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COMICSPRO COMIC 
INDUSTRY
 CONFERENCE 
2020

The COMICSPRO COMIC INDUSTRY CONFERENCE generally takes place in the first quarter of each year.     It is a chance for ALL store-front comic retailers (members and non-members) to meet with comic publishers and distributors and other pop culture wholesalers.  ComicsPRO members will also meet during this conference (ComicsPRO Annual Membership Meeting) to discuss the business of the organization and plan the goals and objectives for the upcoming year.  




KEYNOTE SPEAKER

TO BE ANNOUNCED


 

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19th

Noon – 6:00 PM

Pre-Conference Activity

Offsite

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Retailer Registration

Forum Suite

8:00pm – 10:00pm

Retailer Reception

Skyline

 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20th

Two Tracks of programming.   1. Retailers.  2. Publishers/Distributors
Parlor A is snack room and sitting area

 

 

8:30am – 9:30am

Registration

Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:30am – 9:50am

Welcome

 

10:00am – 12:15

Retailer Programming

Galleria South,
Parlor B/C

10:00am – 12:15

Retailer Programming

Grand Ballroom II

12:15pm – 1:25pm

 

Retailer Lunch (Retailers Only)

 

Themed Tables discussing various topics

Topics and Table leaders to be listed in later
In the past we’ve had: Curating kids comics, carrying manga, selling back issues, etc). Usually 10 -15 tables

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Ballroom I

1:30pm – 5:00 PM

Retailer Programming

Grand Ballroom II

1:30 - 5:00 PM

Retailer Programming

Galleria South,
Parlor B/C

1:30pm – 5:00 PM


Vendor Programming

1. ComicsPRO sharing results of recently completed Retailer Survey with Publishers

2.  ComicHUB discussing Publisher Services.   How it's gone so far.  Future Plans.

3.  Additional Programming coming soon!

 

Gallerias North

5:00pm – 6:30 pm

Retailer/Creator Meet-up

Grand Ballroom I

6:30 – 9:00 pm

Dinner on Your Own

 

 

9:00pm – 10:00pm

Welcome Reception

Either Grand Ballroom or Skyline. Sponsored by a Publishers

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21st
Parlor A is snack room and sitting area

 

 

7:15am – 8:00am

Vendor Registration

Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00am – 9:05am

Breakfast

 

Vendor Presentations

 

Grand Ballroom I

 

9:10am – 9:55 am

How-to Workshops

Gallerias I, II, III

10:00am –10:30 am

Keynote Speaker

ComicsPRO Industry Award

ComicsPRO Memorial Award

 

Grand Ballroom I

10:30am – 11:50 am

Industry Discussion

Grand Ballroom I

NOON

VOTING FOR BOARD MEMBERS ENDS

 

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch

 

Vendor Presentations

 

 

Grand Ballroom I

 

2:10pm – 3:40pm

Roundtables

See Roundtable Assignment Page

Grand Ballroom II – 20 roundtables
Galleria North – 10 roundtables

Galleria South – 10 roundtables

3:40pm – 3:55pm

Break with Snacks!

Grand Ballroom Foyer

4:00pm – 4:55pm

 

Vendor Presentations

 

Grand Ballroom I

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Roundtables

Grand Ballroom II – 20 roundtables
Galleria North – 10 roundtables

Galleria South – 10 roundtables

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Break for Dinner on your own

 

9:00 – 9:30

Cocktails

Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:30pm – 11:45pm

Charity Auction

Grand Ballroom I

                              

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd
Parlor A is snack room and sitting area

 

 

 

8:00am – 9:30am

Breakfast

 

Vendor Presentations

Grand Ballroom I

9:30am – 11:00am

 

Roundtables

See Roundtable Assignments Page

Grand Ballroom II – 20 roundtables
Galleria North – 10 roundtables

Galleria South – 10 roundtables

11:00am – 11:20am

Break

 

11:20am – 12:50 pm

Roundtables

See Roundtable Assignments Page

Grand Ballroom II – 20 roundtables
Galleria North – 10 roundtables

Galleria South – 10 roundtables

12:50pm – 1:10pm

Break with Snacks!

Grand Ballroom Foyer

1:10pm – 1:35pm

Roundtable Shuffle
Vendors Stay at their table.
Retailers go to any of the tables for extra conversation.

Grand Ballroom II – 20 roundtables
Galleria North – 10 roundtables

Galleria South – 10 roundtables

1:35pm – 2:00pm

Closed Membership Meeting

(Members Only)

Grand Ballroom I

2:30pm


Official End of Meeting.

 

4:30pm – 7:30pm

After Conference Activity

 

Outside Hotel

                                                                                                                                                              

 

 



 

 

 

 

UNOFFICIAL EVENTS (NOT AT COMICSPRO)
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WORKSHOPS

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VENDORS ATTENDING
 
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