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SDCC Open Registration Locked For March 15

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

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

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CCI Confirms Eligibility for Open Registration, Details [Update – Preview Night Stand-Alone Option]

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon18 Comments

While there’s still no date for Open Registration — the general sale for San Diego Comic-Con that’s open to anyone who’s created a Member ID — they have confirmed via the Toucan Blog several details about the impending sale. Earlier this week, CCI closed Member ID’s to new creation and changes, which is normally the first sign that a badge … Read More

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SDCC Badge Refunds Now Come At A Price [UPDATE: Not Until 2015]

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon9 Comments

Comic-Con barcodes started going out yesterday for those who purchased a badge in the Preregistration sale on Saturday, well within CCI’s 72-hour window to get those out to attendees. While your mileage on how the sale went might have varied, even for those who did walk away with at least one badge, there’s one thing that’s for sure this year – … Read More

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Early Bird Hotels On Sale Now, General Housing In Spring

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

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

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Volunteer Registration All Full for SDCC 2014

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz10 Comments

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

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Trade Professional Registration Opens Tomorrow

In Badge/Hotel News by Lisa McDowell5 Comments

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

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

In Badge/Hotel News, Exclusives, General News, Offsites by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

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

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SDCC Badge Preregistration Recap: The Good and The Bad

In Badge/Hotel News by Jeremy Rutz66 Comments

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

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

In Badge/Hotel News, Podcast by Jeremy Rutz7 Comments

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