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San Diego Comic-Con On-Site Badge Pick-Up Details: New Location, More [UPDATE]

In Badge/Hotel News, General News by Kerry Dixon15 Comments

While this marks the first year that badges are being shipped to San Diego Comic-Con attendees (and no, deep breath everyone, general attendee badges have not been shipped yet), not everyone is going to get that fateful package in the mail. Those who entered an international address during check-out (or those whose packages don’t arrive) will need to pick-up on-site. … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con RFID Badges Mailed — Design, Details About RFID Location, More [UPDATE]

In Badge/Hotel News, Features by Kerry Dixon6 Comments

[UPDATE June 6] It appears that general attendee badges have also now started to ship — and as we speculated, the design is the same as the Professional badges. So keep an eye on your (physical) mailbox! Proof that #SDCC2016 attendee badges have started to be sent out! pic.twitter.com/1fP8miw3Dt — Random Penguin (@RandomPenguin) June 7, 2016 [PREVIOUS] As you should … Read More

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Update on SDCC 2016 Badge Shipping for Attendees with Multiple Buyers

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon5 Comments

If you were an attendee who had multiple buyers purchase your badge (meaning that one buyer purchased, say, Thursday and Sunday for you in Preregistration, and a second buyer was able to add Friday and Saturday for you in Open Registration) — Comic-Con International has good news for you. Tonight, they began to send out e-mails to users in that … Read More

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CCI Releases More Information About Badge Shipping

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon21 Comments

As if they hadn’t heard thousands of attendees screaming for more transparency on every other sale except badges (on which they already do a good job), Comic-Con International instead released a comprehensive FAQ about this year’s new process of shipping badges to domestic buyers. As previously announced, badges will be shipped about three to four weeks before the convention (so … Read More

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No Surprise: No San Diego Comic-Con Badge Resale for 2016

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon5 Comments

In news that should be a surprise to no one (but is still news), Comic-Con International confirmed on Twitter today what they’ve been hinting at for months (and years, really): That there will be no Badge Resale of returned badges for San Diego Comic-Con 2016, meaning if you don’t have a badge already, you’re probably out of luck. @teenwolffoeva There … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Open Registration Visual Guide

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon16 Comments

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

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San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Open Registration Set For February 20

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon3 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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Preregistration 2016 Guide & Tips

In Badge/Hotel News, Guides by Kerry Dixon13 Comments

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

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Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Now Open

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to Comic-Con attendees and have them actually pay attention – then pay attention, because the volunteer interest list for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 is now officially open. You can sign up now, by … Read More

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San Diego Comic-Con Badge Validation Period for Preregistration 2016 Opens

In Badge/Hotel News by Kerry Dixon8 Comments

Last week, when Comic-Con International promised that the badge validation period would be coming soon, they weren’t kidding. Today, the process opened up – and just like with last year, this process involves inputting a physical code from the back of your 2015 San Diego Comic-Con general attendee badge into your Member ID in order to be eligible for Preregistration … Read More