Animé Los Angeles 17 Workshop and Demo Application Guidelines


Live Demo and Workshop Applications are open now!

Live Demo Application form (click here)

Workshop Application form (click here)


*Please note, if you have already submitted a panel application (between June 2020 through July 2021, you will not need to re-submit your application, and a confirmation email will be sent to you in the coming weeks)


There are different ways that you can participate in Animé Los Angeles Live Programming.


Program Types – Below is a description of each form of programming participation:


Workshop – Similar to a Panel except has a highlight on participation of audience and has a classroom set up.  Workshops require that you provide material/tools as needed.


Demo – Live demo such as a martial arts or weapons display. This may also accommodate dance or other type of class that requires a large open room. Demos will take place in the Entertainment Hall. No stage is available, and tech is limited to audio only (no projection equipment is available).


Please note that any 18+ programming must be scheduled after 10PM and will require the room to be cleared after the previous panel so that we can ensure all attendees are over 18.


Badges (Tickets):


You will be eligible for up to a maximum of four (4) badges per APPROVED programming item.  You may have as many people on your programming item as you would like, but anyone over the initial four (4) MUST pay for a badge to be listed as a program participant.


ONLY those people included in the initial panel application will be considered for complimentary badges. You will NOT be able to add people after you have sent in your submission.


If you have already purchased or otherwise obtained your badges for Animé Los Angeles 17, you will not receive an additional badges. If you are Staff or are getting your badges for free (pass-on, prize, etc.) you will not receive any additional badges.


No transfers, roll-overs, pass-ons, or refunds will be given. Animé Los Angeles is a volunteer-run convention. We thank you for your support.




Parking is NOT covered as part of your programming item. You are responsible for ALL parking charges while attending Animé Los Angeles 17. If you are staying at one of our hotels, please make sure to check the parking rate. If you are coming in for the day, check local area parking rates. Parking at the Convention Center, parking is $15/per day but will fill up fast so plan on at least one alternative.


Time Slots:


Typical programming items run one hour. There will be a 15-minute break between each programming item for transition/tear-down/set-up of the next programming item.


You may request more than one hour, but please be advised that we anticipate a LARGE number of programming requests. In order to accommodate as many as possible, and to ensure an even variety, we may need to limit programming requests over one hour.


Programming will run: Thursday approximately 12 PM to 2 AM; Friday from 10 AM to 2 AM; Saturday 10 AM to 2 AM; and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Note ALL TIMES are approximate and subject to change. Please be advised that if you select a time block option, you may in fact get scheduled for that time. This is especially important for late-night programming.


Programming Locations:


All programming will be taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center.




Demo room will be an empty center area (no chairs or tables) blocked off by stanchions or similar equipment in the Entertainment Hall (Exhibit Hall B).

No tech will be available in Demo area. Please note we will not be able to accommodate any special requests at the convention.


Workshop room will be set classroom style.

Limited tech will be available in Workshop rooms. Please note we will not be able to accommodate any special requests at the convention.


We do NOT have laptops available for use. You must provide your own.




If your programming request is Approved you will be asked to check in with Programing Ops a minimum of 30 minutes before each program item so we can confirm everything is set correctly, if you have any questions, need assistance locating the program room, etc.


We ask that you check in with Programming Ops before each of your program items (if more than one).


Information printed in Program Book, Pocket Guide, website, and other areas:


Please note that information provided such as names, bios, and other information submitted in the programming application may be printed in the program guide/website/etc.




Submission Deadline is October 22nd, 2021 (subject to change)


To apply for a workshop or demo please click our Submission Form link above.

You will be notified by the end of October if your program request has been approved or denied. Not all requests will be approved.


For any Programming Questions, please contact: