Premier Fan Badge
The Ultimate Fan Experience! 4-Day access to Anime Expo, plus extra benefits.
- Exclusive Premier Fan Lounge, plus Premier Fan Swag Bag
- Early access to Exhibit Hall (Day 1 only)
- Priority entry to panels*
- Access to Pre-Show Night
- $50 voucher to apply to a ticketed event and pre-sale purchase period for additional event tickets* (*Subject to restrictions.)
- IMPORTANT: If you are purchasing more than one Premier Fan badge, please provide a unique email for each Premier Fan registration to receive updates and information for AX 2018.
What is included with a Premier Fan Badge?
Premier Fan badges offer the ultimate fan experience for Anime Expo attendees. The full details of what is offered for Premier Fan badge holders are listed below:
4-Day Premier Access + Pre-Show Night
Premier Fans will receive a unique badge with 4-Day access to Anime Expo plus Pre-Show Night
Premier Fan Hotel Booking Block – Limited Availability
Hotel booking made easier with a designated booking block. The Premier Fan Hotel Block is reserved strictly for Premier Fans and is not part of the general attendee housing block. See the Premier Fan Hotel Block Policy for more details.
Premier Fan badges will be mailed out in June 2018 to United States and Canadian addresses. International attendees will need to pick up their badges on-site.
Premier Fan Lounge
Enjoy the comforts of a private Premier Fan Lounge, near the action but away from crowds and noise.
Lounge features include:
- Charging stations
- Comfy seating
- Complimentary beverages
- Premier Fan Swag Bag Pick Up
- Customer Service station
- Premier Fan ticketing station
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
A Premier Fan badge deserves a different lanyard. A specially-designed lanyard will be placed inside your swag bag.
Early Exhibit Hall Access
Beat the crowd and gain an additional hour in the Exhibit Hall prior to general admission into the hall. This benefit is only for Day 1 only.
Easier Entry to Panels
In order to best take advantage of this offering, we recommend that you arrive 15-30 minutes prior to the start of the panel. The Premier Fan line will be let into the room prior to the general attendee line. Premier Fans, who are not in the early entry line when admittance is granted, must enter through the general attendee line. Please see our program room policies for more information.
Exclusive Premier Fan Swag Bag
Every Premier Fan who stops by the Premier Fan Lounge during the show will receive an exclusive Premier Fan Pack. Promotional items are not guaranteed and will vary from year to year, based on availability.
$50 Discount Code to Apply to a Ticketed Event
As part of your Premier Fan Badge, you will be given a $50 discount code that can be applied to one (1) ticket for one (1) ticketed event. Due to the possibility of different arrangements with artist management and industry partners, there may be some restrictions for events such as certain allotment of tickets set aside for Premier Fans.
Exclusive Pre-Sale Purchase Period for Event Tickets
When possible, there will be an exclusive pre-sale period of 48 hours in order to make your Anime Expo experience smooth and enjoyable. Due to the possibility of different arrangements with artist management and industry partners, there may be some restrictions for ticketed event pre-sale periods.
Guest of Honor POP-IN visits to the Premier Fan Lounge
Celebrity guests and Guests of Honor will make special appearances at the lounge throughout the convention.
Discount on Official AX Merchandise
Premier Fans will receive a discount on official AX Merchandise.