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An event that's "exclusively inclusive," BlerDCon says it's is a convention for all to embrace their inner nerd. Whether you’re into anime, comic books, sci-fi, gaming or cosplay, BlerDCon convenes the expansive nerd audience and fans of all backgrounds and cultures. BlerDCon will host panels, celebrity guests, workshops, gaming tournaments, cosplay contests and music in a 24-hour format showcasing rich diversity.
BlerDCcon highlights and celebrates Blerd culture and creates a marketplace of ideas where sharing that culture can take place with proper context, attribution and positivity in an inclusive environment.
BlerDCon is derived from the term “Blerd” which is short for black nerd. Blerd culture encompasses creatives, fans, producers who are and have been contributing to every fandom, but don’t get the recognition or notoriety.
"All are welcome to partake in the experience as we are an open community who love all the same nerddom," say BlerDCon organizers who celebrate the connection with LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and the international community.