in Bonn, Germany. FedCon started as a place for Star Trek fans to convene and share their love for the franchise, but it has transformed into a place for Science Fiction movies and pieces of Fantasy for each attendant to enjoy.

5. Chiller Theater

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The Chiller Theatre is a film, toy and model expo dedicated to the fans of the horror genre. Chiller Theatre was originally a Saturday night TV program showing old horror movies and it has become an expo for the fans to enjoy the genre while meeting the iconic people from classic horror films.

6 thoughts on “Five major science fiction conferences in the world

  1. As a Sci-Fi lover, WorldCon is my ultimate destination. Yet having Chiller theater on the list really is a failure. Anyway that’s my opinion!

    1. I always strive to be realistic. Neglecting the less popular like Chiller theater is “injustice” in a way towards them.

  2. I’ve been on a lot of local and global science fiction conventions. But non of them compare to World Con. Can’t wait for Helsinki held convention in 2016. Sweden here I come…..

  3. When it comes to whatever it deals with science fiction whether movies or conferences or whatever, I can’t deflect… I love them !!

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