Chicon 8, the 2022 Worldcon, has published Progress Report #3, available to all as a free download.
MEMBERSHIP RATES WILL RISE. On May 1, 2022, rates will increase in certain membership categories. See the PR for details.
HOTEL RESERVATIONS TO OPEN. Chicon 8 will be opening hotel reservations on April 25, 2022. The links for quiet and party floors will be available on their website that day at 12:08 p.m. CDT: https://chicon.org/
GOH FEATURE. A highlight of the PR is James Bacon’s article about animation legend and Chicon 8 GoH Floyd Norman.
CHICAGO COMMUNITY WORLDCON FUND. The CWCF is a special fund to help defray the expenses of attending Chicon 8 for the following groups of people: Non-white fans or program participants; LGBTQIA+ fans or program participants; Local Chicago area fans of limited means. To learn more about the CWCF and how donations will be utilized, read the FAQ on the website: https://chicon.org/home/for-members/chicago-worldcon-community-fund
MEMBERSHIP STATISTICS. The Progress Report includes membership totals as of February 12, 2022.
|ADULT ATTENDING (*)||1691|
|AGE ATTENDING (**)||70|