Badge/Hotel News

Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Set for April 8

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 on ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

With all the badge sales happening so late this year, one of the biggest questions we’ve gotten has been: When are hotel sales happening? The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2017, with reservations now open through onPeak. Just like in previous years, the Early Bird sale is not for downtown hotels, but rather for hotels in further-out areas, ... Read More »

Creative Professional Registration Set for March 23

With Returning Registration now over, everyone’s attention has turned to the sales we still have left to get through – including, but not limited to: Creative Professional Registration, Trade Professional Registration, Volunteer Registration, the General Hotel Sale, and Open Registration. And it’s already March 20. Sheesh. The good news is that Comic-Con International has just unveiled the date for one ... Read More »

Short-Term Rentals: A Viable Alternative to Hotelpocalypse?

Hotelpocalypse. Say the word, and chills run down every SDCC attendee’s spine. The name by which Comic-Con International’s hotel lottery has come to be known is no less descriptive as it is accurate. Just as with SDCC badges, there are far fewer hotel rooms than there are people who want them – 19,500 or so rooms in the CCI hotel block compared to ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Returning Registration Recap: Gone in a Flash

For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2017 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 — the badge sale for eligible returning general attendees — took place this morning. The process included use of the EXPO Logic Waiting Room, which has been in place since Comic-Con 2014, and despite a ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration 2017 Visual Guide

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was — well, we don’t really know, because Returning Registration hasn’t happened yet. But it will be happening soon on March 11 at 9AM PT, and that means that for better or worse, you’ll know soon whether you’re attending the pop culture juggernaut this year. The good news is, ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration 2017 Set for March 11

Are you going to San Diego Comic-Con 2017? For almost all of you, you probably can’t definitely answer that question – yet. But that’s all about to change, as Comic-Con International has revealed that Returning Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 — the online badge sale in which general attendees who attended in 2016 get a first shot at scoring a golden ticket, formerly known ... Read More »

Details About San Diego Comic-Con Returning Registration Emerge — But Still No Date

First off: We still don’t know when Returning Registration or Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 are happening. But thanks to a new update from Comic-Con International, we do know some information. The system will apparently look largely like it has in the past, with the EXPO Logic Waiting Room (formerly EPIC Registration) still in play. You’ll still be ... Read More »