Doujinshi Festival and Vendor Table Spaces FAQ
The 2016 AN-JCCC Halloween and Doujinshi Festival will be on October 28, 2016.
What are the Doujinshi Festival Table Spaces? What are the Vendor Table Spaces? Who can apply? How can I apply?
The Doujinshi Festival Tables are for self-published artists to feature and sell their original comic books or doujinshi. Self-published artists will be given priority for the Doujinshi Festival Tables.
If you are an artist who doesn’t have a book or doujinshi to feature, you will be put in a waiting list. You will be contacted on early October whether or not there is a table available for you.
The Vendor Tables are table spaces allocated for crafters and vendors who wish to sell merchandise, and products during the AN-JCCC Halloween Event and Doujinshi Festival 2016.
For Doujinshi Tables: Jessica Simon, with an [ARTIST] label on the subject line
For Vendor Tables: Regina Beecham, with a [VENDOR] label on the subject line
Where are the tables located?
The Vendor and Doujinshi Festival Table Spaces will be in the Kobayashi Hall at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.
What are the dimensions of the tables? And what comes with it?
The Doujinshi Festival Space will come with 1 (one) 6 x 2 1⁄2 ‘ table, 2 (two) chairs and 2 (two) exhibitor’s passes.
The Vendor’ Space will come with 2 (two) 6 x 2 1⁄2 ‘ tables with 4 (four) chairs and 4 (four) exhibitor’s passes.
How much do the spaces cost? What are the methods of payment?
Methods of payment this year will be via online payment via EventBrite or cheque/money order/bank draft. You will be given instructions on where to send payment when you receive your application form.
The Doujinshi Festival Space costs $40*
The Vendor Space costs $90*
*plus applicable online service charges if you choose to pay online.
I’m not sure if I’m able to come to the Halloween Festival. Can I get a refund for my table if I can’t make it?
Because of the limited spaces we have, we will prioritizing applications that will attend the event for sure on a first come, first served basis. If you are not sure that you are able to make it to the event, you may ask to add your name to the waiting list.
What can I sell at the tables?
For the Doujinshi Festival Tables, self-published original comic books and doujinshi will be prioritized. Paper-based art will be primarily allowed in the Doujinshi Festival Tables. However, you may sell related craft items for as long as it doesn’t take more than 25% of your table.
For the Vendor Tables, any form of non-edible merchandise will be allowed for as long as they are not illegal for sale as per Canadian Law (i.e. weapons, bootleg DVDs and CDs, etc).
Sale of food is only allowed by the in-house café and concessions under the jurisdiction of the JCCC.
Candies and factory packaged foodstuffs will be allowed on a case-by-case basis.
I only need half the space. Can I only pay for half?
For the Doujinshi Festival Spaces, it is up to you to find a partner if you only wish to pay for half a table. The applicant must pay for the full table.
As for the Vendor Spaces, due to popular demand, we are prioritizing vendors who are interested in buying the full space at the moment.