With convention season in full swing, and having seen a number of comments about certain difficulties and annoyances about attending a crowded, days-long convention lately, I felt that now might be a good time to provide my own contribution to the body of knowledge (and yes, there is one) regarding con survival. I intend this to be a multi-part series, with this part being mostly an overview of some of the things I’ll talk about in more detail in later parts. Being of somewhat limited means, I don’t attend many conventions, but the ones that I do attend are fast-paced,...
Hillary Lipko is a digital media marketing consultant, technology advocate, and twice-graduate from Georgia Tech.
When she's not up to her elbows in blogs, analytics, bug reports, and style guides, she can be found running fan conventions, enjoying a good beer, or sharing her deepest secrets with her pet Betta fish.