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What is the Exhibit Hall?

As the one-stop bazaar of anime goods and wares, the Exhibit Hall is the centralized spot to find official merchandise alongside fan creations for sale. Exhibitors include the following vendors:

What do Dream Con attendees like to buy? Based on previous observations, Dream Con attendees greatly appreciate shonen, indie comic series, novelty hygienic products, apparel and fashion options. We aim to have a diverse exhibit hall to provide our attendees variety. All applicants will receive a status update once the Dream Con team has reviewed.

What are the important deadlines?

Exhibitors are notified on a rolling basis throughout the open application window.

What does each Booth get? / What’s the difference between a Dealer and Artist booth?

Extra tables, electrical needs, and other special accommodations will be provided through a third-party company at an additional cost to the exhibitor. Accepted vendors will be provided with the necessary information before the con.

How do I apply?

The Dream Con 2023 Exhibitors Application goes live November 2022. Upon completing the Growtix application, you will receive a confirmation email of your submission. Afterwards, the Dream Con team will review applications on a rolling basis throughout the open window period (November 2022 to February 2023).

Due to the high volume of submissions, we appreciate your patience as we personally consider and review each application. After submitting your application, be on the lookout for an email from the team for a status update. Pro tip: Include exhibitors@dreamconvention.com and tickets@growtix.com to your Address Book so that we’re prioritized in your inbox instead of hidden in your Spam folder.

What information is needed to complete the Application Form?

- First Name (As it Appears On Valid Photo ID)
- Last Name (As it Appears On Valid Photo ID)
- Address
- City
- State
- Zip
- Country
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Exhibitor Name
- Exhibitor Website
- Short Description
- Minimum # of Booths Requested (1 - 5)
- Maximum # of Booths requested (1 - 5)
- Photos (If possible, provide website/album links to previous booth setups)
- Primary Fandom Category
- Type of Products for Sale

I’m not sure if I’ll be accepted into Dream Con 2023’s Exhibit Hall. How should I go about securing my pass?

We recommend purchasing a badge during the public release if you would like to guarantee entry to Dream Con in the event you are not chosen to participate as a Vendor/Artist. If you are not selected to be a vendor, Dream Con is not able to offer ticket purchases outside of the general public ticket drops.

Upon being approved to exhibit as a Vendor/Artist in the Dream Con 2023 Exhibit Hall, our team will prompt you to respond with your Order Number so that we may issue a ticket exchange. In the event you do not receive a confirmation email, contact exhibitors@dreamconvention.com to verify your Exhibit Hall acceptance status.

What can I not sell?

All adult materials must be either behind the table. If showcased on the table or display rack, materials must be bagged or covered so that minors may not open it... Exhibitors agree not to sell any adult materials to minors. Violating this rule is cause for immediate dismissal from the show with no refund, and being banned from any future events hosted by the show's management.No Bootleg DVDs or CDs. Representatives from various studios will be at the convention. Anyone selling unauthorized merchandise that infringes upon their copyright or licensing agreements (or any other studios) will be asked to leave the show. No refunds will be given if you break this rule and are asked to leave.

Dream Con has a no firearm policy for the entire duration of the convention and will be enforced. However, cosplay props will be allowed as long as they cannot be mistaken for real weapons. Cosplay weapon props must adhere to the rules:

What is the refund policy?

All sales are final for all booth purchases and, therefore, non-refundable. All booths are non-transferable to any other Dream Con event. This also includes all badges. Dream Con reserves the right to change the Refund, Transfer, and Resale Policy at any time without notification.Dream Con reserves the right to change the Refund, Transfer, and Resale Policy at any time without notification.

Do you have tips for improving my application odds?

I’m interested in using Dream Con and/or RDC assets/trademarks in a product idea. How can I go about doing that?

Any exhibitors with intent to use the trademarks, likeness, or intellectual property of RDCWorld or Dream Con must submit requests to exhibitors@dreamconvention.com, receive written approval, and agree to the additional licensing terms no later than 60 days prior to Dream Con 2023.

Failure to do so may result in Dream Con staff not permitting the display or sale of those respective items at the convention. Deliberate violations or attempts to circumvent this protocol with unauthorized goods and services may result in an exhibitor’s removal from Dream Con or attendance restrictions for future events at staff discretion.

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