Lessons learned will figure prominently in the future for ClexaCon. “ClexaCon has had to overcome some growing pains, but continuous improvement has been a focus for us, and that will carry on this year and beyond,” said Hooper.
The pair is proud of the significant effort that has gone into implementing meaningful changes for future events. “When we return in-person, we will have introduced technology that will allow us to receive and respond to feedback from attendees in real-time,” Hooper explained.
She is quick to point out that managing a brand that inspires intense emotion is a blessing. “It’s an honor to be a part of something people are passionate about,” she said. “When people stop caring, you are in trouble.”
“The energy moving forward will be very collaborative,” said Calvert. “The intent is to continue to celebrate queer content in every possible way, but also introduce a lot of resources to help creators and community members be successful.”
With a community of over 4,000 LGBTQ+ womxn committed to both giving and receiving support, ClexaCon is poised to help revolutionize the experience of queer womxn in media and beyond.