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Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 was a Success and will Return in 2018

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Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 was a event that brought together the world of science and pop-culture for an unforgettable weekend but to call it a massive success would be an understatement.

According to the data that was collected, 65,000 people attended the event all weekend while its estimated that 10,000 people also attended the March for Science rally. At the same time, it has been confirmed that several shows and events were sold out during the weekend. It should be noted that this information is based on ticket sales and does not put into account how many non-pass holders attended the free event at the Ceases Chavez Plaza.

In a press releases that was made available; Steve Wozniak has stated,

“Silicon Valley Comic Con is all about having fun and being inspired. From the science fair and the NASA panels to meeting some of my heroes and favorite celebrities, I saw and learned so much. We can’t wait to build this out for next year!”

It has also been confirmed that Silicon Valley Comic Con will return in 2018 and planning the event is already in progress. We will keep you updated with news of the guests and panels that will be available.

8Bit/Digi was present at Silicon Valley Comic Con and will return for the 2018 event. You can read our coverage here.

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About Stan Rezaee (351 Articles)
Stan Rezaee is the founder and Editor of 8Bit/Digi. He is a journalist and gamer from the Bay Area who has been writing about the medium for over five years.

3 Comments on Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 was a Success and will Return in 2018

  1. 65,000 feels low for how big it was, I would have assumed 100,000 were there.

  2. I also heared that Silicon Valley Comic con volunteers were turned into paid volunteers at the last minute, is this true?

  3. I thought 65k for this year sounded about right; this year’s SVCC covered a much bigger area but was a lot less crowded than last year (where the estimated attendance was 60k.)

    Yes, the Volunteers/Woz Squad switched to a paid model at the last minute, but before they began working.

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