A change is coming in the way we reserve rooms for Norwescon. It is a significant change for our members but we believe it will help us make more convention rooms available for our members at the cheaper convention rate.
Norwescon 35 is pleased to offer our annual Guest of Honor Awards Banquet on April 5th, 2012, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in Grand Ballroom 2. This is a great way for our members to start off the convention by wining and dining with our Guests of Honor. Ticket and menu information can be found on the Banquet page.
Author Rudy Rucker mentions winning the Philip K. Dick Award in 1989 in this excerpt on io9 from his recently published autobiography, Nested Scrolls.
For the third year running, Norwescon is proud to co-sponsor the EMP Museum’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival (or SFFSFF for short).
We’ve just received an update from the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center with some special incentives for Norwescon attendees!
As of yesterday morning, the Norwescon room block at the DoubleTree hotel is sold out. Never fear, however! We are in the process of working with other hotels in the area, and will be updating the hotel page with information as we receive it.
We’ve just posted the Single Pattern Contest info and rules!
Still thinking about reserving a suite for parties or larger get-togethers during Norwescon 35? Don’t put it off for long! Suites are reserving fast — right now, all Lakeside and Presidential suites are _sold out_! Parlor and Family suites are still available.
The Norwescon Program Book is distributed to 3,000+ members during the convention each year. This approximately 75 page document is produced on high-gloss paper in color and black and white and features information about our Guests of Honor, panelists, pros, the programming schedule for the convention, artwork and more. Ad space is available in the Norwescon 35 Program Book.
As of November 1st, we are now accepting suite reservations for Norwescon 35!
Games already scheduled for NWC35: Cthulhu Tech RPG, Poo The Card Game, Nuts!, The Impossible Machine, Hecho, Cambria, Hibernia, Globalization, The Target, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Cutthroat Caverns, Cleopatra, 7 Wonders, Dominion, Mansions of Madness, Elder Sign, Dominant Species, Kingsburg, Stoneage, Battlelore, and Memoir ’44.
Thanks to your support and votes, Norwescon has been voted #11 in the Best Local Event category of the 2011 Best of Western Washington competition.
Actor and comedian Rainn Wilson mentions Norwescon in an article in the Los Angeles Times.
Actor and comedian Rainn Wilson mentioned attending Norwescon in his youth during this interview on the late-night Jimmy Kimmel Live talk show.
Thanks to Don Glover for uploading this gem: ten minutes of coverage of Norwescon 8, in 1985, on Seattle’s KOMO4!