Layoffs Hit Phoenix Comicon's Parent Company Ahead of 2019 Show

Layoffs Hit Phoenix Comicon’s Parent Company Ahead of 2019 Show

Posted by August 10, 2018 Comment

Square Egg Entertainment, the company behind Phoenix Comicon – sorry, I mean Phoenix Comic Fest – sorry, I mean Phoenix Fan Fusion, as well as Minnesota Fan Fusion, and the new Vegas Fan Fusion – has confirmed a number of layoffs having been made made across the convention organizer’s divisions.

“As a business, we must align internal organizational structure to match ongoing business needs,” said Kristin Rowan, Square Egg’s director of marketing, public relations and sales, to Nerdvana who broke the story. “This allows us to effectively and efficiently meet organizational goals and adapt to any changing market conditions or needs. This occasionally impacts certain positions, as it has this week.”

They declined to comment on how many people had gone or who they were. However a comparison of their staffer page and the version in Google’s Cache reveals the following missing entries…

All fine folk, I understand, if you are in the market for people experienced with running comic conventions under unusual amounts of stress…

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(Last Updated August 10, 2018 1:04 pm )

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