The Seattle Westercon Organizing Committee organizes conventions in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest and has done so since its founding in 1990. SWOC is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation in accordance with its bylaws. SWOC was the sponsor of ConClusion, the 65th Westercon, that was held in Seattle on July 5-8, 2012. SWOC has also announced a bid to host the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in Spokane in 2015.SWOC hosts ConComCon (also known as C-Cubed), an annual regional conference for conveniton organizers, and is the legal corporate entity of Conflikt, Seattle's filk convention. For more information about some of the past events SWOC has organized or sponsored, vist our archives.
SWOC offers several scholarships for ConComCon memberships to area conventions, to develop skills and networking among regional conrunners. Since 2005, SWOC has also ocasionally offered a scholarship for Smofcon.