Category Archives: Progress Report

Online registration is shut down

Online registration for Potlatch 21 is no longer available, nor is pre-convention purchase of banquet tickets and T-Shirts. At-the-door memberships are still available for $70. As are a limited number of banquet tickets and T-Shirts, on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Final Progress Report for Potlatch 21

Well, we are down to the one week mark.  Seven days of waiting and then forty-eight hours of intense discussion, tom-foolery, food, drink, swapping ideas, and seeing people you only get to see at Potlatches. Are you excited? We are. Of course we are getting pretty tired as well: putting on a convention is hard work [...]

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T-Shirt design for Potlatch 21

This year the talented Fredrika Baer has surpassed herself with a T-Shirt design reminiscent of the Mayan Calendar. (You know 2012 is the last year of the Mayan Calendar, right?) My first reaction when I saw this? “Wow…” If you want a Potlatch 21 T-Shirt your best bet is to pre-order. We are only printing [...]

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Winter 2012 Progress Report: The Countdown Begins

Less than two months to go and the clock is ticking! Are there things you haven’t done? If you haven’t purchased your membership yet, please go and do so soon! We are excited to let you know it is now possible to register online and pay for your membership with PayPal instead of sending in [...]

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End of 2011 Book of Honor/Programming Progress Report

Well, the votes are in (mostly from ConCom) and A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr is the winner for Book of Honor. Canticle is an interesting choice for BoH in a couple of ways. On the one hand it is a Post-Apocalyptic novel (a theme we worked over well at Potlatch 20) and it [...]

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Fall 2011 Book of Honor/Programming Progress Report

At Potlatch 20 we promised to involve the membership more in the Book of Honor selection. However this turns out to be more difficult than you might think! In the end the logistics of creating and managing a process that involved the entire membership proved insurmountable for this year. With time running out, we punted. [...]

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Fall 2011 Hotel Progress Report/Membership Reminder

For Potlatch 21, we are back at the Best Western Plus Executive Inn, a hotel located near Seattle Center, the Space Needle, and the EMP Museum, just north of downtown on Lower Queen Anne Hill. Our hotel room rates are: $79.00 for single/double (same rate as 2002, 2004 and 2006); $89.00 for triple; $99.00 for [...]

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