@xerz On the other hand, existing conventions have ready-made crowds, slots on people's calendars, and teams of experienced volunteers. For them, it's just a shift in forums instead of starting from scratch.
There's also a lot to be said about the long-term value in maintaining continuity of an existing event. They should be relatively safe to attend by 2022 or sooner, after all.
The Vulpine Club is a friendly and welcoming community of foxes and their associates, friends, and fans! =^^=