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Artists Market and Swap Meet are currently accepting applications. If you're interested in participating, check out their respective pages on how to apply. Hurry! Spaces are selling out fast!
 
Exhibit Hall

Location: Pacific Ballroom

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 11
 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 Saturday, November 12
 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
 Sunday, November 13
 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
†Hours subject to change. Check back often for updated hours.

Click here for more info on becoming an Exhibitor.

 
Artists Market

Location: La Jolla B Ballroom

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 - Ballroom La Jolla B
 Day  Hours†
Friday, November 11 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 12 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, November 13 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
† Hours are subject to change. Check back often for updates.
Artists: Check the FAQ for setup times.

Notable Changes from Last Year:
  • Dedicated Staff: Fellow artists RosaleenDhu and RivetSPOOn will be managing the Artists Market.
  • Dedicated Room: Room will be locked when not in use. No more sharing with Swap Meet. (ever!)
  • Buddy up: Initially only Half Tables will be available. Last year's Table Friend system has been extended so you can also specify Table Buddies and Subsidiary Artists.
  • New Artists Market Agreement. All participants must abide by this agreement.

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Swap Meet

Bel Air Room - Friday and Saturday: 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Do you want to sell your collection of anime, manga, lolita clothes, jrock/jpop CDs, urban vinyl or anything that's related to Asian pop culture? Sell your collectibles at our Swap Meet!

Swap Meet Basic Information

The PMX Swap Meet will be located in the Bel Air Room, just off the main lobby of the LAX Hilton (next to the hotel resaurant). It will be open both Friday (11/11) and Saturday (11/12) from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM each night. Setup time is 30 minutes prior to opening each day, and teardown time is 30 minutes after closing, so the room is available to vendors from 6PM to Midnight each day.

A total of 18 Full Table (or 36 Half Table) spaces are available each day and are sold separately, so vendors who want to sell on both days must purchase each day separately. Standard pricing for tables purchased online before the convention is as follows: a Half Table is 2.5 x 3 feet with one chair and costs $10 per day; a Full Table is 2.5 x 6 feet with two chairs and costs $20 per day. In the event of unsold spaces or no-shows at the convention, at-con tables may be sold at a 50% premium ($15 per Half Table per day, $30 per Full Table per day).

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News

2012 Industry Guests
Madoka Magica voice actors Lauren Landa and Christine Marie Cabanos will be at PMX 2012! (01.05.12)

AMV Contest winners
Congratulations to our AMV Contest winners at PMX 2011. (11.13.11)

Steve Cardenas
He will not be present at the 3PM Panel on 11/12 but will be available for autographs at 4PM with Walter Jones in San Lorenzo B. (11.11.11)

Last D Tickets
Advanced D ticket sales close on Thursday, November 10. Buy them here now or they might be sold out at-con! (11.09.11)

Allegiance Update
George Takei will be at the Allegiance panel on Friday, November 11 at 5:30 pm. Get your free ticket here.(11.09.11)

Artists almost full!
Artists Market still has a few spaces left and full tables are now available! Click here for new and improved instructions. (11.08.11)

Love for locals
Opening for D will be local favorites Dig Jelly (Friday) and Lemon Drop Kick (Saturday)! (11.05.11)

Visions of vocaloid
Join Tempo-P and NeutrinoP of Vocalekt Visions and special guests Tkomine/Utata-P and Sekken-P for Vocalekt Visions Presents Hatsune Miku and Other Vocaloids on Saturday at PMX 2011. (11.02.11)

Last two D bundles
Two D Fan Concert Bundle tickets, released by a cancellation, are being auctioned off Thursday Nov 3! (11.02.11)

Pro reg extended!
Pro reg (Industry and Press Registration) deadline for complimentary pass eligibility has been extended to Nov. 5th. If you qualify for Industry or Press, don't miss it! (11.01.11)

Thursday Night Zero
Hang out, get your badge and goodie bag early, and stay up late. Because most of the convention doesn't open until noon Friday. Click here. (10.29.11)

