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66th World Science Fiction Convention

The 66th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Denvention 3, was hosted in Denver, Colorado, USA on 6–10 August 2008, at the Colorado Convention Center and Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (formerly known as the Adam's Mark Hotel). The organizing committee was chaired by Kent Bloom.[1] The attending membership at the convention was 3,751.[2]

Denvention 3, the 66th World Science Fiction Convention
Worldcon 66 Denvention 3 logo.png
GenreScience fiction
VenueColorado Convention Center
Location(s)Denver, Colorado
CountryUnited States
InauguratedAugust 6–10, 2008
Filing statusnon-profit
Websitefanac.org/Denvention3

Contents

Program and eventsEdit

GuestsEdit

List of notable participantsEdit

In addition to the Guests of Honor, the convention has announced the names of the people participating in the convention program.

Awards presentedEdit

Worldcon site selectionEdit

At L.A.con IV, Denver won the right to host the 66th Worldcon, on the third ballot by 12 votes in one of the closest races in Worldcon site selection history.

The members of Denvention 3 selected Melbourne as the hosting city for the 68th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in 2010.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Radford, Bill (2008-07-26). "Sci-fi writers, fans gear up for Worldcon". Colorado Springs Gazette. Archived from the original on 2008-09-17. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
  2. ^ "Denvention 3: The 66th World Science Fiction Convention". Locus. Oakland, CA: Locus Publications. 61 (4): 8. October 2008.
  3. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  4. ^ "2008 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
65th World Science Fiction Convention
Nippon 2007 in Yokohama, Japan (2007)
List of Worldcons
66th World Science Fiction Convention
Denvention 3 in Denver, United States (2008)
Succeeded by
67th World Science Fiction Convention
Anticipation in Montréal, Canada (2009)