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THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION, also commonly known as PoleCon, celebrates the diversity of the pole dance community. Connect with your  pole friends, watch amazing performances, take pole star workshops, and shop with your favorite vendors!

For all students, competitors, pole-fessionals, and pole enthusiasts of all ages, from all walks of life!

Read below for more information on how to participate and check out our extensive FAQs section.

PoleCon: Intensive is an event featuring 4-hour intensive workshops, food and an epic gift bag! There are no Intensive events currently scheduled.

PoleCon 2024: May 30 - June 2, 2024 back in the DMV (DC-Maryland-Virignia Area)

You must have a Weekend or Day pass to take paid workshops.
Read options for passes below!

Under 18 years old at time of PoleCon? 5-17, purchase Junior pass AT THIS LINK. Children under 5 years old FREE! (all Juniors must be with guardian the entire time)

Individual Showcase tickets available for $30 (each showcase).

Weekend Pass

Free (as listed) workshops and seminars (published in mid-February 2024)

Access to buy to paid pole and non-pole workshops all weekend long!

FOOD: Lunch Friday and Saturday, Breakfast Sunday

All performances all weekend

Access to the Exhibitor Hall

Friday Day Pass

Free (as listed) workshops and seminars (published in mid-February 2024)

Access to buy to paid pole and non-pole workshops on Friday

FOOD: Lunch Friday

All performances on Friday

Friday hours 9am-~11pm

Access to the Exhibitor Hall

Saturday Day Pass

Free (as listed) workshops and seminars (published in mid-February 2024)

Access to buy to paid pole and non-pole workshops on Saturday

FOOD: Lunch Saturday

All performances on Saturday

Saturday hours 9am-~8pm

Access to the Exhibitor Hall

Sunday Day Pass

Free (as listed) workshops and seminars (published in mid-February 2024)

Access to buy to paid pole and non-pole workshops on Sunday

FOOD: Breakfast Sunday

All performances on Sunday

Sunday hours 9am-~1pm

Access to the Exhibitor Hall

What do people say about PoleCon?

ATL was a lovely location. I hope that pole con goes back there at some point. Though I love that y'all pick different locations. Not only because it gives us all a chance to travel, but it makes it easier for some people who can't travel/travel far to get a chance to go.


Loved the MC's! Absolutely great banter! Black Girls Pole and troupe's and groups were my favorite shows. I don't think that any of the shows were bad...I loved seeing all shapes, sizes, and ages on stage!


Colleen and her team did a fantastic job with Polecon. I was not disappointed.


I really loved going. This was my first con and it was amazing to see all of the performance and just being around a really amazing group of people.


What an amazing first experience! I'm still on a pole high! It was well organized and run, I can't wait for next year - I know it will be just as amazing!


it was my first polecon and I hope it won't be the last. I experienced so much!

it was my first polecon and I hope it won't be the last. I experienced so much!

This was my first year attending and I loved every minute of it!


Hotel awesome. Food awesome. Staff OUT FREAKING STANDING

Mika T

Thank you! For an awesome event! Amazing showcases! Loved the free stuff! Loved the vendors! And I got to meet like minded individuals in a no judgement zone! I know it's hard to put on a perfect event, your tireless efforts are not in vain! Cya in ATL!


I'm sure you're getting a million messages from all the happy campers from PoleCon! I just wanted to reach out to you personally and say that I had a fantastic time and I hope that I will be invited back for Atlanta next year!! I have so much respect for you and all the work you do. Congrats!

Nadia Sharif

"For this to be my first pole con and for having only attended one day, I had a BLAST! This was an incredible event. Colleen, you did you THANG, mama! You kicked all ass with pulling off a spectacular event. I was so excited that my first performance was at Pole Con and I'm planning to keep attending for as long as you keep having them!"

Khristen P.

"I want to do this over and over again! I had an AMAZING experience and I definitely will be back next year. It was such an amazing experience. Thank you so much to everyone who worked on this. I can't wait to see all of the photos and videos from this year! It was like going to Celebrity Pole Camp!"

Kristina G.

"This was my first trip to PoleCon ... IT. WAS. EPIC!!! I loved every minute ... I left feeling so inspired and motivated to improve my own poling. I can't wait until ATL!!"

Amanda B.

"Everything was amazing had such a great weekend and learned so much in just 3 days"

Katie D.

