WSFS Business

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The World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) is the association that licenses Worldcon. WSFS necessitates that each Worldcon play out the accompanying capacities:

Manage the Hugo Awards

Select the site for a future Worldcon (two years consequently)

Hold a Business Meeting

Present ordinary monetary reports

This page contains data on every one of these themes. We have likewise furnished a different page with answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about WSFS.

WSFS Constitution and Business Meeting

WSFS is administered by a Constitution and Standing Rules, which guarantees that the association proceeds viably from one year to another despite the fact that the WSFS participation is changing constantly.

WSFS has its own site, which you can discover at

Site Selection

Worldcon locales are chosen two years ahead of time, by a mysterious polling form of WSFS individuals – which means full supporting and going to individuals from the overseeing Worldcons.

This implies that the 2013 host site will be chosen by a vote at Renovation. The voting form cycle will open in mid 2011 (for early voting forms) and proceed through to Renovation where it will be feasible to cast a ballot face to face.

A full portrayal of the cycle, with data for expected bidders and for citizens, can be found on our Site Selection page.

If it’s not too much trouble, note that you can’t decide to hold your site determination casting a ballot right if moving your participation, all rights naturally move with the enrollment as clarified here.

Monetary Reports

Like all Worldcons, Renovation is needed to distribute customary Financial reports. The first will be accessible at Aussiecon 4, the 2010 Worldcon, and will likewise be distributed here simultaneously.