10th & 11th June 2023

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham


What Visitors Say

A massive thank you to all the staff, volunteers, attendees and guests who were at EM-Con because I had a fabulous time. You all made me feel very welcome and as I had travelled over by myself I never felt alone as I always seemed to find someone to talk to. Hopefully see you all next year.
— Heather L
Absolutely fab weekend at EM-Con 2016. There were great selection of guests, lots of interesting stalls to browse and some amazing cosplays! (I especially liked the Red Dwarf ones, but then I'm biased.) It was busy, but not overly so. I hate when it's so busy that you can't move or see anything. The seats in the arena were an absolute godsend, we could rest, but also watch the crowds; I love a good people watch, especially with the added cosplay element! Huge thanks to the whole team there for making it such an enjoyable experience, see you at the next EM-Con!
— Joanna S
Wow! Absolutely brilliant, if I wasn't so amazed by all there was on offer there, I'd be able to find the words to express how brilliant it truly was, but no, I'm truly speechless! A truly brilliant convention! Highly recommend!
— Chris R
I'd just like to thank everyone who was there at the weekend and made this brilliant event such fun to be at. Awesome guests, fantastic stall holders. EM-Con had the best atmosphere of any event I've been to, so relaxed, with plenty of seating, chatty celebs. Can't wait for the next one!
— Ian S
It was our first time at EM-Con and we loved it, so much cosplay! They were so polite and happily let my son have photos taken. Austin St John was amazing, he took a few minutes to come say hi, we brought some pretty cool stuff too. All in all was a great day, bring on next year!
— Caz C
I travelled from the south coast to this convention and loved it. The people were friendly and the volunteers helpful. I loved that you could get group photo shoots with people from the same show and the ops were not rushed at all (I had three retakes). Lots of space to sit and plenty to see. My only regret was not being able to stay longer. Well done. I would make the journey again.
— Jane H

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What The Press Say

EM-Con was a very enjoyable day out – to consider this is only the convention’s third year, and the first time it has spanned two days, is worth a lot of praise. If the team behind EM-Con continue this rate of growth then expect them to be pulling in bigger and bigger guests over the next couple of years. It might not be situated in London but EM-Con is developing into an unsung gem amongst the UK’s conventions.
— An Englishman in San Diego
An Englishman in San Diego
We had a fantastic time at the event, trawling the stalls, meeting the stars and being frightened by zombies! But it was the fans who made the day, with their bold and brilliant costumes in tribute to their favourite characters.
— Jennifer Scott, Nottingham Post
Jennifer Scott