Sunday, June 15, 2008
But it is one of those valuable "buyer beware" lessons. Convention running can be risky -- especially the large conventions with a number of media guests. It is not the first time a story like this has happened, unfortunately.
And one of the reasons why I'm more fond of the community-based conventions like most of the ones in the Twin Cities (including CONvergence) -- they're cooperative ventures). When you see that a convention sells tickets instead of memberships that's usually a warning sign.
Very sad to see though.
You can read a bit of background in several articles at SyFy Portal...
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