"I loved it and was so glad I got to go! It was very well run! Thank you so much!"

"My time at PoleCon 2016 was so amazing. I left on a Pole high. I couldn't wait to get back to the studio to work on new tricks and combos. Thank you PoleCon for creating a welcoming and encouraging environment. I cant wait to attend PoleCon2016!!"

Kristen R.

"This was a life changing experience that I can't wait to have the chance to be a part of again! One of the greatest decisions I've made in a while..thank you to all who made it such a positive and influential experience!"


"I want to talk about my amazing weekend at PoleCon... to have the opportunity to meet and talk to my pole crushss, words can't even describe. I loved the fact I was able to be myself without judgement and event as silly I can be making people laugh... So got asked by a few people why do I pole. Well, after this weekend I can truly answer by saying I pole because it's the one time everything stops. I tune…read more

Rosie Rose

"Thank you Colleen Jolly and all of your amazing staff and volunteers to organize such an amazing event! So appreciative, honored, and stoked to meet so many amazing people in our pole community!!! Bravo, Colleen!!!"

Michula Nunez

"It's been fun, Pole Convention, but unfortunately it's time to go. Thank you Colleen and crew for making all of this happen. How you manifested this amazing gathering and managed to stay so calm and composed the whole way through, I don't know. From the city to the venue to the seamless management of our schedules and the general joyful air amongst everyone (and the shopping!), Pole Convention has resurfaced in style. It was an honor and a pleasure to…read more

Jamilla Deville

"I know how hard it is to plan, organize, produce and execute events like this. So I just wanted to say CONGRATS and THANK YOU for bringing this event back to the pole community."

Michelle Stanek

"Officially wrapped up the long epic pole weekend in NOLA. I came, I ate, I poled, I taught, I laughed, I marveled, I drank, I danced, I conquered. Thank you Colleen Jolly and the entire International Pole Convention team for inviting the Poles on Tour family and for bringing this important event back and making it so seamless. New Orleans was the perfect backdrop and I can't wait for next year! #polecon2015"

Natasha Wang

"And thank YOU, Colleen Jolly, for supporting all of us! There were several showcases all in celebration of different styles, many of whom are actually marginalized groups in Pole Dance — Dangerous Curves, Black Girls Pole, Men, and Sexy Style. Plus Power Flow and the Australian Invasion and more. After I saw Annemarie Davies f*cking kill it for all of us I thanked Colleen for having me and allowing us all to do our thing. She said 'PoleCon is for…read more

Michelle Mynx

"I can't even begin to explain what an epic adventure #polecon2015 was. Thank you Colleen Jolly for bringing this amazing event back and to a city that welcomed us with open arms. I will never forget this trip."

Amanda Longo

"Well that's a wrap. 3 days, 14 workshops, 62 bruises, multitude of new moves, hundreds of new friends and millions of dynamite memories!!! Thank you, FABULOUS JOB!!!"

Denise Chick

"Pole is for everyone. And this weekend was epic and amazing."

Miss Vegas

"I felt blessed to be among such diverse talent from near and far and was able to listen and participate in discussions... I believe there is enough space in this arena to support a variety of styles... I look forward to the next PoleCon. Keep up the love and no filters!"

Bonita Patterson Harlow

"It was another amazing weekend of pole and performances by industry leaders only to top it off by it being hosted in amazing New Orleans. Colleen Jolly ran it like a well oiled machine and just the way one would expect. All the performance spots delivered greatness and personally my fav was the Sexy Pole Showcase... took the stage to new levels breaking barriers--even kicking them down--unlike any other large scale event I have attended in the past."


"Start saving your money for International Pole Convention 2016. I can tell you now it's going to be bigger and be even more spectacular. THIS is the event you need to get too."

Philip Deal

"Thank you! For an awesome event! Amazing Showcases! Loved the free stuff! Loved the vendors! And I got to meet like minded individuals in a no judgement zone! I know it's hard to put on a perfect event, your tireless efforts are not in vain!"

Isake McCloud-Bradshaw

"WOW! What an epic weekend. I honestly think this is the most fun that I've had at any pole event to date. Colleen Jolly, I thank you immensely for bringing International Pole Convention back."

Phoenix Kazree

What were previous PoleCons like?

