NOTE: Membership rates and other details often change after we have gone to press. In addition, most conventions have age-based membership rates in advance and at the door. There also may be rates for single days. Check the websites for the most recent information.
31 October–3 November 2019
WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION 2019 at Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles CA. Guests of Honor: Tad Williams, Reiko Murakami, Sheree Renée Thomas, Margo Lanagan, Beth Meacham.TM: Robert Silverberg. Info: https://wfc2019.org/.
8–10 November 2019
PHILCON 2019 (Philadelphia area SF conference) at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cherry Hill NJ. Principal Speaker: Tim Pratt, Artist Guest of Honor: Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, Special Guest: Heather Shaw. Info: www.philcon.org; https://www.facebook.com/Philcon.PSFS/; PO Box 8303, Philadelphia PA 19101.
8–10 November 2019
ORYCON 41 (Oregon area SF conference) at Red Lion Hotel—Jantzen Beach, Portland OR. Artist GoH: Rob Carlos, Editor GoH: Susan Chang, Lifetime Achievement: C. J. Cherryh, Author GoH: Fonda Lee, Media GoH: Dragon Dronet, Filk GoH: Cecilia Eng. Info: www.OryCon.org.
6–8 December 2019
SMOFCON 37 (SF convention runner conference) at Hyatt Regency Albuquerque NM. Central theme: All Left Turns: Making the Right Plans. Info: https://www.smofcon37-abq.org/.
29 July–2 August 2020
CoNZealand (78th World Science Fiction Convention) at TSB Arena and Shed 6, Intercontinental Hotel, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, Aotearoa (New Zealand). Author Guests of Honor: Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon, NZ Artist Guest of Honor: Greg Broadmore, Fan Guest of Honor: Rose Mitchell, TM: George R. R. Martin. This is the SF universe’s annual get-together. Professionals and readers from all over the world will be in attendance. Talks, panels, films, fancy dress competition—the works. Nominate and vote for the Hugos. Info: https://conzealand.nz/.
Running a convention? If your convention has a telephone or fax number, e-mail address, or web page, please let us know so that we can publish this information. We must have your information in hand SIX months before.
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Attending a convention? When calling conventions for information, do not call collect and do not call too late in the evening. It is best to include a S.A.S.E. when requesting information; include an International Reply Coupon if the convention is in a different country.