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What is HAuNTcon?

HAuNTcon – The Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow & Conference is THE tradeshow “Designed by Haunters, for Haunters”. The event brings together haunters and vendors for a fun-filled three days with a focus on promoting the business of haunting. With over 70 hours of education, 100+ exhibitors, behind the scenes haunted tours, hands-on demonstrations and hours of networking, the event is the first one of the year and allows the industry to come together, get the first-look of the newest products and ideas, and get a jumpstart on the coming season.

Make Your Next Haunt Season A Game Changer

Imagine, getting the newest scare concepts, best makeup effects, bullet proof business and promotion strategies before your competition does. The peace of mind knowing that everything you buy, learn, and apply during this convention is guaranteed to help your attraction grow and stand the test of time. No more “small thinking” and “little ideas.” Everything you get your hands on will be BIG, tested and proven tactics to make your event a landmark on everyone’s local Halloween road map.

HAuNTcon provides a unique opportunity to both haunters and retail stores. Haunters get insight into what trends their customers will see and build partnerships with local shops. Retail outlets learn how to enhance their in-store experience to drive sales. Imagine an ecosystem where retail and attractions work together to raise mutual awareness and revenue! The Halloween & Party Expo and HAuNTcon are critical to our company development moving forward.

Philip Hernandez, Gantom Lighting & Controls

Why HAuNTcon

Over 70 hours of Haunt Education

Business, Creative, Demonstration, Escape Room, Safety and Security Hands-On Workshops and All-Day Workshop tracks are all designed to provide information and teach you techniques to do what you do better, faster and easier this upcoming haunt season. Learn new money saving techniques and time saving tips and tricks. View the 2018 education program here.

100 + Vendors

Get your hands on the latest and greatest in props, setspecial effects, masks, marketing & Promotions and much more from 100+ vendors.

Behind the Scenes Haunted Tours

Get off the show floor, meet up with haunter friends old and new and get scared and get inspired on our haunted tours! Leave New Orleans with fresh, new ideas to implement into your own haunt next season. The 2019 tour schedule coming soon.

Annual Costume Ball

The Annual Costume Ball is THE industry event for the Haunt AND Halloween & Party industry. Don't miss out on a night of dancing, networking and fun!