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ColumCon 2017


ColumCon (formerly CG2) is a mini-convention produced by students at Columbia College Chicago.

Join us at our first two-day event featuring 40+ artists and vendors, professional workshops and panels on pop culture, and events such as the gaming lounge, cosplay contest, charity raffle, and fandom fashion show. Proceeds from this year’s event go towards Child's Play.

Special 2017 guests include: Channel Awesome's Doug Walker(Nostalgia Critic), Tamara Chambers, Malcolm Ray, Rob Walker, and James Jarosz; Mogchelle Cosplay's Michelle Mussoni; International School of Comics ChicagoMichi Project, and more!

Thank you to our sponsors Chicago Nerd Social ClubGCC Ladies' Night,Physicians Immediate Care30 EastArda WigsSparkling IceChipotle,Lou Malnati's, and The Eli's Cheesecake Company

COLUMCON 2017 || 1104 S. Wabash

Sat, March 4: 10AM – 5PM
Sun, March 5: 11AM – 5PM
Kick-Off Party: Fri, March 3: 6 – 10PM

// Free to CCC students, alum, staff, and faculty
// $5 per day for guests // $8 weekend pass // Ages 12 & under free
// Register now:
#ColumCon #ColumCon2017

Volunteer for ColumCon 2017!

Be part of this year's COSPLAY CONTESTS (judged by the Age of Geeks and Mogchelle Cosplay, sponsored bhy Arda Wigs)

IAM STUDENTS! Demo your game in this year’s Gaming Lounge. Apply here:

Want to work or partner with ColumCon in another way not listed? We want to talk to you! Email us at



-Ongoing Programs-
• Gaming Lounge, hosted by I Play Games
• Maid Cafe & Anime Streaming, hosted by CCC Japanese Anime and Manga (sponsored by Crunchyroll)
• Artist Alley!