CGC and CSG Companies Accepting Submissions and More at C2E2
Posted on 3/8/2023
Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), CGC Trading Cards®, CGC Video Games™ and Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®) are excited to be attending Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, being held March 31 through April 2, 2023.
C2E2 features comics, cosplay, gaming, wrestling and anime in the only pop culture convention in the heart of Downtown Chicago! The convention gathers celebrities, unique exhibitors, incredible comic artists and larger-than-life literary authors into one place to celebrate the fandoms you love. Throughout the show, from Artist Alley to the Show Floor, there is a sense of belonging, safety and inclusion, but most importantly, creativity and fun.
Preparing Submissions for the Show
Company representatives will be accepting submissions, answering questions and providing information on CGC, CGC Trading Cards, CGC Video Games and CSG services. Plus, there will be giveaways and lots of swag at the booth!
To spend more time enjoying the show, submit your prepared collectibles through the Express Drop-Off Service, which enables you to skip the line and quickly hand off your prepared submission to a representative.
To streamline submissions at the show, please take the following steps before arriving:
- Become a CGC or CSG member. To join CGC, click here. To join CGC Trading Cards, click here. To join CGC Video Games, click here. To join CSG, click here.
- Select the show you are submitting at from the dropdown menu.
- Complete the submission form and print the packing
Important: To ensure that your submission process stays on schedule, please place your collectibles in the order listed on the packing slip. Please bring BOTH copies of the packing slip with your collectibles to the show drop-off. Failure to do so will result in delays.
- Keep your collectibles safe and secure until you drop off your submission (including the packing slip) with a representative.
- Go to the Express Drop-off sign to finalize your submission.
All submissions will be transported to the companies’ headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, for authentication, grading and encapsulation. To learn more about CGC services and fees for comics, click here. To learn more about CGC Trading Cards services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Video Games services and fees, click here. To learn more about CSG services and fees, click here.
Tablets will be provided at the booth for submitters to use for sign-up and submission purposes.
Need more info?
- Questions for CGC should be directed to Service@CGCcomics.com or 877-662-6642.
- Questions for CGC Trading Cards should be directed to Service@CGCcards.com or 877-662-6642.
- Questions for CGC Video Games should be directed to Service@CGCvideogames.com or 877-662-6642.
- Questions for CSG should be directed to Service@CSGcards.com or 888-274-4723.
Leading the way in pop culture collectible grading services
CGC revolutionized the comic book marketplace when it was founded in 2000 by providing clear, objective and impartial assessments of authenticity and grade. Today, CGC is the world's largest and most trusted third-party grading service for comics, trading cards, magazines, concert posters and related collectibles with over 10 million collectibles certified.
CGC Trading Cards is the division of CGC devoted to the expert grading of the most popular trading card games, including Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, Dragon Ball Super, Flesh and Blood, MetaZoo and many more. Since launching in 2020, CGC Trading Cards has graded more than 2 million cards.
CGC Video Games is the division of CGC devoted to the expert grading of modern and retro video games from the most popular gaming consoles, including Nintendo, Sega, Atari, PlayStation, Xbox and more. CGC Video Games was launched in 2022.
CSG, an expert and impartial certification service for sports cards, is changing the game with advanced grading technology and the best holder in the industry. Since launching in early 2021, CSG has already graded over 1 million sports cards.
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