Sneaker shows are a way for the sneaker community to meet in one place and share their love and passion for the game. And there are plenty of legitimate reasons for you to go to one of these events without feeling like you collect comic books.

Sneaker Con is in New York City this weekend, and there will be plenty of hypebeasts, dope sneakers, and industry insiders. And they're all the premise of why these events are so important. Without sneaker shows, sneaker culture would be stagnant and be something that just existed on online forums and sneaker releases. But these events bring everything to life. Here are 10 Reasons to Go to A Sneaker Show.

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