Q: Myself and/or my company would like to register for an Exhibitor Booth or Creator Alley table at the Cincinnati Comic Expo, how do I do this?
A: Easy! Visit our Exhibitor registration page: https://register.growtix.com/es/2018_cincinnati_comic_expo and select the appropriate registration form. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.
If space is SOLD OUT, then signup for the Waiting List on the above linked page. If and when the desired spot opens, you will be contacted.
Q: What is included with Exhibitor Booth and Comic Creator/Author Avenue/Crafter Alley Table purchase?
A: A booth includes the following:
1 – 8′ unskirted Table (table dimensions are 8ft long, 25 inches wide, 30 inches tall)
2 – Chairs
1 – ID sign
2 – Exhibitorbadges per 10×10 booth. If you need more, they can be purchased at the registration link for an additional charge.
A table includes the following:
1 – 8′ Unskirted Table (table dimensions are 8ft long, 25 inches wide, 30 inches tall)
2 – Chairs
2 – Exhibitorbadges per table. If you need more, they can be purchased at the registration link for an additional charge.
Q: How do we get an extra table?
An extra table can be ordered through the decorator or you can bring your own. Decorator contact information will be released closer to the event.
Q: How do I order electric for my space and how much does it cost?
A: Electric can be ordered through the Duke Energy Convention Center website by clicking here. The registration process will ask for a booth number. However, you can proceed without one. Once the show floor is finalized and you are given a booth number you must come back to the service order form and add that number.
Q: My business/company would like to advertise the Cincinnati Comic Expo. What should we do?
A: We have several advertising packages available, and we’d love to talk to you about advertising at the Cincinnati Comic Expo! All you need to do is contact Matt Bredestege to get started at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Q: What is the Convention Center address?
A: Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Q: What are Load In and Set-up hours
A: Load In can start on Thursday, September 13, at 1:00pm. Load In can continue until 9:00pm that night. Load In will resume at 8:00am on Friday, September 14. Entry onto the dock will end at 12:30pm on Friday afternoon. After 12:30pm on Friday, you can continue the set-up of your booth but the moving of materials from the loading dock to your booth will not be allowed.
Q: What are Load Out times?
A: Load Out will start at 5:00pm on Sunday, September 16.
Q: Where is the Load In Location?
A: Load in will take place on the 6th Street side of Convention Center between Elm St. and Central Ave. Look for the garage entrance on the left side that is halfway down the building.
Q: Are loading carts available for use?
A: Yes, we have rented flat bed push carts to help speed up the loading process and for your convenience. To be sure that the carts are accounted for, you will be asked to surrender a driver’s license. You may load and transport your merchandise on the cart and you are asked to unload it as soon as possible, so you may return it to the dock for the next exhibitor to use. Upon returning the cart, the license will be returned to you. The carts will then be locked up for the entire weekend and not available to be claimed until 5:00pm on Sunday. Again, you will be asked to surrender a driver’s license. You may load and transport your merchandise on the cart and you are asked to unload it as soon as possible, so you may return it to the dock for the next exhibitor to use. Upon returning the cart, the license will be returned to you.
To be fair to all exhibitors, please load and unload carts as quickly as possible at your booth location or dock space. If you wish to move at your own pace, you are welcome to bring your own cart/dolly to transport your items.
Q: Where should we park?
A: The convention center (DECC) has multiple parking garages connected to it and parking is also available at the hotels in the immediate vicinity of DECC. Parking fees will vary but the garages tend to be cheaper.
Q: What is the food and drink policy?
A: No outside food or Drink is permitted.