Exhibit Spaces

Corner Booth Space

A Corner booth is one (1) ten foot (10’) x ten foot (10’) space, on a corner, and includes two (2) eight foot (8’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) deep tables, one of which is topped and skirted, two (2) chairs and three (3) Exhibitor badges. The price will increase to $875 on November 1, 2018. The price will increase to $950 on January 16, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available. PLEASE NOTE: All purchasers MUST indicate whether they will need electricity. Electricity will NOT be available at all Booth spaces.

$800.00

InLine Booth Space

An In-Line booth is One (1) ten foot (10’) x ten foot (10’) space, and includes one (1) eight foot (8’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) deep topped and skirted table, two (2) chairs and three (3) Exhibitor badges. We DO NOT recommend purchase of one In-Line booth, by itself, as booths on either side may result in limited visibility. If you wish to purchase one booth, we recommend you purchase a Corner Booth. Several spaces configurations are available with two In-Line booths in a row. These provide much better visibility. A Corner booth and an In-Line booth is also a popular two-booth configuration. There are very few locations in the Exhibit Hall that can accommodate more than 2 In-Line booths in a row. If you wish to purchase of more than two (2) In-Line booth spaces you MUST request permission to do so and we will have to determine if we can accommodate that request. Any purchase of more than two (2) In-Line booths made without such prior approval is subject to revision. The price will increase to $700 on November 1, 2018. The price will increase to $775 on January 16, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available. PLEASE NOTE: All purchasers MUST indicate whether they will need electricity. Electricity will NOT be available at all Booth spaces.

$625.00

Artist Alley In-Line Space

An Artists Alley In Line Space is one (1) space that is six feet (6’) in length and approximately seven feet (7’) deep, and includes one (1) six foot (6’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) wide topped and skirted table, two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges. This space will NOT be on a corner. This type of exhibit space is designed for creators to showcase their own work. It is primarily intended for comic book and comic strip artists, writers and authors, as well as fine artists and prose authors. It is not designed for general retailing or for crafters. An Artists Alley In-Line Space is designed to provide one table-top of usable presentation space and sufficient space behind the table for a display banner. All displays in an Artists Alley In-Line Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’). Crafters who create their own products may apply for Crafter Space (below). We do not allow additional tables to be used within the Artists Alley In-Line Space (only the provided table) and display racks are not allowed unless they are on the provided table-top. The provided table may not be turned on its side without permission from show management. The six (6’) length of the provided table must remain on the aisle and in line with other tables in the row unless otherwise approved by show management. Artists Alley Space applications will be examined to ensure that the purchaser qualifies for an Artists Alley Space. A maximum of two (2) Artists Alley Spaces may be purchased. This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces. Two Artists Alley Corner spaces may not be purchased. The price will increase to $280 on November 1, 2018. The price will increase to $310 on January 16, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available

$250.00

Artist Alley Corner Space

An Artists Alley Corner Space is one (1) space that is eight and ½ (8 1/2’) feet in length and approximately seven feet (7’) deep and includes two (2) six foot (6') topped and skirted tables that are cornered in an "L"-shape on the end of an Artists Alley row. The space includes the two tables, as well as two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges. This type of exhibit space is designed for creators to showcase their own work. It is primarily intended for comic book and comic strip artists, writers and authors, as well as fine artists and prose authors. It is not designed for general retailing or for crafters. An Artists Alley Corner Space is designed to provide two table-tops of usable presentation space and sufficient space for a display banner. All displays in an Artists Alley Corner Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’). Crafters who create their own products may apply for Crafter Space (below). We do not allow additional tables to be used within the Artists Alley Corner Space (only the provided table) and display racks are not allowed unless they are on the provided table-top. The provided table may not be turned on its side without permission from show management. The eight and ½ foot (8 ½’) length of the provided tables must remain on the aisle and in line with other tables in the row unless otherwise approved by show management. Artists Alley Space applications will be examined to ensure that the purchaser qualifies for an Artists Alley Space. A maximum of two (2) Artists Alley Spaces may be purchased. This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces. Two Artists Alley Corner Spaces may not be purchased. If more than two Artists Alley Spaces are desired, the creator should purchase Booth space. The price will increase to $575 on November 1, 2019. The price will increase to $625 on January 16, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

