ComixLaunch | Pivoting an In-Person Convention to an Online Event with Kids Con’s Emily Drouin

A few years ago, creator Emily Drouin started Kids Con, a New England area comic con exclusively for kids! However, due to Covid-19 shutting down public gatherings and forcing the closure of this years June event, Emily and her team have pivoted to take the Kids Con experience online! Find out the Kids Con origin story, Emily’s experience of bringing this convention to life, and their plans for turning the beloved family event into an online extravaganza.


Highlights of This Session Include:

  • The Origins of Kids Con and lessons learned
  • Unique ideas and opportunities for turning a successful in-person local event to an global online event.
  • How creators can get involved in Kids Con for FREE!
  • Plus: Have you joined us inside the new COMIXLAUNCHERS Free Facebook Group yet?

This Session is Sponsored By:

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Today’s Featured Guest:

Emily Drouin is an Illustrator of Comics & Children’s Books, an Art Educator, Animator, Events Manager and Voice Over Artist. She is also the co-founder of Kids Con, an New England area convention exclusively for kid-friendly material and programming.


Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Find out more about Kids Con at: Kidsconne.com/online/info


More About Our Sponsor:

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Check out the Kids Con Online Event at Kidsconne.com/online/info


How to Find Out More About Our Featured Guest:

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