Kansas City in 2009
A Bid For The 67th World Science Fiction Convention
Labor Day Weekend, September 3-7, 2009

Mid American Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions, Inc.

Kansas City is competing with Montreal 2009, for the opportunity to host the 2009 World Science Fiction Convention.

Bidding for a WorldCon is expensive - please presupport both our bids and vote for us!

Explore the Library Of The Imagination....
in Kansas City in 2009!

The KC in 2009 Committee invites you to vote for Kansas City to host the 67th World Science Fiction Convention in 2009! To be eligible to vote for site selection in 2007, you must be a member of the 2007 WorldCon, Nippon 2007. (Learn more about site selection here.)

Kansas City has a great setup to offer a WorldCon, including:

Great New Facilities!
The state-of-the-art Overland Park Convention Center includes:
— 237,000 square feet of function space

The attached Sheraton Hotel has:
— 25,000 square feet of function space
— Corkage and Forkage waived
— All hotel and convention center parking will be free!

People. Our Bid Committee includes fans from the Midwest and across the country who have experience working local and regional cons, as well as WorldCons. Our local group hosted the Nebula Weekend in 1997 and 2002. ConQuesT (now in its fourth decade) is renowned as one of the finest (and most fun) cons in the Midwest!

Convenience. Kansas City is a major transportation hub with easy travel connections and a modern, spacious airport. The convention center is located directly adjacent to a major interstate and is easily accessible from any direction.

Attractions. There are many activities awaiting your discovery, including the Kansas City Zoo, the Harry S Truman Library and Museum, the Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the City Farmer's Market and the Steamboat Arabia Museum, Union Station/Science City, the Liberty Memorial, Westport nightclub district, the Toy and Miniature Museum, the Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun amusement parks, the KC Renaissance Festival, several riverboat casinos, the world-renowned Country Club Plaza shopping district and much more, all within thirty minutes of the convention center.

So watch for us at cons across the country, sitting the bid table by day, and throwing our award-winning parties by night (featuring our incredible homemade victuals (mmmmm, Inger cookies!).

We look forward to seeing all the friends we've made over the past three years, and making many more!


Let's Bring
WorldCon To
Kansas City in 2009!

Make checks payble
(in U.S. funds) to
"Kansas City in 2009"
and mail to:
Kansas City 2009
P.O. Box 414175
Kansas City, MO

Contact us: masffc@kc.rr.com