Two bids have been formally filed to host the 76th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in 2018: New Orleans LA and San Jose CA.
Louisiana fan organization the Tricentennial Science Fiction Convention Fandom proposes to hold the Worldcon at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans August 23-27, 2018. For more information, see their bid website.
San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. (doing business as “San Jose in 2018”) proposes to host the Worldcon at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose August 16-20, 2018. For more information, see their bid website.
Two bids have also been filed to host the 2017 North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFiC). NASFiC happens whenever a Worldcon occurs outside of North America (as in the case of Worldcon 75, which will be held in Helsinki, Finland). The bids for the 2017 NASFiC are San Juan PR and Valley Forge PA.
The Latin American Literary Society proposes to hold the NASFiC at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino in San Juan July 6-9, 2017. For more information, see their bid website.
Valley Forge 2017 proposes to hold the NASFiC at the Valley Forge Convention Center August 17-20, 2017. More information is available at their bid website.
All attending and supporting members of MidAmeriCon II who have paid the Advanced Supporting Membership fee are eligible to take part in the site selection process. Ballots may be submitted by mail or in person at the convention. More details can be found at the MidAmeriCon II website.