Ernest N Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA,
January 12 - 15, 2018

Business Classes

Business Classes

In an industry centered on macabre subjects like death and dying, the one thing you don’t want flat-lining is your business. For haunters, the technicalities of business can be overwhelming. HAuNTcon has brought the brightest specialists in their respective fields of marketing, social media, business plans, getting started and more to share their knowledge and experience with you. These very important classes are chosen to help make running your haunt easier, more lucrative… and more fun! Times and topics are subject to change.

Note: A One Day Pass or Full Weekend Pass to HAuNTcon is required to take these classes. CLICK HERE to register.


Friday, January 12

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The State of Haunted Farms
by Alexis Abare & Benjamin Selecky of Haunted Farms of America


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
If You Build It, Make Them Come: How to Promote Your Home Haunt and Increase attendance
by Warren Maxwell of Third Degree of Terror Home Haunt

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Hot to Make a Website That Sells Your Haunt
by Jonathan Bailey of Haunt Weekly


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Adding Revenue at Your Venue
by Dr. Brian Jackson of Derailed Haunted House


Saturday, January 13

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Fear 101: The Basics
by Margee Kerr


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Online Ticketing: Upsells, and Digital Marketing: Advanced Tactics to Double Your Haunt Sales!
by Alex Linebrink of HauntPay

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Diabolically Successful Haunt Advertising!
by Dick Terhune of Voice from Hell


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Voodoo Marketing: High Quality & Value Haunt Promotion Tricks Using a Small Budget
by David Markland of Midsummer Scream

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Setting the Tone: Auditions & Training Tips for Non-Actors
by Drew Dalire, AEO Studios


Sunday, January 14

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Copyright and Trademark for Haunters
by Jonathan Bailey of Haunt Weekly

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
How to Service the Fire Inspector: Making your inspection painless
by Matt Rarick of Haunt Safe LLC

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Knowledge is Power – FX Makeup
by Matthew Cade, Haunts FX

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
It All Starts With the Audition: Auditioning of Haunt Actor

by Sylvia Vicchiullo of A Petrified Forest

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Scare Acting 101: The Do’s and Don’ts in a Haunt
by Kenneth Leary of A Petrified Forest


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