Comic-Con International to stay in San Diego
Announced via a press release, Comic-Con International, the largest gathering of comics fans in the U.S., drawing about 125,000 to San Diego each summer, has announced it will stay in the same location through 2015. Other cities had made offers to Comic-Con, as its deal with San Diego was expiring. Release below.
- Matt Price
San Diego – Comic-Con International: San Diego (Comic-Con), the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.
Comic-Con reached a self-imposed attendance limit at the San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) in 2007 and has had to cap attendance at approximately 125,000 people each year since. In looking at ways to better accommodate the growing demand from attendees and exhibitors, the nonprofit organization considered proposals for a move to larger facilities in Los Angeles or Anaheim after the expiration of its SDCC lease in 2012. This decision keeps Comic-Con in San Diego through 2015.
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