2 days of FUN!

Pacific Media Expo 2008
Veterans' Day
Holiday Weekend
November 7 to 9, 2008
Hilton Los Angeles Airport

News

May 2009 raffle
Win: Autographed Angelic Pretty poster! Click here. (05.19.09)

April 2009 raffle
Win: Framed and autographed Kaya postcard! (April Raffle closed on 04.30.09) (04.14.09)

PMX Collectors' Swap Meet
Join us at the Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival (April 18-19, 11 AM - 6 PM). Click here. (03.28.09)

March 2009 raffle
Win: Robotech Shadow Chronicles 2-Disc Collector's Edition, a VF-1A Max Type Valkyrie Super Poseable Figure, and 2 PMX 2009 Full Memberships! (March Raffle closed on 03.31.09) (03.06.09)

February 2009 raffle
Win an autographed and framed Kaya postcard! (February Raffle closed on 02.28.09) (02.10.09)

Save the date! Nov. 6-8, '09
PMX 2009 returns to the LAX Hilton for another year of fun! (01.14.09)

January 2009 raffle
Win an autographed and framed Suicide Ali postcard! (January Raffle closed on 01.31.09) (01.02.09)

THANK YOU for attending PMX 2008! See you next year! (11.10.08)

Kaya performance
Concert starts at 8 p.m. Kaya's performance on stage starts at 9:30 p.m. (11.08.08)

Pocky tasting
Look out wine tasting. Here comes Pocky tasting. Glico is coming to PMX to let attendees try the Pocky experience. (11.06.08)

Map it out
Download the layout for PMX here or in the Location tab. (11.05.08)

Anime showings
Check out the list of anime PMX will be showing in its video rooms. (11.05.08)

Panels and workshops
Check out the Panels and Workshops we've added to the schedule. (11.05.08)

Discounted parking
Hotel parking for PMX attendees is $10/day with a coupon. Coupons are available in Registration upon request. (11.05.08)

Cosfest signups
Information regarding PMX's Cosfest has been updated. Sign up now! (11.03.08)

Registration info updates
The new registration page now covers at-con hours and registration policies. (11.03.08)

Kick it into overdrive
PMX updates the format of the ever-popular Twisted Tea Party. Welcome the Turbo Twisted Tea Party. Click here to find out how to participate. (11.03.08)

Korean drama
See a list of k-drama screening at PMX08. (10.30.08)

Programming schedules
Check them out under the Programming tab. (10.22.08)

Exhibits update
Baby the Stars Shine Bright and PEACE NOW will be bringing their distinct designs to PMX! (10.22.08)

October raffle
Win a Candy Spooky Theater autographed CD! (October Raffle closed on 10.31.08) (10.21.08)

Maid cafe
Join us Nov. 8 and 9 for a unique dining experience as PMX co-hosts its own maid cafe... (10.20.08)

Making beautiful music
Stephanie Yanez to perform at halftime of Cosfest. VAEIDOS joins the Pacific Media Live lineup. Clear your cache and check out their music in the player above. (10.18.08)

Plethora of programming
The programming tab has been updated with numerous activities on tap at PMX. Check out the Cowboy Bebop Experience, the B-Boy 3x3 Competition, Popping/Breaking workshops, fan panels for Kaba Modern and SickStep and much more. (10.17.08)

Info updates
PMX is now taking sign-ups for panels and workshops. Press and industry can register for PMX. (10.17.08)

PMX's best dance crew
Now taking sign-ups for .pure furisuta GiG 2's 3-on-3 b-boy battle. (10.16.08)

Events announcements
PMX will be hosting a Rock Band 2 tournament in its gaming room. See a partial list of the console games at PMX. PMX will also be hosting its dances on Friday and Saturday nights. Read up on our spinneriffic DJs. (10.13.08)

More music
Check out Kaya, our new music Guest of Honor. PMX announces our opening bands: Heday, LYV, Nylon Pink, and Vamp Star. Check out music clips in the player above. (10.01.08)

On sale soon
UPDATE: Tickets to the Suicide Ali concert go on sale at 7 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, Oct. 3. Tickets to the Kaya concert go on sale at 8 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, Oct. 3. See the ticketing policy. (10.01.08)

One lump or two?
PMX brings back the ever-popular Twisted Tea Party. Click here to find out how to participate. (10.01.08)

The cinema scene
Cine-East once again is sponsoring the Asian film program at PMX. See a list of what will be showing. (09.28.08)

