The Best Four Days in Gaming™

Indiana Convention Center

Gen Con is the original, longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world!

Featuring 500+ exhibiting companies from the game industry, award-winning authors and artists, costumed attendees, more than 16,500 events, a Family Fun Pavilion, and the debut of exciting new games, Gen Con truly is The Best Four Days in Gaming™!

Gen Con returns to Indianapolis from August 17-20, 2017 to celebrate the historic Gen Con 50. In 2016, the convention continued to set turnstile records with an attendance of 201,852. You can read more about Gen Con 2016 from the official post-show press release.

The Gen Con team would like to thank the show's attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, event organizers, and the city of Indianapolis for another amazing year!

A condensed, digital version of the Gen Con 2016 Program Book also is available for your review.

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May 28
Noon Eastern
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