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Artist Alley Registration

Thank you for showing interest in the Anime Central Artist Alley at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center!  It is our goal to ensure that your experience here at Anime Central is an overall successful one. Please use the below information and links to help you with the many decisions and opportunities that we offer while here at Anime Central.

Artist Alley and Exhibitor Rules

As a starting point, you should review the artist alley and exhibitor rules for Anime Central before submitting any information to us.  Not only will this help you understand what to expect if selected to participate in our artist alley, it will answer most of the questions you may have about selling at our convention.  Such as what can and cannot be sold.

Artist Alley Pre-Boarding

We are no longer accepting artist alley lottery entries for the 2024 convention.

How Much is an Artist Alley Table

Artist Alley Booth

1 2’ x 8’ Table(s), 2 Chairs per Table, 1 Artist Alley Membership Badge, 1 Table ID Sign per registration submission.

$160/Table

Artist Lottery by Product Category

As part of our artist lottery, we look at the following product categories.  From this list, we will randomly pick from the list of artist submissions in the Lottery to fill the available slots, who intend to sell a product from that category.

  • Bead Sprites
  • Buttons
  • Costumes / Wearables / Chainmail
  • Fabric / Sculptures / Plush
  • Fabric / Sculptures / Plush
  • Found Item Or Mixed Media Sculptures
  • Jewelry / Key Chains / Magnets
  • Other / Unique
  • Prints
  • Published Book/Writings
  • Soaps / Candles / Use-ables (nothing digestible)
  • Traditional Art

Exhibiting Space Rights

  • You can set up your own displays, using electric tools, if required.
  • You may hire exposition service labor through the exposition services center to build your booth for booth set-up, but you are able to do all the work within your booth(s) if you chose to do so.
  • You can load and unload privately owned vehicles (automobiles and small utility vehicles) at your booth.
  • You may even bring food into the facility for personal consumption and/or employee consumption, but you may not distribute it to anyone else.
  • You may order electricity privately through the exposition services center.

If we can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact a team member of the ACen Exhibit Space Department using artistalley@acen.org.  We look forward to seeing you at Anime Central!

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