MCM Expo London Comic Con May 2013

On 24th-26th May I attended the MCM Expo in London at the ExCeL centre as a dealer as well as a visitor. I’ve been to this expo many times before but the event was massive this year and is continuing to grow.

The stall I had was in a prime position but I found my sales being taken away by my friends who was sharing the table and who was situated at the stall next door. Not to mention I was in the very ‘Pink’ zone so it drove a fee people away… This caused a blow to my profits. Anyway, the experience was amazing and really fun to do! The reason why I shared a stall rather than outright rent a whole one was because it was my first time and I wanted to test the waters. I was so nervous. I learnt a lot from the weekend manning my stall and the techniques for selling to the public. It was an interesting experience and I found many of the visitors to be very friendly and lovely people.
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There was also a lot of cosplay this year from all ages. I was surprised at the lengths people go through to create costumes, in great detail, to match their favourite characters. I will create a different post to showcase my favourite cosplays rather than ram all the photos on here ^____^

Me with some friends

League of Legends was at the expo this May. They held a tournament on Saturday but was unfortunately badly organised. Fans and gamers weren’t pleased with the delays and the frustration it caused.
A lot of LoL merchandise being sold :D

Overall I had enjoyed my time at the expo. I managed to sell one out of two suitcases of stock and still have some items left over for next time.

There was a lot of there massive inflatable minons dotted around!

Will you be at MCM Expo in October? Do you attend conventions? Let me know in the comments below!

With Love,

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