HAuNTcon 2020 Announces First Sessions of Education Program

All-inclusive, full-weekend pass allows access to all education sessions, HAuNTcon and Halloween Party & Expo exhibit halls, and costume ball.

HAuNTcon 2020, which will take place from January 17-20, 2020 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, has announced the first scheduled education sessions for next year’s event. The schedule features experts presenting on topics that will help haunters save time and money, discover new tools and trends, attract new customers, and boost their business.

Access to 70+ hours of education sessions is available with the all-inclusive, full-weekend pass, which also includes admittance to the HAuNTcon and Halloween & Party Expo exhibit halls, and the Brewing, Boos and Booze Costume Ball. Earlybirds can save up to $30 by registering for HAuNTcon by October 31.

HAuNTcon 2020 Announces First Sessions of Education Program
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Education session tracks include:

  • Actor management/training
  • Business
  • Escape games
  • Makeup/prosthetics
  • Marketing
  • Planning and design
  • Safety and security
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Selected session titles from the more than 30 already scheduled include:

  • Retraining Your Monsters When October Ends
  • Micro Expressions and Body Language in Your Haunt: The Looks that Kill
  • Daily Haunted Attraction Safety Inspections: Forms and Procedures
  • It’s Not Real, it’s Faux: Distressing Techniques for Your Haunt
  • Do I have to Pay $300 a Month for SEO, or Can I Do It Myself? Search Engine Optimization for the Rest of Us
  • Every Year…New Rules: 2018 Changes to Haunt and Escape Room Building Codes
  • How to Incorporate Movie-quality Makeup into a Haunt and Create a Makeup Area that Runs Efficiently
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Sessions scheduled thus far will be led by speakers from:

  • A Petrified Forest
  • Be Weird Make Money.com
  • Derailed Haunted House
  • Escape Room Louisiana
  • Feartown Haunted House
  • Fearworm
  • Frightnight Studios
  • Ghost Manor on Magazine Street
  • Gore Dolls
  • Haunt Weekly
  • Hauntrepreneurs
  • Northwest Terror Tours
  • Screams Halloween Theme Park
  • Thanatos Productions, LLC
  • The Haunted Trail, Balboa Park
  • Xit Escape Room

For more information about HAuNTcon and to keep up to date on education sessions, visit the HAuNTcon website.

by Philip Hernandez