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TwitchCon to be held in Long Beach in 2017

Twitch announced Tuesday the dates and location for TwitchCon 2017, which will be held Oct. 20-22 in Long Beach, Calif.

“It was through the passion of our creators, exhibitors, and fans that TwitchCon doubled in size in its first two years,” TwitchCon Event Director Krystal Herring said in a release. “Our goal this year is to continue celebrating all things Twitch, including the newer broader scope of content on our platform. With our IRL category for vlogging and our upcoming mobile streaming app, even people who can’t attend will be able to connect with their favorite broadcasters and friends who can.”

Last year’s TwitchCon was held n San Diego and had more than 35,000 people attend, according to the release. The event will be held in the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, which was picked because of :its design and location,” according to the release.

Herring is also entering her first year as event director for TwitchCon, which has existed since 2015.

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