1948 Worldcon Site Selection
Site Selection for the 1948 Worldcon was conducted by Philcon, the 1947 Worldcon. There were two bids for the 1948 Worldcon, Toronto in 1948 and Milwaukee in 1948. During site selection, the Business Meeting chose Toronto (which went on to run Torcon I). Alexander M. Phillips wrote in the Philcon Memory Book:
The site for the next convention was voted on. Bob Stein nominated Milwaukee, and John Millard spoke for Toronto. After some discussion concerning import duties and how they would affect the business of dealers and publishers, Toronto was chosen for the next convention. They had such a large majority that it made the talk on proportional representation a waste of time.
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