2013 Baltimore Comic-ConMedia Release -- The Baltimore Comic-Con is pleased to provide information about partner hotel discounts for the 2013 show, taking place September 7-8, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore.

Partner hotels for the 2013 Baltimore Comic-Con are divided into two categories this year.

Downtown Hotels

The Baltimore Comic-Con has made arrangements with a number of downtown hotels in close proximity to the Baltimore Convention Center.

Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
Please use the following reservation link to receive the Baltimore Comic-Con rate:

Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
Please use the "Baltimore Comic-Con" group rate or the following reservation link:

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor
Please make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-HOLIDAY or locally at 410-685-3500 and using the group code "BCC" or use the following link:

Airport (BWI) Hotels

The Baltimore Comic-Con has made arrangements with two well-appointed airport hotels. These hotels are adjacent to Route 295, which provides for a direct drive to the Baltimore Convention Center area. Additionally, they are convenient to mass transit to Baltimore via the Light Rail.

Springhill Suites at BWI
Please make reservations by calling 410-694-0555, following the prompts to Reservations, and asking for the "Baltimore Comic-Con block rate" for September 7th and 8th.

Hilton Garden Inn BWI
Please book your reservation by calling 410-691-0500 and referencing the "Baltimore Comic-Con group block" rate.

We are fortunate to have numerous mass transit options available to our guests who opt to stay at hotels not in the immediate vicinity of the Baltimore Convention Center, including the Airport Hotels -- please see http://www.bccenter.org/links.php?cID=4 for details.

Tickets for the show are now on sale at baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets as well, so be sure to book all of your travel plans now!

This year's confirmed guests for the show including: Brian Bolland (Dial H); Mark Buckingham (Fables); Jimmy Cheung (Avengers vs. X-Men); Frank Cho (Savage Wolverine); Amanda Conner (Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre); J.M. DeMatteis (Phantom Stranger); David Finch (Justice League of America); Dave Gibbons (The Secret Service); Keith Giffen (Masters of the Universe); Adam Hughes (Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan); Barry Kitson (Empire); Roger Langridge (Popeye); Paul Levitz (World's Finest); Kevin Maguire (World's Finest); Mike Mignola (Hellboy In Hell); Jimmy Palmiotti (Batwing); George Perez (World's Finest); David Petersen (Mouse Guard); Joe Prado (Earth 2); Ivan Reis (Aquaman); Chris Samnee (Daredevil); Louise Simonson (X-Factor); Walt Simonson (The Mighty Thor); Allison Sohn (sketch card artist); Mark Waid (Indestructible Hulk); and Bill Willingham (Fables).

In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

This year's Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 7-8, 2013. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 7th.

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 13th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 7-8, 2013. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry's oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 8 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.