• High Roller Pony Con Changes Venues - "The D" Hotel Cancels Because Bronies Aren't "Conservative" Enough

    High Roller Pony Con had to do a hotel shift after their currently planned venue decided our fanbase wasn't "conservative" enough, whatever that means. They are leaving behind "The D Hotel" and moving to the much larger Renaissance. I suppose it's a win in the end

    Details of the move can be found below!

    Greetings! We have some exciting news to share with you about High Roller Pony Con 2018; news that we didn’t expect, but are quite excited about nonetheless.

    We are pleased to inform you that a much larger, classier and more accommodating venue has been found, contracted and fully paid! High Roller Pony Con will now be taking place at the Renaissance Las Vegas, less than a quarter mile from the world famous Las Vegas Strip! Our new home features a larger convention space, closer proximity to the Las Vegas Strip and a monorail station right in their front yard! In addition, our venue will have even more spaces available to us on Thursday than originally planned, allowing for earlier pre-registration, vendor setup, and possibly even some programming on Thursday night, all without any additional charge to attendees!

    You might be wondering why we’ve switched venues. As happy as we are with how the situation has turned out, we wish we could say the circumstances behind the move were as pleasant.

    On November 2nd, 2017, HRPC management was called into a meeting with the newly appointed managers and compliance officer for our previous venue, The D Hotel. We were shocked when, without any kind of warning, we were informed that our demographic was not “conservative” enough for the image of the hotel and would likely “jeopardize” their gaming license. Just like that, we were informed that High Roller Pony Con was no longer welcome at The D Hotel. Their decision to ignore the legal ramifications, our five months of planning, and the inconvenience to our guests still has us mystified. We are extremely grateful to our new friends at The Renaissance Las Vegas who have been very accommodating to us and helped make this unfortunate situation into the blessing in disguise it turned out to be.

    Let it be known that your Chair, Vice-Chair and the entire staff of High Roller Pony Con will not stop pushing on to make this the greatest My Little Pony convention to ever hit the Entertainment Capital of the World. We hope that it is quite clear that this situation was completely out of our control, and that you are all as excited about this improvement as we are. Naturally all purchased badges and associated perks will be honored and included at the new venue. In the event that this change creates any kind of inconvenience for you however, we will of course offer a full refund on any badges purchased before today.

    In the end our attendees and the community are the most important thing to us. We do not want to dwell on the negative. Sure, we could gripe and groan about the injustice that was done to us, but we are a community of love, friendship and tolerance. We will certainly never be stepping foot inside The D Hotel again, but we look forward to proving that we can and will host the best MLP convention that Las Vegas has ever seen. If you have any questions or concerns you can always reach out to us at the following links and emails below and we will be happy to get back to you ASAP. Our website will be temporarily closed while we renovate and welcome in our new Venue. The eventbrite will still be operational, so feel free to pre-register if you have been waiting!

    More announcements including our next Guests of Honor will be coming your way shortly. We look forward to seeing you all in June!