Well, the fifteenth New York Comic Con just concluded ten days of pop cultural programming in Manhattan. While ReedPOP does not release exact data points, initial estimates set the attendance at the Javits Convention Center at 480,000 with 335,000 unique visitors. (In a move to encourage the greatest number of attendees, RP limited the availability of multi-day passes in 2014. While there was some grumbling from past attendees who weren’t able to buy the VIP tickets, the expansion of the show to additional days starting in 2015 allowed attendees to buy a two- or three-day pass for earlier in the week, when the show was less hectic.) [Read more…]
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