Innocence Blood
C.S. Lee (Dexter) and Alexandra Bokyun Chun (Saw) will be coming to PMX on Sunday, November 13, 2011, to promote their upcoming indie thriller film titled Innocence Blood. (10.27.11)

Good versus evil
DJ Kidmack and Chocolate Covered Cosplay bring you a Panty vs. Stocking themed dance party for PMX's Friday night dance! (10.27.11)

Program schedule
The programming schedule for PMX 2011 is out! You can download a color or black and white here. (10.26.11)

Richard Epcar Roast
Anime Nightclub is back! Join us friday night for 3 hours of offbeat and uncensored fun. Click here. (10.26.11)

Allegiance
Join the producers and cast from the new musical Allegiance, about the World War II Japanese internment experience, as they discuss the upcoming project at PMX on Nov. 11. (10.25.11)

Tune in Tokyo
Five member DJ unit Tune in Tokyo will sponsor the Saturday night dance. (10.25.11)

Artists Market open!
Artists Reg is open now (relax, there is a grace period). Click here. (10.24.11)

Korean drama info
Need a little more drama in your life? Check out 5 new kdramas airing at PMX 2011. Click here. (10.22.11)

We Heart Japan
Join Stephanie Sheh, Takayuki Karahashi and Steve Yun and learn about the latest news about the ongoing recovery efforts in Japan at We Heart Japan's panel at PMX 2011. (10.21.11)

Go Go Power Rangers!
PMX is pleased to welcome Walter Jones and Steve Cardenas of Mighty Morhpin' Power Rangers to PMX 2011. (10.20.11)

You got game?
Console gaming makes its return to PMX. Presented by Valhalla Gaming, expect to see a wide variety of games like fighters, shooters and arcade. Look for systems from the past and present. (10.20.11)

Fashion guest
PMX is excited to announce our fashion guest of honor, Yuko Ashizawa representing ATELIER-PIERROT. (10.19.11)

Thundercats' Tygra
Matthew Mercer the voice of Tygra from the 2011 reboot of the Thundercats, will be at Pacific Media Expo for the first time to talk about his current and past projects. (10.18.11)

Scavenger hunt
PMX is excited to introduce our first-ever Fashion Scavenger Hunt! Win exclusive prizes by venturing around the convention, solving puzzles, and utilizing teamwork. (10.16.11)

Cafe V at PMX
Interactive Butler Cafe performance group Cafe Verfuhren will have four Seatings at PMX, on Friday and Saturday. Details here. (10.15.11)

Welcome Mr. Nonaka
PMX is pleased to welcome Tsuyoshi Nonaka as our Mecha Designer Guest of Honor. Mr. Nonaka will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This is his first appearance at PMX.(10.13.11)

The voice of Forstadt
PMX welcomes domestic voice actress Rebecca Forstadt. This is her first appearance at PMX. (10.07.11)

D Concert Bundle
The D Concert Bundle will go on sale on 10/11 at 8:15 p.m. Pacific time. More info here. (10.07.11)

Welcome Mr. Imagawa
PMX is pleased to welcome writer and director Yasuhiro Imagawa. Mr. Imagawa will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This is his first appearance at PMX. (10.06.2011)

Welcome Ms. Atsushi
PMX welcomes Manga Guest of Honor Suzumi Atsushi. Ms. Atsushi is scheduled to have a focus panel and autograph session during PMX 2011. This will be her first appearance at PMX. (10.05.11)

D concert tix
You can now buy tickets for the D concerts. Check out the D Fan Concert Bundle! More info here. (10.05.11)

Jeet Kune Do
Pacific Media Expo is pleased to present a martial arts workshop featuring Jeet Kune Do with Mike Rivas. For more information, click here. (10.03.11)

FMA workshop
Pacific Media Expo is pleased to present a Filipino martial arts (FMA) workshop on Balintawak Eskrima with Master Rino Balinado. See more here. (10.03.11)

Application available
The application for Way of Stick and Blade 2011 is now available here. For more information, click here. (10.01.11)

Swap Meet open
Swap Meet table sales for 2011 are now open. Click here. (10.01.11)

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2011 Pacific Media Expo
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