Comic-Con International: San Diego, most commonly know as San Diego Comic-Con, is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually since 1970, currently considered to be the largest comics event in the USA.
The Norrebronx Comic Days Festival is centered on comics, zines, and self-publishing, and takes place every year in Copenhagen. The third edition will be March 3rd-4th, 2018. Mark your calendars, and check out the event website for more information as the festival nears (site in Danish and English).
Heir of the well-known Sierre Comics Festival, BDFIL has been held annually in Lausanne since 2005. Over the course of five days in mid-September, the Festival welcomes around 30,000 visitors, more than 70 authors, about 20 exhibitions and various events, numerous talks, and some concerts to celebrate comics all together!
On Thursday, June 22nd, CAKE and the French Comics Association host a FREE cross-cultural celebration with drinks, drawings, and bande dessinée. Bring your sketchbook, and come chat with some incredible international artists: Teresa Radice, Stefano Turconi, Guy Delisle, Marguerite Abouet, Jérémie Royer, David Etien, Ivan Brunetti & Keiler Roberts. Hosted by Aaron Reiner.
@ Sector 2337, 7pm – 9pm
Comics are hugely popular throughout the world and every country has its own unique comics culture. Come hear how fandom and creator processes differ in other places, and how much common ground we really do share.
With Teresa Radice, Marguerite Abouet, Nazeli Kyuregyan-Baron (Europe Comics); hosted by Tina Coleman.
Free for ALA Conference attendees
1 – 2:30 pm @ Hyatt Regency McCormick, Jackson Park/CC 10AB