Diamond Comic Distributors is excited to announce that its 2020 Retailer Summit for comic book specialty retailers will take place Tuesday, April 14 through Thursday, April 16 in Orlando, FL ahead of MegaCon Orlando, which is set to run from Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, April 19 at the Orange County Convention Center.
The 2020 Retailer Summit will offer a wealth of entertaining, educational and informative activities, bringing together the industry’s retailers, publishers, key vendors, and Diamond staff for the 3-day trade-only event. The Retailer Summit will feature key supplier presentations, a trade-only Exhibit Hall, retailer workshops, publisher forums, and more fun and informative events for comic book specialty retailers.
“Orlando and MegaCon are the perfect venue for this year’s Summit,” said Dan Manser, Diamond’s Director of Marketing. “We look forward to partnering with Fan Expo HQ to deliver a stellar experience for comic shop owners during the 2020 Retailer Summit ahead of MegaCon in Orlando.”
“We’re thrilled to be hosting the 2020 Diamond Summit at MEGACON Orlando. It’s fitting that this key industry event has found a home at the Southeast’s Largest Fan Convention,” said Andrew Moyes, VP of Fan Expo HQ.
Diamond’s Retailer Summit is the leading annual event for comic book specialty retailers to meet with publishers and suppliers who come together to discuss the industry and their businesses. Top publishers sponsor the event and share exciting new projects, while retailers get to network and learn about new and proven business practices to help them succeed in today’s retailing environment.
Additional details and registration information to come. Publishers and vendors should contact Maryanne Marlowe (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information on sponsorship and event details.
ABOUT DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS (DCD) — Diamond is at the nexus of comics and pop culture. Based in Hunt Valley, MD, DCD is the world's largest distributor of English-language comic books, graphic novels, and related pop-culture merchandise, serving thousands of retailers worldwide. For more information, visit Diamond on the web at www.diamondcomics.com.
ABOUT FAN EXPO HQ – Fan Expo HQ is one of the largest pop culture event producers in North America. Collectively it provides the ultimate fan experience to more than 500,000 fans annually at MEGACON Orlando™, FAN EXPO Dallas™, FAN EXPO Boston™, FAN EXPO Canada™, Calgary Expo™, Edmonton Expo™, and FAN EXPO Vancouver™. FAN EXPO HQ events allow fans to Discover, Celebrate, and Belong.