SDCC 2020 Canceled due to COVID-19
Well folks, we’ve been waiting for this ball to drop and today it did. San Diego Comic Con 2020 has been cancelled for the first time in over 50 years thanks for COVID-19 and the current pandemic hitting the world right now. Currently the next show is planned for July 22-25 2021.
Read the official post from SDCC here.
Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures and while we are saddened to take this action, we know it is the right decision…We eagerly look forward to the time when we can all meet again and share in the community we all love and enjoy.David Glanzer, spokesperson for the organization
But what about our badges?!
I’m sure everyone who has already purchased badges is wondering what to do about it. From their official release:
“SDCC also announced that individuals who purchased badges for Comic-Con 2020 will have the option to request a refund or transfer their badges to Comic-Con 2021. All 2020 badge holders will receive an email within the next week with instructions on how to request a refund. Exhibitors for Comic-Con 2020 will also have the option to request a refund or transfer their payments to Comic-Con 2021 and will also receive an email within the next week with instructions on how to process their request.”
These are interesting times we live in for sure, but I am happy to see a lot of companies and organizations taking the smart approach, even if it’s costing them money.