ComicsPRO is the only trade organization dedicated to the progress of direct market comic book retailers.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

NYCC: ComicsPRO retailer programming

Join us at New York Comic Con, October 11-14! We'll be at booth #3142 and we'll have panels for retailers during the pros hours on Thursday. We're also hosting a panel for people who are interested in opening a comic book store on Friday evening!

THURSDAY (during the pros only hours)

Title: ComicsPRO Retailer Programming: Free Comic Book Day
Date: 10/11/2012
Time: 1:15PM - 2:15PM
Location: 1A08

Description: Free Comic Book Day is the biggest international comics event of the year--does your store make the best use of this promotion? Discover more ways to make FCBD work for you while keeping an eye on your budget. Join Chris Brady of 4 Color Fantasties (Rancho Cucomunga, CA), and Stephen Mayer of Acme Comics (Greensboro, NC) for detailed information on how to make your Free Comic Book Day event even more successful.

Title: ComicsPRO Retailer Programming: Comics and Your Community
Date: 10/11/2012
Time: 2:30PM - 3:30PM
Location: 1A08

Description: Join Thomas Gaul, of Corner Store Comics and Beach Ball Comics (Anaheim, CA) to learn how building a stronger community, both locally and online, can strengthen your business foundation and boost your bottom line. From charitable events and successful parties to social media campaigns and more, this is all about having fun while building brand recognition and loyalty.

FRIDAY (during the regular programming)

Title: Be a Comic Book Retailer!
Date: 10/12/2012
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Location: 1A01

Description: Comic sales are on the rise, and the comic book retailing business is stronger than ever! Learn about the ComicsPRO Mentoring program, designed to help you open a comic book store, and join Amanda Emmert of Muse Comics + Games (Colorado Springs CO), Jay Bosworth of Maximum Comics (Las Vegas, NV), Chris Brady of 4 Color Fantasties (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) and Chris Powell (Executive Director, Business Development, Diamond Comic Distributors) so you can ask your own questions about opening your own store!

See you in New York!