Support the Expo: Volunteer

Fan gatherings occupy a unique space in the world of conferences and conventions. Fandom events are usually fairly large with a diverse attendee base and physically large footprints. At the same time, most of the world’s largest fan events are also run as non-profits. They rely heavily on unpaid staffers to run the year-around behind the scenes business of the convention and dozens, if not hundreds, of event-day volunteers to manage crowd control, A/V needs, and guest relations . ASFE is even more uniquely positioned as our attendees do not pay to attend the event. Instead, the majority of our expenses are covered via private donations, sponsorships and the valuable time of our volunteer staff.

ASFE’s volunteer base includes seasoned staffers from many of the areas most prestigious cons including MomoCon, AnachroCon and Dragon Con. While you won’t be working to ensure a free membership, you’ll gain immeasurable experience in the business of running a convention, network with other convention professionals, and have a great time! At the end of the con, there’s also the annual Dead Dog party.

Participant Guidelines

All ASFE volunteers must:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age. Minors over the age of 14, working WITH a parent who is volunteering, are also eligible.
  2. Be available to work at least four consecutive hours.
  3. Attend at least on pre-show meeting.
  4. Abide by all convention policies and procedures.


Join the Team

Please complete the application form and one of our Directors will contact you!