Our Community

AVCon started in 2002 with passionate nerds who wanted to unite the community and celebrate anime and video games. In 2023, the next generation of passionate nerds are behind AVCon, the same people who have attended it in its 21 years of running. Community is the pillar of our organisation, so this year, we’re trying to find new ways to connect with fandom and friends. Check out how you can engage in the AVCon community in between events!

Connect with Our Community

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Over the past 2 years, more than anything, the community has been more important than ever. That’s when the idea for AVConnect came up. We wanted to show our supporters how important they are to AVCon. So we created a membership that AVCon fans could join, get fantastic discounts and connect with each other. 

Throwing back to the original name of AVCon, AVConnect is our exclusive Patreon with discounts from our sponsors, access to behind-the-scenes of AVCon 2023 and our member-only Discord! While we’re working hard behind the scenes for the rest of 2022 and incoming 2023 – we want to offer you perks through this membership. For more information, check out our Patreon below or check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page!

Join Our Facebook Group, the AVCon Social Club

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The fun doesn’t have to end after the events are over with the AVCon Social Club. The AVCon Social Club is a Facebook group that allows everyone to connect and engage with the community throughout the year. The group is moderated and family-friendly for all ages, but ensure you read through the rules to ensure the group remains a safe and friendly environment.

Check out AVCon’s Social Media

Team AVCon shares exclusive behind scenes of AVCon, announcements and competitions where you can win prizes from our sponsors on our social media pages. Below we have a sneak peek of the most current updates from our Facebook and Instagram pages.

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Calling all Game Masters! Do you have experience running Tabletop RPGs? Why not sign up to run your game to a new group of people at AVCon 2023! We are looking for Game Masters to run tabletop RPGs throughout the weekend.Perks of Being a Game Master (GM):As a GM you will be entitled to an AVCon day pass on the day you run your games. You also have access to the AVCon After Party! GMs who GM the whole weekend will be entitled to 1x weekend pass to AVCon 2023, access to AVCon After Dark and the AVCon After Party.Want to become a Game Master? Applications for the AVCon 2023 Festival are now open! Apply here: forms.gle/cDuhjdeS8vTr9VLu5 ... See MoreSee Less
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Experience the best in South Australian video games at the South Australian Film Corporation's inaugural SAGE: SA Game Exhibition on 10 February, 2023Adelaide's newest and most exciting event for video game developers, fans, players and enthusiasts, and everyone in between! WHEN: Friday, 10 February, 2023 - 2.00pm until 6.00pmWHERE: South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide Studios, 1 Mulberry Road, Glenside, SA 5065COST: FREE - but registration is essential.Register here: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sage-south-australian-game-exhibition-tickets-493146623827 ... See MoreSee Less
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Relax, snack, read manga and enjoy live performances at AVCon! 🍰Introducing the AVCon Cafe! A chilled-out area at AVCon where you can relax & take a minute away from the crowds, devour some sweet treats, watch free performances or absorb yourself in AVCon's manga library. Coming to AVCon 2023! ... See MoreSee Less
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Become an Invader - Volunteer at AVCon 2023!We’re looking for volunteers to help out at AVCon 2023! Volunteers help AVCon run smoothly and work in all areas of the event! In addition to helping AVCon run smoothly, AVCon Invaders get the following exclusive perks:– Free entry into all events you volunteer at– An exclusive AVCon Invader t-shirt for the main event– Invader-exclusive events and meet-ups– Access to the Invader only Discord– Access to the AVCon Volunteers Afterparty held after the main eventApply here ⬇️forms.gle/YEvQXsP3n2T6MMGWAApplications close 13 February 2023! ... See MoreSee Less
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Join AVCon’s events team!Our events team is looking for passionate hosts, stage managers, cosplay coordinators, and panel coordinators to join us for AVCon 2023.To apply and check out the detailed position descriptions head to our website: www.avcon.org.au/avcon-2023/get-involved/volunteer/#event-team-positionsBecome a part of Team AVCon! Applications close 11 February 2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy holidays from Team AVCon!Team AVCon would like to wish you and your loved ones a relaxing and safe Christmas and happy new year. We also want to say a massive thank you for attending our mini events in 2022, and welcoming us back after 2 years, seeing so many of you at our events blew us away. We have so many exciting things planned for AVCon 2023 and we can’t wait to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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