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Crafter In-Line Space

A Crafter Space is one (1) space that is six feet (6’) long and approximately eight feet (8’) deep, and includes one (1) six foot (6’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) wide topped and skirted table, two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges. A CRAFTER MAY NOT SELL ITEMS NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES. THESE SPACES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR T-SHIRT RETAILING. This type of space is designed to provide one table-top of usable presentation space and sufficient space behind the table for a display banner (maximum 6’ wide), or one additional table or display rack, with maximum dimensions of 6’ wide x 2 ½’ deep for either the table or rack. You may bring this rack or table yourself, or you may rent a table from our decorator, but it MUST not exceed these dimensions. All displays in a Crafter Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’). Crafters must disclose the types of merchandise they will sell in the questions below. Crafters may be placed in separate area of Artists Alley. The provided table may not be turned on its side without permission from show management. The six (6’) length of the provided table must remain on the aisle and in line with other tables in the row. A maximum of two (2) Crafter Spaces may be purchased. This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces. Two Crafter Corner Spaces may not be purchased. If more than two spaces are desired, the Crafter should purchase Exhibitor Booth space. The price will be increase to $325 on November 1, 2018. The price will increase to $350 on January 16, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

$295.00

Crafter Corner Space

A Crafter Corner Space is one (1) space that is eight and ½ (8 1/2’) feet in length and approximately eight feet (8’) deep and includes two (2) six foot (6') topped and skirted tables that are cornered in an "L"- shape on the end of a row with aisles on two sides. The space includes the two tables, as well as two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges. A CRAFTER MAY NOT SELL ITEMS NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES. THESE SPACES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR T-SHIRT RETAILING. This type of space is designed to provide two table-tops of usable presentation space and sufficient space behind the table for a display banner (maximum 6’ wide), or one additional table or display rack, with maximum dimensions of 6’ wide x 2 ½’ deep for either the table or rack. You may bring this rack or table yourself, or you may rent a table from our decorator, but it MUST not exceed these dimensions. All displays in a Crafter Corner Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’). Crafters must disclose the types of merchandise they will sell in the questions below. Crafters may be placed in separate area of Artists Alley. A maximum of two (2) Crafter Spaces may be purchased. This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces. Two Crafter Corner Spaces may not be purchased. If more than two spaces are desired, the Crafter should purchase Exhibitor Booth space. The price will increase to $675 on November 1, 2018. The price will increase to $725 on January 16, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

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Additional Badges

This is an exhibitor badge that may be used for entry during set-up and closing times (before and after show hours). These are intended only for persons working within an Exhibit space. We may limit the number of exhibitor badges that may be purchased. Each vendor can purchase up to two additional badges. If more are desired, please contact us directly. Any purchase of more than two additional badges is subject to review and will require approval of the PCCKC staff.

$70.00

$3000 Planet Comicon Kansas City Sponsorship (limit 5)

The $3000 Planet Comicon Kansas City Sponsorship will include the following: A 10’x10’ Corner Booth and 6 Badges. A ¼ page ad in Program or comparable. Logo recognition on website and convention app. A Newsletter and Social Media mention in the 2 weeks prior to the convention. The opportunity to provide coupon distributed at check-in*. * Coupon design and production subject to approval by PCKC. Cost responsibility of vendor

$3000.00

$5000 Planet Comicon Kansas City Sponsorship (limit 5)

$5000 Planet Comicon Kansas City Sponsorship will include the following: A 10 x 10 Corner booth. 6 exhibitor badges and 2 Fast Passes. A ½ page ad in Program or comparable. Logo recognition on website and convention app. Logo on signage in Convention Center and on screens in major panel rooms. Expanded presence on website; ability to provide offer on line, or include in newsletter. A newsletter and 3 Social Media mentions incorporated into messaging 3 weeks prior to convention. The Opportunity to provide coupon distributed at check-in*. * Coupon design and production subject to approval by PCKC. Cost responsibility of vendor

$5000.00


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Exhibit Space Details

Space must be reserved and paid no later than February 1, 2019 to guarantee inclusion in the Program Guide.

Please note: by purchasing exhibitor space at Planet Comicon Kansas City you are agreeing to the terms and conditions, privacy policy and event specific disclaimers.

Program Guide Advertising:

Planet Comicon Kansas City will provide technical specifications by email after your order is received. Planet Comicon Kansas City reserves the right to reject advertising for any reason.

Important Sales Tax Requirements:

Exhibitor is responsible for collection and payment of Missouri State Sales Tax.  The sales tax rate at the Bartle Hall is currently 10.6%.  This rate could change and we will notify exhibitors of any change in the rate.  The State of Missouri requires that Exhibitor acquire a tax number in advance of the Event. Exhibitors may obtain such documents from the State of Missouri. If there are any changes in the requirements regarding Missouri Sales Tax, PCC will notify exhibitors. For more information about Sales Tax requirements contact the Missouri Department of Revenue.

