2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo Panel Application Form
Are you a professional, a fan, or a member of an organization that would like to present a panel/workshop at the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo? If so, fill out the form below by
5:00 PM EST on Friday, July 13, 2018. This form is for panel submissions only.
Panel ideas and slots at the Cincinnati Comic Expo are in high demand, but are extremely limited
. So, before you submit, please make sure your application is the best that it can be. Cincinnati Comic Expo is looking for programs that are original, exciting, and creative. Most importantly, think about the value that your panel/workshop will provide to fans/attendees and what sets your idea apart from others. This application does not guarantee you a slot at Cincinnati Comic Expo, it only registers your request to hold a panel/workshop at the show. Answer all of the questions below and use as much detail as possible. After panel submissions are sent, the Cincinnati Comic Expo maybe in contact with follow up questions before final decisions and schedules are determined.
Accepted panels for the Cincinnati Comic Expo will be notified by
August 10th. Every effort will be given to schedule panels at requested times.
MUST purchase their own admission to the Cincinnati Comic Expo. If your panel is selected, scheduled, and you appear, then you will receive a voucher to be used at the Cincinnati Comic Expo Merchandise Booth. This voucher is ONLY for the person that submits for the panel and does not apply to any panel assistants, co-hosts, or additional panelists on your session. Guests of the Expo are not eligible to receive vouchers. Each voucher is valued at $30 or be used towards merchandise and other souvenirs at the Cincinnati Comic Expo Merchandise Booths.
Additional questions about panels, equipment, and details can be submitted to Matt Bredestege at
Have you hosted this topic before? If yes, when and where?
Do you have co-hosts? If yes, who are they?
What AV equipment do you need to run the session?
Is there a day and time that works best to schedule the panel? Do you have a preference if your panel is held on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday? Morning, afternoon, or evening? Are there times the planners should avoid?
About 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo
The Cincinnati Comic Expo has been entertaining thousands of fans since 2010 with an annual show celebrating all periods and genres of pop culture with an emphasis on comics. The 2018 event will be held from Friday, September 14, through Sunday, September 16, at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Our show plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, artwork, games, toys, movies and television. Our panels, autograph sessions, and photo ops give you a chance to interact with your favorite creators and celebrities. Admission to the Cincinnati Comic Expo also includes the costume contest and many other exciting events!
September 14th - 16th, 2018
Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm Street