The Original Artist Friendly Convention!

April 18-19, 2015

San Jose Convention Center

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FAQs

 

 

WHAT IS THE STREET ADDRESS TO THE CONVENTION CENTER?

The address to The McEnery Center (San Jose Convention Center) is:

150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA. 95113

 

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE COSTUME CONTEST?

The costume contest is on Saturday night (4/18/15) directly after the show. Come to the show dressed as you favorite Hero/Villain/Fantasy/Horror/Book or Anime caricature, and at (around) 3pm we will announce where in the room to go to sign up for the contest.

WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?

Tickets are available on the website as of now, just go to our "Tickets" page and follow the link to buy tickets, (Be sure to print out your tickets, you will need them at the door). And starting in March, we will have tickets available at participating comic book stores around Northern California. Tickets will go "Live" around Dec, 2013.

 

AFTER I BUY A TICKET ON LINE, HOW DO I GET IT?

You MUST Print out your ticket reciept from the ticket company. You will bring in the printed receipt (that will have a scanable bar-code) for us to scan and we will hand you your badge. Badges must be worn to get into the Exhibit Floor or into any Big Wow event.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHOW?

Right here on the website we will always have constant updates for the show, but if you need to ask us anything specific, please go to the "contact" page or try asking us via "Facebook" we are always monitoring that, and can usually answer your questions faster. Also, "Facebook" will have more frequent updates.

ARE THERE HOTELS?

Yes! Check out our hotel page under "Hotel" Information. The best way to enjoy the show and all the outside events.

HOW CAN I HOST A PANEL AT BIG WOW?

There are a limited number of "Panel Slots" available, but, we are always looking for good panels. Please go to  our "Panel Registration" if you are interseted, and fill out tall the information. We will be contacting people in February and March if they have been choosen to host a panel.

DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR AUTOGRAPHS OF PHOTO'S?

It Depends... Most Comic Book artist and creators DO NOT charge for an autograph, but do Sell their Original Artwork and Sketches. But some DO charge or charge only after a certain amount free. Sometimes some ask for Donations to a charity for their autograph. Each Artist is different.

Most Actors and Celebrities DO charge for their Autographs, whether it be on an item you bring or ones you get from them. Photo Op schedules will be posted closer to the show.

 

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Show Sponsors

Sakura of America is Hosting Two Manga Art Classes

March 25, 2015

Sakura of America is hosting two art tutorial classes at Big WOW! ComicFest this year. There will be one class on Saturday and the other on Sunday, both starting at 11AM.

Big WOW! ComicFest Welcomes Weekend Guest Jake Lloyd

March 9, 2015

Best known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars The Phantom Menace, Jake will be at the show both Saturday and Sunday.

2015 Exhibitor Booths and Artist Alley Tables Sold Out

March 3, 2015

We are taking Waiting Lists if space becomes available!