Kansas City in 2006
Bid to host the 64th World Science Fiction Convention
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SOME REASONS TO COME TO KANSAS CITY IN 2006

Tradition

2006 will mark the 30th anniversary of Kansas Cityís last Worldcon, MidAmeriCon. Fandom followed the Republican National Convention and the Shriners and outpartied them both. While that kind of challenge canít be guaranteed, we think the time has come to do it again.
 

Great New Facilities!

Overland Parkís new state-of-the-art convention center includes 237,000 square feet of function space in the Convention Center

The attached Sheraton hotel has:
  • 25,000 square feet of function space
  • Corkage and Forkage waived
  • Convention Hotel Room Rates from $65.99 to $99.00
  • All hotel and convention center parking will be free


People

Our Bid Committee includes fans from the midwest and throughout the country with experience working local and regional cons, as well as WorldCons. Our local group host-ed the Nebula Weekend in 1997 and 2002. ConQuesT (now in its fourth decade) is renowned as one of the finest (and most fun) cons in the midwest. Members of our committee are also part of the group hosting the 2003 World Horror Convention in Kansas City Convenience. Kansas City is a major transportation hub with easy travel connections and a modern, spacious airport. The convention center is located directly adjacent to a major inter-state and is easily accessible from any direction.
 

Attractions

There are many activities awaiting your discovery, including the Kansas City Zoo, the Harry S Truman Library and Museum, the Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the City Farmer's Market and the Steamboat Arabia Museum, Union Station/Science City, the Liberty Memorial, Westport nightclub district, the Toy and Miniature Museum, Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun amusement parks, several riverboat casinos, the world-renowned Country Club Plaza shopping district and much more, all within thirty minutes of the convention center.
 

The Bid Committee believes we can make Labor Day weekend 2006 one of the most memo-rable in WorldCon history. We invite you to join us in the effort by presupporting our bid at one of the four levels explicated on the reverse side. Support levels can be upgraded any time prior to the vote at this yearís Worldcon in Toronto. Look for parties sponsored by ďThe Redheads from HellĒ (itís not just a hair color, itís an attitude) at conventions across the North American continent until Labor Day to sign up, or join online.

Kansas City 2006

Service Mark Notice : "World Science Fiction Society", "WSFS", "World Science
Fiction Convention", "Worldcon", "NASFiC" and "Hugo Award" are registered
service marks of the World Science Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary
society.