Gen Con Indy 2013
Welcome to Family Fun Day at Gen Con Indy!
Families are one of Gen Con’s top priorities and we have put more focus than ever into programming to accommodate kids, parents and families!
Take a gander at what we have in store!
Family Fun Pavilion-this is an area dedicated to family gaming for all ages. It includes exhibits, demonstrations, activities and much more! In 2012, exhibitors in this area included: 5th Street Games, Bella Sara Company, Blue Orange Games, Bricks & Boards, Compound Fun, Foxmind, Gamers for Humanity, The Haywire Group, Heartland Consumer Products, Maranda Enterprises, Mattel, Mindtwister USA, Moosetache Games, North Star Games, Nuko Toys, Out of the Box, Pajaggle, Set Enterprises, Smart USA Inc, Talicor, USAopoly, Wattsalpoag & Wiggity Bang Games.
Training Grounds-is the place to introduce kids to the gaming world and all its possibilities. It is designed for kids and those young at heart to come, play and explore! Training Grounds is most appropriate for kids ages 4-12 years old and is located in the Family Fun Pavilion.
Family Fun Day Sunday August 18th-there will be events specifically designed for family involvement along with a special registration kiosk where families can buy their badges. Keep in mind though, there will also be KID only events running throughout all 4 days.
Special Pricing for Families-On Sunday (Family Fun Day) a family of four can enjoy Gen Con for a discounted rate.
Field Trip Program-Each year approximately 200 boy and girl scouts step into the convention center for a day of fun, badge collecting and learning. This program is coordinated through the Indianapolis Scout Counsels; please contact them for further information.
Educator & Librarian Programming-Four years ago we started a program for educators and librarians to be a part of the gaming culture. We continue expanded this program each year and the programming for 2013 will include seminars, panels, mixers and much more. Continuing education credits and librarian education units are available. For further information, please visit Gen Con's Trade Day web page.