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Status Active
Venue Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre (2011)
Location Guelph, Ontario
Country Canada
First held 2009
Attendance 700 in 2011
Official website

Con-G is a non-profit fan-run multigenre convention, held in February in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The convention was originally created as a Japanese anime convention[1] but now covers many other aspects of geek culture, such as Steampunk, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming etc. The name Con-G comes from a combination of the words "Convention Guelph" and is a play on words on the Japanese writing system kanji[2].

Con-G was founded in late 2008 and ran its first convention in February 2009.



Dates Location Attendance Guests
February 21-22, 2009 Ramada Conference Centre Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
350 [3]
February 20-21, 2010 Best Western Royal Brock Hotel & Conference Centre
Guelph, Ontario
530 The 404s, Lar deSouza [4]
February 19-20, 2011 Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre
Guelph, Ontario
700 Brad Swaile, Ricky Dick, Dawn "Kaijugal" McKechnie, Lar deSouza, The 404s, Dr. Holocaust, Devin "Featherweight" Harrigan, the Savage Bandito, DROO, DJ Janos [5][6]
February 25-26, 2012 Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre
Guelph, Ontario


Kon, the Con-G mascot, is a cartoon Japanese dragon. He is green with a white belly and a purple mane, and is often depicted holding a calligraphy brush. He was created for Con-G by artist Lindsay Pattillo.


  1. ^ "Con-G FAQ". Retrieved February 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Con-G FAQ". Retrieved February 9, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Con-G 2009 Information". Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Con-G 2010 Information". Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Con-G 2011 Information". Retrieved February 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ "SNAP Guelph - Con-G: Guelph Anime Convention". Retrieved June 29, 2011. 

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