Here is a link to our most current safety protocols: https://www.wasummercon.com/show-safety/ We do not anticipate adding additional requirements than are currently imposed and required by the Governor and the local department of health. Currently, we are not required to check for vaccination status, masks are no longer required for indoor and outdoor spaces, and we expect that will continue through our show in June. We support anyone that would like to wear a mask for their own personal safety or precaution.
We would be happy to consider any preferences that you have for general locations, but we cannot guarantee any vendor-specific booth spaces at the show. The Washington State Summer Con factors many things when building the layout for the show. Factors for placement that are considered include booth contents, sponsorship, vendor professionalism, and returning vendor status. Factors that are considered include visual appeal of the booth, previous gracious or abrasive behavior at the show or leading up to the show to Summer Con staff, and complaints from surrounding Vendors. Vendors will be placed according to the Vendor team and all
All vendor booths are on one floor in multiple buildings with no elevators or stairs. The buildings have multiple points of access, and you will be directed to the one nearest to your booth. We have forklifts, pallet jacks, and carts available for all vendor needs at load-in on Friday.
Absolutely. Shipments will only be accepted Tuesday through Friday on the week of the show. We will provide you with the shipping address and accept your shipment. We will hold it until move-in and have it delivered to your booth space - free of charge.
We have very limited overnight parking available. Please advise us in the final vendor questionnaire so we can provide you will all of the information that you would need.
It is a gathering of toy, comic, movie, television show, collectibles, and other geeky and nerdy individuals in a celebration styled convention. The Washington State Summer Con will deliver the best that the Pacific Northwest offers and caters to fans of all genres, ages, and demographics. It will feature a wide variety of vendors, artists, authors, comic book creators, crafters, games, and that is just the beginning. The event will feature gaming tournaments, cosplay contests, kids activities, static displays, instructional panels and education, and so much more. Most of the attractions and exhibits at the event will be included in
The staff at the Washington State Summer Con is there to help. The Central Pierce Fire and Rescue and the Puyallup Police Department will be at the event in case of any emergency. Each section will have Summer Con personnel assigned to assist with first aid, security, booth concerns, questions, lost items, and any other issues that may arise. Our professional and courteous staff makes the vendors, exhibitors, and attendees their priority with safety being the most paramount followed by ensuring an environment that promotes friendliness and fun.
No, however, all photo and signature opportunities with celebrities will be given a short queue window so that no one is standing in line for hours on end. Any photo or signature ops must be purchased by vendors and exhibitors the same as attendees. Celebrities and Guests do have free time during the show and if they so choose to walk about that is solely their discretion, so you may see them at your booth. If you do please be courteous and say hello.