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    Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con
    Memorial Day Weekend
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    May 26 - 28 ,2017
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    Three days of fun
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    Reviews from our members
    “A con I have always loved!”
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    - Joshua Paul Sexton
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    “Don't underestimate this convention!”
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    - Chris Redlich
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    “These guys know how to have a good time!”
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    - Stan Wanson

Get Your Memberships And Reservations Today

Membership Pre-Registration is $35 until April 30, 2017 with promo code EARLYBIRD

MOBICON room block is now open until April 25, 2017 at the low cost of $99 per night with half price parking!

With deals like these, what are you waiting for?

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Convention Hours

Friday: 12PM - 1AM

Saturday: 9AM - 1AM

Sunday: 9AM - 5PM

 

Memorial Day Weekend

May 26th - 28th 2017

Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

Downtown Mobile, AL




What's Happening

Whether it's your first convention or you are a seasoned con pro this is the place to see what all the excitement is about.

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Guests

We work hard to diversify our guest at Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con. We bring in a variety of guest including actors, extras, directors, authors, artist, and voice actors.

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Gaming

At Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con we take gaming pretty seriously we work hard to bring you various genres of gaming including Living Card Games, War Games, RPG, Board Games, and Live Action Roleplaying. 

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Merchants

With over 13,000 sq ft of merchant space Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con has gone the extra mile to bring you a diversified merchant room with something of interest for all attendees.

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Cosplay Parade

At Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con Cosplay is big part of our DNA whether you worked endlessly on your latest Cosplay, enjoy praising the work of others, or are an aspiring photographer we have events planned just for you.

Steam Punk Ball

What better way to kick off our weekend than a costume ball. This organized event will give everyone a chance to show off their personal interpretations of Steampunk. It is sure to be blast! 

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Screening Room

Through the weekend Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con will be showing various films in our dedicated screening areas. This will give our attendees a place to unwind and get further exposure to various genres of film and anime. 

Panels

At Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con we have a ripe list of structured programming, along with attendee ran events to keep you entertained through the weekend. Be sure to check out our panel schedule here.

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Artist Alley

Art is a big part of Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con. With attendees coming in from all over, our Artist Alley is a great place to be seen. Check out the information here to get registered.

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Cosplay Contest

What fun is a convention full of Cosplayers without a little competition. That's right bring your best and show it off! Our costume contest is the place to be. All the information you need can be found here. So check it out and be sure to get in on the competition.

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Charity Auction

Annually in honor of a local charity we hold a silent auction. Here you can get a chance to get a great deal on some hot items. Be sure to check it out.

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Guests

Take some time to get to know this years guests.

Jeremy London
Jeremy London
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Media-Guest

Jeremy London and his twin brother Jason London were born in San Diego, California, but were raised in small towns in...

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Jennifer Cihi
Jennifer Cihi
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017Singer

Jennifer Cihi has been performing since she was a young girl in San Francisco, California. Before reaching her teen y...

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Sam Medina
Sam Medina
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Media-Guest

Sam Medina is an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Medina kickst...

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John Armijo
John Armijo
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Media-Guest

John has stared down the Terminator, in GENISYS. He's battled the GI Joe Team, in RETALIATION. He's fought the Indomi...

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Skylar Felton
Skylar Felton
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Media-Guest

Skylar Felton is an Actor, and a motivational speaker. Born in Akron, Ohio, he always dreamed of entertaining people....

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Pete Pitts
Pete Pitts
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Pete Pitts is an actor, author and rapper. He has acted with Clint Eastwood, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Hanks, Chris Evans...

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Bruce Carr
Bruce Carr
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Bruce Carr aka No Ordinary Balloon Man is a professional balloon artist living in Kissimmee, FL serving the Central...

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C & C Cosplay
C & C Cosplay
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017Cosplay-Guest

C & C Cosplay is a cosplay couple and prop builders based out of Panama City, FL. Chris and Christina are a coupl...

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Geek Out Studio
Geek Out Studio
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017Costumers

Geek Out Studio consists of two brothers and their wives who have been cosplaying for four years, and is best known f...

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Erin Lilley
Erin Lilley
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017Media-Guest

Erin Lilley is a Gulf Coast actor, and a writer/producer with Fighting Owl Films. Since 2007, she has produced and ap...

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Pensacola Droid Builders
Pensacola Droid Builders
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017Robot-Builders

The Pensacola Droid Builders are a newly formed group in the realm of the R2 Builder's club. They operate out of the ...

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Rikativity
Rikativity
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 02, 2017Cosplayer

Rika is an artist and cosplayer based out of the Florida Panhandle, and has been perfecting her cosplay since 2009....

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Airship Isabella
Airship Isabella
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Airship Isabella is a custom leather, props and costuming company located in New Orleans, LA. Their custom work inclu...

