Bid Committee

A bid or bidding committee is the group of fans who are vying to host one of the peripatetic conventions at the site of their choice. The committee campaigns on behalf of their bid,

Bidders run bid parties and host bid tables at regional conventions and at Worldcon, run ads in selected regional program books, sell pre-supporting memberships and generally get their name and story out to potential voters.

Formal bidding with organized bid committees is done for:

Other moving conventions with formal site selection nevertheless do not normally have formal bid committees (though bids are presented by a specific group of people, they perform no acticites outside of a presentation at the convention being selected:

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