Art tables on sale, April 4th, 2015!

Posted by Katie on Mar 18, 2015


Attention, Artists!

Ai-Kon art tables will be available for purchase Saturday, April 4, 2015, at 12:00 pm (noon) CST. Ai-Kon will be held on July 17-19, 2015 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

Table Options:
$160 - One full table with two admissions
$120 - One full table with one admission
$85 - One half table with one admission


How to Apply:

E-mail your application for purchasing an art table to art@ai-kon.org after the start time of 12:00 pm (noon) on Saturday, April 4th, 2015.

In the subject line, please state "Ai-Kon 2015 Art Table".

Your e-mail should include your:
• Full legal name
• Phone number with area code
• Desired table size
• Table partner name and phone number (if applicable)
• A short description of the art you (and your partner) wish to sell

Note: Applications sent prior to 12:00 pm, April 4th will not receive a table. Tables will be awarded by the email time stamp. Please remember that Winnipeg is Central Standard Time (CST).

Responses to applications will be issued in the following week to ensure that there are no time stamp issues or errors.

More details located on our forums!

Thank you from everyone at Ai-Kon!

Posted by Katie on Mar 1, 2015


Winterfest was more successful then we could have anticipated. Thank you to all of our hard working volunteers, vendors, artists, panellists, attendees, DJ Frankie Hollywood and the amazing staff at The Delta Winnipeg Hotel! Without you all, this event would have not been possible!

We are sorry to those who we had to turn away that were unable to to get in. We sold out within a couple of hours and that is a first in Winterfest history! We recommend pre-registering in the future, to avoid being turned away at the door.

We appreciate each and every one of our attendees and hope to see you at Ai-Kon 2015 on July 17-19th at The Winnipeg Convention Centre! We guarantee our main event will have plenty of space!

Thank you again to everyone who made it out and helped make this event so successful! Keep your eyes open for announcements in the near future!

Winterfest 2015 registration is closed!

Posted by Katie on Feb 28, 2015


Unless you pre-registered, we have reached capacity for Winterfest!

Ai-Kon Winterfest Schedule!

Posted by Katie on Feb 24, 2015


Winterfest will be taking place this Saturday, February 28th from 12pm until 12am at The Delta Winnipeg Hotel (350 St.Mary Ave). Tickets will still be available for purchase at the door. Here is the schedule for the day!

Showing Schedule:

12:00 - Wolf Children
2:00 - Card Captor Sakura: The Movie
3:25 - Sailor Moon
4:20 - One Piece Film Z
6:10 - Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
8:00 - The Time of Eve: The Movie
9:55 - A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion
11:25 - Mystery Showing

Panel Schedule:

12:30 - 2:30 - Working with Sintra for Props and Armour
2:45 - 4:45 - Super Smash Brothers (Wii U) Tournament
5:00 - 6:45 - Dance KPOP with Me!
7:00 - 8:00 - Anime Jeopardy
8:15 - 9:45 - Gundam Model Kits: A Beginner's Guide to Building
10:00 - 11:45 - 50 People Who Made Anime Great

Vendor/Artist Room Hours will run from 12:00pm until 7:00pm, at 9:00pm we will be having a dance with local DJ, Frankie Hollywood.

Ai-Kon will be at The Winnipeg Toy & Comic Expo!

Posted by Katie on Feb 17, 2015


Ai-Kon will be promoting at the Winnipeg Comic and Toy Expo this weekend(February 22), hosted by C4 - Central Canada Comic Con​ at the Viscount Gort Hotel(1670 Portage Ave) from 10-5pm! Come stop by and say hi!



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The Ai-Kon 2015 AMV Contest is now accepting entries!

Posted by Katie on Feb 16, 2015


The Ai-Kon 2015 AMV Contest is now accepting entries!

Deadline for entries is June 14th, 2015

Click below for more information.

Ai-Kon Love Story Contest Winners!

Posted by Katie on Feb 14, 2015


We had so much trouble deciding on one entry, that we had to pick two winners! Click below to read both of the winning entries!

Happy Valentines Day from everyone here at Ai-Kon!

The Ai-Kon 2015 Mascot Winner Has Been Announced!

Posted by Katie on Jan 29, 2015


Our 2015 Mascot winner has been announced! Congrats to Asuka Hazuki!



To view the runners-up and a link to the rest of the entries: Click Here

The 2015 Ai-Kon Mascot Contest Is Now Closed

Posted by Katie on Jan 24, 2015


The 2015 Ai-Kon Mascot Contest is now closed, thank you for all of your entries!

Enter to win two tickets to Ai-Kon Winterfest 2015!

Posted by Katie on Jan 23, 2015


Want to win two tickets to Ai-Kon Winterfest 2015? Check out our new contest!

"Ai" means love, so it's only fitting that we have a contest in that theme.

Tell us a "love" story related to Ai-Kon, it doesn't have to be romantic love, just needs to have the theme of "love". It can also be using fictitious names or characters.

The entry can be a written entry, a video, a picture, a comic, something that represents "love" and relates to Ai-Kon.

Entry MUST be family friendly. We are an all-ages convention.

The winning entry will be posted on our website homepage on February 14th.

Entries can be emailed to: promotions@ai-kon.org

Contest ends February 8th, at 11:59pm CST, winner will be contacted via email on February 14th.

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