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The No Limits Tattoo Expo At Resorts World Casino In Queens, NY

If you’re into tattoo shows and are 18+ years old, the No Limits Tattoo Expo has everything to fulfill all your tattoo needs. Our Tattoo Expo features live entertainment, live music, live tattooing and much more. This years tattoo show will be conveniently located at Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, NY. The location of this expo is perfect for a tattoo convention and easily accommodates thousands of people that will be attending.

One of the greatest things about the No Limits International Tattoo Expo is the availability of tattoo artists attending the show. The No Limits Tattoo Convention showcases over 250 world famous artists and vendors. Many of our tattoo artists have large followings and have tattooed some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

Event Information

No Limits Tattoo Expo in Queens NY | United Ink2018 No Limits Tattoo Expo will be held from April 20th thru April 22nd at
Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, New York. There will be over 250 tattoo artists attending from all over the globe as well as 30+ vendors and tattoo suppliers offering everything from shop necessities to the latest in merch and apparel. Must be 18+ to enter the expo.

Show Dates: April 20 – April 22, 2018

Show Hours: Friday: 2pm – 12am | Saturday: 12pm – 12am | Sunday: 12pm – 8pm

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Pricing Information

Daily pass:
Weekend pass:
Tickets are available online or at the door.
Parking is free in the resort parking lot.
More parking information
Tattoo/piercing costs vary per person. Please consult your artist for specific costs.

Countdown To Showtime








No Limits 2018 is completely booked!

See you at the show!

Artists Scheduled To Appear

Anton Avtonomov
World Famous Artist
Adam Perj
World Famous Artist
Russell Van Schaick
World Famous Artist
Lydia Bruno
World Famous Artist
Uber Derek
World Famous Artist
Thomas Bulman
World Famous Artist
Chris Rigoni
World Famous Artist
Luiz Lopez
World Famous Artist
Daniel Silva
Saturday and Sunday appearances only
Shanghai Kate
America's Tattoo Godmother
Elijah Blackwell
Sink or Swim Tattoo
Tyler Nolan
Miami Kingpin Tattoo Supply
Cosimo Liberto
Clean And Serene Ink
Sabrina Sawyers
Oly Anger Tattoo
Christos Vasileiadis
Dead Skin Mask Tattoo

Permanent Makeup Artists

Stacie Rae
Permablend Pigments
Tina Davies
Permablend Pigments
Samantha Rae
Permablend Pigments
Terry Lively
Permablend Pigments
Meagan Simonaire
Lizzeth Gutierrez
Christina Garcia
Emily Joy

Tattoo Awards

Contest registration for all days begins at the start of the expo on Friday. You may signup for any category up until that specific category judging begins. Contest times to be announced.


Original Flash
Worst Tattoo Contest (1st place only)
Most Unusual (1st place only)
Arm Sleeve (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
Leg Sleeve (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
Hand, Neck, Face(fresh & healed) (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
Tattoo of the Day (color)
Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)


Best Color Tattoo (all sizes)
Best Black & Grey Tattoo (all sizes)
Small Color Portrait (4″ x 4″ or smaller-Fresh & healed)
Large Color Portrait (larger than 4″ x 4″-Healed)
Small Black & Grey Portrait (4″ x 4″ or smaller)
Large Black & Grey Portrait (larger than 4″ x 4″)
Traditional- Fresh & Healed
Neo Traditional- Healed
Horror (fresh & healed)
Ornamental (fresh & healed)
Animal Portrait (fresh & healed)
New York/ American Pride- Fresh & Healed
Biomechanical (fresh & healed)
Fresh Color
Fresh Black & Grey
Tattoo of the Day (color)
Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)


Avant-Garde (Fresh & Healed)
Watercolor (fresh & healed)
Floral (fresh & healed)
Cover-up (Healed Only)
Asian Style (Fresh)
Backpiece(Healed Only)
Overall Female
Overall Male
Tattoo of the Day Color
Tattoo of the Day Black and Grey
Best of Show (1st place only)
Artist Hanger & Fusion Project – Best of Show (1st place only)
Best Collaboration Tattoo

Contest Judges



In this seminar, “Tattoonist” Thom Bulman will take you through the steps of his creative process. Attendees will learn how he takes images and ideas from pop culture and breathes new life into them through illustration. He will also explain best practices for tattoo application of these illustrations, including: color theory, line weights, and needle groupings.


