When is the event?
The opening reception and kick-off will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. The full convention will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Where is the event?
The reception will be held at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. The convention will be held at The Enterprise Center, 4548 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139.
Where can I find up-to-date information on the event?
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How do I buy a ticket to the Friday reception?
Admission to the reception is free and open to the public.
How do I buy a ticket to the Saturday convention?
Admission to the convention is $10 for teens and adults. Wristbands can be purchased at the door, only.
How do I register for a workshop?
There is no registration for the workshops. It is on a first come, first served basis. The workshops are included with convention admission.
Is space limited?
As long as there is an available seat, all are welcome.
How do I get around Philadelphia without a car?
Taxi: Liberty Cab Co. 215-389-8000
The Enterprise Center is walking distance from the Market-Frankford Line, 46th Street Station.
Where can I make hotel reservations?
The Holiday Inn Philadelphia – Historic District is the official hotel for the convention.
The Holiday Inn Philadelphia – Historic District
400 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Group Code: ECA
Group Rate: $159/night + tax for 1 King bed or 2 Double beds
This rate is assigned to Friday, May 18, 2012, and Saturday, May 19, 2012. Availability is limited.
Do you have information on vendor tables?
If you are interested in vending at our convention, vending applications are available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2012.
Will I be able to buy comic books?
Yes, there will be a marketplace exhibiting some of the best and rare comics you can find.
Can I advertise to convention attendees?
If you are interested in advertising in our program guide, applications are available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2012.
I have questions that are not answered in the FAQ, what do I do?
If you have a question that has not been answered, feel free to email us at BlackAgeofComics@ecbacc.com or through the Contact Us page under About ECBACC, Inc.