3 days / 500+ vendors

November 12-14

Health & Safety

We are excited to have DesignerCon back in person at the Anaheim Convention Center this year. We are constantly updating health and safety guidelines in accordance with public health recommendations and we are in collaboration with other event organizers and partners at the City of Anaheim and the Convention Center. We will continue to update our protocols for DesignerCon 2021 as needed. Make sure to continue checking this page for the most up-to-date guidelines!

Everyone will need to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative rapid antigen or PCR lab COVID-19 test to enter DesignerCon.

Everyone entering the Anaheim Convention Center will need to show proof of one of the following at their time of entry:

  • Full Vaccination Against COVID-19; or
  • Negative Rapid Antigen COVID-19 or Negative Lab PCR COVID-19 Test Taken Within 72 hours of Entry to the Event.

Please note that all restrictions and requirements are subject to change. Please refer to our website often for current guidelines. Please see FAQ below to see how you can show proof of vaccine and/or what kind of test is acceptable.

What Kind of Vaccine Proof Are you Accepting
Any form of physical card or digital card will be accepted as proof of vaccine. Many states provide a free website where you can download your digital vaccine card for free. (eg. California Digital Vaccine Card).

What Kind of Negative Test is Acceptable
Any Rapid Covid Test will be accepted as proof of negative. Please make sure test was taken no more than 72 hours from your check-in day.

Will I Need to Show Proof EVERYDAY?
All attendees, vendors, guests.. will need to show proof ONCE. You will be given a plastic wristband that shows you have been checked which will stay valid during the entire duration of the show.

Do You Accept International Proof of Vaccine
Yes, all International Vaccination Cards will be accepted as Proof of Vaccine.

What Other Safety Measures are Being Taken
DesignerCon and The Anaheim Convention Center has implemented multiple safety per-cautions in order to provide a safe space for the show. Some of these include GBAC Star Accreditation, added Air Quality Ventilation, added Hand Sanitizing Stations and more. A full list can be found on the Visit Anaheim’s Convention Center Recovery Plan site.

Will There Be On-Site Rapid Testing
Yes! DesignerCon has teamed up with a mobile testing facility to provide attendees the ability to take a Rapid Test at the convention center. Rapid tests usually take 15 minutes for results and there is a fee associated to the test.

Are There Testing Facilities I Can Visit BEFORE the Show
Yes! The city of Anaheim provides multiple testing facilities around the convention center. Each one has different pricing and accomodations. For the full list of these facilities please visit the Visit Anaheim Testing Sites website.

What is the Mask Policy for DesignerCon
DesignerCon is following mask mandates enforced by the state of CA and the Anaheim Convention Center. While inside the convention non-vaccinated visitors are required to wear a mask. Masks must fit properly and snuggly, fully covering your nose and mouth, and secure under your chin. Bandanas, neck coverings, cosplay masks and mash masks are not considered approved face coverings. Vaccinated visitors are still highly recommended to wear a mask. For a the full mask policy of the Anaheim Convention Center please visit their Mask Guidance Information page.

What If I Have Additional Questions
DesignerCon is here to help with any questions or concerns you may have in regards to our safety and health protocols regarding COVID. If you have any additional questions please email us and we will be more than happy to answer them.

Safety Acknowledgement

Please ensure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to the United States and for travel to California and Anaheim. Visit the for more information.

Please be advised that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any event or public space, including DesignerCon. Prior to purchasing a ticket/badge for and attending DesignerCon, please ensure you have read the latest CDC Guidelines for Prevention.

By attending DesignerCon, you acknowledge this inherent risk and, as a condition of entering DesignerCon, you acknowledge, understand and confirm each of the following in accordance with applicable health guidelines:

  • You and/or any Minor over the age of 13 for which you serve as a Guardian will activate your Badge and/or any Minor over the age of 13 for which you serve as a Guardian’s badge prior to entering the Event;
  • You and/or any Minor for which you serve as a Guardian will abide by all DesignerCon health-and-safety requirements;
  • You and/or any Minor for which you serve as a Guardian are not currently experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19, as identified at, including, but not limited to:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Prior to attending DesignerCon you have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine; and
  • You and/or any Minor for which you serve as a Guardian are not under any self-quarantine orders;

All FULLY VACCINATED attendees MUST provide each of the following to Management prior to entry into the Event:

  • A Government-issued photo ID such as a driver’s license or passport; and
  • Proof of Vaccination directly from the healthcare provider that performed the vaccination (whether a physical copy or on a smartphone)

For purposes of this acknowledgement, a “Minor” means any individual who is under eighteen (18) years of age or has not reached the age of majority as defined by such individual’s jurisdiction of residence, and a “Guardian” means such Minor’s parent or legal guardian or other individual attending DesignerCon who is over the age of eighteen (18) and acting in loco parentis for such Minor.

Please do not enter DesignerCon or the Anaheim Convention Center if you cannot confirm all of the above criteria. If at any point during your time at DesignerCon you do not meet all of the above criteria, you will be required to isolate and may be relocated or asked to leave Anaheim Convention Center at the sole discretion of event management.

Please note: The guidelines in this document are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly

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