Conventions

Billerica Democrats to host 2021 Convention caucus

WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE DEMOCRATIC CITY OF BILLERICA | nasty local Billerica Democrats will hold a virtual 2021 Convention caucus via Zoom to elect 17 delegates and four alternatives to the 2021 Massachusetts Democratic Convention at 10 a.m. on June 19. The convention will take place …

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Anime convention returns to Ohio after missing 2020

SANDUSKY, Ohio – A big anime convention is making a comeback in northern Ohio. What would you like to know Colossalcon is a large anime convention held at the Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky Event was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 Colossalcon will have a participation cap of 7,000 people …

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Palmerston North Lego Convention Could Be World’s Biggest

David Unwin / Tips Last year’s convention featured a recreation of the Game of Thrones opening credits map. This year’s creations should be just as impressive. Detailed maps of fantasy worlds, rockets and lush forests are just a few of the creations that crowds have been treated to over the …

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New sponsors announced for the 9th Global Convention on Hydrogen Technologies

HTEC, Chart Industries and the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service will sponsor the Global Convention on Hydrogen Technologies (WHTC) from June 20-24. HTEC has joined Cummins as a Silver Sponsor with Chart Industries and the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service is expected to join Ballard Power Systems, Hydro-Quebec and Hydrogen Optimized as …

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Dreamforce is coming to SF in September, but will be smaller than usual

Salesforce announced that Dreamforce is back as an in-person event this year, although there clearly aren’t the usual 170,000 attendees in San Francisco. During the company’s quarterly earnings call ahead of the holiday weekend, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff announced plans for “the world’s first Dreamforce” in September, which is expected …

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Convention overturned: real-world economics gaining ground in business studies

Until recently, the first year business and economics program that Carlos Cortinhas was to teach could, by his own admission, “be a drag.” Undergraduates worked on textbooks and lectures detailing indifference curves and market equilibrium, memorizing basic theories and business models to reach the next stage of their degrees. Today, …

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Musicians who performed at the QAnon convention in Dallas

^ Keep Dallas Observer Free I support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free. The delusapalooza called the For God & Country Patriot Roundup, which took place in Dallas this Memorial Day weekend, offered more than just acts of …

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Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau runs an information booth to inform incoming visitors

The Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts an information booth to inform incoming visitors Monterey County CVB was parked near Old Fisherman’s Wharf today as visitors came from all over to celebrate Memorial Day weekend. Their goal was to educate newcomers on current COVID-19 guidelines, mask wearing and social …

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FFA’s 94th National Convention to be held in person in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – The 94th national convention of the FFA, which is scheduled for October 27-30, is expected to be held in person, but also with a virtual aspect. Mandy Hazlett, associate director of conventions and events for the National FFA Organization, as well as convention and event management, said this …

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Dallas ‘Q’ convention seems to provide more heat than light

DALLAS, TX – Texas eyes won’t be on this weekend QAnon Convention in Dallas. Indeed, according to The Dallas Observer, there will be no independent observers on hand to verify the facts or relay any conspiracy theories that may arise during the “For God & Country Patriot Roundup”. Anyone who …

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