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COMIC CON HOURS
EARLY BIRD TICKETHOLDERS
GET IN 30 MINUTES BEFORE OPEN
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LOAD - IN/SET-UP INFORMATION:
1) YOU WILL RECEIVE A LETTER FROM DEMERS EXPO WITH LOAD IN INSTRUCTIONS
2) EXHIBITOR WRISTBANDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT LOAD IN
3) YOU COME TO THE DEMERS EXPO INFORMATION TABLE TO CHECK -IN (ITS LOCATED IN EXPO CENTER NEAR REAR GARAGE DOORS.
For those setting GPS: the location is
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, Connecticut 06382
EXHIBITOR HANDBOOK - click here for PDF
Demers Exposition Services is the approved decorator for the 2019 “TerrifiCon: CT’s Terrific Comic Con” event taking place August 14-16 at Mohegan Sun. We will be providing move-in assistance to vendors in accordance with the information below. Reading and understanding this information will save time and avoid confusion during your move-in.
Your move in hours are will be posted in late July
Our FLOOR MANAGERS will be there to answer any questions you have.
Mohegan Sun provides free WiFi. Login information will be posted. If you need an electrical hookup, you MUST contract directly with the convention center.
Please don't delay, or you risk being shut out. Payment MUST accompany application/contract. Also note that assignment of exhibitor spaces will be at the discretion of Con management. Requests for specific locations will not be accepted. IF YOU WANT A WALL SPACE - let us know - there are a limited number of 8x6 wall spaces - see map
Depending on what type of exhibit space you select, you will receive the allotted amount of badges/bracelets. Each business will also have the option to purchase up to two more similar passes at a slightly discounted 3 day weekend rate of $50 each pass.
IMPORTANT: NO DISCOUNTED EXHIBITOR PASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON SHOW DAY. So Plan head!
Mohegan Sun provides free WiFi. Login information will be posted. If you need an electrical hookup, you MUST contract directly with the convention center. Use Order form link listed above.
CONNECTICUT SALES TAX INFORMATION:
You must obtain a Sales and Use Tax Permit from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Service if you will be selling at a flea market, craft show, trade show, antique show, fair, etc. in Connecticut even if you will only be making sales for one day. You must display the permit prominently in your booth or table. You must obtain a Sales and Use Tax Permit before making any sales. The requirement to obtain a permit applies to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and all other business entities that will make sales in this state, regardless of the number of sales that will be made or the amount of tax that will be collected. As a seller, you are responsible to collect sales and use taxes and you are liable for their payment whether or not you collect them as required from your customers. You must file returns and pay the full amount of tax due DRS.
Note: Failure to obtain a tax permit will result in a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment of not more than three months, or both, for each offense. You need to file for a business tax permit with the CT Department of Revenue Service, and you must pay taxes to the state on all of your sales within the State of Connecticut, excluding non-taxable items. The license generally costs $100 and lasts for 5 years (That's $20 per year for being able to do business within CT.) You can find the information/forms you need on their website:
For telephone assistance call: 860-297-5962 (from anywhere) 1-800-382-9463 (Connecticut calls outside the Greater Hartford area only)
ARTIST, EXHIBITOR AND DEALER spaces go on sale on JANUARY 11, 2020 AT NOON EST
Welcome to the TERRIFIC Comic Con, we are excited that you want to be part of the action this August 14-16, 2019! Our attendees are eager to shop for cool stuff - from comics to toys, clothes to statues, artwork to gaming supplies - the cooler the better!
Loading areas are ground level, no ramps, elevators - quick and easy. Though we provide you with booth furniture (table, chairs) you can bring as much additional shelving, tables and displays you want that can fit in your space.
We have heard nothing but praise from previous con exhibitors that the all new Expo Center is well.. FIRST CLASS all the way! The venue is beautifully decorated, air-conditioned, well-lit, secure and have the most friendly, well organized staff you'll ever work with. Plus, when compared to other conventions of our size for a three day show - we are the BEST VALUE in the North East.
ARTIST, EXHIBITOR AND DEALER SPACES