Attracting Thousands of Hobby Game Enthusiasts for Five Days of Exciting Events, Open Gaming and Competitions

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – MAR. 2, 2023 – Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) is welcoming AdeptiCon back to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center March 22 to 26. The gathering is the world’s premier wargaming convention, attracting thousands of hobby enthusiasts from all parts of the globe.

Spectators of all ages can participate in demos, check out the various painting competitions, shop the exhibitor hall and more, without registering and purchasing a badge. A badge is only required for those who plan to play in an event, attend a seminar or enter a painting competition. Weekend badges will be available for sale on site at AdeptiCon Registration for $50.

AdeptiCon features a slate of miniatures tournaments from Games Workshop like Warhammer 40K, Age of Sigmar and Kill Team. For Star Wars lovers, Asmodee tournaments include Star Wars: Legion, Star Wars: X-Wing and Star Wars: Armada. Participants will have the chance to be first to demo Shatterpoint, a soon-to-be released Star Wars skirmish game.

In addition, attendees can check out some of the best painted models in the world – from the Golden Demon, The Worthy, Resin Beast and P3 Grandmaster painting competitions. AdeptiCon also features popular hobby seminars, which have become widely recognized as some of the most impressive painting and modeling classes offered anywhere. The seminars feature accomplished painters, sculptors and designers from around the globe, catering to those of every level from the humble beginner to the advanced artist.

With tournaments, board games, RPGs, poker, trivia, social gatherings and more, AdeptiCon provides “a mountain of entertainment options for the entire family,” according to organizers. “Meet Chicago Northwest is happy to bring this exciting, globally respected event back to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and excited to welcome their 7,000 attendees to Schaumburg and the Chicago Northwest region,” says Heather Larson, CMP, president of MCNW.

About Meet Chicago Northwest
Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) is a non-profit, destination marketing organization whose mission is to promote its eight member communities (Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Wood Dale) for meetings, conventions, sporting events, group tours and leisure visitors. MCNW concentrates on direct sales and marketing programs designed to promote the area and increase overnight hotel stays, enhancing the local economy through visitor spending. MCNW is one of 37 Illinois-certified convention bureaus and the first in the state to have achieved the prestigious DMAP Accreditation through Destinations International. For more information, visit