CGC and CSG Companies Accepting Submissions at PAX East 2023
Posted on 2/23/2023
Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), CGC Video Games™, CGC Trading Cards® and Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®) will be attending PAX East at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 23-26, 2023.
PAX East began in 2004 as a celebration of gaming culture featuring thought-provoking panels, a massive expo hall filled with the best publishers and studios, new game demos, musical performances, tournaments and a community experience unlike any other. From there, PAX has doubled in size each year and has grown to include other cities around the world; including San Antonio, Philadelphia and Melbourne, Australia.
Representatives for CGC, CGC Video Games, CGC Trading Cards and CSG will be accepting submissions, answering questions and providing information on the company's services.
In order 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. Keep reading for step-by-step instructions to get your submission ready.
Preparing Submissions for the Show
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 slip.
Important: To ensure that your submission process stays on schedule, please package collectibles with the packing slip in the exact order that they are listed on the packing slip. 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 [email protected] or 877-662-6642.
- Questions for CGC Trading Cards should be directed to [email protected] or 877-662-6642.
- Questions for CGC Video Games should be directed to [email protected] or 877-662-6642.
- Questions for CSG should be directed to [email protected] 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 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.
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.
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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