Breast cancer tattooing can be an integral part of emotional healing for survivors. We will talk about different types of scar tissue, how to read it and how to tattoo it. We will also cover the A.R.T. of Areola Restorative Tattooing and how to use the World Famous ‘Pink Ribbon Series‘ to achieve true realism.


This seminar will focus on designing mandalas, both drawing by hand as well as digital designs. We will also discuss how designs translate to tattooing and designing based on tattoo placement.


In this exclusive event, Tina Davies, artist and designer of the Harmony Microblade™, will give a live demonstration of her Blade and Shade technique. Watch how she brings dimension and realism to a brow design by combining these two unique processes to give a woman the brows of her dreams!

Evolution of Tattooing into Micropigmentation

Bring your notepads and be ready to grasp! In this seminar, permanent makeup expert, Gaston will cover the following topics: Understanding Skin, Introduction to Xion-S, Do’s and Dont’s and much more!

From Voodoo To Vogue

Did you know that tattooing began as a sacred spiritual practice? Did you know that tattooing is, historically, a female art form? From Voodoo to Vogue details the remarkable evolution of tattoo: from pre-history Ice Age, up through modern trendy acceptance of this ancient art. A pioneer herself, Shanghai Kate highlights the female role in tattoo: a shocking, brave, and fascinating account of human history.

Entertainment Lineup

Times and dates to be announced

Raquel Reed

International Burlesque performer,NARS freelance artist, alt model.

Death Do Us Part Danger Show

The Death Do Us Part Danger Show are Charlie and Rachel Atlas, a husband and wife duo who are pushing the boundaries in modern vaudeville…bringing the kind of knife-throwing acts that would previously only be seen in a circus of yesteryear to modern cabaret, club and festival audiences.

Media Guest Appearance


Robert Lasardo

Robert LaSardo is an American actor. LaSardo was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began his career studying at the High School of Performing Arts in New York City, before going on to the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.


Attending Vendors

Blacksmith Body Jewelry
Blacksmith Body Jewelry
Metro Orange Art
Metro Orange Art
Sail Away Coffee
Sail Away Coffee
CBD Scrip
Real Bearded Men
Real Bearded Men
Rare Boutiques
Rare Boutiques
Love Your Leggings
Tiffycat Accessories
Altered Ego Clothing
247 Ink Magazine
Uncle Charlie’s Chop Shop
FK Irons
Maggie Yesko
Henna By Maggie
Benny Migs Photo
Ghost and Darkness Brand
Hudson River Surf Club
Rock My Lips
Smutlife Brand
Lasik Vision Institute

Location Information

Resorts World Casino

Address: 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11420
Phone: 888.888.8801
Website: Resorts World Casino
Click here for directions
Mass Transit Information
Shuttle services are also available

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn Queens/JFK Airport

A block of rooms has been reserved for April 19, 2018 – April 22, 2018. The special room rate will be available until March 29th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Rates for a single King bed or 2 Double beds start at: $159/night.

Booking a reservation is simple. To begin the process, click here to receive the preferred rate.

Hilton Garden Inn Queens/JFK Airport
148-18 134th Street
Jamaica, New York 11430
Tel: 718-322-4448
Fax: 718-322-338

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Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel

A block of rooms has been reserved for April 18, 2018 – April 22, 2018. The special room rate will be available until March 29th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Rates for a single King bed or 2 Double beds start at: $159/night.

Booking a reservation is simple. To begin the process, click here to receive the preferred rate.

Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel
132-26 South Conduit Avenue
Jamaica, New York 11430
Tel: 718-322-7190

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