Philadelphia in 1977
A bid to hold the Worldcon at the Sheraton in downtown Philadelphia in 1977. Chairman: Don Sobwick, Vice-Chairman: Ted Pauls, Secretary: Susan Casper and later Joyce McDaniel, Treasurer: George Scithers. (For a time it was co-chaired by Don Sobwick and George Scithers. Other members of the bid committee included Brian Burley, Yale F. Edeiken, Mark Owings, Jack Chalker and Scratch Bacharach.
Worried about the Increase in Convention Sizes in the 70s, committee planned to limit attendance to 2800-3000 people as that was the largest convention the Sheraton had room for.
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