Paris in 2023

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(1) A Bid Announced August 2014[edit]

A (very) short-term bid to hold the Worldcon in Paris, France in 2023, at Euro Disneyland. The bid was announced shortly before Loncon 3 and presented there, but withdrew immediately afterwards. It was represented by its British agents Jonathan Jones and Sharon Lewis-Jones when its four when the four French members of the bid committee were unable to attend.

It seems to have been one of the shortest-lived bids which actually became real enough to have flyers and a serious proposal.

(2) A Bid Announced October 2014[edit]

When the August 2014 Paris in 2023 bid collapsed, a new Paris bid was formed by a committee consisting of Albert Aribaud, Sybille Marchetto, Alex Garcia, Patrick Moreau, Georges Bormand, Alain Jardy, René Walling, Jean-Louis Trudel, Jean-Marc Lofficier, and Benoît Robin. It is unclear if they are still bidding Euro Disneyland.

This bid also evaporated and seems to have mutated into the Nice in 2023 bid.


2023 Site Selection Website(IA) Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 2023

Also involved: - Paris-in-2023 - Worldcon Bid

This is page about convention bids. Please extend it by adding information about who was bidding, officers, committee list, what they were bidding for, who their opponents were, and who won