2 days of FUN!

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


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)

Home arrow Exhibits arrow Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions
Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. I will be selling things at my booth. Do I need a California Seller's Permit?

A1. If you intend to sell anything at your booth, you will need to provide a copy of your California Seller's Permit to us. To obtain a Temporary California Seller's Permit, see the California State Board of Equalization website, or call them at (800) 400-7115.

Q2. I will not be selling things at my booth. Do I need a California Seller's Permit?

A2. If you do not intend to sell anything at your booth, you do not need a California Seller's Permit. However, we will need a "Letter of Intent Not To Sell" basically stating that you will not be selling anything at your booth.

Q3. What are the setup times for exhibitors?

A3. Exhibitors can set up in the Exhibit Hall from 8 AM to 1 PM on Friday, November 7th; 8 AM to 10 AM on Saturday, November 8th; and 8 AM to 10 AM on Sunday, November 9th.

Q4. What time can exhibitors arrive in the morning to do minor setup, cleanup, and restocking?

A4. Exhibitors may enter the Exhibit Hall two hours before the hall opens to the public.

Q5. Do exhibitors get a cleanup/restocking time after the Exhibit Hall closes to the public?

A5. Exhibitors have one hour for cleanup and restocking after the Exhibit Hall closes to the public.

Q6. When do exhibitors need to break down and be out of the Exhibit Hall?

A6. Exhibitors need to move out three hours after the Exhibit Hall closes on the last day of the convention.

Q7. How many badges do I get per booth?

A7. For each booth space purchased, you are allotted three Exhibitor badges. You may purchase additional badges at $25 each, with a cap of 2 badges per space. For example, if dealer buys 5 booths, dealer gets 15 Exhibitor badges, with the optional to purchase a maximum of 10 additional Exhibitor badges for the charge of $250.

Q8. At some conventions, an exhibitor badge has limited access compared to a regular membership badge. What about PMX?

A8. PMX Exhibitor's badges have the same access as membership badges. You can attend any event that requires a full- or single-day membership badge. Exhibitors wearing their badges are welcome to enjoy many of PMX's nighttime events. However, like membership badges, special events that require additional charges, such as concerts, are not covered and must be paid separately.

Q9. I need a phone line or access to the internet. How do I get one?

A9. Phone lines for booths can be purchased for approximately $200 from the convention facility. For more info, contact Melissa Sealy. The facility also has wireless access for a nominal fee; just open your browser, register your laptop via the access page, and pay using your credit card. (Note: Due to the location of the Exhibit Hall, mobile phone reception may be very poor to non-existent for most networks. It is advisable that you test your mobile phone reception prior to PMX or not rely on mobile phones for credit card transactions.)

Q10. I need electricity for my booth. How do I get a power drop?

A10. If you require power to your booth, power drops can be ordered from the convention facility. A power drop costs approximately $85, depending on your electrical needs. The facility contact is Melissa Sealy.

Q11. Are you using a decorator? Do I need to bring any additional materials?

A11. Pacific Media Expo is not using a decorator this year. You will need to bring your own tablecloths and dividers.

Q12. How many attendees did PMX have last year?

A12. Please, contact the Exhibits Manager for this info.

Q13. What is the tax rate for Los Angeles, California?

A13. Currently, the tax rate is 8.25%.

Q14. Who do I contact if I have questions about the Exhibit Hall?

A14. You can contact the Exhibit Services through the Contact Webform.

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