The Ai-Kon Marketplace
The Marketplace is one of the main attractions at Ai-Kon. It encompasses the traditional Dealer's Room, Artist Faire and Expo Hall. Here you will find vendors selling various merchandise, artists selling original artwork and crafts, and a wide range of Japanese and anime related clubs and organizations.
- Vendors: Find various anime and Japanese merchandise from local, national and international vendors! Everything from Japanese snacks to figures, plushies, manga and other imported goods!
- Artists: Find original artwork and crafts from your favourite anime, manga or game series! Our artists cover a wide range of talents, from media to textiles to crafts. Breathtaking posters and prints, adorable charms and trinkets, or even handmade apparel and plushies – we’ve got it all. Con-goers can even commission their favourite artist for a personalized work of art!
- Clubs & Non-Profits: Did you know there are actually quite a few anime, gaming and Japanese related clubs and organizations around Winnipeg? And that all of them would love to have you as a member? Browse the many promotional tables set up around the room; you may just find one that interests you.
The Winterfest 2017 Marketplace will be located on the main floor of the convention center
Winterfest 2017 Vendor List:
|By Blackbird designs||13+15|
|Little Star Gifts||26-31|
|The Face Shop||16|
We'll have limited edition t-shirts for sale at Winterfest. This loving yōkai rendition of our mascot has been brought to you by the longest surviving committee member, Christopher Benson.
Get yours at the Merch table located in the Marketplace on February 25th for $30.00
Limited quantities available for the small batch order!! This was just for staff but we've been convinced, loudly, to open sales to the public as well. They’ll only available at Winterfest, so don’t hesitate, pick one up early in the day! Once they're gone that's it!
The Wonderful Winterfest Raffle is returning. Tickets sales will take place at the raffle desk from Noon to 8:00 pm Saturday, February 25th. The winning tickets will be displayed 8:15 pm. Prizes must be collect by Saturday, February 25th 11:59 in person. Prizes included 2 nights stay at the Delta Hotel, Snow Miku figure values at $499 dollars, a custom 2017 Doug mask and so much more.