Badge/Hotel News

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

Now that you know whether or not you have a badge to San Diego Comic-Con 2016, the next question on your mind is inevitably: Where am I going to stay? As of this morning, we’ve got some news on that. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2016, with reservations now open through onPeak, the company which merged with ... Read More »

Details About WonderCon 2016 RFID Badge Process Revealed

For the first time this year, Comic-Con International will be using RFID technology in their badges, at both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con. Today, they revealed a bit more information about how that process will look. From their site, here’s what you need to know: At various access points in and around the Los Angeles Convention Center, you will encounter ... Read More »

WonderCon Map, More Information About RFID Badges Revealed

As you presumably know by now, WonderCon is moving to the Los Angeles Convention Center (at least for this year) – which means that attendees will have to get used to an entirely new layout. Luckily, they’ve got plenty of time to familiarize themselves, as Comic-Con International has just unveiled the full map of this year’s convention. The Lower Level ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Open Registration Visual Guide

For many of you, February is going to be a great month. And for many more of you, it may not be so great. Why? Because Comic-Con International announced today that Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 will take place next Saturday at February 20, at 9AM PT. That means that for better or worse, you’ll know soon whether ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Badge Shipping Information

Hopefully by now you know that new this year, San Diego Comic-Con will be mailing badges for the first time. Badges will be sent about four weeks prior to the convention, in June. Which seems easy enough, right? But there are some questions still lingering. As Comic-Con International has explained several times, badges will be mailed to the address that ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Open Registration Set For February 20

Open Registrational Visual Guide & Tips

Fans of San Diego Comic-Con have been very patient this year, but we can all breathe a sigh of relief, because for better or worse, the process of finding out if you’ll get to attend the biggest, best pop culture convention has almost come to an end. Comic-Con International just announced that Open Registration badge sales will be taking place ... Read More »

Changes to Creative Professional Registration, Sale “Soon”

The times, they are a-changing. At least for Professionals at San Diego Comic-Con. Although no date for when Professionals can register for their badge for this year’s convention have been announced, Comic-Con International has spelled out some policy changes for those with a “Not Due” Creative Professional status. Assuming you meet that criteria, you will have between an unspecified date ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Set for April 5

Now that we can officially say that Comic-Con is happening “this year”, all eyes turn toward the two biggest sales yet to happen: Open Registration and the General Hotel sale. While we don’t have an answer on when those of you who struck out in Preregistration will get to try for badges (our guess: March 12), we do now have ... Read More »