When is the event?
The opening reception and kick-off will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. The full convention will be held on Saturday, May 21 2016, 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. Individual wristbands can be purchased at the door, only. Group admission details are available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2016.
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?
The Enterprise Center is walking distance from the Market-Frankford Line, 46th Street Station.
Taxi: Liberty Cab Co. 215-389-8000
Where can I make hotel reservations?
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham PHL Airport is the official hotel for ECBACC 2016 at the discount rate of $179.00 per night plus taxes.
The hotel must be contacted directly.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham PHL Airport
7890 Penrose Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19153
Ask for the Reservations department and use group code CGECB1.
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 2016.
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 2016.
Can I interview convention guests and attendees?
As a representative of a media outlet, you are welcome to come to our events to provide coverage. Media applications are available on the Registration Forms page of the website under ECBACC 2016.
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.