VIECC Vienna Comic Con

20. - 21. November 2021

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FAQ

What is VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena?
Who is the organizer?
What kind of events can I expect?
Can I take pictures?
Will I be on camera?
Will Guests sign autographs and take photographs?
What is Artist Alley?
Is there parking available?
Where do I find an ATM?
Do you clear the rooms between panels and screenings?
In which language will the panels be spoken?
How much do tickets cost?
Who needs a ticket?
Where do I get tickets?
What’s the Refund Policy?
What is the official VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena Weapons Policy?
What does VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena think of Bootlegs?
What if I am harassed?
Can you watch my kids?
Terms and Conditions for Participation of Social Media Competitions


What is VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena?

VIECC Vienna Comic Con is THE Top-Event for pop culture and gaming in Austria. In combination with VCA Vienna Challengers Arena it has a value proposition that is unique across Europe! Since 2015 both events have been built and developed very carefully in cooperation with Reedpop – organizer of New York Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration or PAX and many other shows and thereby the biggest provider of pop culture and gaming events worldwide.

You will experience international star power from movie, TV, Comic, Cosplay, Fantasy and Gaming. Discover sensational meet&greets, panels, workshops and shows, get photos and autographs from your favorite star or celebrity, visit our tremendous Artist Alley with artists from all over the world, explore the interactive show floor packed with exhibitors and sponsors, dive into Family Fun – fun and action for the whole family, experience our Game Zone – Role Play, Card Games, Pen&Paper, Live Action Role Play, international E-Sports Tournaments, Indie Devs, Free-to-Play Areas and much more – all on one weekend – Come celebrate with us at the best weekend of the year!


Who is the organizer?

VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena are organized by Austrian Exhibitions Experts GmbH.


What kind of events can I expect?

Events and entertainment ranging from grand to intimate, with autograph sessions, behind-the-scenes insights, fan movies, costuming workshops and contests, Q&As with celebrities and sneak peeks at the future of pop-culture as well as gaming and esports are all elements of what happen at VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena. VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena panels, screenings and special events will show off the passion of some of pop-culture’s most dedicated fans and professionals, and a full schedule of events (program) will be publicized approximately one month from the convention. The topics of panels at VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena range from movies/TV series over cosplay, comics and gaming to special screenings and events.


Can I take pictures?

For the most part, you’re welcome to take pictures and videos at VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena and share them on social media with the #VIECC; however, please note that all audio and visual recording is prohibited during screenings, concert and during many live-stage shows. Also, please understand that Guests may or may not pose for photographs with fans. Guests have a right to their privacy, and if they ask not to have their picture taken, please respect their wishes.


Will I be on camera?

VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena attracts local, national, and international press. By attending VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena, you give your consent to be photographed and appear on camera. You could end up on www.viecc.com, www.challengersarena.com, our social media pages, sales and promotional material or on material published by press and media companies (web and print).


Will guests sign autographs and take photographs?

Yes, the VIECC Guests will sign autographs and take photographs. If you want one you have to purchase a token. We will provide further details on the token process soon (see ticketshop).

Further details on the planned autograph and photograph hours at the VIECC Vienna Comic Con will be announced soon. Guests will sign your VIECC Program Guide and only officially licensed DVDs, comics, toys and other collectibles, but they will not sign bootleg merchandise. While some guests will sign autographs at no charge, this is ultimately up to the guests’ individual discretion.


What is Artist Alley?

Artist Alley is the place to rub elbows with the greatest pencilers, inkers, writers and creators from every corner of comic, manga, graphic novel and other genres. Artist Alley is located on the show floor.


Is there parking available?

Yes, there is the multi-storey Car Park A at Nordportalstrasse and as a VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena visitor you can get a flat rate at our cash desks in the foyer of venue Messe Wien.


Where do I find an ATM?

Two ATM are located inside the venue Messe Wien, in the mall. Others are outside, next to the U2-Station Messe behind the Car Park A and towards WU-Wien at Erste Bank as well as next to the U2-Station Krieau at the Bank Austria and SPAR.


Do you clear the rooms between panels and screenings?

VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena will be clearing the Main Stage after each panel. Only the Main Stage will be cleared after each panel. At the moment no other panel room will be cleared.


In which language will the panels be spoken?

The majority of the panels will be spoken in English since the majority of our guests are from other countries. You will find a flag marking the German and English spoken panels in the online- and print versions of the program.


How much do tickets cost and where do I get them?

Tickets to VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena vary in price. Check out our buy-tickets page for the full breakdown.


Who needs a ticket?

All children 5 years old and under do not need a ticket. They are free every day and must be accompanied by an adult with a valid Adult Ticket.

