FAN EXPO HQ Announces Whatnot as Official Livestream Partner

The fastest-growing marketplace will power streams from Orlando, Dallas, Denver and Canada FAN EXPO HQ, the largest comic con producer in the world announced today that it has selected Whatnot, the […]

The fastest-growing marketplace will power streams from Orlando, Dallas, Denver and Canada

FAN EXPO HQ, the largest comic con producer in the world announced today that it has selected Whatnot, the largest independent live stream shopping platform in the US, to be its official livestream partner for this year’s most exciting comic conventions.

Starting with MEGACON Orlando, taking place May 19 through May 22, 2022, pop culture enthusiasts and fans alike will have streaming access to on-the-ground festivities through the Whatnot app. Attendees who can’t make the events in person can tune into the virtual convention via the Whatnot livestream to engage with celebrities, creators and vendors like never before. Throughout the weekend, programming will include exclusive celebrity signings, shoppable artist alley, vendor livestreams, exclusive giveaways from comic creators and much more.

Our exciting partnership with Whatnot is proof that Fandom truly has no boundaries,” said FAN EXPO HQ Vice President, Andrew Moyes. “We could not be more delighted to be partnering with the Whatnot team to deliver the incredible energy and excitement of our events through a whole new medium.”

Virtual attendees will have unprecedented access to:

● Live auctions of merchandise signed by attending celebrities

● The daily Cosplay Red Carpet showcasing the out-of-this-world cosplay

● Booth tours for a closer look at the gems and must-see activities on the show floor

● Interviews with talented creators exhibiting their latest artwork

● Sketch art duels & more

From the beginning, Whatnot has been focused on creating a welcoming space for communities of passionate collectors, artists and fanbases to connect and grow together,” said John Walters, Head of Special Projects at Whatnot. “We’re so excited to extend this to FAN EXPO, giving virtual attendees a front-row seat to the best of these events typically reserved for in-person attendees.”

In addition to powering the virtual convention for MEGACON Orlando, Whatnot will also be the official live stream destination for FAN EXPO Dallas (June 17-19, 2022), FAN EXPO Denver (July 1-3, 2022) and FAN EXPO Canada (August 25-28, 2022). Whatnot will also have a physical presence at these conventions for fans interested in stopping by and learning more about the livestream marketplace.

For more information, visit https://fanexpohq.com/megaconorlando/virtual/.

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