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Alpha Cosplay
Alpha Cosplay
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Alpha Cosplay is from mobile AL he started cosplaying in 2014 as the Riddler, Alpha Cosplay's favorite DC villain and...

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Camellia Bay Burlesque
Camellia Bay Burlesque
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Camellia Bay Burlesque is Mobile’s first and only Neo-Burlesque troupe. This empowering group of women will hav...

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Egto and Deanne
Egto and Deanne
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Cosplayers

Egto Cosplay (Blair Mills) and Deanna Is A Duck (Deanna Tylee) have been cosplaying for over 11 years. They started c...

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Eris Walsh
Eris Walsh
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Blogger

Creator of She-Geeks, Eris Walsh, is a writer and public speaker specializing in positive body image, cosplay etiquet...

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Foamsmeef
Foamsmeef
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Cosplayer

Kyle Miller (Foamsmeef) is a Cosplayer and Costume Designer from Northwest Florida; where he is currently enlisted an...

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Patrick Giles
Patrick Giles
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Artist

Born and raised in Mobile started drawing at an early age. First big break was in 2011 doing Flaming C art for Conan ...

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Raging Cosplay
Raging Cosplay
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Cosplayer

Raging Cosplay is a local cosplayer from right here in Mobile and can be spotted at cons up and down the south! After...

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Scott Carroll
Scott Carroll
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Media-Guest

Scott J. Carroll is a classically trained actor, Director comedian, voice actor, screen writer, and occasional singer...

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Stefanie DeLeo
Stefanie DeLeo
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Author

Stefanie DeLeo is a produced and published playwright and novelist. She has a Masters Degree from New York University...

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Twisted Carnival Studio
Twisted Carnival Studio
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017Film-Studio

Twisted Carnival Studios was created by Gene Hamil in 2014 as a way to publish his Mississippi Para Chasers webisodes...

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Eric Dupre
Eric Dupre
The "Delirious" Architect   Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Eric is a native of Texas. He moved from San Antonio to Florida, where he attended Pensacola Junior College majoring ...

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Gaming

Learn a little bit about gaming, sign up, and check out the gaming schedules here. We have everything from cards, board games, RPGs, LARPs, Minis, and war games.

War Games

War Games

War gaming is the hobby dedicated to the play of games that deals with military operations of various types, real or fictional. War gaming has changed dramatically over the years, from its roots in miniatures and board war gaming, to contemporary computer and computer assisted wargames it is by far one of the most popular types of gaming among enthusiast.


Board Games

Board Games

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules. In the last decade we have seen a shift in gaming to a more complex board gaming model. With hundred of games on the market to choose from this mode of analogue gaming is getting a lot of attention.


RPG Games

RPG Games

A role-playing game is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting controlled by a game master. Leveling the player characters collecting fame, treasure and prestige is just a small part of the story crafted by the game master. Battling monsters and solving puzzles table top role-playing is a very popular genre of gaming.


How Can I Get Involved?

So you want to play some games? Well you are in luck! We have demos, tournaments, organized play, and casual events scheduled for the duration of the convention. We have something for everyone. Both beginners and advanced players can get involved. Our gaming staff is dedicated to getting you into the game and pointing you to the vendors who can help get you started. Be sure to preregister for your tournaments and organized play slots on our schedule before the convention.

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Information

Gaming is a big part of our convention experience. We bring in all the regional sanction groups to make sure there is something for everyone.  Somewhere between MTG, Pathfinder, War Gaming and Board Gaming you can rest assured there will always be something new and exciting to try.  

Speaking of new and exciting we are excited to have Gulf Coast Gaming Events LLC. at our convention with their huge board game lending library. With the most extensive library on the Gulf Coast there will be game demos,tournaments, and play to win games, where the winner keeps the game, taking place all weekend long! Be sure to check out their lending library here: http://tinyurl.com/GCGELendingLibrary

Schedule

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2017 Gaming Schedule

Click here to see this year's gaming schedule!

Merchants

Look around the merchant room. We have a little something for everybody.

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What Makes a Merchant?

The Merchant room is a great chance to get out in front of a large audience with your various wares. We see exhibitors from all walks of life, including: Game Developers, Comic Shops, Crafters, Tee Shirt Makers, Artists, Authors, Game Shops, Doll Makers, etc...  Attendees can elect to buy the various wares, and artistic pieces. This is definitely a great opportunity for any shop owner large or small to get out and show off their best goods!


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Registration Forms

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Events

The one stop spot for information on special events at the convention.

Steampunk Ball

What better way to kick off our weekend than a cosplay ball. This organized event will give everyone a chance to show off their personal interpretations of Steampunk. It is sure to be blast!

