Tabletop.Events is a site that helps convention organisers with logistics and tickets. Effective immediately, Board Game Geek has taken control of Tabletop.Events.
At the start of the lockdown, as conventions began to cancel Tabletop.Events announced they would have to cease trading. They couldn’t afford to carry on.
The Con of Champions saved them. Well, until the end of the year and on a skeleton crew. Tabletop.Events was such a useful site that people asked them to persist, promised to support an online convention and so the Con of Champions was born.
But what next? Tabletop.Events wrote;
Con of Champions allowed us to keep Tabletop.Events online, albeit at a severely reduced budget, until the end of 2020. Beyond 2020 though was always still up in the air. So much depends upon what happens with COVID-19 and the rise of virtual conventions.
The Tabletop.Events team go on to say;
All along we said we would continue to look for alternative sources of revenue, and we have. We’ve considered over a dozen different options, but found that one option made the most sense. We should hand the reigns of Tabletop.Events over to a larger entity in the tabletop world; someone who has the resources to ensure a very bright future, and BoardGameGeek (BGG) has exactly those means.
Crucially, it means that if you are planning a convention – either in meatspace or online – you can use TableTop.Events to help facilitate your bookings and coordinate calendars.
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