FLORIDA SUPERCON 2017 EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Florida Supercon Exhibitor Info

EXHIBITOR BOOTHS AND ARTIST TABLES ARE NOW ON SALE
https://register.growtix.com/es/florida_super_con_2017

Thank you for your interest in setting up as an Exhibitor, Vendor, Independent Publisher, Developer, Craftsperson, Artist, Writer or Filmmaker at Florida Supercon 2017.

Florida Supercon continues to grow each year. It is one of the largest shows of its kind in the southeast United States with over 53,000 unique individuals in attendance for our 2016 event and even more attendees expected in 2017! Florida Supercon is once again a 4 Day Event (for the sixth year in a row) and will take place July 27-30, 2017.

All Exhibitors, Vendors, Artists, etc… will be located in Halls A, B, C, or D of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.

Artists, Writers, Filmmakers, and Indie Publishers are encouraged to submit a 960px by 425px graphic for the website to promote their appearance. Banners may be emailed to florida@superconventions.com and should represent the work that that will be on display at the convention. Please email us the banner as soon as possible, so we can give you the best possible promotion.

Our Exhibition Room Hours will be:

THURSDAY: 1:00pm – 8:00pm

FRIDAY: 10:00am – 8:00pm

SATURDAY: 10:00am – 8:00pm

SUNDAY: 10:00am – 6:30pm

Exhibition Room Set-up: Wednesday 2:00pm – 11:00pm, Thursday 8:00am – 1:00pm

Please note: VIP Attendees will have 30 minute early entry each day.

Exhibitors who arrive on Wednesday between 2pm and 10pm, or Thursday between 8am and 12pm check in at the Exhibitor check-in table by the loading dock. There will be no check in at the loading dock after 12:00pm on Thursday. Anyone checking in late must check in at the front Info desk in the main lobby. Your assignment will be confirmed before the event, but all badges must be picked up at the show and will not be mailed prior to the event.

Assignment of space will be by show management. We will try to accommodate as many special requests as possible but cannot guarantee where you will be located.

Electrical service is available directly from Edlen Electric at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. A Convention Services Fact Sheet will be emailed to you with information. Please remember to order in a timely manner if you wish to receive the early incentive rates.  

Please email florida@superconventions.com or call 954.399.1330 for additional assistance.

CLICK HERE to purchase a booth. https://register.growtix.com/es/florida_super_con_2017

EXHIBITOR & VENDOR BOOTHS

10×10 STANDARD INLINE PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $700

10×10 CORNER PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $850

Exhibitor and Vendor Booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (3 badges for 1 booth, 5 badges for 2 booths, 6 badges for 3 booths, and one badge for each additional booth purchased), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner Booths come with an additional six foot table for the 2nd face out. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own. Electricity is available for order from the convention center for a fee. Additional exhibitor badges are $75. Badges are non-transferable. Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at Florida Supercon you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below. There is a 50% deposit required to hold space, with 100% balance due by 4/1/2017. Any booth reservations not paid in full by 4/1/2017 will be cancelled and reservation lost. In the event of booth cancellation, exhibitor will need to re-apply for space based on availability. All booth reservations made after 4/1/2017 require payment in full. No deposits will be accepted after 4/1/2017.

CRAFTSPERSON BOOTHS

10×10 STANDARD INLINE PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $450

10×10 CORNER PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $650

Craftsperson Booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. These booths are specifically for Craftspersons who are selling their own HAND CRAFTED creations / items. INDIVIDUALS SELLING IN THESE SPACES MAY NOT SELL ANY ITEM NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES. T-Shirt companies do not qualify for this space. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (2 badges for one booth, or 3 badges for 2 booths), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner booths are provided with one eight foot table, and one six foot table. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own. Electricity is available for order from the convention center for a fee. Additional exhibitor badges are $75. Badges are non-transferable. Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at Florida Supercon you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

