Chicon 7, the 2012 Worldcon and seventh in Chicago was held August 30 to September 3 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. GoHs: Mike Resnick (author), Story Musgrave (astronaut), Jane Frank (agent) and Rowena Morrill (artist). FGoH: Peggy Rae Sapienza. Chairman: Dave McCarty. John Scalzi was Toastmaster. Sy Liebergot was a Special Guest.
The annual 1632 Minicon was also held during the convention.
The convention's parent corporation was Chicago Worldcon Bid, which sponsored the Chicago in 2012 bid and, previously, the unsuccessful Chicago in 2008 bid. Chicon 7 was selected at Aussiecon 4 to be the 2012 Worldcon. See 2012 Worldcon Site Selection.
It hosted the 2014 Worldcon Site Selection.
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|Files Website(IA) Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 2012|
|Also involved: ISFiC Press - Juanita Coulson - Ken Hunt - London in 2014 - Mike Jelenski - Nippon 2007 - Peggy Rae Sapienza Endowment - Story Musgrave - The Proceedings Chicon III - WOOF|
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