How do I... ? Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION

1. What is included in my ticket?


Opening night reception + showcase on Thursday; free non-pole workshops, seminars, performances and access to the exhibit hall all day Friday and Saturday with lunch included; more free workshops, seminars, performances and access to the exhibit hall until noon on Sunday with breakfast included (please note, breakfast is ONLY on Sunday). All payments are securely processed. Single day entry passes also available for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Sunday is at a discounted day rate as it is a shortened day).

Paid workshops (that cost an additional fee) are separate from your event ticket and are clearly marked on the schedule. Free workshops/seminars (as marked) are free/included with your pass. THERE ARE NO FREE POLE-BASED WORKSHOPS. Day passes are only good for the day assigned. Please only purchase pay-for workshops on the day you have a day pass otherwise you will be asked to pay the difference for a weekend pass in person.

There is no Thursday day pass.

For the 2024 event: showcase only tickets are available for all showcases. You must be 21+ because the entry to the showcase only are is through the casino and they will check IDs. The showcase only tickets do NOT provide entry to the vendor area.

PAYMENT PLANS: Unfortunately we no longer offer payment plans.
This is a good blog explaining the general costs for PoleCon so you can plan and budget effectively should you wish to attend: What is the true cost of PoleCon? ***PLEASE NOTE: prices may change, discounts may change and links to apply are OUT OF DATE***

2. Can anyone perform?

Yes! The International Pole Convention celebrates the diverse pole community.

Applications for PoleCon 2024 are closed.

PoleCon hosts 20 individual showcases. Some showcases are curated by PoleCon and others have guest curators. Please see current submission form for this year’s curators.

Aerial, Black Girls Pole, Contemporary/Artistic, Creepy, Dangerous Curves, Experimental, Freestyle, Latin Heritage, Low Flow and Floorwork, Men of Pole, Para Pole, Pole Comedy, Pole Masters & Grand Masters, Power Flow, Queer Pole, Sexy, Sport, Troupes and Groups, Up and Coming Stars, and Youth.

Read these tips on how to apply.

More tips on how to prepare your submission video

3. How do I sign up for workshops?

See the scheduling section (navigate to “schedule”) to sign up and view the entire schedule.
The free workshops and seminars are available in person on a first-come, first-serve basis — don’t sign up; just show up! Review your program booklet and the event schedule online for times and room location. Signs are posted throughout the Convention to help find your way.

4. Where is PoleCon held?

Historically, every year the convention is held in a different city.
In 2024, we will be back in the DC Metro Area
Past Conventions have been held at the following locations:
2023: DC Metro Area
2022: Atlanta, Georgia
2021: New Orleans, Louisiana + Second Annual Virtual PoleCon
2020: First Virtual PoleCon held due to COVID-19!
2019: Denver, Colorado
2018: Orlando, Florida
2017: Atlanta, Georgia
2016: Fort Worth, Texas
2015: New Orleans, Louisiana
2014: New Owner from 2014 forward.
2013: West Palm Beach, Florida
2012: Los Angeles, California
2011: West Palm Beach, Florida
2010: National Harbor, Maryland (Washington, DC area)

5. Do I need to buy a pass to take workshops?

You must buy Weekend or Day pass to purchase and attend paid pole and non-pole workshops. You may participate in paid workshops workshops if you only buy a Day pass, however those workshops must be on Friday, Saturday or Sunday only and be all on the same day as your pass (Friday/Saturday/Sunday).
Junior Attendees (5-17 years old) may attend PoleCon with a parent/guardian who also has a valid Weekend or Day Pass, no day passes are available for Junior attendees. Parent/guardians do not need to pay for themselves to attend a workshop only their Junior attendee is taking but must be present in the same room at all times.