PREMIUM ARTIST / PUBLISHER / COSPLAYER / WRITER / FILMMAKER BOOTHS

10×10 STANDARD INLINE PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $450

10×10 CORNER PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $650

Independent Publisher and Premium Artist/Writer/Filmmaker/Cosplayer booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. These booths are specifically for Independent Publishers, Artists, Filmmakers, and Writers who are selling their own created or published work. INDIVIDUALS SELLING IN THESE SPACES MAY NOT SELL ANY ITEM NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES. T-Shirt companies do not qualify for this space. There is a limit of two Indie Press booths per company. If you need more booth space, you will be required to purchase an exhibitor booth at full price. If you are and indie publisher, all items for sale must be published by your company. If you are an artist, all art (including prints) must be created by the person purchasing the booth, and the artist must be in attendance at the show. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (2 badges for one booth, or 3 badges for 2 booths), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner booths are provided with one eight foot table, and one six foot table. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own. Electricity is available for order from the convention center for a fee. Additional exhibitor badges are $75. Badges are non-transferable. Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at Florida Supercon you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

INDEPENDENT VIDEO GAME DEVELOPER BOOTHS

10×10 STANDARD INLINE PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $450

10×10 CORNER PIPE & DRAPE BOOTH: $650

Indie Video Game Developer Booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. These booths are for Independent Video Game Developers ONLY! Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (2 badges for one booth, or 3 badges for 2 booths), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner booths are provided with one eight foot table, and one six foot table. Electricity is available for order from the convention center for a fee. Additional exhibitor badges are $75. Badges are non-transferable. Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at Florida Supercon you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

CLICK HERE to purchase a booth. https://register.growtix.com/es/florida_super_con_2017

ARTIST ALLEY: $175 

Artist Alley is the area of the show designed for established and upcoming artists, writers, filmmakers, and cosplayers. Artist spaces are approx. 8 foot wide by 6 foot deep and come with with (1) eight foot long table, 2 chairs and 2 Badges. These tables are placed directly next to each other in a row. Only one space may be purchased per artist.  If you need more than one space, we suggest you upgrade to an Exhibitor or Premium Artist Booth. These spaces are reserved for aspiring artists who are selling/promoting their own personal work and MAY NOT be used to sell other merchandise not created by the artist. Independent Publishers and Craftspersons belong in the Indie Publisher / Craftsperson sections. ARTISTS who wish to be promoted on our website, please create a 960px by 425px graphic featuring your artwork and send to florida@superconventions.com. We will be more than happy to add your image (pending approval) to promote you as an Artist, but we do not have the ability to create images for every Artist in Artist Alley. That’s where your Artistic skill comes in. As well, please provide a brief bio (1 paragraph) and website link.

Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at Florida Supercon you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