Utilities and Decorating:

Exhibitors may order electricity and other utilities services, such as wifi, and hardwired internet, from Greenwave.  In ordering utilities Greenwave DOES NOT require your booth number. They DO require your Exhibitor name, as used on your exhibitor application.  Decorating needs such additional tables, pipe and drape, carpet, trash cans, hanging of signage and other needs are provided by Viper Tradeshow Services.  We do not have the Viper information as yet, however that information will be coming and please feel free to write to use at planetexhibits@gmail.com with inquiries. PLEASE NOTE:  Due to changes in the floor layout for our 2019 show some exhibit spaces will not have access to electricity and some other utilities. For this reason, it is very important that in the application process you let us know whether you will require electricity, hard wire internet or other utilities.   

Corner Booth Space:


A Corner booth is one (1) ten foot (10’) x ten foot (10’) space, on a corner, and includes two (2) eight foot (8’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) deep tables, one of which is topped and skirted, two (2) chairs and three (3) Exhibitor badges. The price of a Corner booth will increase to $800 on February 20, 2018. The price will increase to $875 on November 1, 2018.  The price will be higher on-site if space is available.  PLEASE NOTE:  All purchasers MUST indicate whether they will need electricity.  Electricity will NOT be available at all Booth spaces.

In-Line Booth Space:


An In-Line booth is One (1) ten foot (10’) x ten foot (10’) space, and includes one (1) eight foot (8’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) deep topped and skirted table, two (2) chairs and three (3) Exhibitor badges.   We DO NOT recommend purchase of one In-Line booth, by itself, as booths on either side may result in limited visibility.  If you wish to purchase one booth, we recommend you purchase a Corner Booth. Several spaces configurations are available with two In-Line booths in a row.   These provide much better visibility.  A Corner booth and an In-Line booth is also a popular two-booth configuration.  There are very few locations in the Exhibit Hall that can accommodate more than 2 In-Line booths in a row. If you wish to purchase of more than two (2) In-Line booth spaces you MUST request permission to do so and we will have to determine if we can accommodate that request.  Any purchase of more than two (2) In-Line booths made without such prior approval is subject to revision.   The price of an In-Line booth will increase to $625 on February 20, 2018.  The price will increase to $700 on November 1, 2018. The price will be higher on-site if space is available. PLEASE NOTE:  All purchasers MUST indicate whether they will need electricity.  Electricity will NOT be available at all Booth spaces.

Artists Alley Corner Space:


An Artists Alley Corner Space is one (1) space that is eight and ½ (8 1/2’) feet in length and approximately seven feet (7’) deep and includes two (2) six foot (6') topped and skirted tables that are cornered in an "L"-shape on the end of an Artists Alley row.   The space includes the two tables, as well as two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges.  This type of exhibit space is designed for creators to showcase their own work.  It is primarily intended for comic book and comic strip artists, writers and authors, as well as fine artists and prose authors.  It is not designed for general retailing or for crafters.   An Artists Alley Corner Space is designed to provide two table-tops of usable presentation space and sufficient space for a display banner.   All displays in an Artists Alley Corner Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’).  Crafters who create their own products may apply for Crafter Space (below). We do not allow additional tables to be used within the Artists Alley Corner Space (only the provided table) and display racks are not allowed unless they are on the provided table-top.  The provided table may not be turned on its side without permission from show management.  The eight and ½ foot (8 ½’) length of the provided tables must remain on the aisle and in line with other tables in the row unless otherwise approved by show management.   Artists Alley Space applications will be examined to ensure that the purchaser qualifies for an Artists Alley Space.  A maximum of two (2) Artists Alley Spaces may be purchased. This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces.  Two Artists Alley Corner Spaces may not be purchased.  If more than two Artists Alley Spaces are desired, the creator should purchase Booth space.  The price of an Artists Alley Corner Space configuration will increase to $525 on February 20, 2018.  The price will increase to $600 on November 1, 2018. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

Artists Alley In-Line Space:


An Artists Alley In Line Space is one (1) space that is six feet (6’) in length and approximately seven feet (7’) deep, and includes one (1) six foot (6’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) wide topped and skirted table, two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges.  This space will NOT be on a corner.  This type of exhibit space is designed for creators to showcase their own work.  It is primarily intended for comic book and comic strip artists, writers and authors, as well as fine artists and prose authors.  It is not designed for general retailing or for crafters.   An Artists Alley In-Line Space is designed to provide one table-top of usable presentation space and sufficient space behind the table for a display banner.   All displays in an Artists Alley In-Line Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’).  Crafters who create their own products may apply for Crafter Space (below). We do not allow additional tables to be used within the Artists Alley In-Line Space (only the provided table) and display racks are not allowed unless they are on the provided table-top.  The provided table may not be turned on its side without permission from show management.  The six (6’) length of the provided table must remain on the aisle and in line with other tables in the row unless otherwise approved by show management.   Artists Alley Space applications will be examined to ensure that the purchaser qualifies for an Artists Alley Space.  A maximum of two (2) Artists Alley Spaces may be purchased.   This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces.  Two Artists Alley Corner spaces may not be purchased.  The price of an Artists Alley In-Line space will increase to $250 on February 20, 2018.  The price will increase to $275 on November 1, 2018. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