6. Who conducts paid workshops?

Previous and current workshop leaders include (but are not limited to):

123Poling • AccroBrandon • Alessandra Marchetti • Amanda Rose • Amber Wolf • Amy Hazel • Apollo Sa’Deek • Ashley Fox • Becca Buck • Carlos Franca • Cleo the Hurricane • Crystal Belcher • Dakota Fox • Deb Roach • Derick Pierson • elevatED • FabPole • Head Over Heels • Heidi Coker • Irmingard Mayer • Isis Diamond • Jamilla Deville • Jax Spencer • Jeni Janover • Jonathan Nosan • Josiah “BadAzz” Grant • Juic3 • Karol Helms • Kelly Yvonne • Kenneth Kao • Kilo Kitty • Kristy Sellars • Liquid Motion • Lisette Krol • Lux ATL • Maggie Ann • Marlo Fisken • Micah Walters • Michelle Mynx • Michelle Natoli • Michula • Mone’t Ha-Sidi • Nadia Sharif • Natasha Wang • Nicole the Pole • Oliver Pavick • Pantera Blacksmith • Philip Deal • Phoenix Kazree • PoleMoves • Rafeala Montanaro • Roz the Diva • Samantha Star • Sarah Jade • Sasja Lee • Seanmichael Rau • Shaina Cruea • Suwasit • Tracee Kafer • Terri Fierce • WorkIt Fitness • Vertical Joes/Torwa Joe

How do you become a paid workshop leader at PoleCon? Start here!

Applications for PoleCon 2024 are closed.

Then read this blog for general information.

7. Should I buy a booth for my business?

Not sure if your business is right for PoleCon?
Past exhibitors include apparel/shoes/jewelry/accessories, aerial equipment, grip aids, events, affinity groups, training organizations and tools for the studio owner like insurance and legal services.
Booth not right for you? There are lots of ways to advertise with PoleCon! See all the info in this section.
Businesses of any size are welcome!
(this is a representative, not exhaustive list of past exhibitors)
360 Photo Booth • ACRO PT • Artista Apparel • Awakenings NOLA Pole & Aerial Fitness • Balini Sports • BeastlyBuilt • Bendy Beast • Black Eccentrics • Black Girls Pole • Black Men Pole • Body+Pole • Bombshell Pole Magazine • Booty Candy Polewear • Butter & Filth • Cheeky Polewear • Cleo the Hurricane • Connective Stretching • Curvy Girls Pole • D.A.F Cannabis Culture Shirts • Dangerous Curves • DerbySkinz • DragonFly Brand • DV8 Couture • Enchantress Dance and Fitness • elevatED • Entertainment Britches • FabPole • FirmGrip • Georgia Chrome Star • Grenade Dancewear • Glory of LA • Glitter Heels • Grata Designs • Grounding Flight Aromatherapy • Heauxxx Apparel • Home Pole Studios • I’m a Pole Dancer • Imaging Studios • Inali Henna • International Pole Sport Federation • Insurance 4 Pole Dancers • It Works: That Crazy Wrap Thing • Kristy Sellars: the Key to Training • LC Design Collection • LeeLee Jewels • LegalShield • LeiVola Polewear • Liquid Motion • Live for Pole • LuluRoe • The MightyGrip Brand • Mika Yoga Wear • Mila Krasna • Natasha Wang • Naughty Lamb • Naughty Goddexx • Nicole the Pole • One Love One Tribe Apparel • Pantera Blacksmith • Pole and Push • PoleActive • PoleBuff • Pole Dance Jewelry • Pole Expo • Pole for a Purpose • Pole Parlour • Pole Poised • Pole Pressure University • Pole Smart • Pole Sport Organization • PHX Entertainers • RAD • Sergia Louis Anderson • Skylar Mynx: Artist • StuntGrip • TPB Active • Trick-Tac • Twindom 3D • Twisted Bodies • Twisted Polerina • United Pole Artists • U.S. Aerial • Vertical Exploration Foundation • Weaviewear • Wink Dancewear • XPole • X-Purr • Yogabela

8. Can I volunteer at PoleCon?

General info: Volunteer spaces may be available and include the following duties: pole cleaning during performances, checking in attendees to paid workshop rooms, set-up, clean-up, assisting with registration/information desk and other general duties as assigned.

As of 2020, we ONLY accept volunteers who have previously volunteered at PoleCon OR pre-approved groups. To become a pre-approved group you must commit to organizing a set number of people greater than three. Many studios, including the studio sponsor organize pre-approved groups however this is not only for studios. If one of your group can no longer volunteer, you MUST fill that slot with another volunteer. Email to become a pre-approved group. Not all groups are accepted due to the number of volunteers already committed to the event which may change every event.

Applications for the 2024 event are closed.

Read this blog about volunteering for general information.