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It'll Be An Explosive Good Time!

But don't just take our word for it, come see for yourself!


We Are Going To Have a Ball

We Are Going To Have a Ball

Put on your dancing shoes.


Dance Away The Night

Dance Away The Night

Nothing like some good music to get the night started.


What is Steampunk?

Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Influenced by the artistic styles of the clothing and fashions of Victorian era fiction steampunk had bridged the gap between a post apocolyptic futrer and the wild west of the Americas creating a subculture all its own.

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Information

Come join the event on Friday May 26th, 2017 in Mobile Bay 1 from 10:30 PM to 1:30 AM!

Panels

At Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con we have a huge list of structured programming, along with attendee ran events to keep you entertained through the weekend. 

Make New Friends

Make New Friends

Socialize with your peers.


Meet the Guest

Meet the Guest

Interact with the guest in their panels.


Audience Participation

Audience Participation

Get a chance to participate in select panels.


What Is a Panel?

If you've never attended a panel we will tell you first hand you are missing out. Imagine meeting a whole room of like minded individual that share your passions and hobbies to have a structured conversation and learn about topics you'd otherwise never explore.

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Panel Submissions

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Panel Schedule

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FAQs

What is a panel? What is a panel?

A panel is a structured program event that takes place in a specific room. The normal setup is attendees gather with speakers that range from guests to fans that talk about topics. These can range from hobbies, workshops, or just general gatherings. Panels range from 30 minutes to 1 hour in length normally and will be scheduled throughout the weekend.


Can I host a panel? Can I host a panel?

If space for additional panels are still available you can apply to host a panel by filling out the Panel Registration form located above via the “Apply Now!” link.


Do I get paid to host a panel if approved? Do I get paid to host a panel if approved?

No, panels are hosted by volunteer basis by the fans requesting to do the panel.


Are panels free to attend? Are panels free to attend?

Your admission to the convention allows free access to the panels. In some rare cases if a panel is a specially hosted workshop that requires a fee they will be disclosed on the ticket registration page. This is a very rare occurrence but could potentially happen but will be fully announced in the panel details.


Is there a limit to how many panels I can attend? Is there a limit to how many panels I can attend?

Nope! You can go to as many as you have time for. We will have panels going throughout the weekend.


Do I have to register to attend panels? Do I have to register to attend panels?

No, panels are on a first come, first access basis. If there is a panel you wish to attend be sure to arrive on time or slightly early to secure a spot inside the panel room.


Artist Alley

Art is a big part of Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con. With attendees coming in from all over, our Artist Alley is a great place to be seen. Check out the information here to get registered.

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What Is the Artist Alley?

The Artist Alley is a chance for artist to get out in front of their fans and show off their talents whether it be painting, drawing, writing, filming, or even Cosplay. Attendees can elect to buy the various wares, and artistic pieces. This is definitely a great opportunity for members of the art community to get some real exposure!

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Registration Forms

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Cosplay Contest

What fun is a convention full of cosplayers without a little competition. That's right bring your best and show it off! Our costume contest is the place to be. All the information you need can be found here. So check it out and be sure to get in on the competition.

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Gotham Beware

Did someone order peace keepers?


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Various Genres

There's no right way to do it! Cosplays from all walks of life.


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Villains Galore

A dangerous bunch indeed!


What Is Cosplay?

Cosplay is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character. The barrage of costuming can be anything from store bought items to hand sewn and crafted. Cosplay has embedded itself in pop culture with phenomenal growth in the past decades and is a big part of our convention scene.

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Registration Forms

(Be sure to open all registration forms in Adobe Acrobat to fill electronically.)

 Cosplay Contest Registration

 Cosplay Contest Rules

Please email completed forms to our Entertainment Department here.

Charity Auction

Annually in honor of a local charity we hold a silent auction. Here you can get a chance to get a great deal on some hot items. Be sure to check it out.

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Information

Come join the charity auction in Grand Bay 1 on Sunday May 28th, 2017 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM!

Choose Your Adventure

Whether you come for the day or the weekend pre-purchasing your memberships will gain you access to our special pre-registration badge pickup area.

Hotel registration has begun! Our host hotel is Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel 64 D. Water St, Mobile AL 26602. 

Call today and ask for the MOBICON room rate: (251) 438-4000. This year's official room block rate is $99 per night with $8 per day parking.

Reservations can be made from May 25, 2017 to May 29, 2017, last day to guarantee rate is by April 25, 2017.

So get your party together and be sure to bring your cosplays and dice because it's going to be a great time!

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Here you will find all the general information about the event. And if you have some time to learn about the convention, the organization, and the people behind it.

What is Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con?

Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is an annual convention held in Mobile, Alabama in May. It was re-founded in 1998, with its membership increasing each year. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is a multi-genre convention with fandoms in science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, anime, manga, horror, paranormal and mass media. Each Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con, fans from these genres, along with actors, artists, authors, and other media guests get together to interact with each other and participate in a number of events that are unique and pertaining to their particular interests.

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What is Mobicon's Weapons/Props Policy?

Mobicon Inc. is dedicated to the safety and security of all attendees. It is our priority to protect our attendees and make sure that everyone may enjoy the convention without concern. The following requirements and restrictions for weapons will be followed by all event participants at all times during any and all of our events. Failure to observe these rules may result in your removal from the event. We expect all our event attendees to use good judgement. Decisions regarding weapons are solely at the discretion of event security.
  • All costume weapons must be checked with event security at the event security desk.
  • All weapons must be easily distinguishable from real weapons.
  • All weapons must be nonoperational, especially projectile weapons, including but not limited to: air-soft, water, silly string, ping-pong, and nerf guns.
  • All live steel weapons must be cased or sheathed and peace bonded at all times.
  • All prop guns must be orange tipped.
  • Prop weapons must remain in convention areas. If you leave the premises or go out into public for any reason, please put away any and all prop weaponry immediately.
All attendees must adhere to Alabama State Law at all times during any Mobicon Inc. event including laws regarding firearms and weapons. If it is illegal outside of the convention, it is illegal inside the convention. Mobicon reserves the right to amend or change these rules at any time for any reason to provide for the safety, security, and general wellbeing of attendees and the general public.

What is there to do at Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con?

During the day, the Merchant Room is open for our members to shop for games, collectables, memorabilia, and more. Our Art Show and Artist alley provide space for local and national artists to display and sell their work. There are guests to meet, discussion panels to attend and debate in, and demonstrations to watch. A designated staffed KidCon area is setup just for the children in our community to come take part in crafts and play games. The night hours feature structured programming and games so our guest can socialize, interact with each other and make new friends. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con also co-host sanctioned after parties in select establishments in the Downtown area. There is also various Gaming areas open 24 hours throughout the weekend.

How Can I Get Involved?

The Mobicon Foundation is a charitable organization setup to build a qualified vendor list for STEM learning programs, games, kits and tools and is actively working to build a fund that will be accessible to academic instructors and advisers to help subsidize the cost of these tools for their classrooms. The Mobicon Foundation believes heavily in the power of gaming as a learning tool to help build logical and problem solving skills in people of all ages. We also embrace Cosplay and Fandom as a venue to deliver positive messages to the youth and our community. 

The proceed from the Mobicon’s Mobile Comic Con event will be utilized by the Mobicon Foundation to continue to grow our presence in the community. It is very important to us to continue to grow this fundraiser and establish our primary fund to seed our cause. If you are looking for an opportunity to help out at this year's events, you can sign up here: http://tinyurl.com/MobiconVolunteers2017

Are Sponsorships Available?

Mobicon Foundation is looking to expand Mobile Comic Con this year by getting more involved with the local area businesses and a broader spectrum of indie game designers. We are working ambitiously to move our event to new heights and grow into the Author R. Outlaw Convention Center for 2018. There are several ways to help with sponsorship of our event. Various rooms used at the convention are available for sponsorship and several event sponsorship opportunities are also available. There is also an opportunity to advertise in our Program Book. This book will be strategically placed sparsely in town at gaming stores, downtown at local businesses, and will be dispersed at our convention to our attendees and members. This is a great chance to get involved in our success in bringing positive change to the community.

Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con brings in over 1,000+ members in attendance and continues to grow each year. We have members from all over the Gulf Coast, from Texas to Florida to beyond! We have road warriors making their way to our convention all the way from Germany, Australia, and the Middle East! Not only will you be reaching out to new customers, but you will be helping local charities continue their good work.

What About Donations?

For the first time, Mobicon Foundation itself will be hosting this year’s charity auction and will be accepting charity donations of all kinds to the event. Books, games, toys, gift certificates and just about anything in good condition can be donated to the Charity Auction. Direct donations to the charity are also welcome. Each donation is considered a charitable donation which can be used for tax purposes. The Mobicon Foundation will provide proper documentation for any such donations for your tax records.

Since Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is a not-for-profit organization we look to Sponsors for help minimizing some costs associated with presenting our annual convention.

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Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is one of the fastest growing multi genre science fiction, cosplay, and gaming convention on the Gulf Coast. Mobicon embraces Geek culture to the fullest and leaves no stone unturned in making sure we have something fun going on for all ages. From costume contest to organized play RPG's Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is the place to be. Organized and managed by Mobicon, a Mobile native not for profit, all profits derived from the convention are used towards charity and the goodwill of the community.