BGG Con Announces an Expansion
November 24, 2014 - 9:31am
As the 2014 BGG Con wraps up in Dallas-Fort Worth Texas, the organizers have announced that next year there will be a 2nd BGG Con held over Memorial Day weekend - May 22-25, 2015. This new event is being promoted as a family friendly version of BGG Con and will provide discounts for active-duty military and veterans. While registration is not yet open, there is basic information available as well as link to reserve hotel rooms in the announcement on the BoardgameGeek website. BGG Con was first held in 2005, attended by 250 people gathering to play games. Over the last 9 years it has grown to over 2500 people and includes gaming, a Puzzle Hunt, a Game Show, Vendors, a Poker tournament, and more. The new convention will actually be the 3rd major event held in 2014 for BoardgameGeek; they previously announced a cruise to celebrate 10 years of BGG Con.