These are the conventions we're currently planning to attend. (If you're only looking for the events that Steve's attending, that list is over here.) For a listing of ALL the game conventions we've been told about, click here. If you would like a Steve Jackson Games staffer at your event, please read our guidelines for requesting a guest for your convention.
We are more than happy to help you promote your convention. If you'd like to add your con to our list, use our handy convention registry form.
We can also provide support (i.e. free stuff) to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions – just ask us!. And we can sometimes provide other types of convention support . . . send mail to email@example.com and let us know how we can help.
You can download these posters to publicize your games and help you find new players at conventions (or stores, or schools)!
We also need volunteers to help us with the SJ Games booth at certain conventions.
Caution and Disclaimer: SJ Games provides this page as a public service. The information has been provided by the conventions themselves. We cannot be responsible for errors, changes of plans, hoaxes, or Acts of God. Or the other side, for that matter. If you plan to attend, please contact the convention and verify things for yourself ahead of time!
Oct. 24-27: Essen Spiel 2019 – Essen, Germany
Location: Messe Essen, Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen
Steve Jackson Games is headed to the International Spieltage in Essen Germany this October!! This is the first time we will be at Essen and we'll be hanging with our friends at GamesQuest - where you'll be able to buy English Language versions of many of our games including Deadly Doodles, The Fantasy Trip, and various other dice offerings! Be sure to stop by for a demo, check out our latest products, and say "Hallo"!! Essen Spiel is the world's largest fair for board, card and role-playing games with more than 1, 200 exhibitors from 53 nations and 190, 000 visitors #SPIEL19
Contact Person: SJ Games Events Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alain Dawson, Alex Yeager, Julie Yeager, Phil Reed, and Ross Jepson
Nov. 23-24: ChiTAG 2019 – Chicago, IL
Location: Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
EXPLORE, DISCOVER & EXPERIENCE! Join Steve Jackson Games at the 17th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair - North America's largest toy & game fair open to the public with experiential and immersive events, interactive exhibits and activities for all ages! We will be demoing our latest family friendly releasees plus a few long-time favorites including the new fan favorite, Deadly Doodles, Super Kitty Bug Slap, Munchkin Mighty Monsters, Zombie Dice and more. Plus you'll be able to pick up a copy to take home. Play is pivotal in cognitive development and social skills. Expand your brains, have fun, discover and experience new toys and games! Come out and play with us at the Fair!
Contact Person: SJ Games Events Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager and Julie Yeager
Feb. 14-16: BASHCon – Toledo, OH
Location: University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH 43606
The convention is held at the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH. The 2020 Con will open at 5pm on Friday, February 14th and close at 5pm on Sunday, February 16th. The description on their website is this: BASHCon is a nerd culture convention that takes place in February at the University of Toledo. BASHCon started in 1985 as a small gaming convention under the name of “Winterfest”. With the help of the community, BASHCon went from a small University event, to a convention that people from different parts of the country come in to see. BASHCon features a variety of events, including: panels, video and card game tournaments, anime screenings, arcade, board games, RPGs, and LARP. Every year brings new and exciting things!
Contact Person: Daniel Fry
For more info, contact: UTBASH, 2801 W Bancroft St SU 1503, Toledo, OH 43606
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager
Mar. 20-22: Zenkaikon – Lancaster, PA
Location: Lancaster County Convention Center
We are a 5500+ attendee multigenre 501c3 convention featuring science fiction, anime, gaming, and all forms of fandom which takes place in Lancaster, PA, about a ninety-minute drive outside of Philadelphia.
Contact Person: Adam Beaton
SJ Games Staff Attending: Jimmie Bragdon and Steve Jackson