The reason remains a mystery because the Hilton Tampa Downtown, which hosted the convention for several years, the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, which will be the convention's new home come August, and Fetish Con have declined to explain. The only insight offered comes from a Dec. So with that being said, we are moving! When asked about what those differences might be, Fetish Con founder Genesis Lynn responded, "No comment at this time," citing legal advice. Tampa's tourism arm, Visit Tampa Bay, was never directly involved with Fetish Con and had no involvement in the decision to move, according to Kevin Wiatrowski, regional media relations coordinator for the agency.
Fetish Con kink-fest relocates from Tampa to St. Petersburg
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We had hoped that by now, a year later, the effects of COVID, and its impact on being able to safely hold trade shows such as ours would have subsided. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Our main concern has been, and always will be, the health and safety of all of our attendees, and due to current circumstances, this is again something that unfortunately we cannot guarantee in By issuing full refunds we want to reset and begin building the excitement for the 20th Anniversary show in We are already working on a few surprises that will see the show grow and we hope that everyone will be just as excited as we are when they are announced.
Fetish Con moving from Tampa to St. Petersburg
Until further notice, due to our strict attendance limits, unless you have a pre-paid ticket for a class or event, you will NOT be allowed to enter our facility. No walk-ups allowed. Once an event or class is sold out, no more attendees will be admitted. We are also not accepting cash payments at this time. With two main event spaces and a separate classroom, we now have 5, square feet in our facility.
Fetish Con is an annual trade show focusing on networking within the adult entertainment industry , classes and lectures for the general public, and retail sales of adult clothing and toys. The event was first held in and is produced by XIX Events. Petersburg, Florida after nine years in Tampa.