Hugo Nominating Ballot
in Renovation PR#3

Renovation, the 2011 Worldcon, has mailed Progress Report 3 containing the Hugo Award Nominating Ballot and detailed information on convention hotels and hotel booking arrangements.

A download is available from

Opening and closing dates for the Hugo nominations are given in the PR:

The 2011 Hugo Award nominations open on January 1st, 2011, and close Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 23:59 PDT. Members of Renovation who join by January 31st, 2011 and all members of Aussiecon 4 (the prior year’s Worldcon), are invited to submit nominating ballots. Nominations may be submitted for works first published in 2010, or for those works whose first US/English publication was in 2010.

Nominations may be cast online at our website ( or by mailing in the paper ballot included in this progress report. The online ballot requires a personal identification number (PIN) located on the mailing label of the progress report. If you need a PIN, email your name and mailing address to [email protected].

The full press release follows the jump.

The 69th World Science Fiction Convention
PO Box 13278
Portland, OR 97213-0278

[email protected]


Monday, December 13, 2010

Reno, Nevada, USA – Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention in Reno, started to mail Progress Report #3 (PR3) today. The mailing will be completed over the next few days, and Progress Reports will start to arrive with members by the end of the week.

For those members who have specified electronic versions or who want to read PR3 online while waiting for their paper copies to arrive, a download is available from If members are uncertain whether they have requested electronic or paper versions of progress reports, they can check their status online at or send inquiries to the membership team at [email protected].

Progress Report 3 contains a number of important items for Renovation members including the Hugo Award Nominating Ballot and detailed information on convention hotels and hotel booking arrangements.

The Hugo Award nominating process is open to all adult and young adult members of Renovation who join by January 31, 2011 as well as all members of Aussiecon 4, the 2010 Worldcon. Nominations open officially on January 1, 2011, and members can submit their ballots online or by postal mail.

Renovation hotel bookings will open on Monday, January 17, 2011, starting at 8:00 a.m. PST. Progress Report 3 contains detailed information on all of our hotels, including amenities, available room types and room rates.

Progress Report 3 also includes a wide range of other content including a feature article on Guest of Honor Ellen Asher and updates on our plans for program, major events and exhibits.


Memberships for Renovation may be purchased at

For more details on the convention, visit We encourage your input to help us create a memorable Worldcon.

Direct press questions, or requests to be removed from the Renovation press release mailing list, to [email protected]. General queries to [email protected].

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