Who Wants the Con / Who Is it For?

Themes:
PlanningStaffing
What:
Panel
When:
Saturday Dec 07   10:00 AM to 10:55 AM (55 minutes)
Where:
Fiesta III-IV
Discussion:
0

Who wants the con? (Why? And why does this even matter?) The committee/staff? Your current attendees? New people?

Suppose you have all that worked that all out (good luck!) But -- fan-run conventions require fans to run them. While there may appear to be plenty of people willing to attend, and maybe even some to do lower level volunteering, there might not be enough people around to actually run the convention. What should/can you do? Can we expect to retain staff if we don't give them a share in convention decision-making? How do you tell someone that their dream of this con might not be practical? Furthermore, if conventions don't evolve and attract new people to attend and run them, they will end. How do we change enough to remain relevant, while not changing so much as to drive away our loyal members? What effect does that have on the local fan group(s)?

Moderator
ALAMO, Inc.
Participant
FenCon
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