LOAD-IN TIME *Friday 6pm-10pm Saturday 6am-9am RULES AND REGULATIONS ARTIST ALLEY Artist Alley Tables are for Comic Book Artists, Comic Authors, and Handmade Creators/Crafters ONLY. Includes one table, one chair, and two passes. Displays cannot exceed 10 ft high. No more than two people at ANY 6ft Artist Alley table. No exceptions.
VENDOR BOOTHS (Vendors, Dealers, Crafters, and Other)Vendor Booths area is 10x10 and includes one table, one chair, and two passes. Includes one table, one chair, and two passes. Displays cannot exceed 10 ft high. Vendors can bring additional tables and shelving.
We do not accept: LuLaRoe, Mary Kay, Multi-Level Marketing, etc.
CLUB TABLESClub Tables are intended for groups and organizations who plan to sell NO items (retail or otherwise) at their table. Includes one table, one chair, and two passes. These free tables are intended for clubs and cons only.
EXHIBITOR DETAILS -All materials must be “All Age Appropriate” -Food, Firework, and Weapon sales are PROHIBITED. -Each Vendor/Artist receives 2 Exhibitor Badges per table. -Bring your own tablecloths, displays, and signage. -Displays cannot exceed 10 ft high. -Square and Paypal card swipers work in the convention center but WiFi is only available at an additional cost. -No Subletting or Sharing your table of any kind. -Due to the high volume of exhibitors we do not take seating requests. Tidewater Comicon is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items.Tidewater Comicon reserves the right to cancel any exhibitor at any time.
REVIEWAll applications will be reviewed by our judging committee and approved exhibitors will be notified within two weeks if accepted. Once approved you will be invited to our Facebook Group for 2017 Exhibitors. You can also like our event page to keep up to date with guests and announcements.
HELPIf you have questions about this application message the Tidewater Comicon Facebook Page and a staff member will get back with you as soon as possible. https://www.facebook.com/tidewatercomicon/
PRICING Artist Alley Table $199 End-Table $249 (End Table is not a corner)Vendor Booths $399 Corner Booths $449 (Includes 2 tables)
PAYMENTAll invoices due within 14 days of approval. Unpaid spaces will go to the next person on the wait list. Full payment is due before announcing on our website and social media.
ELECTRICALPower is not included with your table or booth. You can purchase power through the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Power can be purchased after booth placements have gone out (Roughly 45 days prior to the show).
REFUNDSBetween Oct 1 to March 15 receive 75% refundMarch 15 to May 1 receive 50% refundAfter May 1st no refunds will be given
LATE EXHIBITORSAny exhibitor who has not arrived by 9:30 on Saturday morning will forfeit their table and not be eligible for a refund.
LOAD-OUT All areas must be clean of debris or you will be subject to a clean up charge of $75. Do not leave any trash behind. Any damages made TO the building will be subject to penalty.
*ALL TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY VBCC