Exhibitor and Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Information

This page provides general exhibitor information for WonderCon Anaheim. The Exhibitor Newswire contains rules and regulation as well as guidelines and policies all exhibitors must adhere to at WonderCon Anaheim. The rate card contains advertising information for all of our publications. Freeman Online provides products and rates from our general service contractor Freeman.

If you have any questions or would like more information please call (619) 414-1020 and ask for the Exhibits Department or email exhibits@comic-con.org.

Deadlines and Schedule

Important Deadlines

Dec 14, 2018 Exhibitor onPeak Hotel Reservations Open
Jan 21, 2019 Programming Deadline
Jan 25, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim 2019 Exhibitor Badge Registration Opens
Jan 28, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim 60-day Cancellation Deadline
Jan 30, 2019 Freeman Exhibitor Service Kit Available Online
Feb 15, 2019 Hotel Reservation Deposit Deadline
Program Book Ad Reservation Deadline
Public Relations Contact Form Deadline
WonderCon Anaheim 2019 Badge Shipping Deadline
Feb 20, 2019 Adult Materials Display Agreement Deadline
Floor Plan Due for Booths Greater than 20' x 20'
Height and Line of Sight Variance Request Deadline
Feb 22, 2019 Program Book Listing Deadline
Feb 25, 2019 Freeman Advance Warehouse Opens
Feb 27, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim 30-day Cancellation Deadline
Feb 28, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim Exclusives Portal opens for submissions
Mar 1, 2019 CDTFA-410-D (Swap Meets, Flea Markets, or Special Events Certification) Deadline
In-booth Signing Request Submission Deadline
Program Book Ad Art Deadline
Mar 8, 2019 Freeman Advance Order Discount Deadline
Mar 12, 2019 Limited-Edition Giveaway and Exclusives Submission Deadline
Mar 15, 2019 Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Form
Freeman Advance Warehouse Deadline
Mar 22, 2019 Exhibitor Badge Registration Closes
Mar 28, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim 2019 Move-In Begins
March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Mar 31, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim 2019 Move-Out Begins
Apr 12, 2019 WonderCon Anaheim 2020 Application to Receive Onsite Discounted Rate Deadline

Show Schedule

Exhibitor Set-Up and Registration

Exhibitor registration will begin on Thursday March 28, 2019 in Hall A of the Anaheim Convention Center.

Exhibitor Registration Hours

  • Thursday, March 28:
    9:00am to 9:00pm
  • Friday, March 29:
    7:00am to 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 30:
    8:30am to 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 31:
    8:30am to 7:30pm

Exhibitor Set-Up/ Teardown Hours
WITH Material Handling Assistance Program

  • Thursday, March 28:
    9:00am to 7:00pm
    Media and Fan Tables starting at 12:00 noon
    Small Press Tables starting at 2:00pm
    Artists’ Alley Tables starting at 3:00pm
  • Friday, March 29:
    7:00am to 9:00am
  • Saturday, March 30:
  • Sunday, March 31:
    5:01pm to 10:00pm (TEARDOWN)

Additional Exhibitor Set-up Hours

  • Wednesday, March 27:
    by appointment only*
  • Thursday, March 28:
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Friday, March 29:
    9:00am to 10:45am
  • Saturday, March 30:
    8:30am to 9:15am
  • Sunday, March 31:
    8:30am to 9:15am

  • *Not all exhibitors will qualify. Additional charges will apply

Public Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Friday, March 29:
    11:30am to 7:00pm
  • Saturday, March 30:
    10:00am to 7:00pm
  • Sunday, March 31:
    10:00am to 5:00pm

Actual Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Friday, March 29:
    11:00am to 7:00pm
  • Saturday, March 30:
    9:30am to 7:00pm
  • Sunday, March 31:
    9:30am to 5:00pm