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Reflecting on my First Month at the San Diego Convention Center

Maren stands in front of a Convention Center entrance

Exactly one month ago, I started working at the San Diego Convention Center. While I moved from Los Angeles to assume this Director of Marketing & Communications role, I was familiar with the city, having lived in San Diego for most of my 20s. During my years here, I spent enough time downtown to witness clusters of badged professionals exploring the Gaslamp after their conference sessions: doctors, researchers, software developers, sales representatives—and, every July, superheroes and villains. And I knew that the SDCC’s potential expansion was a long-running San Diego topic.

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Breaking Down Comic-Con 2019 by the Numbers

Attendees walking through an exhibit hall during Comic-Con 2018.

It's that time of the year for comic book fans, cosplayers and pop culture lovers alike to assemble at the San Diego Convention Center.

The 50th annual Comic-Con is here and the event is expected to bring an estimated 135,000 attendees into the San Diego Convention Center. This makes Comic-Con the San Diego Convention Center's largest annual attended event.

This year's Comic-Con will run from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21, with preview night being held on Wednesday, July 17.

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