Special Thanks...

...to all of the following companies and organisations who have provided support, prizes, financial and technical contributions to Q-Con XXV. Without their help, running a convention that aims to be for the fans and by the fans, would be all but impossible.
Queen's Computer Science Building

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering And Computer Science...

...is the university's leading technology school. Situated in the brand new Computer Science Building on the Malone road, the school helps bring about the next generation of programmers, technicians and video game designers.

The Computer Science Building is now the home of PC Gaming at Q-Con, meaning that it will be bigger than ever before.

DOTA 2, League Of Legends and Hearthstone tournaments are all be scheduled to take place in this building - Starcraft 2 will be held in the SUTV within the Students' Union.

Forbidden Planet Sponsorship logo

Q-Con XXV would like to send a massive thanks to our official sponsors for the Tabletop Areas this year, Forbidden Planet, Belfast.
Forbidden Planet are a Specialist chain selling cult sci-fi books, comics and collectibles, plus action figures and toys.
Be sure to check out what they have in store at forbiddenplanet.co.uk.

Game Logo

The UK's leading games retailer with great deals on video games, consoles and accessories, with free next click & reserve with same day collection from 300+ stores.

Riot Games Logo

Riot games is the developer of League of Legends, the world biggest MOBA game. With 12 million monthly players, League continues to innovate esports since it's release 9 years ago. Thank you for the continued support providing Riot Points and merch.

The Movie House Cinemas logo

Movie House Cinemas are proud to sponsor the Pub Quiz at Q-Con XXV.

Movie House Cinemas have five locations within Northern Ireland including Dublin Road Belfast, Cityside Belfast, Glengormley, Maghera and Coleraine. With over 40 screens across all sites, comfortable seating, fantastic sound and picture quality and the friendliest staff around, we pride ourselves on making our Movie House your home for movies!
Movie House is also the home to many special offers including free 3D, fee free online booking and the fantastically popular Crazy Tuesday, where every ticket is just £3.50 all day Tuesday.


A huge thanks to Craftworld, Queen Street, Belfast, who are sponsoring our Make-A-Manga and Make-A-Retro-Manga competitions.

Craftworld is Belfast's top craft and hobby retailer with a selection of supplies for all your crafting needs.

Craftworld is a treasure trove for all crafty and creative people. Whether you are making a gift for a loved one, customising your clothes or just need some inspiration for a project, they have an abundance of craft supplies.

Additionally, Dragonslayers’ members can now benefit from a 10% discount at Craftworld. Simply show your membership card at the checkout to avail of this great discount on all your crafts and cosplay needs! 

Tribal's Bacon Cheese

Thanks to Tribal Burger, Botanic Avenue for sponsoring this years Q-Con Pub Quiz and the Cosplay Blind Date.

Tribal feature an interesting new take on the classic burger and adds a twist. Try their gorgeous Tribal Burger featuring their popular peppered sauce. Enjoy some spicey hot wings or try out many of there special hardshakes. See special vegan options online and become part of the tribe with your first bite.

Bubbacue Logo

Bubbacue, 93-95 Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JN

Bubbacue is a fast casual bbq restaurant, something new for the Belfast restaurant scene. We don't follow a traditional operating style of having a server take your order, wait for food and then bring it to the table.

Bubbacue, Botanic Ave, will be doing a special offer for all Q-Con attendees during the 22nd - 24th. All attendees with a valid Q-Con wristband can purchase a main, a side and a drink for only £6.50!