Badge/Hotel News

Early Bird Hotels On Sale Now, General Housing In Spring

Now that several thousand attendees have their San Diego Comic-Con badges, we can begin turning our attention toward other aspects involved in the convention, like transportation, or finding a place to sleep. As of this morning, Comic-Con International has unveiled news on at least one of those aspects: Hotels. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2014, with reservations ... Read More »

Volunteer Registration All Full for SDCC 2014

If you were hoping to experience SDCC as a volunteer for the first time, we have have some bad news for you. They’re stuffed. CCI has announced via the official site that they will not be accepting any more volunteers for 2014. Preapproved volunteers – those who served at least one volunteer assignment last year – had their chance to ... Read More »

Trade Professional Registration Opens Tomorrow

With Creative Professional and Preregistration badge sales behind us, it may seem like almost everyone has a badge. However, there are still thousands of attendees on the edge of their seats waiting to hear news for press, trade professional, and open online registration. We now have news for at least one of those: Trade Professional Registration. We received an e-mail ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Badge Pick-Up, San Diego Symphony Events, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Doug Jones, Shout! Factory

Comic-Con is creeping closer, and as it does, we’re finding out more and more about what we can expect at this year’s convention. This week we have news on badge pick-up procedures, several offsite events with the San Diego Symphony, a Star Wars book that will debut at SDCC, a big Power Rangers appearance, Hellboy‘s Doug Jones, and confirmations from ... Read More »

SDCC Badge Preregistration Recap: The Good and The Bad

After months of delays and system testing, everyone hoping to return to San Diego Comic-Con in 2014 was growing restless and skeptical of the new registration system’s promised performance improvements. And they sure had reason to be – with the increased demand for badges over the past few years, the registration process has cost many a chance with its frequent ... Read More »

The SDConCast LIVE 2014 Preregistration Show! [Update – Thanks Everyone!]

It’s finally happening. After several weeks of waiting, badge registration season for San Diego Comic-Con 2014 has begun! We’re just as excited for attendees to finally get their hands on badges for this year’s convention as anyone, and to share that excitement we’ll be officially kicking off what will be a fantastic year for geeks everywhere with our first live ... Read More »

Guide to SDCC 2014 Preregistration Process [UPDATE 2 – You WILL Be Eligible for Open Reg!]

Editor’s note: Important update below for those eligible for preregistration but also wanting to participate in open registration in the spring. Update: You will be able to. For weeks, we’ve been expecting news of San Diego Comic-Con’s Preregistration date. All of us have felt the anticipation build as CCI has released news regarding prices and policy changes, the new randomized ... Read More »

SDCC Open Online Registration Set for Spring

Tomorrow is the big day: Preregistration will take place at 9AM PT, and thousands of hopeful attendees will be vying for fewer spots than there are attendees. However, the important thing to remember is that if you don’t walk away victorious tomorrow, or if you’ve been watching from afar and waiting impatiently for your turn to try to attend Comic-Con ... Read More »

SDCC 2014 Badge Preregistration Date Announced for February 8 [UPDATE – Emails Going Out]

Ready your battle stations and check your e-mail, because Comic-Con International has finally announced a date for Preregistration badge sales: this Saturday, February 8th. The sale will begin “shortly after 9:00 AM Pacific Time”, though as previously reported, you’ll be able to enter the EPIC Registration landing page starting at 7 AM. You’ll need your registration code, which will be ... Read More »

CCI Offers Insight Into Preregistration Waiting Room Process [UPDATE 2]

While today’s Professional registration process could have gone smoother, CCI seems to have a plan to help curb those problems from happening in the Preregistration sale. Attendees have had a lot of questions about how the new process — which includes a randomized waiting room and a unique registration code to access the sale — and thanks to a Toucan ... Read More »