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April 19-21, 2024

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

Vendors, Exhibitors, and Crew

Aether Objects


Aether Objects based in New Jersey, crafts unique dice for your favorite tabletop RPGSs. Each piece is personal, its own unique sculpture. Art as Dice as Art.

Amanda Glover Illustration


I create hand drawn line and wash whimsical animal designs inspired by the natural world and the sci-fi genre.

Product: Specializing in prints, stationery items (cards and journals, stickers, sticker books, and key chains using my original artwork.

EXOLANSIS

EXOLANSIS is queer woman owned and operated, creating pieces of wearable fandom! Inspired by my own love for sci-fi, global pop culture, and fashion- I’m always looking for ways to incorporate my fandoms in my daily outfits and cosplays. I handcraft unique acrylic earrings, enamel pins, and ITA bags that are the perfect addition to any cosplay or for adding that special fandom flare to any outfit!
 
Product: Specializing in handcrafted acrylic earrings and jewelry inspired by anime, sci-fi, and global pop culture!
 

MarfDaze


One-woman crafty company. And I’m THRILLED you chose my neighborhood for your first con!

Product: Geeky handmade candles and bags with a focus on Trek, doctor who, bookish stuff, and game of thrones. My candles are displayed and sold in containers.

This is me:
Check out my Etsy Shop
—though most of my geeky stuff I’d for sale at cons only.

 

MYNTH by Lynn


MYNTH by Lynn is a Queer Woman Owned Fashion and Accessories Shop featuring handmade original and fandom-inspired work with color and collage at the root of all designs.

Products: Specializing in hand-sewn T-shirts, Scrunchies, Embroidery Patches, and more!

Sewn by Shannon


Sewn by Shannon is proud to share with you handmade sewn items in Star Trek and other geeky fabrics. Over 40 years of sewing shows in the skill and care taken in crafting each item. You may also know Shannon as Lwaxana Troi if you have attended some Star Trek conventions over the past 8 years. 

 Check out my Etsy Shop 

Most of my geeky stuff is only for sale at in person conventions.

Product: Hawaiin Shirts, Jackets, Hair Scrunchies, Bow ties, Bowl Cozies, Coffee Cozies, Pocket Tissue Packs, Sleep Masks and More!

Snark and Fandoms


One stop shop for all things fandom! From Discworld to Mandalore something for everyone!
 
Product: embroidered bags, wall art, key fobs

Threads of Pride


Threads of Pride is a LGBTQ owned and operated small business making clothing and gifts that are nerdy and inclusive for everyone and everybody.

Product: Clothing for adults and children, RPG Gaming accessories, nerdy and pride themed jewelry.

Toy Reaper LLC


Representation matters! Queer owned and operated pop culture mobile store with New Jersey Headquarters. Find us on Instagram!

IG: toy_reaper

Specializing in vintage, retro, modern toys, collectibles and memorabilia with a “family” flair. Exhibiting at conventions, fairs and shows across the US.

Product: Star Wars, Star Trek, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Superhero, Marvel, DC, Transformers, TMNT, MLP, Barbie, Thundercats, GI Joe, GPK, Power Rangers, Lego, Funko Pop, Disney and more.

TrekAtecture


Art and architecture firm with a focus on sci-fi and gaming designs.

Product: Laser cut wood and plexiglass pop art models that range from simple pins to wall mounted art pieces.

STAR TREK FAMILY

The Star Trek Family is a global fan community that is taking the internet by storm.  We celebrate Gene's legacy, inclusion and diversity, and the collective sense of "family" fans and stars alike share. Our goal is to bridge a gap between the fans and the Trek Professionals who worked on the Star Trek shows and movies we all love. We foster warm, welcoming and positive conversation at all times.  Our members get a unique opportunity to discuss Star Trek with the Trek Professionals and show appreciation for their work, and the Trek Professionals get an opportunity to share behind the scenes anecdotes, photos and experiences of their work.  In this warm, inviting and positive group we share our passions for ALL Star Trek, and we do it in very respectful ways. We also do plenty of charity and community outreach, most of which is in conjunction with charities that are supported by the actors.  We don’t just want to talk about Star Trek’s hopeful future, we try to put that hopeful future into action by giving back to the community! Folks are allowed to share their opinions, whether they like something or not, so long as it’s done in a respectful and non-confrontational manner.  So please join us at D&I Con!  Show us your love for Star Trek!

