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The audience seating area of MicroCon 2015

MicroCon is a convention of micronationalist government representatives, held biennially in odd years since 2015. MicroCon was created by President Kevin Baugh of the Republic of Molossia as a venue for delegates of micronations around the world "to share their ideas, dreams and worlds with each other."

Starting in 2019, the location of each convention branded under the MicroCon banner has been determined by the MicroCon Committee. The committee is a loose group of nations which have previously hosted MicroCon who provide gentle guidance to hosts of future events. Prospective hosts are asked to submit a proposal for hosting an event. These proposals are then vetted by the committee to ensure each convention is of increasingly superior quality.

Overview of conventions

Event Date(s) Location Host Nations Attending
MicroCon 2015 11 April 2015 Anaheim, California, USA Republic of Molossia
MicroCon 2017 23 - 25 June 2017 Atlanta, Georgia, USA Kingdom of Ruritania
Republic of Molossia
MicroCon 2019 19 - 21 July 2019 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada United Slabovian Empire
MicroCon 2022 4 - 7 August 2022 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Grand Duchy of Westarctica
MicroCon 2023
MicroCon EU 2023
29 June - 2 July 2023
11 - 13 August 2023
Joliet, Illinois, USA
Ypres, Belgium
Royal Republic of Ladonia
Grandy Duchy of Flandrensis
MicroCon 2025 June 2025 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Aerican Empire
Principality of Sancratosia
Newgraviate of Saint-Castin

MicroCon 2015

Main article: MicroCon 2015

The first event to occur under the MicroCon name occurred on 11 April 2015 in Anaheim, California. It was organized and hosted by the Republic of Molossia and was attended by representatives from 17 different micronations. There were also two days of pre-events leading up to the actual convention: a day-trip to Disneyland and a walking tour of Hollywood Boulevard. This event set the standard for future MicroCons.

MicroCon 2017

Main article: MicroCon 2017

The second MicroCon was a joint venture between the Republic of Molossia and the Kingdom of Ruritania. It was held in the suburban area of Atlanta, Georgia. Delegates from 26 different nations attended the main conference. Pre-events included a diplomatic reception at the Embassy of Ruritania, while a bowling tournament and a trip to Stone Mountain Park occurred on the day after the event.

MicroCon 2019

Main article: MicroCon 2019

The third MicroCon occured in Hamilton, Ontario (part of the greater Toronto area) in Canada from July 19 - 21, 2019 and was hosted by the government of Slabovia. For the first time, the reception, conference, and gala dinner were all held at the same hotel, which made attendance and travel easier than it had been during other MicroCons.

MicroCon 2022

Main article: MicroCon 2022

MicroCon 2022 occurred in Las Vegas, Nevada from August 4 - 7, 2022. It was hosted by the government of Westarctica. The event had initially been planned for Summer of 2021, but was delayed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

MicroCon 2023

Main article: MicroCon 2023

MicroCon 2023 occurred in Joliet, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, during the weekend of July 1st. The event was hosted by the Royal Republic of Ladonia. With 133 attendees, it is the largest gathering of micronationalists the world has ever seen.

A companion event, MicroCon EU 2023, was held the following month in Ypres, Belgium. This was co-hosted by the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis.

MicroCon 2025

Main article: MicroCon 2025

MicroCon 2025 will occur in Montreal, Quebec, Canada during the last week of June 2025.

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