Ai-Kon loves to promote fellow anime, gaming, and Japanese influenced clubs, conventions, organizations, and groups. All those that fit our mandate of Japanese and or geek culture are welcome.
Interested in having an outreach table at our event? Please take a look at our outreach registration information! We’d love to have you!
Outreach Exhibitor Map
Carlton Concourse Outreach Exhibitor Map
1 – GBWC Winnipeg
2 – GBWC Winnipeg
3 – GBWC Winnipeg
4 – HAVOK
5 – SkullSpace Winnipeg Inc
6 – SkullSpace Winnipeg Inc
7 – JETAA Prairies
8 – Keycon
9- Anime Fargo
10 – Crunchryroll
11 – Crunchryroll
12 – doYouGunpla
13 – doYouGunpla
14 – doYouGunpla
15 – Wild Prairie Fur Con
16 – Winnipeg BJD
17 – Winnipeg BJD
18 – University of Manitoba Anime Club
20 – Galax-E
21 – illicit dance crew
22 – University of Manitoba Cardfight Vanguard Club
24 – Shaw Communications
25 – Ai-Kon raffle
26 – Ai-Kon raffle
27 – Ai-Kon raffle
Carlton Concourse Outreach Exhibitor Map
28 – Friday – Artist Emporium
Saturday – The Frontier LARP
Sunday – Winnipeg Public Library
29 – Friday – Artist Emporium
Saturday – The Frontier LARP
Sunday – Snow Day Idols
30 – Friday – Marshall Fabrics
Saturday – Marshall Fabrics
Sunday – Nonets
31 – Friday – Canadian Blood Services
32 Friday – Canadian Blood Services
South East Concourse Outreach Exhibitor Map
D1 – Friday –
Saturday – Frontier Ninja Warrior Arena
Sunday – Arena Mini 4wd Club
List of Ai-Kon 2019 Outreach Exhibitors:
Here’s who will be promoting at Ai-Kon, bookmark this space to find out who will be exhibiting at our summer event!
Anime Fargo is North Dakota’s premier anime convention. This is our sixth year, and we’re excited to provide an awesome convention experience for our fans. Be careful this year! Society is in upheaval as Anime Fargo presents: Digital Breakdown.
Mini 4WD is a miniature model approximate scale of 1/30 ratio. AA battery powered plastic model race car without remote control all four (4) wheels are direct-drive.. This particular of Mini 4WD uses horizontal side rollers to guide the vehicle along the vertical walls of the un-banked track for steering, providing speeds from 14 to 65 km/H on the track.
The club is bring out their track for a friendly and non-competitive racing day, come bring your car and get to know the community.
More details to come.
Artists Emporium, a local Canadian based company, will be doing a demonstration on Friday and Saturday. Come check it out! Get inspired and go visit their booth in the marketplace.
Canada’s Lifeline. Donors volunteering their time to help local patients get the blood/blood products they need. Learn about what your blood type means in Japanese culture.
ChipDamage is a video gaming group which focuses mainly on fighting games. They hold tournaments, gaming events, and meet twice a week to play games at Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub on Balmoral Street. Just show up and play; they appreciate players and spectators of all skill levels. Chip Damage has no membership fee or formal registration and is open to everyone.
Gunpla are model kits that provides unique and high quality building experiences.
DoYouGunpla is a community, that is focused on the Gunpla Builders. Our members enjoy sharing their builds, skills, and techniques.
Extra Life is a 24 hour charity gaming marathon that raises money to support your local children’s hospital. It’s powered by ordinary gamers who want to use their skills and passion to make a huge difference in the lives of sick and injured kids.
Game-iToba is a non-profit organization which aims to support the gaming community, game developers, stores, and conventions by providing demonstration services for board games, card games, role-playing games, and miniature games.
GALAX-E (GXE) is a K-pop Dance Team in Winnipeg, MB. GALAX-E is a team of passionate dancers who strive to shine no matter what.
“The one and the only official GUNPLA contest presented by BANDAI SPIRITS?”
HAVOK:World of Vaithan is Winnipeg’s longest running LARP (Live action roleplay). For twenty years we have been LARPing in and around the city of Winnipeg. Players in our group come from all walks of life, including cosplayers, actors, and students.
Illicit Dance Crew
Illicit dance crew are a group of dancers who cover Kpop choreo and make original choreo to showcase our passion for Korean culture and music alongside dance.
JCAM is a NPO that serves as the representative organization for Japanese Canadians in Manitoba. Stop by and learn more traditional cultural aspects of Japanese life and have a look at the cultural items on display. We look forward to seeing you!
JETAA Prairies is the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) Alumni Chapter for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. We organize events relating to continuing and strengthening alumni connections with Japan and promote Japanese culture in our hometowns.
Keycon is Manitoba’s premier Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary Convention. It focuses on science fiction, fantasy and related literary genres in any form. It includes, but is not limited to, writing, visual arts, television and film.
Nonets is a 10-member dance group that formed right after Ai-Kon in 2016. They have since performed locally many times, starting at C4 in 2016 and all the way to Winterfest 2019 covering songs from the idol anime Love Live! and Love Live! Sunshine!!
Western Canada’s leading network and content specialist; bringing the best internet speeds to watch & connect the Japanese anime community.
SkullSpace is Winnipeg’s first and only hackerspace, founded in 2010. We are a community of hackers, builders, programmers, artists, and anybody interested in how stuff works, gathering in a common place to help focus knowledge and creativity.
Snow Day Idols is a local dance and cosplay group. First appearing at C4 2017, they have performed at numerous events and conventions since!
St. John Ambulance strives to enable everyone to improve their health, safety and quality of life through training, education, resources as well as service to the community through our Medical First Responder and Therapy Dog volunteer programs.
Frontier LARP creates real life video games. Their live action events provide an immersive experience where you and your friends explore another world. They offer you the chance to bridge the gap between reality and imagination.
Welcome to the Frontier.
Twitch Winnipeg is a community based around education and support for online live content creators.
UMAnime brings together people who have any level of interest in anime and connected aspects of similar culture! Our student-run club is a welcoming place for all. We host social gatherings, host screening events, and provide a socialization space.
UMCVC aims to promote and build the community of the trading card game Cardfight Vanguard. We do this by holding monthly tutorials on how to play followed by a tournament with prizes.
Wild Prairie Fur Convention, Winnipeg Manitoba’s finest celebration of Anthropomorphic art, culture, and performance!
WinnipegBJD is an informal group of collectors of ball-jointed-dolls (BJDs). We host meetups, do group orders, share information and celebrate the creativity of BJDs.
The Winnipeg Public Library has 20 branches full of books, anime, manga, and video games to borrow. Come by our booth to sign up for a free library card, or borrow items from our display. For more info visit us at wpl.winnipeg.ca/library.