Cinvention

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Cinvention, the 1949 Worldcon, was held September 3–5 at the Hotel Metropole in Cincinnati, Ohio, with GoH Lloyd A. Eshbach and FGoH Ted Carnell. Attendance: about 190.

Don Ford carried out the duties of Chairman, but was officially Secretary-Treasurer; Charles R. Tanner had the honorary title of Chairman. Ted Carnell, the Fan GoH, was also toastmaster with the title "Entertainment Master of Ceremonies". He was brought to North America by the Big Pond Fund.

Committee[edit]

From the Cinvention letterhead:


Other bidders[edit]

New York in '49. See 1949 Worldcon Site Selection.

1950 Worldcon Site Selection

More reading[edit]



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