Crafter Corner Space:


A Crafter Corner Space is one (1) space that is eight and ½  (8 1/2’) feet in length and approximately seven feet (7’) deep and includes two (2) six foot (6') topped and skirted tables that are cornered in an "L"- shape on the end of a row with aisles on two sides.  The space includes the two tables, as well as two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges.  A CRAFTER MAY NOT SELL ITEMS NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES.  THESE SPACES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR T-SHIRT RETAILING.  This type of space is designed to provide two table-tops of usable presentation space and sufficient space behind the table for a display banner.  All displays in a Crafter Corner Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’).  Crafters must disclose the types of merchandise they will sell in the questions below.  Crafters may be placed in separate area of Artists Alley.  We do not allow additional tables to be used within the Crafter space (only the provided tables) and display racks are not allowed unless they are on the provided table-tops.  A maximum of two (2) Crafter Spaces may be purchased.   This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces.  Two Crafter Corner Spaces may not be purchased.    If more than two spaces are desired, the Crafter should purchase Booth space.  The price of a Crafter Corner will increase to $625 on February 20, 2018.  The price will increase to $675 on November 1, 2018. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

Crafter Space:


A Crafter Space is one (1) space that is six feet (6’) long and approximately seven feet (7’) deep, and includes one (1) six foot (6’) long x two and one-half foot (2 ½’) wide topped and skirted table, two (2) chairs and two (2) Exhibitor badges.   A CRAFTER MAY NOT SELL ITEMS NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES.  THESE SPACES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR T-SHIRT RETAILING.  This type of space is designed to  provide one table-top of usable presentation space and sufficient space behind the table for a display banner (maximum 6’ wide), or one additional table or display rack, with maximum dimensions of 6’ wide x 2 ½’ deep for either the table or rack. You may bring this rack or table yourself, or you may rent a table from our decorator, but it MUST not exceed these dimensions. All displays in a Crafter Space will have a height limit of ten feet (10’).  Crafters must disclose the types of merchandise they will sell in the questions below.  Crafters may be placed in separate area of Artists Alley.  We do not allow additional tables to be used within the Crafter space (only the provided table) and display racks are not allowed unless they are on the provided table-top.  The provided table may not be turned on its side without permission from show management.  The six (6’) length of the provided table must remain on the aisle and in line with other tables in the row.  A maximum of two (2) Crafter Spaces may be purchased.   This may be one In-Line and one Corner space, or two In-Line spaces.  Two Crafter Corner Spaces may not be purchased.   If more than two spaces are desired, the Crafter should purchase Booth space.  The price of a Crafter Space will increase to $295 on February 20, 2018.  The price will increase to $325 on November 1, 2019. The price will be higher on-site if space is available.

 

 


About Planet Comicon Kansas City 2019

March 29th - 31st

PlanetComicon Kansas City is Kansas City's largest annual comic book and pop culture convention

Planet Comicon Kansas City 2019 will be held on March 29 -31 at Bartle Hall, 301 West 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Public Hours

Friday March  29 - Noon - 7 PM

Saturday March 30 - 10 AM to 7 PM

Sunday March 31 - 10 AM to 5 PM 

The public show entrance is located on 13th Street between Broadway and Central.


The Box Office for same day sales (on site sales) and the Will Call (for advance purchasers to pick up admission credentials) will open 2 hours before the public show opening.  Expect lines at both the Box Office and Will Call in the mornings, particularly on Saturday morning. 


NOTE:  Planet Comicon Kansas City will be adding remote pick up locations to pick up your credentials prior to the show on Thursday March 28, 2019. 

             Please check our FAQs the week before the show to determine the location nearest you.


Planet Comicon Kansas City has arranged for preferential room rates at several hotels in the area.  You must book these hotels through the Planet Comicon Kansas City link to obtain these rates.   Please go to "Hotel" in the sentence below for this link.

Hotel and parking information is on the web-site and more information can be found on the show FAQ.

planetcomicon.com

Bartle Hall - Kansas City Convention Center

301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, Mi