SEVEN Weeks until Symposium 2018

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Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls, Automatons & Other Worldly Creatures . . . 

There are now only SEVEN weeks left until the grand opening of the 2018 International Steampunk Symposium “Superheroes & Villains”!

So what’s new with the Symposium THIS week?

March Pre-Reg Raffle


This week we began taking pre-orders for the 2018 Symposium t-shirt, and this month’s Symposium pre-reg raffle is that if you buy your t-shirt before the end of March 2018 then you could be one of three people to receive an extra shirt! On April 2nd, 2018 we’ll select at random three people and double their order from one shirt to two 🙂


Click HERE to pre-order your t-shirt today!

Special Events


This week we added the NAMI “In Our Own Voice” presentations to the schedule; two trained individuals from NAMI will share their compelling personal stories about living with mental illness and achieving recovery. Throughout the presentation, audience members are encouraged to offer feedback and ask questions. Click HERE to learn more.



We updated the Entertainment page with times and locations of performances, and added a workshop from Guest Maker David Lee to the schedule:

Airship Recruitment


In the build up to the 2018 Symposium, the contest is already underway to see which airship or group is in the lead with regards to recruiting members with their unique discount code.

Currently . . .

  • HMA Queen Elizabeth XV and Fireball Federation are neck to neck in the lead!
  • There is a three-way tie for second place between the FSS Mutineers, the Airship Caduceus, and the Cleveland Zeppelin Union!

Other officially registered Airships of the Symposium include:

  • Airship Eleanor Page (Atlanta, GA)
  • HMAS Dauntless (Columbus, OH)
  • Dodge City (Cincinnati, OH)

Check out the Steampunk Olympiad page to learn more about Registered Airships and consider officially registering your group.

Still to come . . .

  • More Steampunk Olympiad updates
  • More Symposium Sponsor news
  • More Presentation announcements