Get Involved

Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo! The convention is made up of a dedicated and passionate team. All volunteers receive:

The Expo has an XP rewards points system based on the amount of hours volunteered and the area where the volunteer assists. XP can be used to obtain Expo Merch and/or tickets to the show for yourself or friends and family.  The XP system and rewards will be disclosed will all volunteers prior to the Expo. The XP points systems and the rewards benefits are subject to change at the Expo’s discretion.

Be a Vendor

Vendor registration is now open! If you’d like to be put on the mailing list please email us at LI Retro’s marketplace provides gamers an endless amount of take-home gaming experiences from both local and national vendors.  Curated to ensure the best possible experience for attendees, LI Retro’s vendor hall will host a plethora of sellers across a variety of products ranging from retro resellers, modders, authors, artists, hobby enthusiasts, and more – all in the realm of the gaming culture.

Bring an Arcade or Pinball Machine

Thank you for wanting to contribute to our yearly celebration of classic gaming! Everyone who brings an arcade or pinball machine is eligible for up to two weekend passes per machine. You can also label your machine as for sale and it can be removed by a buyer at the end of one of the days. If you would like to bring more than one please email us at as further benefits may be available. We hope to see you in August!