What Every Convention Organizer Needs to Know About Registration
Ah, the registration line. The singular most frustrating element of a convention. Despite the fact that fandom cons have been going on for decades, so many of them continue to screw up the whole registration sales and pick up process. The fact that conventions that have been going on for years still struggle with this element of the con organizational process astounds me.
For example, last year my friends and I stood in line at Dragon*con for three hours to pick up the badges we pre-registered for. Three. Hours. It is out of that frustration that this little article was born. So take some notes, con organizers (and I’m looking at you Dragon*con).