Nickel City Con 2020 Application :: Exhibitor

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Exhibitor Application Details

Vendor Booths are for exhibitors selling comics, toys, statues, collectibles, apparel, novelties, 3D handmade crafts, and food/beverage items. 

This is an application for space and does NOT guarantee a spot. Your application will be reviewed and you will receive an email within 10 business days.
If approved, your space will not be held until payment has been completed. Exhibitors must attend all 3 days of event to participate.

Standard Booth 10'x10'  -  $̶5̶0̶0̶   $450

  • Two (2) Exhibitor Badges
  • One (1) 8 Foot Table (uncovered)
  • Two (2) Chairs
  • Listing on the NCC Website
  • FREE WiFi at the Venue

*Electricity is available for purchase through the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center


Corner Booth 10'x10'  -  $̶6̶5̶0̶   $600

  • Two (2) Exhibitor Badges
  • Two (2) 8 Foot Tables (uncovered)
  • Two (2) Chairs
  • Listing on the NCC Website
  • FREE WiFi at the Venue

*Electricity is available for purchase through the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

End Cap (2 Corner Booths) 10'x20'  -  $̶1̶3̶0̶0̶   $1,200

  • Four (4) Exhibitor Badges
  • Four (4) 8 Foot Tables (uncovered)
  • Four (4) Chairs
  • Listing on the NCC Website
  • FREE WiFi at the Venue

*Electricity is available for purchase through the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Book Now - Booth prices will increase $50 each on May 1st, 2020! 


Additional vendor badges will cost $15 each in advance and $20 each at the show.

Customize your booth with your own signage, shelving, chairs, clothing, racks, extra tables, tv's or anything you need to display your products!

Booth number and placement is at the sole discretion of Nickel City Con management. We will do our best to accommodate any vendor requests.

Each vendor is responsible for meeting all of the New York State requirements regarding tax filings. (For information regarding New York selling requirements, please visit

Nickel City Con strongly recommends exhibitors hold their own insurance. If you do not have your own insurance, NCC cannot be held accountable in regards to claims against your company.



May 15-17, 2020

Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Important Exhibitor Information

    • Exhibitors and artists must first apply for ONE type of booth located in a particular area of the show:
                       1. Exhibitor Booth Space (Main Show Floor)
                       2. Artist Alley Booth Space (Main Show Floor)
                       3. Horror Fest Booth Space (Lower Level Ballroom)
                            *An application does NOT guarantee booth space and space is not reserved until full payment has been made.

              • Exhibitors who apply for booth space will receive a response email within 10 business days regarding status. If approved, exhibitor will receive an email with payment link.
              • Each booth includes 2 Exhibitor Badges; additional badges are available for $15 each pre-sale or $20 each at the show.
              • All Exhibitors & Artists must submit a completed ST-120 New York State and Local Sales And Use Tax form, which was effective June 1, 2019. (Form will be sent with an approval email)
              • WiFi is FREE!
              • Electricity must be purchased directly through the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, the order form is available here.

                Terms and Conditions and Disclaimer

                Exhibitor agrees to the Following Terms: The following terms are the terms and conditions for becoming an exhibitor and exhibiting at Nickel City Con 2020. The term “Event” refers to Nickel City Con, currently scheduled for May 15-17, 2020 (“Event Dates”) at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (“Exhibit Facility”). The Event is owned, produced, and managed by Dave & Adam’s Card World (“DACW”). 


                1. ASSUMPTION OF RISK

                Exhibitor expressly assumes all risks associated with their participation or presence at the Event, including, without limitation, all risks of theft, loss, harm, damage or injury to the person (including death), property, business or profits of Exhibitor, no matter the cause.

                2. REFUND POLICY

                Exhibitor understands and agrees that there are no refunds provided once tables have been purchased after April 17, 2020. Exhibitors who must cancel prior to March 1st will receive a 100% refund. Exhibitors who must cancel between March 1st – April 17th will receive a 50% refund. No tables are guaranteed until payment in full has been received.


                Exhibitor agrees to be set up within the predetermined load-in times at the Event, have their booth occupied during all hours the show floor is open, and not break down early. All booth representatives must wear identifications as provided by Nickel City Con. If you cannot attend Nickel City Con all 3 days for the full days/times, please do not apply.

                4. COPYRIGHT POLICY

                Exhibitors are not permitted to sell unlicensed or bootleg merchandise at Nickel City Con or any other merchandise not previously disclosed on your application. Exhibitors are also not permitted to play or permit the playing of, or distribution of any copyrighted material at the Event unless it has obtained all necessary rights and paid all required royalties. Failure to comply will result in ejection and banning from the convention.

                5. COURTESY & DAMAGES POLICY

                Exhibitor agrees to be courteous to their neighbors and to refrain from placing any unapproved signage or items outside of their designated floor space, to play loud music, or do anything that may be deemed disruptive to guests or fellow exhibitors at the Event. Exhibitor shall promptly pay for any and all damages to the Exhibit Facility or associated facility, booth equipment or the property of others so caused by Exhibitor.


                Exhibitor understands that no raffles, promotions or prizes are allowed at Nickel City Con unless otherwise approved.

                7. LISTINGS & PHOTOGRAPHS

                By Exhibitor’s participation in the Event, Exhibitor expressly grants to DACW a fully paid, perpetual license to use, display and reproduce the name, trade names and product names of Exhibitor in any directory (print, electronic or other media) listing the companies at the Event and to use such names in promotional materials. Exhibitor agrees that DACW may also take photographs/video of Exhibitor’s booth space and personnel and use such photos/video for promotional purposes.

                8. OBSERVANCE OF TAX LAWS

                Exhibitors are responsible for meeting all New York State and Federal requirements with regards to tax filings and to hold their own insurance as it is not provided by DACW.

                9. ELECTRICITY

                Exhibitor understands that electricity is purchased separately through the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, not through Nickel City Con.

                10. EXHIBIT SPACE PLACEMENT

                Exhibitor understands that Nickel City Con management will do its best to accommodate your booth placement requests; however, they are subject to change.

                11. GAMBLING

                Gambling is strictly prohibited at Nickel City Con. Violators will be subject to ejection from the show and future banning of the Exhibitor at the Event.