Welcome!

Anime Weekend Atlanta is the largest fan run anime convention in the Southeast and among the largest in North America! Every year, ordinary people come together to create an extraordinary event experience. We build on one another’s strengths, passion, and dedication to offer an experience like no other. Southern hospitality and Japanese fandom combine to present a weekend you won’t soon forget. We hope you’ll consider joining our growing family. We offer more than resume building experience, warm feelings, and newfound friendships.

Special perks include:

  • Access to Volunteer Only Merchandise
  • Unique Crew Only Convention Shirt
  • Meeting Exclusive Raffles
  • Surprise Swag
  • Monthly Volunteer Newsletter with Raffle
  • FREE snacks & sandwiches ALL Weekend, with the option to purchase a Hot Meal ticket for $5
  • Access to a Super-Spectacular-Not-So-Secret-Volunteers-Only-Exclusive Clubhouse!
  • Year-round Events for Volunteers by Volunteers – more than just movie nights, too!
  • Admission to AWA’s Dead Dog Party
  • Admission to AWA’s Launch Party 
  • Weekend Access to AWA with a wallet-friendly sign up cost:
    • FREE for Returning Volunteers in good standing
    • $20 refundable deposit for New Volunteers

Crew Meetings

Please, attend at least one Crew Meeting, if you can. Meetings offer volunteers a chance to connect, learn about departments directly from representatives, attend mandatory or optional training sessions, and learn what to expect at the con, All meetings are held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel at 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339.
Crew tours of the facility are held at 1:30pm and 3:30pm, meetings are from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, trainings begin at 3:30pm.

  • April 11, 2020
  • June 13, 2020
  • September 20, 2020