boskonelogo-small (1)BOSKONE 54
November 2016
Progress Report #1


MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION
Boskone 54’s membership registration is open. Visit http://www.boskone.org/register/ to purchase memberships for you and your family. Full Convention Memberships cost:

  • Adults, $55 (until 1/17/17)
  • College Students, $35
  • K-12, $25

Please note that our K-12 memberships have been split into two categories for Dragonslair (Grades K-6) and Young Adult (Grades 7-12). If you are unsure if you have registered already, you can use the “search” function <http://www.boskone.org/register/membership-search/> to look for your name. If you have any registration questions or problems, please contact registration@boskone.org.

CONVENTION HOURS
Boskone runs Friday, February 17, 2017 through Sunday, February 19, 2017 and our program hours are:

  • Friday: 2pm-6pm (free to the public)
  • Friday: 6pm-Midnight
  • Saturday: 10am-Midnight
  • Sunday: 10am-4pm

Please note that other areas of the convention such as the con suite, dealers room, gaming, etc. may have slightly different hours. Please check the Boskone website for more detailed information: http://www.boskone.org/program-event/hours/.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
Hotel registration is now open and the room block is expected to sell out. The block includes rooms on the “shoulder nights” as well as the actual nights of the convention. This year’s rates are:

  • $166 for a Single/Double
  • $186 for a Triple
  • $206 for a Quad

Rooms in the Party Block require booking for both Friday and Saturday. To reserve your room, visit the hotel page on the Boskone website at http://www.boskone.org/hotel/hotel/ for details.

VOLUNTEER
Help us make Boskone one of the best science fiction and fantasy conventions in fandom. All committee members and staff are volunteers who give their time before and at-con to make Boskone a success. Join us!

Positions include:

  • Coat Check Staff
  • Con Suite Food Prep Staff
  • Disability Services
  • At-Con Registration Staff
  • A/V and Technical Support

To volunteer, please email volunteers@boskone.org or visit the Information/Volunteers table in the Galleria during the convention.

BOSKONE SOUVENIR BOOK ADS
The Souvenir Book is a lovely publication, available in a high-quality printed format for members who attend Boskone. A watermarked low-res version and will be posted as a PDF after the convention. To purchase an ad, please visit our website at http://www.boskone.org/contact/advertising/ for more information.

Ad space in Boskone’s Souvenir Book is available though December 1st.

DEALERS ROOM SPACE
The Boskone Dealers Room features a wide variety of products with a focus on books and other fannish items. If you are interested in having a table in the Dealers Room, please visit the Dealers Information Page on our website and submit your request online. Visit http://www.boskone.org/contact/dealers-room/.

PROGRAM AND EVENT IDEAS
While much of our program is in development, it is never too late for a good idea. Please share your ideas for programming and events with our program team at program@boskone.org, and we will see if we can consider it for Boskone 54. If not, we will keep the idea on hand for the future.