11/1 – 11/3: BIG EASY CON 2019
New Orleans, LA (October 31, 2019) – The first-ever Big Easy Con takes place this weekend and media have access to all public spaces in the exhibit hall. The pop culture convention combines the excitement of the French Quarter with the passion of fandom.
WHEN: Friday, November 1; exhibit hall hours 2pm – 9pm, programming until 10pm
Saturday, November 2; exhibit hall hours 10am – 7pm, programming until 10pm
Sunday, November 3; exhibit hall & programming hours 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hall J
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
MEDIA ACCESS: Broadcast crews are welcome to access the exhibit hall one hour before open hours and during all regular exhibit hall hours. Interviews with organizers, celebrity guests and fans can be requested by contacting Catherine Llamido at firstname.lastname@example.org or day of at 301-538-3836.
- Celebrity guests – a full list is available at www.bigeasycon.com/guest
- Big Easy Jr dedicated to all-ages programming
- Comic publishers including Oni Press and DC Comics
- Artist Alley featuring esteemed local and national artists and illustrators
- A Makers Market of original artisan and craftwork
See the full programming schedule at www.bigeasycon.com/programming-schedule.
- Facebook: facebook.com/BigEasyCon
- Twitter: @BigEasyCon
- Instagram: @bigeasycon
WEBSITE & MOBILE APP:
www.bigeasycon.com and the Big Easy Con app have the most up-to-date information with new guests, exciting exhibitors, and special programming. Find the app by searching for “Big Easy Con” in the App Store or Google Play Store.
About Big Easy Con
Big Easy Con is a three-day inclusive pop culture convention celebrating the one-of-a-kind culture and people that make New Orleans one of the best cities in the world. Combining the excitement of the French Quarter with the passion and community of fandom, Big Easy Con will feature stars from television and movies, the biggest names in the comic industry, cosplay superstars, unique exhibits and vendors, and family-friendly programming. Learn more at www.bigeasycon.com.
About LeftField Media
LeftField Media, LLC is an events company focused on developing face-to-face events in a range of communities rooted in contemporary culture and shared passion. LeftField was formed in 2014 by Greg Topalian (President, LeftField Media) and is now owned by Topalian and Clarion Events Ltd. With a keen sense of the evolving needs of businesses and their consumers, as well as new opportunities created by change, LeftField takes a clean slate approach to its work. LeftField’s portfolio includes Awesome Con (awesomecon.com), Washington D.C.’s Comic Con; Rose City Comic Con (rosecitycomiccon.com), in Portland, O.R.; Big Easy Con (bigeasycon.com), in New Orleans, L.A.; and Anime NYC (animenyc.com), a Japanese pop culture festival in New York City. LeftField Media is headquartered in historic Trumbull, C.T. (leftfieldmedia.com).