GeekyCon is one of the largest and most recognized annual fandom conventions in the world and is attended every year by thousands of fantasy film and television fans, as well as book enthusiasts. It started in 2009 as LeakyCon, a celebration of Harry Potter.
Florida has a multi-billion-dollar convention industry delivering a huge economic impact to the state. Here is a look at this week's conventions and those coming up soon throughout the Sunshine State.
- National Urban League, July 29 - Aug. 1
Broward Convention Center / Fort Lauderdale
- GeekyCon, July 31 - Aug. 2
Orange County Convention Center / Orlando
- Tampa Bay Comic Con, July 31 - Aug. 2
Tampa Bay Convention Center / Tampa
- Pensacola Comic Convention, Aug. 8 - 9
Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds Expo Hall / Pensacola