Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
14-18 August 2014 at ExCeL, London Docklands
LONDON, UK. 19 February 2014: Loncon 3, the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), is pleased to announce the start of the process to select the host site for the 2016 Worldcon.
Two bids have formally filed to host the 74th Worldcon, which will be held in 2016. In alphabetical order, the bid locations are:
– Beijing, China: The Future Affairs Administration, an SF fan organization from China, proposes to hold the convention at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing from 14 -19 August 2016. The bid website is http://www.guokr.com/zone/
– Kansas City, MO, USA: Mid American Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions, Inc. (MASFFC), doing business as Kansas City in 2016, proposes to hold the convention at the H. Roe Bartle Hall and the Marriott-Muehlbach Hotel from 17-21 August, 2016. The bid website is at http://kcin2016.org/.
HOW TO TAKE PART
All Adult and Young Adult Attending and Supporting members of Loncon 3 are eligible to take part in the site selection process.
Ballots may be submitted by postal mail or in person at the convention. Full information on the site selection process will be published shortly on the Loncon 3 website at http://www.loncon3.org/2016_
For further information about the site selection process, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.