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New Record for Gen Con Attendance
« on: August 20, 2008, 12:14:59 PM »
New Record for Gen Con Attendance
To Over 28,000
August 19, 2008

Gen Con attendance hit a new record at this year’s show, with over 28,000 unique attendees, up 6% from last year’s record number. Turnstile attendance (the sum of the number of people through the door each day) was over 95,000.
 
This matches our observations at the show; we’re also hearing from more exhibitors that booth sales were good, trumping concerns about a bad economy and confirming the old saw that games are recession-proof.
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Re: New Record for Gen Con Attendance
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2008, 02:16:09 PM »
People have money for what they want.  Coffee, eating out, games, entertainment, food, or bills.
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