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Get Involved
Volunteer at Island FanCon
WANT TO KNOW HOW YOU CAN JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM & WHAT'S INVOLVED?

Island FanCon relies on its army of volunteers and team leads who commit their time, skills, and passion for comics and pop culture to help deliver the ultimate and unforgettable experience to our fans and visitors.

 

Many teams make up Island FanCon:

  • Operations, Programming, Volunteer Support, Gaming, Exhibitor Support, Guest Services and many more.

We do our best to connect each member with a team that fits their skill set and interests.

 
INTERESTED IN BEING A PART OF THE FANCON TEAM?

Connect with us and apply to be part of the experience fans remember. Sign up to find out more or apply for one of the volunteer positions, and we will be in touch.

VOLUNTEER PERKS
  • A commemorative Island FanCon T-shirt,

  • Access to special offers,

  • When off-duty – your badge gives you access to enjoy the event,

  • Meet and connect with people in the industry and make new friends,

  • Bragging rights!

Would you like more information about how to volunteer? Interested in being a part of the Island FanCon Team? Connect with us and apply to be part of the experience fans remember.

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Be a Sponsor for Island FanCon
Sponsors

If your business wants to support the community in 2024, why not consider a unique opportunity with Island FanCon by becoming a sponsor?

Your investment will help put smiles on the faces of geeks from far and wide by adding more value to the event.

With packages available to fit an array of budgets, they come with some pretty sweet perks, putting your business front and center in all the action.

For more information, email Lonnie@fancon.ca.

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Ideas for Workshops and Panels

We want to hear from you if you're a fan with a fantastic idea for a panel, Q&A, or workshop.

PANEL SUBMISSIONS FOR 2024 ARE NOW OPEN!

Have an interesting topic for a panel? Want to share your knowledge with our fans? We want to hear from YOU! This form is for individuals interested in organizing and presenting material at Island FanCon 2024!

Submitting this form is meant solely as a programming request to be reviewed by the programming team. It does not guarantee you a spot in the programming lineup. Please be aware that we may need to limit the number of panellists and/or badges per panel. Submissions will close on March 15, 2024.

 

To facilitate the selection process, we ask that you complete the application in full by providing as much detailed information as possible. Panel slots are 25-45 minutes long and should be appropriate for fans of all ages.

 

Please note: Only chosen panels will be contacted.

Workshop & Panel Submissions

Thank you!

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Exhibit at Island FanCon
Exhibitors
WANT TO EXHIBIT?

Island FanCon is a large-scale pop culture showcase from April 13-14, 2024. The excitement is building as convention attendees prepare to descend upon Langford for this momentous event.

 

Island FnCon is an excellent, cost-effective way to engage customers from a sizeable multi-regional area who fit your demographic precisely. It brings a wide variety of people and exhibitors with a wide range of products together, which means you can also reach new consumers while staying in touch with your current buyers. If you want to tap into the pop culture crowd, this is where to do it!

WHO SHOULD EXHIBIT?

If you're a collections retailer, a clothing or accessories store, an artist, an author, a toy manufacturer, a movie studio, a comic, magazine or book publisher, a video game developer, a costume shop, an anime/manga company, a trading card company, or if you have something you'd love for a lot of people to see, this is the place to show it off!

I'D LIKE TO EXHIBIT… NOW WHAT?!
  1. Consider what kind of booth suits your needs (10×10, end cap, etc.) and indicate your choice on the application form.

  2. Register your application.

  3. Your booth location will be tailored by the Island FanCon at its discretion.

  4. You will receive a confirmation email with your application within 7 business days of receiving your application.

  5. If accepted, a 50% deposit is to be paid upon registration. An additional 50% is to be paid by April 1, 2024.

  6. You must check in on-site for setup and to receive your badges. Setup will be on Friday, April 12, 2024.

 
NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Contact Lonnie at lonnie@fancon.ca

EXHIBITOR SETUP

Friday 2pm – 10pm

Saturday 8am-10am

SHOW HOURS

Saturday 11am – 7pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
VIP EARLY ENTRY BOTH DAYS @ 10am

Register to be an Exhibitor
Products You Are Selling

Thank you!

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Join Artist Alley - Comic Book Artists, Graphic Novel Artists, Video Game Artists
Artist Alley
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Artist Alley space is reserved for comic artists, illustrators, inkers and creative talent only. Creative talent in other pop culture areas will be accepted case-by-case.

 

Artist Alley space is limited, and not all applications will be granted.

To apply to be a part of Artist Alley, please fill out an exhibitor registration form and select "Artist Alley" in the booth type drop-down.

ARTIST COMPLIANCE

All vendors will obey federal, provincial and local laws and ordinances regarding the sale of material that, intentionally or unintentionally, infringes upon the trademarks or copyrights of another party.

Artist Alley vendors may only sell their own original artwork and creations. Artists cannot sell licensed or logo merchandise unless it can be considered "fan art." Fan art may take up a reasonable amount of the display space regardless of mediums. For each piece of fan art displayed you must also display an original piece of similar size. Artists must use personal discretion to use a limited number of duplicates in your display. When displaying fan art, artists must respect the source's trademarks. This includes but is not limited to avoiding things such as use of logos in their display, signage referring to the artwork by its series or signage referring to a character's name.

 

Celebrity likenesses are considered to be fan art. Items made using licensed fabrics or materials used under first sale doctrine are considered fan art. Items which fall under first sale doctrine may include but are not limited to stickers, comics, wall scrolls, and manga.

Adult material is restricted and may only be displayed in a manner approved by Island Fan Con.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Contact lonnie@fancon.ca

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Media Enquiries
Media Enquiries

Island FanCon's media team will assist you with your enquiry. Please contact them directly for these and other enquiries relating to media coverage:

  • Background information about FanCon

  • Interview requests with Island FanCon spokespersons

  • Interview requests with Island FanCon guests and partners

  • Image and B-roll requests

 

For media questions, contact Lonnie Eckardt at: Lonnie@fancon.ca

MEDIA ACCREDITATION AND ON-SITE MEDIA

Media accreditation and services for the Island FanCon event are provided to media on assignment to cover Island FanCon. Due to the demand for tickets, the number of Press Passes available is limited, and we cannot approve every request.

 

For best results, please submit a request for media accreditation no later than one month before the event and provide as much information as possible. Please note that guidelines for on-site media will be shared with those selected for accreditation.

 

For media accreditation requests, contact Lonnie Eckardt at: Lonnie@fancon.ca

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