Trade Day Event Host Information

Welcome Trade Day event hosts, presenters, event organizers!

This page is intended to serve as your one stop shop for all information related to hosting events for Gen Con's Trade Day program.

A couple of things to know ...

  • The policies and procedures listed herein apply to Trade Day only.
  • Trade Day is held on Wednesday prior to Gen Con Indy ("Convention").
Trade Day

Event Submission - Now Open

Gen Con is always looking for content to offer from professionals and experts in the field, Trade Day is no exception. If you have something to offer to/share with the Trade Day audience of retailers, educators and librarians we want to hear from you!

Key Info

  • 2023 Event submission opens January 8, 2023.
  • Trade Day will stop accepting events for the program on June 7, 2023.

To submit an event for Trade Day, use the Event Submission Form. In order to submit an event, you must have an account in the Gen Con system.

Be sure to read the Trade Day Event Host Policy prior to submitting events so you know what to expect and what is expected when hosting an event for Trade Day.

For general information about hosting events for Gen Con, please review Gen Con's Event Host Policy. This policy is primarily for events being hosted at Gen Con Indy, but some information applies to Trade Day events as well.


  • Trade Day events hosts should not purchase a Trade Day badge.
  • A Trade Day event host is eligible to receive a complementary badge for an accepted Trade Day event.
  • Event hosts may receive one badge for hosting one or more events for Trade Day.
  • For more information on Trade Day event host badges, please review the Trade Day Event Host policy document.


For additional questions about hosting events at Trade Day, please email us.