C2E2 2021, ECCC 2021 dates rescheduled to December because of COVID

ReedPop has introduced new dates for the following Emerald Town Comedian Con and the Chicago Comedian & Leisure Expo, pushing the 2 spring conventions to the overall month of 2021. The corporate now plans to proceed its digital-only “Metaverse” fan occasions via summer time 2021.

Emerald Town Comedian Con, or ECCC, is normally the hole bell of the American fan conference season, but it surely rung otherwise in 2020. On March 6, the conference was the primary of its sort to put off (and sooner or later cancel all in combination) because of considerations over the unfold of COVID-19. Maximum American conventions adopted in its wake, together with the king of all of them, San Diego Comedian-Con.

In 2021, ECCC will happen on the Washington State Conference Middle on Dec. 2-5, with the Chicago Comedian & Leisure Expo (or C2E2) following a weekend later at McCormick Position from Dec. 10-12. Timing for in-person conventions remains to be an unknown as coronavirus infections and hospitalizations upward thrust once more across the nation, however within the interim, ReedPop says it’ll proceed with its a success “Metaverse” slate of on-line fan celebrations beginning in spring and “set for the summer time.”

“If we’ve realized anything else from our reviews this yr, it’s how resilient our lovers, creators, exhibitors and sponsors are,” mentioned Lance Fensterman, president of ReedPop, in a information unencumber. “We’ve come in combination to enhance and uplift one some other, adapting to our new standard to create significant reviews that seize the neighborhood and pleasure felt at any one in every of our presentations. Now, we’re in a position to look ahead to 2021 and gearing as much as deliver you the most efficient slate of comedian con occasions conceivable, each in the true and digital global.”

ReedPop’s transfer will indisputably have eyes turning to its largest conference, New York Comedian Con. NYCC’s standard placement on an early October weekend leaves it simply outdoor the “summer time” timing of Metaverse. ReedPop’s announcement additionally leaves The usa’s largest fan conference, San Diego Comedian-Con (run through Comedian Con World) as probably the most notable summer time conference now not but cancelled or postponed in 2021.

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