CONvergence 2018: Natural Twenty

When: 
July 5 - 8, 2018
Where: 
DoubleTree By Hilton - Bloomington Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55439

CONvergence is an annual convention for fans of science fiction and fantasy in all media. CONvergence runs many parallel programming tracks, filling several convention rooms with panels, speeches, demonstrations, recognitions, and screenings. It is one of the most-attended fan-run conventions in North America, with paid attendance just under 6,000.

The convention is known for several unique attractions including Cinema Rex, a couch-and-recliner-filled movie room; Theater Nippon, featuring anime; Connie's Space Lounge, a music and entertainment venue; COF2E2, a free coffee bar; CONsuite, hospitality and food; Harmonic CONvergence, which features musical acts; and the Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge, a reading-and-writing setting.

There is also gaming (board, card, and roleplaying), an art show, an art auction, a dealer's room, all-night bardic music circles, and dozens of room parties of various themes

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