CGC and CSG Companies Accepting Submissions and More at HeroesCon

Posted on 5/17/2023

CGC Comics, CGC Trading Cards, CGC Video Games, CGC Home Video and CSG are accepting submissions at HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 16-18, 2023.

Get your favorite collectibles ready! Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), CGC Trading Cards®, CGC Video Games™, CGC Home Video™ and Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®) are excited to be accepting submissions at HeroesCon at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 16-18, 2023.

About HeroesCon

Founded in 1982, the Heroes Convention (“HeroesCon”) has gained renown for its emphasis on comics and its welcoming environment for all ages. It offers a unique opportunity for fans to engage directly with industry professionals and exhibitors. With a stellar lineup of guests, primarily chosen based on their reputation and positive contributions, HeroesCon has established itself as an essential event in the summer calendar, attracting enthusiasts, exhibitors and creators from across the nation.

Preparing Submissions for the Show

Company representatives will be accepting submissions, answering questions and providing information on services provided by CGC Comics, CGC Trading Cards, CGC Video Games, CGC Home Video and CSG. 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:

  1. 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 CGC Home Video, click here. To join CSG, click here.
  2. Select the show you are submitting at from the dropdown menu.
  3. Complete the submission form and print the packing slip.

    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.

  4. Keep your collectibles safe and secure until you drop off your submission (including the packing slip) with a representative.
  5. 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 CGC Home Video services and fees for comics, 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.

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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.

CGC Home Video is the ultimate grading service for the ultimate new collecting category. The company was founded in 2023 from the creators of CGC Comics, CGC Trading Cards and CGC Video Games.

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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