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JordanCon 2010 Flyer
|Genre||Wheel of Time|
|Organized by||Jennifer Liang, Chair|
The intention to organize and hold the first JordanCon was announced at Dragon Con in 2007. Flyers debuted at Chattacon in 2008. The first JordanCon was held at the Alpharetta Embassy Suites, in Alpharetta, Georgia, April 17–19, 2009. The Guest of Honor was Harriet McDougal, widow of Robert Jordan. Fan Guest of Honor was Wilson Grooms, and the Toastmaster for the weekend was Jason Denzel. Guests also included writer Brandon Sanderson, and publisher Tom Doherty. Performances by The Lost Boys and Big City Burlesque rounded out the weekend. Over 250 people attended and over $3,000 was raised[how?] on behalf of the Mayo Clinic.
JordanCon 2010 was held April 23–25 at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia. Guests included writers Brandon Sanderson, Jana Oliver and David Wong. Toastmaster for the weekend was Matthew Hatch. Attendance was approximately 300 people.
JordanCon 2012 was held April 20–22 at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, Georgia. The guests of honor include author Mary Robinette Kowal, artist Sam Weber, and toastmaster Melissa Craib Dombrowski. They were joined by Eugie Foster, Emilie P. Bush and Dr. Michael Livingston. Attendance was approximately 250 people.
JordanCon 2013 was held April 19–21 at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, Georgia and hosted DeepSouthCon 51, an annual roving Southern US regional science fiction convention. The Guests of Honor were artist Michael Whelan and author Seanan McGuire.
JordanCon 2014 was held April 11–13 at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, Georgia. The guests of honor were author Patrick Rothfuss and artist Larry Elmore. Additional guests included Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal.
JordanCon 2016 was held April 22–24 at the Atlanta Marriott at Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The guests of honor were author Catherine Asaro and artist John Picacio. Toastmaster was Linda Taglieri. JordanCon 2016 also played host to DeepSouthCon 54.
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