September 16-18, 2005
Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri
Midwest Construction is a science fiction convention aimed
at the people who plan science fiction conventions. Focusing on the running
of local and regional cons, Midwest Construction is open to anyone interested
in con running, although an emphasis will be placed on con running within
the Midwest and immediately adjacent areas as well as building a greater
sense of community in Midwest fandom.
Workshops, discussions, panels, and food. Midwest Construction
will examine con-running topics from hotel relations to selecting guests,
developing strong programing, to building membership. Midwest construction
draws on the knowledge of its membership to create a weekend of cross disciplinary
education and entertainment.
Midwest Construction IV will be held September 16-18,
2005 at the Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza. Reduced price room rates
are $104 per night. Reservations can be made by calling (816) 931-4400
Contact Inger Meyers
for handicap accessible rooms.
Country Club Plaza is a charming shopping, dining and entertainment district
that was very popular during the 1997 and 2002 Nebula Awards® weekends.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,
one of the country's premier art institutions, is just a few blocks away.
Trolley's run between the Country Club Plaza, Nelson Atkins
Museum, Crown Center, and the River Market with the Steamboat
Arabia Museum throughout the day and evening.
Midwest Construction is sponsored by Midwest Fannish Convention,
Make checks (in U.S. funds) payable to Midfan and mail to: Midwest
PO BOX 1825
LEES SUMMIT, MO 64063-7825.
Supporting memberships may be converted to attending memberships
at the current differential.
*Cost for significant others who wish to visit the consuite
and other events, but not participate in programing.
For more details contact MCIV Chairman Margene Bahm at: