The Maps for the 2017 GCCC are available for download.
Maps are subject to change without notice.
Thank you for choosing to exhibit at the 2017 Gem City Comic Con. We know you have choices on where to exhibit and we believe that exhibiting with us will be rewarding. I will attempt to answer any of your questions in this letter. If you have questions that are not addressed, please feel free to contact me by phone or email.
The GCCC has changed venues. We are no longer at Wright State’s Nutter Center. We are at the Dayton Convention Center in beautiful downtown Dayton!!!
The generic address of the Dayton Convention Center is, 22 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402. Please use this address to get specific driving directions from your point of origin.
There is heavy construction on I-75 from Route 4 to Route 35. Please go slow and double check your directions.
There is A FRIDAY NIGHT LOAD IN. Load in will start at 4 PM Friday…
March 31st and continue until 9PM. Load in will be permitted through the main dock doors of the Convention Center. Docks are accessible from Main and 6th ST. Vehicles may unload from the parking lot and then hand truck inside. Once the vehicle is unloaded it must be moved to out of the dock area. Vehicles must not block the truck docks nor enter the building. There is an attached parking garage on 5th St. East of the Convention Center. The parking garage is connected to the Convention Center Via Skywalk.
Please see the photos at the bottom of this document for a visual reference.
Each Dealer/Creator receives 2(two) badges that must be visible. Extra or replacement badges can be purchased for $8.
Saturday April 1st, dealers and creators can continue load in starting at 6 am until doors open to the general public at 10AM.
Load in will be permitted through the main dock doors of the Convention Center. Vehicles must not block the truck docks nor enter the building. Docks are accessible from Main and 6th ST or S. Jefferson and 6th St. Vehicles may unload from the parking lot and then handtruck inside. Once the vehicle is unloaded it must be moved to out of the dock area. Saturday and Sunday street parking is free. There is an attached parking garage on 5th St East of the Convention Center. The parking garage is connected to the Convention Center Via Skywalk.
The show will open to early buyers at 9 am and the public at 10am. After 10am dealers and creators will have to load in around convention attendees by hand. No wheels on the floor. Doors will not be held. At doors please have aisles cleared and displays ready.
The show will stay open until 5pm on Saturday. A that time Dealers and Creators may secure their displays for overnight. The area will need to be cleared and turned over to Security no later than 6:00 pm.
Dealers and Creators will have access on Sunday morning at 7am. Sunday early buyers come in at 9am with general doors at 10 am. The show will remain open until 4pm. At that time dealers and creators can tear down and load out. No early tear down please. Violators will not be extended an invitation to the Gem City Comic Con in years to come.
Thank you again for choosing “The Gem City Comic Con”. We look forward to maintaining a successful working relationship with all of you.
Loading dock entrance at Main and 6th.