Border Wars: A Kansas City, Missouri convention specializing in miniatures and other wargames.
Little Wars: A Chicagoland Area convention specializing in historical miniature games.
Polar Vortex: A Dupage, Illinois game convention with lots of board games, role-playing and miniature games.
Rock-Con: A Rockford, Illinois game convention with a heavy emphasis on miniatures and board games.
Wolfcon: A Chicagoland area game convention with a heavy emphasis on board games and role-playing games.