9. Can anyone conduct a free workshop/seminar?

We are seeking experts in the pole, fitness, nutrition and general business to lead free non-pole workshop classes and seminars on topics of interest to our attendees. Topics may include: how to build highly functioning teams, how to correctly spot athletes of all sizes and abilities, injury prevention, social media for studio owners.

Read this blog for general information.

Applications for PoleCon 2024 are closed.

10. Who should come to PoleCon?

All genders, all ages and fitness levels are welcome.

If you are under 18 you must have a parent/guardian present who also has a valid Weekend Pass to enter the Exhibitor/Performance area in our Main Hall and to participate in any workshops (free or paid). Parent/guardian does not need to purchase a pay-for workshop that the minor purchases however, they must be present while minor is in the workshop.

If you are press or a photographer please contact us ahead of time at [email protected] with “Press” in the subject line.

Who else should go to PoleCon?

11. What is the refund policy?

No refunds on workshops or on Weekend Passes or Workshops for ANY REASON WHATSOEVER.

A limited number of transfers/exchanges possible not less than one month before event (i.e., you can no longer go to PoleCon and want to transfer the ticket to a friend to whom you may do a private sale). Purchaser must show ticket or proof of purchase and ID at registration. A limited number of passes will be sold during the Convention so buy before you come!

To initiate a pass transfer, please email PoleCon.

NEW for workshops (as of 2024 event): Because you are purchasing a purchase option, you can move yourself in and out of different paid workshops.

How to do this:

  • Step 1: Log into PoleCon WellnessLiving
  • Step 2: navigate to your “schedule”
  • Step 3: “cancel” booking for workshop
  • Step 4: go to “book now” to book another workshop. It will not charge you again and should apply the purchasing option you originally purchased.

**You can only do this from pole workshop to pole workshop or non-pole workshop to non-pole workshop (because the purchase options are priced differently).**

12. What is the purpose of PoleCon?

The purpose of THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION is to celebrate the diverse pole dance community through education and events. We take our commitment to diversity very seriously and are always striving to reflect every aspect of that community.

13. Is there a PoleCon in my country?

PoleCon offers a select few licenses for countries outside of the United States. Previously we have officially licensed Australia, however that license is now available for purchase.

Interested in learning more? Contact Colleen.

14. What is PoleCon Intensive?

PoleCon: Intensive is a mini-PoleCon with 4-hour workshops, food and an epic gift bag. Like main PoleCon, the event moves around. Read about previous Intensive events on our blog.

15. What are the physical safety procedures at PoleCon?

The below are physical safety procedures in place at PoleCon for all live PoleCon events. These policies are regularly reviewed and may be updated. If you have suggestions for how to improve these policies, you may share them at [email protected]


PoleCon has one medic certified in CPR/AED always stationed by the main stage (this practice has been in place since 2016). They will have ice, bandaids/bandages, and an AED.

PoleCon has walkie-talkies/radios that coordinate between the main stage, the PoleCon registration and the workshop rooms in case of any issue.

If an aerial or pole playground is present during a PoleCon event, it is monitored by the company providing the equipment and/or a volunteer. Anyone who uses the equipment after hours, is poling at their own risk.

PoleCon does not extend the “legs” of stage poles because many people complained of kicking their toes. Legs can be extended on any stage pole to provide additional stability.

**Starting in 2024, all paid workshop leaders must be CPR/AED certified.

Insurance: All PoleCon workshop leaders are required to have insurance. PoleCon also maintains event insurance.

COVID-19 Safety

PoleCon does not require masks for the 2023 event. Masks are optional. Some workshop leaders may prefer masks are worn during their workshops. If this is the case, they will provide them.

PoleCon reserves the right to modify COVID-19 safety protocols based on the laws and regulations governing the location of PoleCon at the time of the event. PoleCon will communicate this information as soon and as clearly as possible with attendees.

All PoleCon paid workshop leaders agree to the following COVID-19 related clause in their contracts (in practice since 2021): to work with PoleCon on all required health mitigations to safely attend the event including but not limited to wearing masks, providing proof of vaccination and/or negative PCR test or other as required by the federal government, local government, and/or hotel which may become relevant or required. As of December 2022, masks are optional at the event, negative tests or vaccines are not required. Artist knows this can change at any time.

All PoleCon attendees agree to the following clause (in practice since 2021 and in the attendee event booklet): by attending PoleCon, I acknowledge the evolving nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to the virus and become infected as a result of my attendance at PoleCon, despite safety measures in place. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any expense, liability, illness, injury, disability or death related to testing positive for the virus during or after the event. By attending PoleCon, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless PoleCon from all claims arising out of COVID-19. I understand and agree that this release of liability includes any claims towards PoleCon, as well as conference personnel or representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurrence exists before, during, or after attendance and participation at the event.

Code of Conduct

All attendees agree to the following clause (in practice since 2021 and in the attendee event booklet): Attendees must respect commonsense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for private property during PoleCon.

Attendees must receive explicit verbal or non-verbal consent before any interaction that involves physical contact.

Attendees must respect current and applicable rules and regulations for safety regarding COVID-19.

PoleCon reserves the right to revoke, without refund, the convention pass and/or workshop passes of any attendee not in compliance with this policy at PoleCon and/or before PoleCon if a legitimate safety concern is warranted as defined by PoleCon staff and relevant legal counsel.

Persons finding themselves in a situation where they feel their physical safety is at risk during PoleCon or who become aware of an attendee not in compliance with this policy should immediately notify the PoleCon front desk/registration desk so that the matter can be handled in an expeditious manner which may include involving local law enforcement.

Liability Waiver

All PoleCon attendees must sign a liability waiver (and photo release) and provide emergency contact information in the payment/scheduler system. Full text of the waiver can be found at this link, when you log in to your account: https://www.wellnessliving.com/login/polecon

What's happening at THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION? Event Schedule: Showcases, Free and Pay-for Workshops

Our event schedule includes an all day exhibitor hall full of amazing products and services; pole and other aerial showcase performances; free movement-based workshops; free talks by pole, fitness and nutrition experts; and paid pole and non-pole workshops (marked as paid). Network with the pole community during lunch. Lunch is included on Friday and Saturday ONLY (with a Weekend or Day Pass). Breakfast is included on Sunday ONLY (with a Weekend or Sunday Pass).

See the ENTIRE schedule (including ALL showcases, free workshops/seminars and paid workshops) at a glance on our cheat sheet. CLICK HERE TO SEE 11×17 PDF CHEAT SHEET UPDATED FOR 2024 EVENT. THERE IS A LINK TO BUY WORKSHOPS IN THE PDF. PDF will be updated periodically as/if things change. >>We are now on Version 6 of the Cheat Sheet.<<

PLEASE NOTE: you do NOT sign up for showcases or for free workshops/seminars (listed in the “Included with Pass” tab at this link). You just show up. You MUST have a Weekend or Day pass to attend free OR additional pay-for workshops.

PoleCon Pre-Convention Activities. You do NOT need a pass to PoleCon to attend these:

  • TBD

Individual Showcase Tickets

There are individual showcase tickets for ALL showcases.

You do NOT need to purchase ANY individual showcase tickets if you have the Weekend Pass. Day Passes include all showcases on that day.

Individual showcase tickets are designed for your family/friends/boo who isn’t a pole dancer who isn’t coming to the entire convention. Individual showcase tickets. Find Showcase ONLY tickets on the “PoleCon Passes + Paid Workshops + Showcase ONLY Tickets” Tab at this link.

Please note, these individual showcase tickets do NOT:

  • provide entrance to the vendor area
  • provide any food
  • provide access to any free workshops or seminars
  • provide access to take paid workshops

You must leave after the showcase you purchased the individual ticket for.

The individual showcase tickets ($30, each) provide access to seating that is in a balcony looking down at the stage and the vendor area. Showcases range from 30 minutes to 90+ minutes. The price is the same for each showcase. There are no discounts for purchasing more than one showcase ticket. You will check in by name for the showcase.

The individual showcase entry is ONLY accessible by going through the casino. You can only go through the casino if you are 21+. Follow signs for “the Hall.”

Weekend and Day passes DO allow entry to the vendor area and are all ages because you do NOT go through the casino.

Click here to log directly into WellnessLiving to buy workshops and showcase only tickets.

*NEW* for 2024, you sign up for a workshop type (pole or non-pole) instead of a specific workshop. This means you can switch out of workshops by yourself. Watch this video on how to change out of any workshop.

Showcase only tickets work the same way.

How do I sell my product or service at THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION? Exhibitor/Vendor Information

Interested in showcasing your product or service by exhibiting at THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION event?