Bringing it back
.pure furisuta GiG 2 will feature dance exhibition and a 3 on 3 b-boy battle. Find out more about .pure furisuta GiG 2. (09.27.08)

Volunteer for PMX
PMX is now accepting volunteers to help at the convention. Find out how to sign up here. (09.26.08)

Stay at the Hilton
Book your room for PMX. Find out more information about the Hilton Hotel LAX here. (09.22.08)

 
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Baby the Stars Shine Bright and Peace Now at PMX
Wonderful news to all of you fashionistas out there! Baby the Stars Shine Bright and Peace Now have decided to send their latest fashions to Pacific Media Expo. Now you will be able to buy your favorite fashions, whether it be Baby or Peace Now all in one location! Warning though. Quantities will be limited, especially in larger sizes, so make sure you come early!

Due to logistical complications, h.Naoto will not be able to participate in the PMX Exhibit Hall this year. They send their deepest regrets.

 
Exhibits Updates
Stay tuned for more updates.
 
Exhibit Hall
Shop til you drop! Buy your much-needed items from retailers and industry who are the central focus of the hall. You'll find everything in the Pacific Media Expo Exhibit Hall -- from anime/manga to Hong Kong action films, from J-Pop/J-Rock CDs to lolita clothing and accessories.

Pacific Media Expo hosts a unique blend of vendors and artists representing the best of Asian media and lifestyles. The Exhibit Hall will be your one-stop shop for items you can find around the Pacific Rim.

Exhibit Hall Hours†:

 Friday, November 7
 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 Saturday, November 8
 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
 Sunday, November 9
 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
†Hours subject to change. Check back often for updated hours.

Scroll down for more information on purchasing space in our Exhibit Hall or Artists Market, or use the quick links below. 

Quick links:  Exhibitors   |  Artists Market

For more information, contact the Exhibits Services staff.

 
Exhibitor Information

Current List of Exhibitors: (in alphabetical order)

Updated: November 1, 2008

88 Dragon Trading
Anime Japan
Anime Jungle
Anime Palace
Baby, the Stars Shine Bright
Cine-East
Cosmetiquette
Dream Shoppe
Fat Rabbit Farm
Jones Bones
Kichi-Oni
Lolita Kisama International
Maru Music
MBC America
PEACE NOW
Starry Petals
Toy Mandala
ToysLogic

NOTE: Exhibit Hall spaces are SOLD OUT!

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Artists Market
The PMX Artists Market is a feast for the eyes, ears and mind -- welcoming artists from all forms of media. Creativity knows no bounds as artists, writers, musicians and anyone who has felt the muses' touch will showcase their works in the Artists Market. Come feed your senses and feel inspired by the range and versatility of art!

Artists Market Location

Second Floor Mezzanine.

Artists Market Rules

 (Last Update: September 30, 2008)
  • Artists Market space is reserved for the duration of Pacific Media Expo 2008.
  • Artists Market fee is $10 per half table (up to 2 chairs), or $20 per full table (up to 4 chairs). (A half-table is approximately 2.5 feet by 3 feet; a full table is about 2.5 feet by 6 feet. Table dimensions are subject to change due to table availability with the event facility. Please confirm table dimensions with us if this is important to you.)  Fee is non-refundable.
  • Each person operating a table in the Artists Market must also purchase a paid full pass for Pacific Media Expo 2008.  Your membership number is required upon registering for Artists Market.
  • Each person is allowed to purchase up to one full table. Groups may receive special consideration, at our discretion and space availability.
  • You must own, or have permission to use, the rights of any creative work shown or sold. For creative work owned by someone else, including but not restricted to fan art and cover songs, customers should be notified in some way, during or before, the point of sale that such work is not of the selling artists' original creative endeavor.
  • Items for sale should be the result of the artist's own creative endeavor. This includes originals, copies, reprints, and licensed merchandise. Selling a significant fraction of merchandise not created directly by the registered artist is not allowed.
  • Artists must provide a valid California Seller's Permit number if there is intent to sell. You may contact the California State Board of Equalization at (800) 400-7115 for additional information. Unauthorized selling of items without this permit will result in the removal of the items and/or the artist from the premises.  A copy of the Seller's Permit is required. If you do not intend to sell, a "Letter of Intent Not To Sell" must be submitted to us.
  • Pacific Media Expo reserves the right to remove any item or artist in violation of these rules.
  • Pacific Media Expo is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property.
  • Decisions of the event staff regarding these rules and policies are final.

To register for the Artists Market,
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Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions
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2008 Pacific Media Expo
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