Five Steps to Planning a Fan-tastic SDCC Event

When we talk to our organizers of comic cons, gamer tournaments, and fan meetups, one of the top items they ask for help with is getting the word out and attracting more fans to their event. As San Diego Comic Con quickly approaches, we wanted to share our favorite ways to drive higher attendance so you can spend more time ... Read More »

SDCC Pro Tip: Prepping Your Offsite Schedule

Our Offsite Event calendar has been going strong for years. We’ve captured hundreds of events and each year we see more and more organizers setting up events outside of the Convention Center, capitalizing on the built-in audience traveling to San Diego for Comic-Con. Each year, it seems there’s more people than ever visiting San Diego who will have at least one day ... Read More »

Zombiewalk After-Party Heads to Gaslamp During SDCC 2014 [UPDATE – Additional Perks On Sale Soon]

[UPDATE] Additional perk packages will go on sale on Monday, June 9, including single tickets to the prom and all-new packages. The three current Prombie packages (listed below) will only be available through Sunday, June 8, and in addition to the various listed perks, also include “two drink tickets, food, and goodie bags”. So if you any of the current ... Read More »

Linkin Park Performing at SDCC MTV Fan Fest [UPDATE – Free Event]

Last week, we learned that iHeartRadio would be giving away a VIP experience for a lucky winner that included access to an “intimate” performance from the band Linkin Park, and now MTV has posted the details on what the rockers will be attending the convention for – and it’s big. After the success of last year’s MTV2 Party in the Park — ... Read More »

Win an ‘Intimate’ Performance from Linkin Park During SDCC

Comic-Con really does have it all: movies, music, comics, literature, and… music? iHeartRadio announced it will be sending one lucky winner and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con this July including SDCC badges, two nights of hotel accommodation and round-trip airfare. In addition, the winner will receive access to “an intimate performance from Linkin Park”. There’s no word on whether that “intimate” performance ... Read More »

Under The Tents: Hero Initative, Wikia, Thrilling Adventure Hour, Authors, Artists

Comic-Con continues to creep closer, and we’ve got a fresh new edition of Under the Tents for the Memorial Day weekend. Oh, did we also mention there’s a new SDConCast this week? It makes great entertainment for a geeky holiday barbecue. Just sayin’. In today’s UTT, we have announcements from upcoming authors and artists including some of their work, updates on some ... Read More »

Gam3rCon Joining Forces With Geekie Awards For SDCC 2014

Although we already announced that Gam3rCon, the popular offsite gaming convention held during San Diego Comic-Con on July 24-27, will be returning this summer, we now know some details about what fans can expect at this year’s event. Gam3rCon announced that it is joining forces with the Geekie Awards and their team to launch another year of “affordable, family friendly convention ... Read More »

San Diego Zombiewalk Seeks Crowdfunding for 2014 Event

For years, it’s been the event planners who have been giving to attendees descending upon San Diego Comic-Con – tons of parties, celebrity appearances, swag and many memorable experiences. However, it seems as if 2014 is turning this tradition around a bit. With events losing long-time sponsors – and along with it much-needed contributions – the events themselves are now turning to ... Read More »