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Bay Area ConStruction Schedule Posted

This material was actually up on the SFSFC web site last night, as I try to get this stuff posted before making announcements about it. In case you aren't already on one of the mailing lists to which I've posted this press release, behind the cut is the official announcement about the schedule of events for Bay Area ConStruction, SFSFC's conrunning conference coming up in mid-July.

Press Release 2006-2

BAY AREA CON-STRUCTION SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

SAN FRANCISCO SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTIONS, INC.
A California Non-Profit Corporation
PO Box 61363, Sunnyvale CA 94088-1363 USA

info@sfsfc.org; http://www.sfsfc.org/

For immediate release: June 23, 2006

Bay Area ConStruction Programming Schedule Announced

Bay Area ConStruction has published its programming schedule. ConStruction is a conference about organizing science fiction, fantasy, horror, anime, and related conventions with a focus on Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. The conference is scheduled for the weekend of July 15-16 and will be held at the Hilton Hotel downtown San Jose, with a "get acquainted" social on the evening of July 14 for which conference membership is not required.

Programming at ConStruction will consist of panel discussions and workshops. Topics include "Disaster-Proofing Your Convention," "Hotel Contracts," "Traffic Flow," "Marketing" and "Planning for Tomorrow and Beyond." Saturday evening, members will play the convention-planning simulation game "If I Ran the Z/o/o/...Con."

ConStruction kicks off at 8 PM on Friday, July 14, when SFSFC, sponsor of the convention, hosts a Dessert Social for Bay Area convention-runners. SFSFC invites anyone with an interest in local convention-running to attend the social event on Friday night. Membership in ConStruction is not required to attend Friday's nights Dessert Social.

Membership in ConStruction is $50 through July 1 and $55 at the door. An optional Networking Brunch on Sunday morning at 10 AM is an extra $15. Hotel rooms at the San Jose Hilton Hotel are $79/night. Make hotel reservations directly through the hotel at (408) 287-2100 (mention "ConStruction" to get the convention rate) or through Hilton’s web site using group/convention code "CNS."

SFSFC was the parent non-profit corporation of ConJosé, the 2002 World Science Fiction Convention, and ConFrancisco, the 1993 Worldcon.

Contact:

ConStruction: construction@sfsfc.org
SFSFC Inc.: Kevin Standlee info@sfsfc.org

San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. is a California non-profit corporation recognized as tax-exempt under US Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).

"ConJose" and "ConFrancisco" are service marks of San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc., a California non-profit corporation.

"Worldcon" and "World Science Fiction Convention" are registered service marks of the World Science Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary society.
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