Earlier this month the city of Red Deer, Alberta had their first major Con, the Red Deer Comics & Entertainment Expo, and it’s about time! Nestled half way between the homes of the Calgary and Edmonton Comics & Entertainment Expos (yet affiliated with neither), Red Deer has the potential to be an ideal Con location.
As I mentioned this was Red Deer’s first major con, but it was also a first for the company behind it. So I occasionally had to remind myself that certain “bad” things were really just areas to improve as the company and the event grow.
Overall this was a decently run event, with some really good use of technology and innovations. Let’s start right at the beginning. When you go to a con, you usually get some kind of wristband or badge...Read More