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EVENT DATE
Jul 2016
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EXPO DATE
Jul 2016
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Venue

San Diego Convention Center 111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego , CA 92101
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Type: Indoor - Convention Center

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Comic-Con International: San Diego 2016

San Diego Convention Center
Consumer 460,000+ 130,000

EVENT DESCRIPTION

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Event Overview:

Comic-Con International is proud to welcome attendees, professionals, exhibitors, retailers, volunteers, and members of the press each year to the beautiful San Diego Convention Center. Attending Comic-Con is an exhilarating and unforgettable experience.

With attendance topping 130,000 in recent years - in a convention center facility that has maxed out in space - the event has grown to include satellite locations, including local hotels and outdoor parks. Programming events, games, anime, the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival, and the Eisner Awards all take place outside of the Convention Center, creating a campus-type feel for the convention in downtown San Diego.

Over the years, Comic-Con has become the focal point for the world of comics conventions. The event continues to offer the complete convention experience: a giant Exhibit Hall (topping over 460,000 square feet in its current incarnation); a massive programming schedule (close to 700 separate events in 2014), featuring comics and all aspects of the popular arts, including hands-on workshops and educational and academic programming such as the Comics Arts Conference; anime and film screenings (including a separate film festival); games; the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the "Oscars" of the comics industry; a Masquerade costume competition with prizes and trophies; an Autograph Area; an Art Show; and Portfolio Reviews, bringing together aspiring artists with major companies.

Comic-Con has presented literally thousands of special guests at its conventions over the years, bringing comics creators, science fiction and fantasy authors, film and television directors, producers, and writers, and creators from all aspects of the popular arts together with their fans for a fun and often times candid discussion of various art forms. The event has seen an amazing array of comics and book publishers in its Exhibit Hall over the years. Over it’s four-and-a-half decade-plus history, Comic-Con International has continually presented comic books and comic art to a growing audience. That love of the comics medium continues to be its guiding factor as the event moves toward its second half-century as the premier comic book and popular arts style convention in the world.

About Comic-Con International: San Diego:

Comic-Con International: San Diego is a nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture.

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EVENT DETAILS

Primary Industry:
Art Fairs
Other Industries:
Art Fairs, Book - Literary Art Fairs, Gaming / Video Games, Local Shows & Fairs, Technology
Audience:
Open to the Public
Notes:
Preview Night:
July 20, 2016
6-9pm
Show Owner:
San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC)
Sponsorship: Yes

Exhibitor Information +

Booth Details:

Booth Size
Booth Cost
10' x 10'
$3,000; Corner, Add $800; Island Premium, Add $2,400
Small Press Table (limit 1)
$500
Half of an 8' Table - Artists' Alley Space
$350
Amenities
Electricity:
Yes - Unknown Price
Water:
n/a
Generator:
n/a
Marketing Vehicles Allowed:
Yes
Services
Yes
Show Owner
San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC)
Show Manager
SDCC

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