Thank you for applying for a swap meet spot for Anime Conji 2018!
UPDATED: The swap meet will take place on Friday, June 1, 2018. Setup will be from 7pm-8pm. Swap Meet hours are from 8pm until midnight!
Spaces are limited and will be approved of on a first come, first serve basis. Upon completion of your application, a payment registration link will be provided to you.
Pricing: $15 – DOES NOT INCLUDE MEMBERSHIP! **You must purchase a membership prior to Anime Conji before you will send you the Swap Meet payment link.
Rules for Anime Conji Swap Meet
I. Swap Meet Seller Space
a. Swap Meet Seller Space, hereafter Seller Space, is only available and provided for Anime Conji 2018 Members. Sellers without a valid Anime Conji 2018 Badge will not be allowed into swap meet.
b. Items Provided to seller by Anime Conji:
i. One 8’ x 1.5’ table
ii. Two chairs
c. Seller is allowed to configure its Seller Space, provided that the provided items, such as tables and chairs, does not extend and intrude entrances or exits, or pathways, or violate any other applicable provision of this guideline. Sellers are prohibited from hanging products anywhere. Assistance to the seller is permitted, with valid membership.
d. Swap Meet Seller’s Location:
Exact location of Seller’s Space inside the Swap Meet Room will be predetermined by Anime Conji. Anime Conji will attempt to accommodate each Seller’s request for location. Anime Conji reserves the right to make modifications to the Seller’s space assignment as necessary.
e. Seller’s spaces are non-transferable; Seller may not willingly give their table away. Seller Spaces are non-refundable.
f. Sellers that do not check into, or are not in line to check into, their seller’s space by 1hr prior to the start of the swap meet will forfeit their table space. During check-in, Anime Conji will asked seller to provide government-issued proof of being over the age of 18.
g. Seller’s Responsibilities: Seller will keep its Sellers Space clean and is responsible for any damage to its Sellers Space.
II. Seller Allowance
a. Seller may have assistances for their tables during setup and during the event. All assistances to sellers must be a valid member of Anime Conji 2018.
b. Staff are allowed to sell. They must provide information of their department upon check-in.
c. Music at low levels is permitted provided it does not disturb other sellers and does not add to the overall dynamic of the room.
III. Seller Restriction
a. Every seller and assistant must have a PAID membership to Anime Conji 2018.
b. Seller must be over the age of 18 at the time of the event. During check-in, Anime Conji will ask seller to provide government-issued proof of age.
c. Seller’s spaces are non-transferable.
d. Sellers that do not check into their seller’s space in a timely manner forfeit their table space.
e. Sellers must have all items during check-in and setup process. You will not be permitted to bring in additional goods once the event has begun.
f. Adult-themed works that include nudity, adult situations, profanity, drugs, alcohol use, and or violence, must be kept out of sight of minors. The Adult-themed works may be kept under the table until requested by adults (18+). Any sale of such items from adults will require a verified government-issued photo ID at the time of purchase. The sale of Adult-themed works to minors is strictly prohibited.
g. Taping or pinning items to the wall is strictly prohibited.
h. Sellers may not display or sell any unlicensed merchandise, also known as Bootlegs. Unlicensed, bootleg, or counterfeit goods are strictly prohibited (e.g. SM, Everanime, Aliors, Elfin, fansubs, etc). Sale or display of unlicensed merchandise is subject to a cease and desist warning. Failure to comply is subject to expulsion and seller will forfeit their costs for the Seller’s Space.
i. Art commissions and the sale of personally created items at Swap Meet are prohibited (limited quantities of doujinshi and cosplay items excepted).
j. The sale of all real weapons and explosives are prohibited. This includes but not limited to: all projectile weapons (such as airsoft or bb/pellet guns, bows, crossbows, and firearms), live steel, metal/wooden baseball bats, metal kunai, incendiary devices, lasers, laser pointers, paddles, whips, floggers, brass knuckles, butterfly knives, concealed blades, throwing stars, tonfa, saps, clubs, nunchaku, sai, tessen, jitte, and metal or glass props. Additionally, any prop weapons which are suitably realistic enough that they could be mistaken for a real weapon are also prohibited.
IV. Seller’s Code of Conduct
a. Any behavior not approved by Anime Conji, will first receive one verbal warning. Further warnings will result in forfeiture of table and cost.
b. Any complaints and/or disputes between Seller (and/or staff) will be investigated by staff in a timely matter.
c. Seller MUST comply with convention policy as well as city and state laws. Any violation of the above may result in expulsion of the Event Space.
d. Anime Conji has the final say on all goods permitted, and all items will be searched by Swap Meet staff before they are allowed into the Swap Meet
e. Any questions regarding the interpretation of the rules above are subject to discretion of Anime Conji
f. Anyone caught breaking the rules or causing problems for the staff, attendees, or other Swap Meet participants will be removed from the Swap Meet
g. Anime Conji reserves the right to remove from the convention any Seller at our sole discretion.
Updated: May 21, 2018