Comic-Con International in San Diego is going to be colloquially known as San Diego Comic-Con for at least the next three years. Comic-Con International has extended its current agreement with the San Diego Convention Center, meaning the convention will be staying in San Diego until at least 2024.
On top of the current agreement between Comic-Con International and San Diego Convention Center not expiring in 2021, the future of the convention is already being planned out. Comic-Con will continue to receive a notable discount when renting out the Convention Center in the years to come, according to The San Diego Union Tribune.
Some organizers have expressed their worries about the convention center being too small to host all the visitors and exhibitors who wish to attend. Currently, the number of attendees is capped at 135,000. Next year, the city will hold a public vote to determine whether a larger convention center could be financed by increasing San Diego's hotel tax.
Comic-Con is such a massive event that it affects San Diego's entire local economy, and the result of the public vote will most likely be a key factor in determining whether Comic-Con will stay in the California city beyond 2024.
Comic-Con International in San Diego runs Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21. The schedules for each day are available on the convention website.