After heading to London last year, Minecon 2016 will bring the Minecraft convention back to the US. The Minecon 2016 dates and location were officially announced today by Mojang, revealing that it will take place in Anaheim, CA on September 24th and 25th. Minecon 2015 was held in London last year, but it seems that the Minecraft convention is coming back to the US in 2016. Minecraft developer Mojang has announced that the annual Minecon convention is coming to the ExCel centre in London on 4 and 5 July. Mojang has confirmed that there will be no Minecon for 2014 but that it has set its sights on London and 2015 for the next Minecraft convention.
The company wants to make sure the official Minecraft convention is worth it. Which is understandable. She talks about the idea behind the convention, the hooks they managed to get for the convention, the type of video game that Minecraft is like, the similarities of Minecraft to Lego, the details of the convention including the stalls on display and the need for people to come to the convention with laptops and games ready. The 2015 Minecraft convention Minecon 2015, at London ExCeL (UK) on 4-5 July, sold out its full allocation of 10,000 tickets soon after going on sale in March 2015.
Then, Minecraft fans around the world will have a shot at attending the biggest Minecraft Premium event of the world. The T-shirt company Threadless is giving Minecraft fans a chance to win $3,000 and a trip to Minecon (the annual Minecraft convention) by designing a shirt inspired by the game. MINECON 2016 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center located in Anaheim, California, USA.
Good news Minecraft fans as Mojang COO, Vu Bui announced that the Minecon 2015 will be held in London on July 4 to July 5 this year. I have to wonder if this has something to do with that Mineorama Minecraft convention scandal. So the next Minecraft Minecon will take place in Spring 2015.
On 7 March 2016, Mojang announced in a blog post that Minecon 2016 would be held in Anaheim, California , at the Anaheim Convention Center on 24 and 25 September 2016. Unlike the industry-only E3, the Festival – as introduced by a Minecraft-ified Boris Johnson – aims to include the public as much as possible, with events such as the Now Play This exhibition being held at Somerset House. After a year hiatus MineCon – the world’s only official Minecraft convention – is returning this summer, on the weekend of 4-5 July, and it’s coming to London’s ExCeL Centre.
Organisers of a Peterborough convention for fans of computer game Minecraft, have said they are truly genuinely sorry” after angry parents took to social media to criticise the organisation of the event. As part of the OPENWORLD event you can now be a part of the largest MINECRAFT convention in Australia. Responding to the negative feedback to the event, organisers ‘Brien Event Management said: Firstly the Minevention team would like to thank everyone who attended our first UK event in Peterborough.
This is where MineCon comes in. Hosted by Mojang themselves, the event gave Minecraft fans exactly what they wished for. It may have been a no-show last year , but Minecon is returning for 2015, and the event will be held in London during July. Gaming convention Rezzed , which traditionally focuses on indie and PC games , will now come under the London Games Festival umbrella, and they will talking about minecraft premium account held from 7-9 April at Tobacco Dock (although its larger parent convention EGX remains in Birmingham).
The largest convention for a single videogame is Minecon 2015, which sold 10,000 tickets for the convention at the London ExCel, London, UK, on 4 – 5 July 2015. Pat speaks to HEIDI BODELL from the Baldoyle Forum about the Children’s Minecraft Convention in Baldoyle, Dublin 13. That’s because Minecraft hasn’t been on sale in that currency yet.
But to the 10,000 fans descending on London for the game’s official convention, it’s worth a lot. UK Games Expo aims to be the premier event in the UK where all aspects of the gaming hobby are represented under one roof: Card Games Boardgames Role-playing Games Miniature Games Family games The goal is to create a fun event which will appeal to families and the general public as well as the enthusiast. Then leave us a comment with the name, date, location and website!
Head of Hospitality at Peterborough Arena, Paolo Bianchi, said Whilst Peterborough Arena is the host venue, we are not the organiser of the event. MineCon featured many exciting events, including the official release of Minecraft, keynote speeches from members of the Minecraft community (including one from Notch), building contests, breakout classes with different Minecraft topics, costume contests, exhibits, meeting worldwide Minecraft personalities and commemorative merchandise.