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Staff Needed

Have you thought about contributing your time and energy to make Penguicon happen?  We are an entirely community-run, all-volunteer event, and would not happen without people like you stepping up to do what they can to make Penguicon awesome. Staff pays a reduced rate to attend, gets unique swag, is listed in the Souvenir Book, and gets the feeling of being a part of a great team. Here are some positions in which we could use your help! Signage: The…

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Penguicon Programming Deadline Approaches

We’re deep into programming mode for Penguicon!  We have a full slate of Guests of Honor to announce very shortly, but before that, we wanted to remind everyone that our deadline for event submissions is February 15th – submit your events soon! Penguicon’s programming is community-driven – what you’re excited to present on becomes our programming for the year.  We offer a significant discount for presenters putting in multiple hours, but we also offer a unique discount for presenters willing…

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Upcoming Penguicon Deadlines

Hi everyone, we hope you had a fantastic holiday season! In January, things really wind up for Penguicon preparation, so please keep these dates in mind: We are having a Board Meeting (always open to the public) today, January 12th, at 12pm.  As the weather is poor, we’re encouraging people to join us online for a Zoom meeting – if you’d like to attend in person, please contact us at jessica@penguicon.org. We are hosting our Penguicon “Game of Penguins” party…

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Maker Market is now accepting applications

Penguicon is now accepting applications for our Maker Market! As usual, our Maker Market will consist of hallway vendors who have flexible hours and secure room vendors who have a standard set of hours. This year, we’re closing up the Maker Market at 8pm in the evenings by request of the vendors, as there is less shopping while everyone is preparing for the evening parties. Please remember that we have a juried application process and that we do not allow…

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Event Submission Forms now open for 2020!

Every year, hundreds of attendees volunteer their expertise in a diversity of subjects to educate and entertain their fellow nerds. This exchange is what makes us a community organization!  This means we need you to submit your ideas and join us at Penguicon to share them. We are interested in all kinds of events (including performances, workshops, and unmoderated “birds of a feather”) at all skill levels.  If you’re not sure if your idea is right for us, submit it…

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Penguicon Programming Retrospective

Want to have a say in how the Programming side of Penguicon works? Or just curious how we make it happen? Come see the process as we re-vamp it, or give your input on how to make it better. It’s on July 13th, at 11am – 5pm. 4815 Delemere Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA.| GOOGLE CALENDAR LINK

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