As luck would have it, I get to attend a convention for work in a state where my carry license is valid. Naturally, I want to carry. The dress code is business casual. I'm debating between wearing a blazer and carrying my 1911 in a high ride holster vs tucking the 1911 into a computer bag with a dedicated compartment for a pistol. All things being equal, I would much rather have my pistol on my body. However, since I'll be interacting closely with people I know (some of which are very anti-gun) the risk of discovery is higher than usual. If I put the gun in a bag, I think it's less likely to be discovered. I expect to be able to keep the bag around my body or at my side most of the time. A properly designed bag should still allow reasonable access times to my pistol. However, there could be moments where I'm clinging to my bag when it would be more natural to just stash it and go (e.g. leaving it in a vehicle while going to dinner). I could also consider a smaller man purse type bag. It would be easier to keep with me, but it might draw attention for simply being a man purse. Yet another option is a belly band. My shirt needs to be tucked in, though. So, I would need to superman my way to my gun if it were needed.