Portland to Host 2016 Westercon

July 5, 2014

Portland will host Westercon 69, July 1-4, 2016, after the members of Westercon 67 in Salt Lake City voted to award the convention to the Portland in 2016 bid.

The detailed results of the site selection election at Salt Lake City were as follows:

Votes
Portland OR 64
Reno NV 2
Spuzzum BC 1
No Preference 2
Total Ballots Cast 69
Total With Preference 67
Needed to Elect (Majority) 34

Westercon 69 will be at the Portland Doubletree Hotel at Lloyd Center. The initial slate of announced guests includes John Scalzi (Writer Guest of Honor), David Levine (Fan Guest of Honor), and Charlie Stross (Special Guest).

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One Response to “Portland to Host 2016 Westercon”

  1. BC Shelby says:

    Nice and convenient, this will almost be within walking distance. Right by the Max LRT and Lloyd mall with its food court.