ECC Expo: Ultimate Guide 2019

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What’s ECC?

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For those who don’t know, the Electronic Cigarette Convention (ECC) is a vaping tradeshow where vaping companies get to showcase and demonstrate their latest products to customers and industry partners.

ECC was the first to form a vaping convention in the US legitimately. ECC held their first vaping trade show in 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in southern California.

ECC is an annual event, and you can venture to their website to find out if ECC is coming to a town near you! Remember, you must be 21 years old or over to enter the vape convention.

Where and When is ECC Expo?

ECC, or Electronic Cigarette Expo 2019 is being held at the Ontario Convention Center. Located at - Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

Below is the Expo hours. *Please note that ECC Friday, August 30th is not open to the public.

ECC Expo Hours:

Friday, August 30, 2019 (Not open to the public) | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 31, 2019 (Open to the public) | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sunday, September 1, 2019 (Open to the public) | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*21 and over only event per CA State Law*

*18 and over with Military ID*

ECC Electronic Cigarette Convention Ontario Convention Center

How much is admission to ECC?

Days 2 and 3 (Saturday & Sunday, August 31-September 1, 2019) are open to the public (21 & over per CA State Law or 18 & over with valid military ID). VIP Passes are now available online with limited availability. All other attendees must register and purchase tickets at the event ($25 cash at the door per day).

Avoid the lines and get your tickets to ECC ahead of time online here.

What’s ECC Like?

The vibe at ECC is like one big party! Beautiful people getting their vape on with loads of amazing flavors, and DJ’s bumping good tunes. ECC is the heart of the vaping scene with nothing but good vibes. You’ll find vapers from all walks of life coming together for a beautiful cause. Good people, good flavors, and good music, what’s not to like?

Want some more reasons to go to the expo? Here are five reasons you should go to ECC 2019!


1. Vape Conventions = E-juice, Killer Deals, and SWAG!

Ruthless Vapor Giveaway at ECC Expo!

Who doesn’t love free stuff?

If you go to ECC, you will walk out with bags full of vape juice that will last you for months. Vendors in attendance love to promote their newest releases at vape conventions and have cool giveaways You’ll also be able to buy your favorite e-juice for killer deals from some vape brands in attendance!

If you’re a diehard follower of a vape brand like Loaded or Ruthless, you might get the chance to get some free swag so you can rep your favorite brands!

2. Meet Your Favorite E-juice Company Face to Face!

Ruthless Vapor at ECC Expo 2018

The great thing about going to ECC is that you get to kick it with the people that make your e-juice. You’ll find passionate people that are stoked to meet their customers face to face, and you’ll have an opportunity to find out what they’re really about.

If you had some unanswered questions or want to show your support, ECC is the perfect place to do it!

You also get to try unreleased flavors from your favorite vaping manufacturers, and you’ll get to try juices that you hadn’t had the chance to buy. If your local vape shop doesn't carry a brand that you dig, you can then go back and beg them to order some!

Not only are there tons of flavors to try, but you also get to test out different vaping devices and learn about the cutting edge in the vaping industry.

When you talk to different companies, you’ll start to get a sense of what the vaping community is all about, and you’ll realize that it’s one big family to make your life better!

Want to find your favorite vape brand before hand? Here is a map of the floor


3. Flavor For Days!

Ruthless Vapor ECC EXPo Flavors

Literally, flavor for days! ECC is a three-day event with one day dedicated for business owners and two days for consumers. There are many booths to visit, so it’s appropriate to have two days to make sure you get your money’s worth! You will have ample time to visit all the booths and get your vape on!

The best part about it is you’ll discover tons of new e-juice flavors so be prepared to get your wish lists ready!

4. Perfect Networking Opportunity

Ruthless Vapor Booth | ECC Expo

If you are a business owner and you’re interested in building relationships, ECC is THE vape show to go to. ECC has a day dedicated solely for business owners, and it’s a great way to find out the latest trends, and connect with your fellow industry partners. If you can’t make it on that day, you can still go the other two days.

The biggest names in the industry to the up-and-comers are all there to have a good time. There’s no better opportunity to get your network on in a super laid back environment. Good vibes create good business. The vaping industry relies on each other to keep it growing, and at the end of the day, we’re all there to help the people.

5. Mingling with like-minded people!

ECC Expo Vibe Ruthless Vapor

If you’re wondering what the vape scene is like, ECC will give you a crystal clear idea on what it’s all about. When you’re at ECC, you’ll meet your best friend that you never met, and you’ll be sharing a few laughs with your peeps.

ECC is a place where you can geek out about how amazing a flavor profile is, talk about how badass your setup is, and learn about other people’s vaping experiences.

Another thing, if you follow a vape influencer, you’ll get to meet them in person and show your love. If you do vape tricks, you won't be out of place to show your moves because that’s what ECC peeps do.

People are friendly, supportive, and people are having a good time doing what they love to do!

If you’re wondering what the Ruthless booth was like, check it out below!

The Ruthless Experience At ECC 2019! 

Ruthless Vapor is no stranger to ECC since we’re based out of southern California and we’ve been in the game since the beginning of the vaping scene. This year, we hope to have a blast meeting all you new faces and being able to show our love to our dedicated Ruthless and Loaded family. Thank you all for supporting the vaping community and much love!

Come by the Ruthless Vapor booth #828 and check out what's new!

We hope to see you there!


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