hey there! how's it going?
Yes, cons are SOOOO amazing and so much fun! It's awesome that you're getting a chance to come (if work lets you!). What costumes are you planning on bringing?
Expect: Tons of things to do, incredible people, amazing costumes, hopefully a good dealers room, and much more
A few tips to keep in mind
EAT lol. As simple as that sounds, a lot of times people either just grab a snack or don't really eat something substantial just due to time etc. So pack some stuff to go if you're staying at the hotel, and make sure you stop by the food court to get something to eat!
Drink LOTS of water, dehydration is very likely to happen at a con
Have fun! (that's the most important one
Don't buy everything on the first day in the dealers room. space yourself out
Definitely try and see the masquerade if you can, on Saturday (tho remember you have to get in line pretty early so you can get a good seat)
if anything else comes to mind, I'll let you know!
but glad to have you