Business Meeting Update

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The agenda for Worldcon 76 is currently in progress. You can find the latest addition on our Business Meeting page. Click on the "Agenda" link. It will be updated frequently as material comes in. The deadline for submission of new business is August 2, 2018.

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Room & Ride Share, and Membership Transfers Space is Live!

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Members have been asking for a place to do this, and fandom stepped up to help us out.

Announcing the new WorldCon 76 Membership Transfer and Resource Sharing Facebook Group!

This is a moderated group for people looking for room shares, ride shares, and membership transfer arrangements. You must join the page and have your application approved before you can contribute.

From the page:

Welcome! This is the official page for WorldCon76 attendees seeking to connect with each other in order to transfer memberships and to share resources and information.

If you're looking for a membership, a rideshare, a hotel roomie, a buddy to help you with getting into an awkward costume, etc, this is the place to post your inquiries. If you've got a spare membership or a seat in your car, etc, then this is also the place for you to spread the word. 

Join today! Even if you don't need anything you might be able to help out another member.

A giant thank you to Johanna and Anne who volunteered to moderate this for all of us!

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Charity Donations: Krusty the Clown Cereal Box

We continue to spotlight donations from dealers, members, and staff.

You're either a fan, or you're not...

 You're either a fan, or you're not...

We have to acknowledge The Simpsons as being one of the most exhaustive referencer of science fiction and fandom, slavishly incorporating everything from fannish obsessions, to show parodies to celebrity "appearances."  It is one of the few cartoons that you can use the phrase "back around the turn of the century" to reference events in the still active series. So, "back around the turn of the century" there was a Simpsons promotion where 7-11 Stores were temporarily converted to Springfield's signature Kwik-E-Marts, complete with food products from the show. It went fast, and there was no more made afterwards. 

This donation is a near-mint box (cereal has been removed, yes but you wouldn't have wanted to eat it) featuring Frosted Krusty O's. You know your collection of obscure fannish show props won't be complete without it!  

Again, I hope you'll come out and support the Worldcon76 in San Jose Charity Auction, the beneficiary of which is the Alzheimer's Association. If you're a fan of fantastic art, unique collectables and just really cool stuff, there's sure to be quite a few items that you'll need to add to your collection.

Learn more about the Charity Auction and the Alzheimer's Association here.

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Charity Donations: She Creature - Queen of the Lair

We continue to spotlight donations from dealers, members, and staff.

Another amazingly detailed action figure display model. The picture does not do it justice, it's a wonderfully composed figure, with a base and lots of accessories. You simply will have to come to the Silent Auction exhibit space to check it out for yourself!

This donation comes from Steven Rose, Jr., and is called She Creature - Queen of the Lair.  It comes from the Stan Winston collection. Stan Winston made a movie for cable TV called She-Creature (a remake of the 1950s B movie of the same name) and so the action figure is based on that. It's very articulately sculpted and comes with a prop-like platform.

Again, I hope you'll come out and support the Worldcon76 in San Jose Charity Auction, the beneficiary of which is the Alzheimer's Association. If you're a fan of fantastic art, unique collectables and just really cool stuff, there's sure to be quite a few items that you'll need to add to your collection.

Learn more about the Charity Auction and the Alzheimer's Association here.

 

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Advertise in the Worldcon 76 Souvenir Book

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Thinking about advertising with Worldcon?

The Worldcon 76 Souvenir Book is in progress, and will be made available to fans when they arrive in San Jose to attend the convention. This full color, perfect bound, high quality book will feature biographies of our Guests of Honor, articles on science fiction fandom, art from Artist Guest of Honor John Picacio, and much more content to celebrate the 76th Worldcon in San Jose. This book will have over 8000 eyes on it, and is the perfect medium for reaching an audience of highly committed and well-connected science fiction and fantasy fans – an international grouping with interests across literature, science and culture.

Ad rates are available on our website at http://www.worldcon76.org/publications/advertising

The deadline to submit an ad for placement in the Souvenir Book is 7/16/18. We have rates available for Pro, Semi-Pro, and Fan advertisers.

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