SPX 2017 Event Schedule

SATURDAY September 2

SPX is a sponsor of  the Graphic Novel Pavillion at the Library of Congress National Book Festival.

This year SPX is supporting a talk by Big Nate’s Lincoln Peirce, as well as a talk between the Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize Winner Ann Telnaes, who is a special guest at SPX 2017, & political cartoonist/illustrator Mike Lester. Also appearing at NBF is the great Roz Chast and SPX 2017 Special Guest Gene Yang. Here is the schedule for all the talks at the Graphic Novel Pavillion at NBF.

 

FRIDAY September 15, 2017

CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownsteingives the SPX Lecture at the Library of Congress.

Time: Noon-1PM

Place: Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC 2054
6th Floor -West Dining Room

Metro: Capitol South Stop

 


SATURDAY September 16, 2017

SPX 2017 Cometh!

Yeah… When you walk in it’s kind of like this.  A year in the making, it’s time for what we’ve all been waiting for!  Join us for SPX 2017.  Tell a friend, bring your mom – because NONE of us is as fun as ALL of us.  We’ll see you there!

WHOA WHOA

Admission: $15 Saturday / $10 Sunday / $20 Both Days

Time: 11AM-7PM

Place: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda Maryland 20852 USA

Metro Stop: Red Line – White Flint Metro

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The Ignatz Awards Ceremony

The Ignatz Award, named for the character in the classic comic strip Krazy Kat by George Herriman, is the festival prize of the Small Press Expo, that since 1997 has recognized outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. 

Time:  9:30PM

Place:  White Oak Room

MORE INFO ABOUT THE IGNATZ AWARDS  |  SEE THE 2017 IGNATZ NOMINEES


The Ignatz Gala Reception

Immediately following the conclusion of the Ignatz Awards Ceremony, join us for the Ignatz gala reception.  We’ll have food, drinks, dreams and hopefully a few hundred friends to share them with.

Time:  10:30PM

Place:  Main Floor outside the SPX Exhibition Hall


SPX 2017 Prom

Prom returns at the Small Press Expo.  

Time:  10:30PM

Place:  Brookside Room


SUNDAY September 17, 2017

The Annual SPX Meet-UP

Sunday morning brings our traditional pre-show morning meet-up. Join us for breakfast nosh and good hangs away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor.  We’ll have stickers,  prints, buttons and other goodies that you can only get at the meet-up!

Time:  10:30AM-Noon

Place:  Outside the White Flint Auditorium, Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda Maryland 20852 USA

Metro Stop:  Red Line – White Flint Metro


SPX 2017 Day Two Begins

It’s a fight to the finish as day two of SPX 2016 gets underway!  More creators, more programming – more of everything!  It’s a second full day of magic.

Admission:  $10

Time:  Noon-6PM

Place:  Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda Maryland 20852 USA

Metro Stop:  Red Line – White Flint Metro

SEE SPX VENUE & TRAVEL INFORMATION  |  GET ADVANCE TICKETS TO SPX


 SPX 2017 Closes

We has a sad.

We will already be missing you…  but stay tuned.