Bidders run bid parties and host bid tables at regional conventions and at Worldcon, run ads in selected regional program books, sell pre-supporting memberships and generally get their name and story out to potential voters.
Formal bidding with organized bid committees is done for:
Other moving conventions with formal site selection nevertheless do not normally have formal bid committees (though bids are presented by a specific group of people, they perform no activites outside of a presentation at the convention being selected:
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