STAR TREK FAMILY

The Star Trek Family is a global fan community that is taking the internet by storm.  We celebrate Gene's legacy, inclusion and diversity, and the collective sense of "family" fans and stars alike share. Our goal is to bridge a gap between the fans and the Trek Professionals who worked on the Star Trek shows and movies we all love. We foster warm, welcoming and positive conversation at all times.  Our members get a unique opportunity to discuss Star Trek with the Trek Professionals and show appreciation for their work, and the Trek Professionals get an opportunity to share behind the scenes anecdotes, photos and experiences of their work.  In this warm, inviting and positive group we share our passions for ALL Star Trek, and we do it in very respectful ways. We also do plenty of charity and community outreach, most of which is in conjunction with charities that are supported by the actors.  We don’t just want to talk about Star Trek’s hopeful future, we try to put that hopeful future into action by giving back to the community! Folks are allowed to share their opinions, whether they like something or not, so long as it’s done in a respectful and non-confrontational manner.  So please join us at D&I Con!  Show us your love for Star Trek!

STAR TREK FAMILY

The Star Trek Family is a global fan community that is taking the internet by storm.  We celebrate Gene's legacy, inclusion and diversity, and the collective sense of "family" fans and stars alike share. Our goal is to bridge a gap between the fans and the Trek Professionals who worked on the Star Trek shows and movies we all love. We foster warm, welcoming and positive conversation at all times.  Our members get a unique opportunity to discuss Star Trek with the Trek Professionals and show appreciation for their work, and the Trek Professionals get an opportunity to share behind the scenes anecdotes, photos and experiences of their work.  In this warm, inviting and positive group we share our passions for ALL Star Trek, and we do it in very respectful ways. We also do plenty of charity and community outreach, most of which is in conjunction with charities that are supported by the actors.  We don’t just want to talk about Star Trek’s hopeful future, we try to put that hopeful future into action by giving back to the community! Folks are allowed to share their opinions, whether they like something or not, so long as it’s done in a respectful and non-confrontational manner.  So please join us at D&I Con!  Show us your love for Star Trek!

STAR TREK FAMILY

The Star Trek Family is a global fan community that is taking the internet by storm.  We celebrate Gene's legacy, inclusion and diversity, and the collective sense of "family" fans and stars alike share. Our goal is to bridge a gap between the fans and the Trek Professionals who worked on the Star Trek shows and movies we all love. We foster warm, welcoming and positive conversation at all times.  Our members get a unique opportunity to discuss Star Trek with the Trek Professionals and show appreciation for their work, and the Trek Professionals get an opportunity to share behind the scenes anecdotes, photos and experiences of their work.  In this warm, inviting and positive group we share our passions for ALL Star Trek, and we do it in very respectful ways. We also do plenty of charity and community outreach, most of which is in conjunction with charities that are supported by the actors.  We don’t just want to talk about Star Trek’s hopeful future, we try to put that hopeful future into action by giving back to the community! Folks are allowed to share their opinions, whether they like something or not, so long as it’s done in a respectful and non-confrontational manner.  So please join us at D&I Con!  Show us your love for Star Trek!

STAR TREK FAMILY

The Star Trek Family is a global fan community that is taking the internet by storm.  We celebrate Gene's legacy, inclusion and diversity, and the collective sense of "family" fans and stars alike share. Our goal is to bridge a gap between the fans and the Trek Professionals who worked on the Star Trek shows and movies we all love. We foster warm, welcoming and positive conversation at all times.  Our members get a unique opportunity to discuss Star Trek with the Trek Professionals and show appreciation for their work, and the Trek Professionals get an opportunity to share behind the scenes anecdotes, photos and experiences of their work.  In this warm, inviting and positive group we share our passions for ALL Star Trek, and we do it in very respectful ways. We also do plenty of charity and community outreach, most of which is in conjunction with charities that are supported by the actors.  We don’t just want to talk about Star Trek’s hopeful future, we try to put that hopeful future into action by giving back to the community! Folks are allowed to share their opinions, whether they like something or not, so long as it’s done in a respectful and non-confrontational manner.  So please join us at D&I Con!  Show us your love for Star Trek!

CREW

Queer led and Welcoming for ALL
 
· Dan Deevy – Executive Producer
 
· Rich Hart – Co-Executive Producer

· Paul Adams – Co-Executive Producer & Volunteer Management
 
· John Tufarella – Co-Producer and Talent Management
· Alan Berkoski – Co-Producer and Costume Director
· Conor Heights – Graphic Design/ Marketing Team/ Website Manager & Artistic Curator
 
· Chandler Doran – Graphic Assistant/ Floor Management & Curator
 
· Kenneth Ku – Talent Handler & Volunteer Director
 
· Chris Tomea – Registration & Attendee Relations Manager
 
· Jenna Monaghan – Programming & Away Mission Director
 
· Jane Jorgensen – Blood Drive and Scholarship Director
 
· Chris Rowell –  Press/Media Director

· Juan F. Leiva – Warriors Weekend Event Coordinator 
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