By Aaron Yeager, Edited by Drew Angelovic
What do you get when you mix fandom, friends, and a whole lot of fun? FanX panels fill the halls of the Salt Palace Convention Center with riotous cheering and are a one-of-a-kind experience that allows you to celebrate the things you love surrounded by passionate people just like yourself! Come interact with industry experts, local celebrities, and super-fans alike!
What Is a Panel?
At its heart, a panel is a celebration of a particular topic. This could be a specific show, a favorite genre, a fascinating trope, or something completely ...
By Guest Blogger Courtney ‘Velma’ Rippstein
What is Geekbounding?
Geekbounding is a fashion-forward way for fans to show their love for their fandoms without wearing full-on costumes like cosplayers - it's the sweet middle-ground between regular clothing and full cosplay! The Geekbound Fashion Challenge is to make modern and stylish clothing that is nerd-themed and easily recognized from a fandom on sight, without entering the realm of cosplay/costuming.
How to Participate in the Geekbound Fashion Challenge
We are thrilled to have two categories this year: Geekbound Daily and ...
There’s more to FanX than celebrity panels, cosplay competitions, and buying your third Captain America hoodie (we know, we were shocked too). This September, take a stroll up to the third floor of the Salt Palace Convention Center to play free tabletop games, make new friends, and make a difference!
Friendships Forged in RPGs
Ever since we sat down to play our first game of Dungeons and Dragons, we were hooked. It’s been many years (and many campaigns) since that day, but whenever we see friends from our old D&D group, we inevitably end up reminiscing over our RPG adventures as if ...
Michael Rooker, best known for the Guardians of the Galaxy films, The Walking Dead, Mallrats, Cliffhanger, and many more acting roles, attends FanX Fall 2018. Watch him joke with the audience, stroll through the crowd, eat some Oreos, and tell behind the scenes stories about his projects!
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We've put together a bunch of promotion tips for the Vendors and Artists at #FanX20 to help you get the word out that you will be at our show!
Submit a Vendor Exclusive: A fantastic way to get your #FanX20 appearance noticed is by offering an Exclusive! It is common at conventions for Guests, Vendors, and Artists to offer an exclusive item or offer that is only valid for that particular show. Offer a limited-edition print, debut your book, offer a discount, or even a freebie with purchase to drive attendees to your booth.
Offering an Exclusive is a great way to gain exposure for ...
Only 8 days until the Fall FanX Kick-off Press Conference! Here is today's Magic Moment from Camille Bingham Reese:
It was truly an unforgettable experience for us as well and we talk about it often. Jeremy Renner is an amazing man with a huge heart of gold. He has kept in touch with us since then-sending art his daughter, Ava, made for Kenzie before she passed, a bouquet of flowers for her funeral, as well as a congratulatory note on our rainbow baby! Ironically we named our little girl Ava McKenzie because of the impact meeting with Jeremy was. We want our kids to have names that ...
I’m coming to FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ for the first time. What Should I Know?
FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ is about FanXperiences. We have TV and movie Celebrities, Comic Creators, best-selling Authors, panels, Photo Ops, Autographs, collectible and geek merchandise, special events and more. There are magic moments around every corner and we are certain you will have the time of your life. We are dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, ...
There are only a few more days before Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters, but you can fill that void in your life with this insanely detailed shot-for-shot remake of the first trailer…in LEGO. YouTuber Brotherhood Workshop put five months of hard modeling and camera work into this masterpiece.