The OTW has an opportunity to participate in two upcoming fandom-friendly conventions in the UK: Nine Worlds (Aug. 8-10) and LonCon 3, home of this year’s WorldCon (Aug. 14-18). We are looking to do meetups for members, fans, and supporters of the OTW and its projects. Depending on the number of members we have in attendance, we may also have the possibility of staffing promotional tables and/or doing workshops or small Q&As for attendees.
Nine Worlds is a new con created on the premise of embracing fan culture. LonCon will be having a transformative fanworks programming track for the first time in its history this year. This is an important opportunity for OTW to reach new audiences who are primed to learn more about what we do.
If you are an OTW member who will be attending either of these cons, we would like to invite you to join us in creating an OTW presence. If you are interested in helping by staffing a booth, hosting a meetup, participating in a workshop or other informational session, or just showing up to lend moral support, please email the Development and Membership committee. Even if you aren’t able to help staff an OTW event but are going to be at the cons, we would like to hear from you so that we can gauge the potential number of attendees at an OTW meetup event.
Please feel free to pass the word to friends and supporters of the org who are attending these cons, and don’t hesitate to email Development and Membership if you have questions.
Thanks, and happy con-going!