11 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

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Eleven more weeks until Steampunk Symposium 2020, the immersive convention that places YOU center stage of the action. Will you be the hero to solve the Mystery of the Gold Rush Ghouls? Will you win prizes and glory in the Steampunk Olympiad? Will you be able to choose what to do from the ever expanding schedule that awaits you this March? Whatever you do, we know that it’s going to be an unforgettable experience!

We have many themed presentations in addition to an array of Steampunk sessions, and the Steampunk Olympiad is going to be bigger than ever with the new Fleet Admirals!

To find out more about special guests, please visit our Featured Presenters list, and the Entertainment page.

This Week’s Presentation Preview

Between now and March we are building the schedule of presentations, and here is a preview of some of what to expect at the 2020 Steampunk Symposium:

A broader list of confirmed presentations, special events, entertainment, and more can be found on our Program Page.

Over the next few months we will be adding more previews of the presentations that will be at this year’s Symposium, but we are also still on the look out for more presenters. The Symposium needs charismatic presenters to share their wealth of knowledge and expertise in its panels, presentations, and workshops. If you would like to join our line up of presenters for 2020, please complete and submit our online Presenter Application

This Week’s Featured Vendor


Visit our Vendors & Exhibitors Page to see the full list of confirmed vendors for Symposium 2020.

Although all our vendor spots are currently taken, if you would like to be placed on our Waiting List, please fill out our online Vendor Application; this will also place you on our mailing list for future updates on vending opportunities.

Hotel Block Update

At this time the Symposium host hotel Holiday Inn Eastgate room blocks are sold out, however, there is a Symposium block directly next door at the Fairfield Inn & Suites!

  • Double Queens – $117/night (plus tax & fees)
  • King Suites – $125/night (plus tax & fees)

Fairfield Inn & Suites amenities include:

  • Hot Breakfast every morning
  • WIFI throughout the entire hotel
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center Access
  • 24-Hour Complementary Coffee
  • 24-Hour Corner Market for purchasing
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • On-Site Laundry Facility

Fairfield Inn & Suites, 4521 Eastgate Blvd, Cincinnati, OH 45245
Call (513) 947-9402 to make your reservation. 

Please note that the Fairfield Symposium Block is available for booking until February 26th, 2020; after this date the rates may vary.

Vendors, please note that there is a separate block for exhibitors at the Holiday Inn Eastgate to which rooms become available after vendor confirmation of being at Symposium 2020.

Apropos of Nothing . . .

This week’s unconventional cowboy music offering is a message of global peace . . . and perhaps a few other things 🙂 “Big Enough” from Kirin J Callinan et al.

On the Horizon . . .
  • More information about the Fleets . . . how to register, or how to remain an Independent vessel.
  • More announcements about Featured Speakers and Entertainment.
  • Details of our of big charity fundraiser that will bring a lot of smiles and do a lot of good.
  • And so much more!

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