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Announcing the Special Venue General Membership

Our Special Venue General Membership is bloody brilliant! We’ve just implemented a new weekend membership option that is available to anyone who has booked one or more nights at our convention hotel, the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. The cost of this new membership is $55. This is a $20 savings overall, the same rate as…
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A cat and Author Guest of Honour Charles Stross

Charles Stross, Author Guest of Honour

VCON 42 is proud to start our rollout of guests with our Author Guest of Honour, Charles Stross! In keeping with our theme of the British Influence on Science Fiction, we have enticed him to temporarily give up his home in the UK (rain and all) to enjoy the (hopefully) better weather here in Vancouver!…
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VCON 42 – Updated Dates and Venue

It’s Official! VCON has a new home! We are pleased to announce that VCON 42 and Canvention 38 have landed at The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel for October 5th thru 7th, 2018! Our new hotel has room for all the events, including the Canvention Dinner Theatre and Awards Banquet, The inaugural VCON 42 Hour Film…
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VCON Returns Oct 5-7, 2018

VCON 42: British Invasion – British Influences on Science Fiction and Fantasy

Improv and Comedy at VCON Relaxicon 41½

Are you a fan of Speculative Fiction (Of course! If I wasn’t, why would I be reading the VCON Blog?) Are you a fan of Sci-Fi and Geek inspired Improv Theatre or Stand Up Comedy? (Well now, those are good questions … I might be….) This year, we’ve been able to bring in a couple…
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Upintheair Theatre at VCON

Are you a fan of Speculative Fiction (Duh! Why else would I be reading the VCON Blog?) Are you a fan of LIVE theatre? (Hmm… See, now that’s a question worth asking.) This year, we’ve made arrangements to bring in the Speculative Fiction Theatre company Upintheair Theatre to host two, very different and very interesting sessions: Relaxed…
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Room Rate Extension to October 10, 2017!

Huzzah! The Hotel has given us an extension on our Convention Room rate for until TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017!!! So, if you missed the original deadline (October 3), book a room TODAY! Rates start as low as $125 for a Traditional Room, double occupancy. (If you already booked a room after the deadline, phone the hotel…
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Special Artist GoH Panel: Just Be Cos

Our Artist Guest of Honour, Nancie Green, has created a very special session for us this year called Just Be Cos. Not only will it be an excellent demonstration of her art process, anyone who would like the opportunity to be really involved in it can do so with a little prep-work first. UPDATE, OCTOBER 21,…
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