Badge/Hotel News

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 »

New Hotels on the Horizon for Downtown San Diego

Expansion is coming to San Diego — just maybe not in the ways that San Diego Comic-Con attendees had anticipated. Hotels will soon be popping up around downtown San Diego, like the Pendry hotel which we reported on earlier this year. The Pendry, which is being built on J St. between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, is tentatively slated to open ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Preregistration Recap: I Wanna Be In The Room Where It Happens

Well, that was eventful. For better or worse, several thousand Comic-Con attendees have their badges for 2016 — and several thousand more don’t yet. Preregistration for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 — the badge sale for eligible returning general attendees — took place this morning. The process included use of the EPIC Registration Waiting Room, which has been in place since ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Preregistration Set for November 14, RFID Technology and Mailing Badges New for 2016 [UPDATE: Shipping Timeframe]

Every year, when San Diego Comic-Con ends, there’s only one question on most attendee’s minds: When can we do this again? Soon, thousands will be able to answer that question definitively, as Comic-Con International has revealed that Preregistration for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 — the online badge sale in which general attendees who attended in 2015 get a first shot ... Read More »

Preregistration 2016 Guide & Tips

Comic-Con International announced today that Preregistration for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 will take place this Saturday, November 14, at 9AM PT. Are you prepared? Just in case you’re not, we’ve put together a guide and tips on making sure you are ready for this weekend. You can also join us, whether you’re buying a badge or just wanting to see ... Read More »