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Rob Salkowitz is a columnist for various outlets from ICv2 to Forbes, and an author of multiple books, including “Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture.” He’s also a consultant, educator and speaker on various subjects related to nerdom. Rob teamed up with Eventbrite in 2014 to analyze survey data from over 2500 convention goers (becauseĀ statistics, the data actually came from ticket purchasers). They arrived at many insightful conclusions, a few of which were: con-goers dig lots of different fandoms, boys AND girls are nerds, and fans love to buy sh*t. I may be paraphrasing.
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, is arguably one of the largest surveys of its kind and definitely worth checking out. We’d love to hear what you think about Rob’s 5 Comic Convention Trends to Watch in 2017, published on ICv2. Are there any predictions you’d like to make? If so, let’s hear them!