22-12-2015

Timeline

Genki Timeline

Genki Timeline

2009
Jan 18

Genki is Created!

Genki is Created!

A modest group of people join together to plan the con, that would later be known as Genki.

Jan 18

Genki 2009 Takes Place

Genki 2009 Takes Place

The first Genki is held in Valby Kulturhus in cooperation with the youth association, Kameko.

Nov 24

Genki Tweets for the First Time

Building conventions is so much fun. Feels like jumping into a pool from a high place. The rush of falling lasts a year until you SPLASH! — Genki (@GenkiDK) November 24, 2009

2010
Apr 14

The Association Genkai is Formed

The Association Genkai is Formed

The founding group of organisers get together and form the cultural association, Genkai, in order to be able to handle Genki’s budget and finances on their own.

Aug 06

Genki 2010 Takes Place

Genki 2010 Takes Place

Genki is held in Valby Kulturhus once again in 2010.

Aug 17

Genki Gets its own Facebook Page

2011
Aug 05

Genki 2011 Takes Place

Genki 2011 Takes Place

Genki in 2011 is the first Genki event held in Roskilde Kongrescenter.

2012
Aug 17

Genki 2012 Takes Place

Genki 2012 Takes Place

Genki 2012 is held in Roskilde Kongrescenter and marks the first yeah, where Genki doesn’t use a unique pattern in its crest The pattern from 2010 is re-used, albeit with darker nuances. This later becomes considered as Genki’s brand logo.

Nov 25

Entia Takes Over Genki

Without a board in Genkai to manage Genki, the newly founded cultural association, Entia, briefly take the reigns of Genki. Entias board consisted primarily of former Genki organisers.

2013
Feb 07

Genki becomes Corporate

Genki becomes Corporate

Due to inactivity, and a legal dispute regarding debts and liability, Entia’s board decide to hand Genki back over to the chairman of Genkai. He chooses to organise Genki through his private firm, Eutaku /v Allan Petersen, that later the same year creates the convention, GEEKcore.

Aug 30

Genki 2013 Takes Place

Genki 2013 Takes Place

Genki moves to Farum Arena in the municipality of Furesø in 2013.

2014
Aug 01

Genki 2014 Takes Place

Genki 2014 Takes Place

Genki is once again held in Farum Arena

2015
Jan 11

Genki is Purchased

Genki is Purchased

After multiple years of bad financial decision, resulting in a large debt for Genki, the brand is purchased by the event company, The Reactor ApS. The Reactor ApS is managed by one of Genki’s original founders, who left the convention back in 2011.

Jul 31

Genki 2015 Takes Place

Genki 2015 Takes Place

Genki is once again held in Farum Arena, and the old tradition of a unique design in the crest is resumed.

2016
Jul 22

Genki 2016 Takes Place

Genki 2016 Takes Place

2017
Jul 28

Genki 2017 Takes Place

Genki 2017 Takes Place