Previous JemCons

JemCon 2020: The Virtual Jem Jam

Due to a global health crisis JemCon 2020 could not be held in a physical location. However, we were able to put the event online and have guest speakers give remote presentation to remote viewers all over the world!

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JemCon 2019: Believe in Buffalo

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JemCon 2018: Click Clash in Cleveland

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JemCon 2017: Straight From the Heart in Seattle

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Group Shot

JemCon 2016: Up 'n Rockin' in Upstate New York

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JemCon 2015: Freedom in Philadelphia

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JemCon 2014: Truly Outrageous in Toronto

The convention featured special guests including animated series creator Christy Marx, Samantha Newark (speaking voice of Jem/Jerrica) in her first Canadian appearance, Ellen Bernfeld (singing voice of Pizzazz), Ellen Gerstell (speaking voice of Rapture), and Siren Santina (1986 Truly Outrageous Audition contest winner). In addition, there were fan panels, workshops, dealers, and displays which included the vintage Hasbro line, rare prototypes, as well as the full set of Integrity dolls and unique customs from attendees.

2014 SummaryAttendees Picture Gallery, Auction Picture Gallery, Burlesque Picture Gallery, CosPlay Picture Gallery, Display Picture Gallery, Panel Picture Gallery, Special Guest Picture Gallery

JemCon 2013: Share a Little Bit in Maine

The convention featured special guests Sharon Knettell (the Jem™ Toy Line Box Artist), Ellen Bernfeld (the singing voice of Pizzazz), Jem song writer, Anne Bryant and the singing Voice of Jacqui Benton, Angela Cappelli. In addition there were fan panels, workshops, dealers, and displays which included the loose Hasbro line, rare prototypes and custom dolls and fashions shown by our members.

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Our Dear Stormer

JemCon 2012: Show Me The Way to St. Louis

JemCon 2012: Show Me The Way to St. Louis, was attended by well over 100 Jem™ fans from all over the world, including attendees from the USA, England, Scotland, Holland and Canada - all partying down in the Midwest!

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JemCon 2011: Makin' it Happen in Holland

JemCon 2011: Makin' it Happen in Holland, was attended by around 40 Jem™ fans from all over the world, including attendees from the USA, England, Scotland, Holland, Italy, Belgium, Chile, Canada and France - quite an accomplishment considering that this was our first ever non-US convention!

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JemCon 2010: Set Your Sails for New England

JemCon 2010: Set Your Sails for New England, was attended by well over 100 Jem™ fans from all over the world, including attendees from England, Holland, Italy, Puerto Rico and Austrailia. Several dozen supporting memberships were also purchased, making this our most successful JemCon to date!

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JemCon 2009: Magic in Motown

JemCon 2009: Magic in Motown, was attended by around 65 Jem™ fans from all over the world, including attendees from England, Holland and Scotland! The year's poor economy may have affected our numbers but it certainly didn't put a dampener on our spirits! The convention featured special guests Patricia Alice Albrecht, Ellen Bernfeld and Anne Bryant. In addition there were fan panels, workshops, dealers, and displays which included rare prototypes and custom dolls.

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Custom Astral in 2008

JemCon 2008: Rockin in Los Angeles

JemCon 2008: Rockin in Los Angeles was attended by over 100 Jem™ fans from all over the world, including attendees from Australia, England, Holland and Scotland! The convention featured special guests Christy Marx, Roger Slifer, Samantha Newark, Samantha Paris, Michael Sheehan, Desiree Goyette, Wally Burr & Darrell McNeil. In addition there were fan panels, workshops, dealers, and displays which included rare prototypes and custom dolls.

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JemCon 2007: Showtime in Chicago

JemCon 2007: Showtime in Chicago was attended by almost 100 Jem™ fans from all over the world, including attendees from Holland and Scotland! The convention was held over September 28-30 in Chicago, and featured special guest Christy Marx, fan panels and workshops, displays which included rare prototypes and custom dolls, a catered Meet 'N Greet dinner, Jem™ Karaoke, and a fantastic Battle of the Bands Masquerade!

2007 SummaryPicture GalleryJemCon History

JemCon 2006: Outrageous in Orlando

JemCon 2006 was sponsored by Wasabi Anime, an Orlando anime club to which JemCon 2006 coordinator Kristian Allen belonged. Kristian was working on the Universal Orlando "Fear Factor Live" shows at the time.

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Liz in the Paper

JemCon 2005: Mischief in Minneapolis

Mischief in Minneapolis was the first JemCon, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 2005, organized by JemCon founder Elizabeth Pemberton. It was held on the University of Minnesota campus in conjunction with a My Little Pony(TM) collectors show, and was attended by over 50 Jem(TM) fans, vendors, and collectors.

JemCon 2005 was a one-day event featuring doll collection displays, panels discussions, and workshops book-ended by social and shopping opportunities in around Minneapolis.

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About the Jem Con History

JemCon founder Elizabeth Pemberton (aka "Mother JemCon") regales us with her memories of past JemCons. As the only person to have attended each and every JemCon (across three countries, two continents, and eleven years), Liz has a unique perspective and gives us a detailed account of her adventures at each of the various JemCons.