ABDC Video of the Month


October 15, 2017: Teacher Applications due

Dec 15: 2017:  Ticket Sales open

Dec 15: 2017:  Performer Applications open

Dec 15: 2017: Volunteer Applications open

Mar 1, 2018: Gala Performer Applications due

April 1, 2018: Travel Grant due.

May 15, 2018: Program ads due.

May 15, 2018: Volunteer Applications due.

June 1, 2018 or until spaces are sold out: Vendor Application.

June 1, 2018 or until spaces are filled: ABDC Showcase Application.

June 1, 2018: On-line stage form and music due.

June 20, 2018: On-line registration for workshops ends. Tickets available at the ABDC Front desk for open workshops and galas during convention hours.


We are very excited to announce vending opportunities at the AUSTIN BELLY DANCE CONVENTION. We would love to have you join us for this event!

We would enjoy adding you to our listed partnership of vendors! If you are interested, please click the following links and fill out our Vendor Application form and read the Vendor Policies to see all the wonderful details!

Vendor Applications will be open Dec 15, 2017 and are due June 1, 2018 or until spaces are sold out.

We strive to a have a high quality and variety of vendors and merchandise. Filling out the application does not guarantee you a spot. Our vendor Director of Vendors, will get in touch with you.

The Austin Belly Dance Convention includes:

  • Over 25 hours of shopping time with a hand-picked collection of high quality vendors.
  • FREE admission for the public to the ballroom on Saturday and Sunday afternoon during the ABDC's Showcase.
  • Over 50 Hours of Belly Dance Classes and Presentations with a variety of offerings to please all levels and styles!
  • 2 Spectacular Evening Performance Programs: Friday evening's "Keep Austin Shimmying" Gala and Saturday evening's "Austin Raqs" Gala.
  • FREE full colored event program including Vendor List.


Holiday Inn – Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, TX 78752

The Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin is convenient to downtown and the airport.  We expect the ABDC to be packed with happy shopping dancers. The event will also be open to general public for FREE.


Friday, June 22, 2018

Load in/set up:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open to public (FREE entry):
12:00 -1:00 pm

Open to class participants:
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Open to public (FREE entry):
4:00 - 5:00 pm

Open during show:
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Open to class participants:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open to public (FREE entry):
12:30 - 5:00 pm

Open during show:
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Open to class participants:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Open to public (FREE entry):
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Note: Ballroom has workshops and shows during vendor hours: Fri., Sat., and Sun.


  • Vending is in the Hill Country Ballroom and the Lobby.
  • Ballroom vendors are required to vend all 3 days. Lobby vendors may choose 1, 2, or 3 days of vending.
  • Lobby tables are not secured overnight. Vendors may move merchandise into the ballroom overnight.


  • Ballroom A: Approx. 6’ by 6’: $250.00.
  • Ballroom B: Approx. 16' by 4': $350.00
  • Ballroom C: Approx. 12’ by 6’: $400.00.
  • Ballroom D: Approx. 16’ by 6’: $450.00.
  • Ballroom E: Approx. 11'by 4': $450.00
  • Ballroom F: Approx. 18’ by 11’: $600.00.


  • Lobby Small: 1 banquet table (1 table = 6’): $60.00/day or $150.00 for 3 days.
  • Lobby Large: 2 banquet tables (1 table = 6’): $75.00/day or $200.00 for 3 days.


  • Vendors are responsible for processing fees.
  • The ABDC will send a link for payment or set up installment plan.
  • The number of tables, chairs, and racks will be set on an individual basis.