Accoding to HauNTcon (2010), the event, "is an acronym for the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference. A expo and convention “Designed by Haunters, for Haunters” of every age and level of experience. HAuNTcon brings people together who love Haunted Houses and Halloween for a fun filled three days and nights of Haunter Education."
True to their word, you'll find professionals in classes next to non-profit voulenteers. Classes range from multimedia marketing, prop making, business planning and a roundtable of the most successful haunters in America.
When walking the halls of the convention center, the usual aromas of the Halloween season are present, fog juice, make-up and latex. Haunters gather to visit the latest trends of the industry at the popular Trade Show.
Although, you mostly find vendors from the East Coast, many West Coast vendors were present, including professional Hollywood make up artists.
Walking through a Halloween convention in May is bizzare, however there is a definite feeling that this bubbling industry is ready to grow. No longer, a hobby driven holiday, but a growing business opportunity. HauNTcon was concieved by a man who had such a vision, Leonard Pickel. A well known leader in the industry.
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