[IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE] Hey everyone! The AARC team is keeping a careful eye on the virus. We are following the CDC guidelines and are doing everything in our power to keep all who attend, safe. Fortunately, it looks like time is on our side and AARC 2020 will happen on schedule. We'll update you if anything changes.
Host a Panel at AARC 2020
Because of the things we have in common
Panel applications will be available from January 13 – May 1, 2020
(Applications Are Live)
ALL PANEL SPACES ARE FREE, BUT REQUIRE AN APPLICATION
Visual Needs (ie TVs),
“All ages” panel policy
All panels that are to be held at the 2020 AARC are required to be for all ages. AARC holds the right to decline any panels we feel are inappropriate.
AARC will have staff on hand the day of to assist with any technical needs. Please be specific about technical needs in your submission. Example (HDMI, audio connection)
Mac and Apple connections are not available.
All panel submissions must be submitted by may 1st. Panelists will be notified no later than may 7th if their panel has been selected.
Panelist will receive a free entry badge for the current year.
We welcome a wide variety of subjects for panels, but keep in mind that this is an anime and gaming convention; panels that focus on these areas will be given preference when it comes to scheduling.
To keep things new for our attendees, new panels will be given preference to the 2020 aarc.
AARC Panel Policy
A panelist should arrive at least 10 minutes before the panel is scheduled to begin setup.
Panels that begin more than 15 minutes late can still continue but must end on time.
Panelists are responsible for cleaning up any trash or beverages they’ve brought into the room.
Emergencies happen. It’s okay. Inform a.A.R.C. Staff in the event of an emergency or other occurrences that will prevent the panelist/s from conducting their scheduled panel(s). You can email us at aarc.Panel@gmail.Com or inform us at convention operations.
Completing this application is not a guarantee of space.
Only one company per application. Each company in a partnership should apply individually and use the Additional Information field to note the partnership.
This application is not for people interested in being considered as Guests or Attending Professionals. Those individuals should apply at: (page coming soon)
If you wish to apply as a dealer (specifically to have a table in the dealer room), please do so here.
If you wish to apply as a artist (specifically to have a table in the artist alley), please do so here.
We Can’t Wait to See You!
12pm – 5am (June 26, the day before)
Convention Main Hours
9am – 7pm
Location: Harrah's Cherokee Center Asheville
87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801