BOOTHS for 2024 event are sold out.

All inside booths are 8ftx10ft include black pipe/drape (full “wall” to the back and half “wall” of drape to the sides), 1 6ft table, 2 chairs, a wastebasket, 2 Weekend Passes to PoleCon (additional passes for booth staff available at 50% off regular price).

Inside Booths can be split by up to three companies. Wifi is included. Electric is not. Electric can be purchased via our exhibitor services company in the months before the event. Questions? — Ask us!

All Hall Way or Over Flow booths are a 6ft table with 2 chairs. They also include 2 Weekend Passes to PoleCon (additional passes for booth staff available at 50% off regular price).

Hall Way (and Over Flow) booths can by split by up to two companies. Wifi is included. Electric is not. Electric may or may not be available/accessible depending on where your booth is located.

(Many exhibitors do NOT purchase electricity.)

ALL Exhibitors must provide a certificate of insurance for commercial liability insurance listing PoleCon as an additional insured. Don’t have insurance? Our insurance company offers a weekend policy you can buy so that you are compliant with this request. You will be provided this information when you book your booth.

Read detailed information about what to expect as an exhibitor before and during PoleCon at this link.

**Please note: While we don’t offer refunds, you can absolutely transfer your booth to someone else through a private sale or other exchange. Just let us know who you’ve “sold” your booth to so we can update our files. **

Past and present exhibitors can be included in our Exhibitor Directory for free!

Shoppers make purchases at a booth during PoleCon.
PoleCon vendor gets interviewed at their booth.
Shoppers at a busy vendor's booth during PoleCon.

Thank you Colleen Jolly for a fabulous convention! Very well organized – the food was amazing – so nice to see all the showcases – meet new friends and see old ones too! My first time as a vendor! Great convention!

Mary Caryl Glitter

“We had a great time at the event and look forward to next year!! I have been vending at events since 2008, and you and your team went far above and beyond what I have experienced elsewhere! The food setup was definitely a welcomed surprise. Your announcers/hosts were fabulous.”

Nissanne Morrison

“Thank you for working so hard to make this weekend happen. It was a well organized event and I am happy to have been a part of it… you are a brilliant woman and I am looking forward to working with you again.”

Lian Tal Lebret

“Thanks for an amazing PoleCon 2016! Everything was so well organized. Sarah Murray and I had a wonderful time sharing information about Pole for a Purpose. Looking forward to 2017 already.”

Kelly Jayne

“Thank you, it was an awesome event!! I don’t think you understand how excited I am about Atlanta!!! “

Leslie Arenas

“As a vendor the event was very organized, food was great & the staff was Always Available to help! I didn’t have a chance to do any of the work shops but heard great review from clients that were at my booth. I do show all over & would invite more vendors to try your show if the are trying to grow there business & meet awesome ppl!!! Always a fun show Colleen, thank you so much for all you do for the Pole Community!!!!”

Morgan Christy

How do I sponsor THE INTERNATIONAL POLE CONVENTION? Event Sponsorship Information

Our sponsors represent the best products and services in pole, fitness, nutrition and wellness. Click on their logos to learn more. Interested in becoming a sponsor to promote your business? Check out this link for 2024 sponsor levels and advertising options.

Pole Wknd logo with text "Strategic Partner"
X-Pole logo and text: Official Pole Sponsor
FloorPlay apparel logo with text "unleash your potential" and "Gold Sponsor".
US Aerial Federation logo with text "gold sponsor"
Kandi Steiner, Romance Author, logo and text "gold sponsor".
Aerial Star organization logo with text "Silver Sponsor"
Phoenix Fitness & Dance logo with text: Silver Sponsor
Vertica logo with text "every body belongs" and "Silver Sponsor"
CatWoman Pole Academy - logo with text "Silver Sponsor"
Pixie's Pole Gym logo and Silver Sponsor text adjacent
My Body Shop logo and text: local studio sponsor.
Fit 4 polers logo and text: local studio sponsor.
Pole Studio - local studio sponsor - logo

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Orders will close at the end of every month and be fulfilled 2-3 weeks into the new month.

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PoleCon 2024 will be held at the Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland:
7002 Arundel Mills Cir Ste 7777, Hanover, MD 21076

Book your hotel room at this link! The host hotel WILL SELL OUT.

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