San Diego Convention Center Corporation Predicts $1.1 Billion Regional Economic in 2017; Comic-Con Still Top Performer

With the Chargers now moving to Los Angeles, there may be some renewed interest in a San Diego Convention Center expansion — and one of the best cases for such a project is that it continues to attract some huge names (including not only San Diego Comic-Con, but also a slew of medical conferences in 2017), which bring with them money, jobs, ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Date Still Unkown

[UPDATE January 11] Although we verified with multiple sources at onPeak, it appears that April 6 may not be the hotel sale date for 2017. onPeak has tweeted that “an incorrect date” has been posted online – so looks like we’re all back to waiting. We’ll share more information as we receive it. Unfortunately an incorrect date has been posted online ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Volunteer Registration Now Open

Do you want to hold that “End of Line” sign, help a lot of people, and get a free badge to WonderCon Anaheim 2017? If you answered “yes”, then we have good news for you. Volunteer Registration for WonderCon Anaheim 2017 is now open – and unlike with San Diego Comic-Con, this isn’t the interest list. You’re actually registering. Simply ... Read More »

WonderCon Anaheim 2017 Badges Now On Sale

While San Diego Comic-Con registration may be going later and later — WonderCon registration keeps getting earlier, as Comic-Con International has unveiled a bit of a holiday treat for fans today. WonderCon Anaheim 2017 badges are now on sale! Prices for the March 31-April 2 convention, which is moving back to Anaheim, are actually flat to 2016(!), with a three-day badge for ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Tops San Diego Convention Center ‘Regional Impact’ List (Again)

San Diego Comic-Con is a booming business — and not just for Comic-Con International. Every year, the four-and-a-half-day convention brings jobs, tourists, and spending money not just to the convention center itself — but to the businesses and hotels around San Diego, in a big way (after all, attendees have to eat and shower somewhere — though sleeping in an actual ... Read More »

Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Now Open

With yesterday’s first San Diego Comic-Con 2017 badge contest, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — especially now that we have the first news for volunteers. If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to Comic-Con ... Read More »

‘Nobility’ Wants to Send You to San Diego Comic-Con 2017

While Returning Registration – formerly known as Preregistration – won’t be taking place until early 2017, that doesn’t mean that this fall is shaping up to be low on Comic-Con news. After yesterday’s news of a contest from Fox Home Entertainment and Amazon.com to send one lucky winner and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we’ve got word of ... Read More »