Official Press Release
Officials at New York Comic Con note that complimentary registration for professional creators will close on November 15th. As previously announced, professional creators are currently welcome to apply for complimentary registration through the New York Comic Con website. These applications will be reviewed and passes issued by January 1. However, those professional creators who do NOT meet the November 15 deadline will be asked to either obtain a badge through the publisher they are working with or purchase one.
Show organizers note that all general ticket sales for New York Comic Con are now open online and that major area comic retailers will stock tickets in the near future. Fan prices are: Weekend, $50; Friday, $30; Saturday, $40; Sunday, $30; Kids Day (Sunday), free for children 12 and under. Show hours for the general public are Friday, February 6, 1:00pm Ã¢‘‚¬“ 7:00pm; Saturday, February 7, 10:00am Ã¢‘‚¬“ 7:00pm; and Sunday, February 8, 10:00am Ã¢‘‚¬“ 5:00pm.
ABOUT NEW YORK COMIC CON: New York Comic Con (February 6 - 8 at the Jacob K. Javits Center) is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture event. An enormous show floor plays host to top entertainment industry leaders showcasing the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, television, and more. New York Comic Con gives attendees access to top entertainment industry talent, panels, and autograph sessions as well as sneak peaks at upcoming television shows and motion pictures. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con provides an ideal business setting for the major players in the worlds of comics, film, and television.
ABOUT REED EXHIBITIONS: Reed Exhibitions is the worldÃ¢‘‚¬™s leading events organizer. In 2007 Reed brought together over six million industry professionals from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held in 38 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organized by 39 fully staffed offices.
Reed organizes a wide range of events, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. Its portfolio of over 500 events serves 47 industry sectors, including: Aerospace & aviation, automobiles, building & construction, electronics, energy, engineering, entertainment, environment, food & hospitality, gifts, healthcare, IT, jewelry, life sciences & pharmaceuticals, property, manufacturing, medical education, packaging & converting, printing & visual communication, security, sports & recreation, travel.
Working closely with professional bodies, trade associations and government departments Reed ensures that each and every event is targeted and relevant to industry needs. As a result, many Reed events are market leaders in their field.
Reed Exhibitions is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a FTSE-100 company and world-leading publisher and information provider. In 2006, Reed Elsevier made adjusted profit before taxation of Ã‚Â£1,052 million on turnover of Ã‚Â£5,398 million.