For any questions contact florida@superconventions.com or call 954.399.1330

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING TERMS YOU AGREE TO BY PURCHASING SPACE AT FLORIDA SUPERCON

  1. Booths must remain intact and manned throughout the hours of the convention and may not be dismantled prior to the closing of the convention. FLORIDA SUPERCON will not be held responsible for any issues arising from an unmanned booth during show hours. The loading dock will not be open for breakdown prior to the close of the exhibition room. If you break down your space prior to the end of the show you will be banned from setting up at future shows. Attendee’s have paid for the ability to shop with Vendors and Exhibitors and expect them to be set up during show hours. By breaking down early you are doing both the attendees and the show a disservice. Please be advised that there are vendors and artists that we will no longer welcome back due to breaking this rule. The shows management takes this very seriously. It is unfair to attendees, the show and other vendors to break down early. If you cannot stay until the end of the show, please do not set up.
  2. Exhibitors must comply with all local, state and federal laws, and will not hold management liable for any breaches, losses, or damage to themselves or their property. All exhibitors agree to hold blameless FLORIDA SUPERCON and all FLORIDA SUPERCON staff members and workers against any loss, damage, theft, expenses, claims or actions arising from any  personal or property damage, loss or theft due to said exhibitors participation in FLORIDA SUPERCON. FLORIDA SUPERCON agrees to pay for overnight security in the main exhibit hall. Exhibitors should take reasonable measures to cover their items before they leave their booths at night. Exhibitors are responsible for their own security during show hours.
  3. In addition, all vendors/exhibitors/artists acknowledge that FLORIDA SUPERCON and all FLORIDA SUPERCON staff members, workers, employees and agents, will NOT provide or maintain insurance coverage for vendors/exhibitors persons or property, and it is their sole responsibility to obtain insurance covering loss.
  4. FLORIDA SUPERCON in no way endorses any artists/vendors/exhibitor’s merchandise, exhibits, views, beliefs, or actions. All artists/vendors/exhibitors are deemed to be their own business/entity and in no way reflect the views, beliefs, intentions and/or direction of FLORIDA SUPERCON. Artists/vendors/exhibitors do not represent FLORIDA SUPERCON in any way.
  5. All merchandise bought or sold at the FLORIDA SUPERCON is done strictly between artists/vendors/exhibitors and attendees/buyers, FLORIDA SUPERCON is not party to or responsible in any way for any transactions made between said parties.
  6. NO SWORD VENDORS OR WEAPONS VENDORS ALLOWED. THIS INCLUDES SWORDS, KNIFES, OTHER SHARP ITEMS, TAZERS, LASERS, ETC… ANYTHING THAT IS A WEAPON. Anyone who attempts to sell weapons at the show will be asked to remove the items from their booth. Repeat offenders will be asked to leave the show, with no refund given.
  7. NO VAPE OR VAPING PEN, TOBACCO, OR ANY TYPE OF SMOKING SALES OR PARAPHERNALIA ARE ALLOWED. THIS IS AN ALL AGES COMIC BOOK / ANIME CONVENTION AND WE DO NOT ENCOURAGE SMOKING OF ANY KIND. IF YOU SELL VAPE, TOBACCO, OR ANY TYPE OF SMOKING ITEMS OR PARAPHERNALIA AT THE SHOW YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE, WITH NO REFUND GIVEN.
  8. No Bootleg DVD’s or CD’s. 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.
  9. No outside food vendors are allowed. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center has an exclusive on food sales. This applies to Food Trucks on Convention Center property. This applies to Pocky and Ramune as well.
  10. All adult materials must be either behind the table or, if displayed on a table or display rack bagged or covered so that minors may not open it. Any adult material containing nudity must be covered in accordance with local and state laws. Artists/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 shows management.
  11. No Live Animals. Exhibitors may not engage in the sale of living animals at the event.
  12. Nudity is NOT allowed in the convention center under any circumstances.
  13. No source of gambling, No Bingo, No Games of Chance, No Lottery type gaming is allowed, so if you’re going to assist you better take your own betting apps with you, then you can view the sign up bonuses on comparethebets for Netbet.
  14. No Sales Onsite or Promotion for Online or Offsite Sales of any guns real or replica.
  15. State tax is the responsibility of the artist/vendor to collect according to state laws.
  16. No exhibit may block or interfere with other exhibits or with the aisle space. Any damage caused to the building or its furnishings by the Artist/Exhibitor are the sole responsibility of the Artist/Exhibitor.
  17. Should you (the exhibitor) find that you are not able to attend FLORIDA SUPERCON and have already paid for your space, the policy is as follows: A refund will be given – minus a $150 cancellation fee per Exhibitor Booth prior to 4/1/17, and $75 per Artist Table prior to 4/1/17. Between 4/1/17 and 6/1/17 a refund will be given minus a $250 cancellation fee per Exhibitor Booth and $125 per Artist Table. After 6/1/16 a refund will be given minus a $350 cancellation fee per Exhibitor Booth and $165 per Artist Tables.
  18. Abandoned Property: Any property not removed from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center that has not been claimed within forty-eight (48) hours following the end of the event will be considered abandoned by the Exhibitor.
  19. FLORIDA SUPERCON reserves the right to change, amend, and add to the rules and regulations of the show at anytime. In the event that you new rules are added that prevent you from selling your core product, you will be notified and refunded in full.

For questions about vendor space, placement and availability, contact florida@superconventions.com or call 954.399.1330

All mail should be addressed to:

Super Conventions
823 NW 57th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33309

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