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KiSCon 2019 Progress Report 09-22-19

KiScon 2019
The Kirk/Spock convention
Seattle, WA, USA
November 1-3, 2019. http://kiscon.org/

Progress Report: 9/22/2019

Con Zine
I'm excited to report that as of today, we have two poems, two squee-worthy images and six stories. Please don't forget about the October 1 deadline. If you have a story you're working on, but you can't make the date let me know so I can anticipate its arrival. If you need some help/suggestions/ideas with your story just ask. Just so you know, I can be persuaded with a Snickers bar.

All submissions, comments and questions go to imamasseffect@gmail.com. See you soon!

~Holly "Carleen"

Vid Show
We are still in need of Fan Videos for KiScon 2019. All submissions of Star Trek TOS, TAS, movies, reboot are welcome! The deadline has been extended to October 1. If you have a vid you are working on but need a bit more time, please contact Lari to see if something can be arranged. Or for more information on details of the vid show, go to KiScon.org and click on Vid Show. Contact Lari at laribernstein+vidshow@gmail.com for more information. See you and your vid at the con!


Hotel / Room Sharing / Parking / Area Map Dining
Our room block for the con is filling up. The Hilton has added just a few more room nights to our block but there is another event there overlapping our dates so if you are planning to make a reservation – do so ASAP. KiScon block room rates are guaranteed through Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, although availability is not guaranteed. Please phone the hotel if the online system does not allow you to book the rooms you want.

KiScon 2019 room rates are $139.00 for single or double; $149.00 for triple or quad occupancy (plus hotel taxes).

For reservations by phone, call the hotel at 206-244-4800. Tell them you are with KiScon 2019 to get the discounted group rate.

You can also call 1-800-HILTONS and use the group code: KIS19.

Online go to https://book.passkey.com/go/kiscon2019.

If you are having trouble making a reservation, please let us know KiScon@gmail.com (or Judy – P55Popcorn@aol.com). Please include “Trouble Making Hotel Reservations” in the Subject header.

Room Sharing
Find roommates and/or carpool buddies at the KiScon FB group or on the K/S Slack forum.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1698651643726889/

To get an invitation to the Slack group, please email KiScon2019@gmail.com


Hotel Parking
If you are driving into town for the con, parking is available to KiScon 2019 members for $12.00 per day.

SeaTac Airport
If you are flying in for the con, getting to the Hilton hotel is easy. The airport is just across the street. After you land go to the hotel shuttle area and catch the Seattle Airport Hilton Hotel and Conference Center shuttle (SeaTac Hilton shuttle) for the 5-minute ride to the hotel. Make sure you tell the driver you are going to the Hilton across the street.

If you don’t want to wait for the shuttle you can walk to the Link Light Rail Station and then cross the street to the Hilton.


Hotel Dining
The Hilton has an in-house restaurant, Spencer's for Steaks and Chops, where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It's one of the country's finest steakhouses and offers the best prime beef, succulent chops, and sensational seafood. You can also order from the extensive room service menu and let them bring you something delicious.

Dining in the Area
There are many places to eat within about a mile of the Hilton hotel. There are also many eateries at the airport. Just across from the hotel is the Link Light Rail Station which can take you into downtown Seattle. There you will find a galaxy of great restaurants.

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