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Volunteer for PMX
Pacific Media Expo PMX

Volunteer a few hours a day for a refund on your Membership Badge fees! You can help make PMX happen.

Pacific Media Expo (PMX) has two types of volunteers -- "All-Convention" and "One-Day" volunteers. Each type of volunteer has different benefits and responsibilities. In your assignments, you'll get to see what it takes to put together an annual fan convention and view the behind-the-scenes workings of PMX, and you're free to enjoy the convention when you’re not on duty.

All-Convention Volunteers

  • All-Convention Volunteers must pre-register and approved by Volunteers Department Manager.
  • Responsibilities: All-Con volunteers agree to fulfill a minimum of 12 hours of volunteer work during Pacific Media Expo, which may include the day before ("setup").
Benefits:
  • Refund of membership fees after the convention.
  • Limited amount of sleeping space. Volunteers must be pre-approved and space is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Hurry! Space is limited.

One-Day Volunteers

  • One-Day volunteers do NOT need to pre-register. Instead, you may show up to the volunteer room with the completed PMX 2015 Volunteer Form as well as payment for a One-Day Membership. One-Day volunteers may also roll their payment over to other days and volunteer for multiple days of the convention. This plan is ideal for those who have already made arrangements for sleeping space at the convention.
  • Responsibilities: One-Day volunteers agree to fulfill a minimum of 4 hours of volunteer work.
Benefits:
  • Refund of One-Day membership fees after the convention.
  • There are NO crash space benefits.

What does volunteering entail?

Volunteers are assigned two-hour shifts during the agreed work period. By varying the type of assignments, volunteers can learn about different aspects of the convention. By focusing on a particular department, volunteers can build relationships and gain valuable experience and skills necessary to staff in future years. When not working their shifts, volunteers are encouraged to enjoy the convention.

Volunteer age

All volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a completed and signed Parental Consent form.

We are now accepting volunteers to help make PMX happen! Download the PMX 2015 Volunteer Form (pdf) and sign up today. Volunteers will be refunded their membership fees when they have completed their minimum number of hours.

For more information, e-mail us!

REMINDER: You must purchase a badge prior to volunteering. No exceptions.

 
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News

Registration Update!
PMX Registration has moved to Magnolia (from Redwood). Both are in the conference level of the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel. (09.03.15)

Program Schedule
The final version of the PMX 2015 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2015 click here. (09.03.15)

Know Before You Go
PMX will be this Saturday. All our 2015 policies can be found here. (08.30.15)

Fashion Programming
A complete listing of all our PMX Fashion events for 2015 can be found here. The lineup for our 2015 Fashion Show can be found here. (08.30.15)

Program Guide!
The 2015 Program Guide is now available. Download your copy here! (08.27.15)

Jin Fan Events
Jin (behindinfinity) tickets for fan events are now available! (08.27.15)

Fashion Night Market
Closet bursting? Can’t close your drawers? Sock overload? Then come clear out your closet at the PMX Fashion Night Market–a Swap Meet specifically for your surplus fashion items! More details can be found here. (08.27.15)

Panel Descriptions
Fan and industry panel descriptions for PMX 2015 are now available here. (08.26.15)

Program Schedule
A second draft of the PMX 2015 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2015 click here. (08.26.15)

Mahjong Nights
Want to learn to play mahjong? Stop in, learn and play with us at PMX Presents: Mahjong Nights! (08.25.15)

Femme Fatale VIP's
Online sales for Femme Fatale VIP Passes will begin at 8:15 p.m. PDT on Wed., Aug. 19. (08.16.15)

Vocaloid Tickets
Tickets for the Fan Made Vocaloid concert are now available! (08.16.15)

Swap Meet
Swap Meet table sales open at 8:00 p.m., Saturday August 15. Click here for details. (8.15.15)

Fashion Night Market
Closet bursting? Can’t close your drawers? Sock overload? Then come clear out your closet at the PMX Fashion Night Market–a Swap Meet specifically for your surplus fashion items! More details can be found here. (08.15.15)

Help Wanted
Would you like to attend PMX with little or no charge? With a little work we can make that happen! PMX is seeking qualified individuals to volunteer. Please see pages for details. (08.12.15)

Martial Arts
PMX is pleased to announce three martial arts workshops for Saturday Sept. 5: Kajukenbo, Fight Choreography and Filipino Boxing. (08.11.15)

Industry/Press Reg
Registration for Industry and Press is now open. (08.10.15)

Preliminary Schedule
The first draft of the PMX 2015 Program Schedule is now available. Check out schedule updates for 2015. (08.10.15)

Kigurumi Pajama Party
Back by popular demand. The Kigurumi Pajama Party returns for PMX 2015. (08.05.15)

Hotel Update
Rooms at The Westin Pasadena are still available! Rooms starting at $149 are available clicking here. (08.04.15)

Fashion Update
We are excited to announce the return of Baby, the Stars Shine Bright and Alice and the Pirates to PMX! They will be participating in our 2015 PMX Fashion Show and will have merchandise available in our Boutique. More details can be found here. (08.04.15)

Vocaloid Concert
By popular demand, Vocaloid divas Hatsune Miku, Gumi, and Yuzuki Yukari return in an unofficial concert at PMX! (07.28.15)

CosFest
CosFest Registration is up! We have created a new web site dedicated to our various cosplay events and contests. Please check it here (07.23.15)

Pro-Reg Policies Up
The press and industry policies and FAQs are now available. Professional (industry and press) registration will be opening soon. (07.22.15)

Voice of Rabi~en~Rose
PMX is pleased to announce voice actress Kyoko Hikami as our Anime Guest for PMX 2015. (07.09.15)

Cosplay Guest
PMX is proud to announce that we will have a Featured Cosplay Guest: Jin (behindinfinity) at PMX 2015! (07.02.15)

Femme Fatale at PMX
PMX welcomes Visual Kei band Femme Fatale as our 2015 music guest of honor. (07.01.15)

Gekko Shojo Illustrator
PMX is proud to announce our 2015 Fashion Guest of Honor, Kira Imai. This will be her first appearance at PMX. (06.25.15)

Lorina Liddell
PMX welcomes the Japanese clothing shop, Lorina Liddell, known for carrying Sheglit, EXCENTRIQUE, Morun × Muuna Stoik, and more to our 2015 Fashion Show & Boutique. (06.14.15)

AMV Contest 2015
PMX is pleased to announce the return of our Anime Music Video Contest. See the AMV page for more information on rules and how to participate. (06.01.15)

Panel Reg is Open!
Are you interested in presenting a Panel or Workshop at PMX? Click here for more information. (05.28.15)

Exhibits Update
Exhibitor Information is now available. The Exhibits tab has also been updated with additional information regarding Exhibit Hall. (05.20.15)

Sheraton Hotel
The PMX room block at the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel is now open. For room rates and other details please click here. (05.09.15)

Plan Your Trip
The PMX 2015 Location Page has been updated with for our new location. Also, hotel information is now available. (05.04.15)

Registration Open
Online pre-registration is now open! Full badges are $45 until June 5th. (04.02.15)

Coming Soon
Stay tuned to this webpage. PMX is all set to start making announcements. (03.31.15)

Save the (NEW) Date!
PMX HAS MOVED to Labor Day Weekend and the Pasadena Convention Center for 2015. Mark your calendars for September 5-7, 2015. (03.31.15)

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