It’s SEPTEMBER, and there are only THREE more weeks until the Exposition opens . . . but TODAY is the last chance to book your hotel room at the discount group rate! This week we also added a sixth set of clues to the Mystery Detective Game which will tie into the play by Terra Mysterium that will be performed at the Exposition.
Presentations & Workshops
This week we featured several panels and workshops that will part of the Exposition program this September. Click on the presentation title to learn more.
- Call of Cthulhu: The Edge of Darkness
- Direct Your Book! Theatre Techniques for a Blockbuster Book
- So You Want to Publish Your Steampunk Book
- Call of Cthulhu: The Crack’d and Crook’d Manse
- Steam Around the World: Steampunk Beyond Victoriana
- O Gothic Novel! An Entertaining, Irreverent History
- Resurrectionists: Grave Robbing For Fun and Profit
To see all the other amazing events and presentations, visit the SCHEDULE 🙂
Today is the Last Day to Book Your Rooms
The Westin O’Hare is a beautiful hotel, filled with all the elegance and charm befitting an event for your retro-futuristic fashions. As we draw closer to the Exposition, our hotel blocks are getting closer to being full, so be sure to secure your room booking soon. Rooms start at $129 per night (plus taxes & fees) for kings and doubles, and some suites are available. Discount rates at the Westin O’hare are only available until Friday, September 6th, 2019 so don’t delay in booking your room at the Exposition!
. . . or call (800) 937-8461 or (847) 698-6000 and requesting the Steampunk Block when giving the dates of your reservation. If you are planning on vending at the Exposition, we have a separate block of rooms reserved for you. Upon acceptance to the show and settlement of vendor fees, details and instructions for booking a room in the Vendor Block will be emailed to you.
Join the Exposition Crew
A ship is only as strong as its crew, and a convention is only as strong as its team of volunteers. Chicago has waited many years to have its own Steampunk convention, and finally this dream is becoming a reality. We need wonderful volunteers dedicated to giving Chicago and the Steampunk Community an amazing weekend of retro-futuristic fun and adventure! As an Exposition Volunteer you will recieve a Weekend Badge to the convention and other Crew benefits. Positions include: Registration Desk, Stage Crew, Exhibitor Hall Assistants, Room & Hall Monitors, and more. If you would like be part the Chicago Exposition Crew, please click HERE to learn more and apply. If you have not done so already, please RSVP to the actual Chicago Steampunk Exposition Facebook Event Page HERE to help keep you up to date on all the latest Exposition news
On the Horizon . . .
If it’s not highlighted on the Schedule, then that’s what we’ll have updates on in the coming weeks 🙂