Crypticon Convention Minneapolis

Vendor Info & Application

Please review the information below, then submit the requested information at the bottom of the page.

Tax

All vendors are responsible for their sales tax collections and payments. Here is the link to the Minnesota Sales Tax page: https://www.revenue.state.mn.us/sales-and-use-tax

Vendor Load In/Out

As with Tickets we do not offer refunds, we will allow you to transfer your booth to another name via the same email the PayPal purchase was originally made, or transferred to the next year if notified at least 90 days prior to the date of the show.

Load In Times

  • We do allow for early load for any non-pack up tables when the venue allows, Thursday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Otherwise normal load in times for all vendors Friday 10:00 am through 3:00 pm, you as a vendor are expected to be completely set up and be ready for ticket holders to enter as VIP will be allowed half hour early entry each day. See ticket times listed previously in ticket entry times.
  • Bring Power Strips and Electrical Extension Cords for your needs if the access of electricity is required.
  • If you are not present for load in on Friday, do not bother loading in on Saturday as your booth will be void and we do not offer refunds.
  • Keeping the isles cleared for others and not blocking the lot with your vehicle is also greatly appreciated by your fellow vendors.
  • Watching out for one another and your property is also greatly appreciated as we are not responsible for lost, damaged and or stolen property and is of your choice to vend as so.
  • Kids 12 and under should not be left unattended throughout the event and is the parent or guardian’s responsibility to keep them attended.

Load Out Times

  • We do not allow early tear down and early load out as ticket buyers are expecting to see all vendors presents as well as guest when and of applicable. 
  • Load out time begin after ballroom is cleared at 5pm Sunday afternoon only. Please follow the same rules applied for load in if vending at our event.

Tables/Booth Space

Pack Up Tables

Pack Up Tables are just that and must be packed up end of each day. Contact crypticonminne@gmail.com for space availability and pricing.

Booths

  • 8x8 inlines $400
    1 Table, 2 Chairs & 2 Weekend Vendor Passes
  • 8x16 inlines $775
    2 Tables, 4 Chairs & 4 Weekend Vendors Passes
  • 8x24 inlines $900
    3 Tables, 5 Chairs & 5 Weekend Vendor Passes
  • 8x8 corners $475
    2 Tables, 4 Chairs & 4 Weekend Vendors Passes
  • 8x16 end cap $900
    4 Tables, 4 Chairs & 4 Weekend Vendors Passes
  • 10x10 inline $500
    1 Table, 2 Chairs & 2 Weekend Vendors Passes
  • 10x10 corner $750
    2 Tables, 3 Chairs & 3 Weekend Vendor Passes
  • 10x20 inline $950
    2 Tables, 4 Chairs & 4 Weekend Vendor Passes

Contact crypticonminne@gmail.com for possible availability.

Vendor Rules of Conduct

  • We treat each other with respect and professionally when on the show room floors or interacting within the facilities staff and or event staff as well.
  • This is a family oriented event and must note that age appropriate products, appearances and or exposure must be considered appropriate and acceptable to all.
  • Sexual or inappropriate conduct will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave the building. And may lead to legal actions and or being banished from the event forever. 

Vendor Rules of Sales

  • We do not allow direct nudity exposure from any product; all products must be in compliance and legal for sale in the city, county, state and or comply federally as well.
  • If your products are applicable to any state or federal taxation, you the vendor are solely responsible for the track and or report thereof.
  • We do not allow or permit the sale of bootleg or unlicensed products and will be asked to remove any such products if identified as so.
  • No raffles.

To apply

Email the following information to crypticonminne@gmail.com:

  • Name of Exhibitor/Booth
  • Your preferred email address
  • Your name
  • Your preferred phone number
  • Confirm that your products are:
    • Age Appropriate
    • Legal in Minneapolis
    • Legal in Minnesota
    • Legal in the United States (Federally)

By emailing the info above, you confirm that you have read and understand the posted vendor rules above.