All children that are between 6-12 years old must purchase a Child Ticket to enter VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena. All children under 13 years old must have a valid Child Ticket and be accompanied by an adult with a valid Adult Ticket. Please be prepared to show proof of age pre-show (ID-Control at Badge Exchange).

Visitors from age 13 to 17 need a Youth Ticket to enter, all visitors aged 18 and over require an Adult Ticket to visit VIECC Vienna Comic Con.

The VIECC Vienna Comic Con tickets are valid for both VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena. For VCA Vienna Challengers Arena there are separate tickets available (for gaming and esports only), please visit www.challengersarena.com for further information.


Where do I get tickets?

At the moment there is only one opportunity for you to purchase tickets for VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena 2021 (VIECC and VCA online ticketshop). Ticket sales start mid-June. All tickets are limited in number. To assure your place in VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena, please book online in advance. Tickets will be more expensive at the door — if not sold out entirely. So, secure your participation at VIECC and VCA and get your tickets early enough!


What’s the refund policy?

Once you purchase a ticket it is yours to have and to hold forever, well at least until VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena. Sorry, we do not offer exchanges or refunds on any VIECC Tickets.


What is the official VIECC Vienna Comic Con Weapons Policy?

For all information about the Weapons Policy to costuming, check out our behavioral guidelines.


What does VIECC Vienna Comic Con think of bootlegs?

The buying and selling of counterfeit/knock-off/unlicensed/bootleg materials is not tolerated at VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena. VIECC and VCA are a celebration of the best of popular culture and bootlegs have no place in the show. Violation of this rule will result in one and only one warning. A second violation and you will be removed from the show. This counts for both exhibitors as well as visitors.


What if I am harassed?

Harassment of any kind, including stalking, deliberate intimidation, unwelcome physical attention, physical assault and battery, will not be tolerated at VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena. If it is illegal outside the convention center, it’s illegal inside the convention center. Harassment is grounds for removal from the convention without refund as well as potential legal action. We want VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena to be a safe, open and accepting environment for all fans, and if you find yourself victim of harassment at the convention please come immediately to the VIECC and VCA Info Desk or contact staff, crew or security. For further information please read the behavioral guidelines.


Can you watch my kids?

Sorry. VIECC Vienna Comic Con and VCA Vienna Challengers Arena do not provide Child Care services currently. Please note that there are several activities at our Family Fun Zone that offer Child Care on a private (exhibitor to visitor) base. Contact the respective exhibitor for further and detailed information about terms and conditions directly on the showfloor.


Terms and Conditions for Participation of Social Media Competitions

Participation in the competition is voluntary and free of charge. Any costs incurred by the participants (in the following, names of persons apply equally to persons of any gender) are not reimbursable.

A cash payment for the material assets or an exchange of the prizes is not possible. The prizes are not transferable.

The organizer is entitled to change the prices at any time. Austrian Exhibition Experts GmbH assumes no liability for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment that the participating persons incur as a result of preparing to participate, participating in the competition or receiving a prize.

By participating, you expressly agree that the first and last name as well as photos of the winner in connection with the competition (drawing, award ceremony, etc.) can be published on all online channels of Austrian Exhibition Experts GmbH.

By participating, the participant also expressly agrees to the collection, storage and processing of their contact details (name, address, email) in the event of a win.

Austrian Exhibition Experts GmbH reserves the right to exclude persons from the competition in the event of a violation of these conditions of participation or if false personal data is provided. Austrian Exhibition Experts GmbH reserves the right, at its own discretion, to exclude participants from participation at any time due to the transmission of offensive, racist, violence-glorifying or discriminatory content.

The winners will be determined at random by the organizer after the competition has ended. The decision regarding the winners is final. In the event of a win, the participant will be notified directly. If the prize cannot be delivered to the specified postal address or email address, the entitlement to the prize expires. The prize cannot be redeemed in cash. By participating in the competition, the conditions of participation are accepted. The judges’ decision is final. Austrian Exhibition Experts GmbH reserves the right to change, add to or discontinue the competition and the conditions of participation without notice and giving reasons. In the event that any provision of these Terms is deemed unenforceable, the effectiveness or enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected and the unenforceable provision will be replaced by the enforceable or statutory provision that most closely approximates the underlying intent of the unenforceable provision. Austrian law applies to the present conditions of participation. The only place of jurisdiction is the responsible court in Austria.

I Still Have A Question!
Do you have a question about VIECC Vienna Comic Con or VCA Vienna Challengers Arena? Contact the VIECC and VCA Team via comiccon@expo-experts.at.