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With the 45th annual Comic-Con International now underway, the area around San Diego Convention Center has again assumed its role as a global Billboard Central for the major film studios, TV networks and video-game makers touting their wares this year.
Animal-rights group PETA and the parent of SeaWorld San Diego are again squaring off over a controversial advertisement at San Diego International Airport, this one timed to coincide with the start of Comic-Con International.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of July 21, 2014.
Ian Campbell and ex-wife Ann Spira Campbell have settled with the San Diego Opera on an undisclosed amount owed to them through 2017, the organization said.
Developers and San Diego civic leaders recently announced the official start of U.S. construction for a new $120 million cross-border pedestrian bridge linking Otay Mesa with Tijuana International Airport.
TOURISM: Success With App at 2013 Convention Leads to Ongoing Projects
Video game maker Sega has enlisted San Diego-based digital ad agency MJD Interactive for this year’s Comic-Con International to help it lure “Alien” movie fans inside the scary world of their highly anticipated new video game “Alien: Isolation.”
Visitors: Local Workforce Linked to Annual Comic-Con Estimated at 5,000 to 6,000
By the time the giant Godzilla replica shows up on the back lawn of San Diego Convention Center — part of a photo op being staged by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment during this year’s Comic-Con International — it might actually have a tough time getting noticed amid the downtown hoopla that now surrounds one of the world’s largest pop culture celebrations.
A business run by a San Diego County American Indian tribe has begun hosting poker games on the Internet.
The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Emerging Generation Awards, which honors up-and-coming leaders who are in their 20s.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a 2015 appropriations act that includes $216 million for completing the San Ysidro Port of Entry Modernization and Expansion Project.
Developers and San Diego civic leaders recently announced the official start of construction for a new $120 million cross-border pedestrian bridge linking Otay Mesa with Tijuana International Airport.
Frontier Airlines is moving from Terminal 2 East to a new location at Terminal 1 at San Diego International Airport, effective July 15.
Executive chef Jason Gethin, formerly of Union Kitchen + Tap in Encinitas, has partnered with Cooper McLaughlin to open Table No. 10, a new restaurant at 369 10th Ave. in downtown San Diego’s East Village.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 14, 2014.
TOURISM: Marketing Efforts Return; Metrics Show a Strong Sector
With regional marketing dollars now flowing freely and political snags in the rear-view mirror, experts said San Diego County’s hotel industry enters the second half of 2014 in a much better financial position than it did a year ago.