Aug. 29 to
Sept. 2, 2002
San José
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Media Center

Thank you for your interest in ConJosé. You may find some useful information in our FAQ section. If you need any additional information, please contact us at

The ConJosé Press Office is located in the VIP Lounge of the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. During the convention dates (August 29-September 2, 2002), you can call the Press Office at 408-271-6009 during the day. This telephone number is good only during the convention and is not valid after September 2, 2002.

If you would like to apply for press credentials at ConJosé click here. [Please note that the convention is now over and no press credentials are being issued at this time. This page is being maintained for historical purposes.]

ConJosé makes announcements to fannish, industry and local news press agencies when major news stories emerge. If you would like to be added to the circulation list for ConJosé's press releases please write to us at

Previous media articles about Worldcon (our apologies for poor quality scans from newsprint):

Magazine - 1997 Worldcon (PDF - 640 kB)
Magazine - 1998 Worldcon (PDF - 2173 kB)

For press releases made by the BA2002 Bid Committee click here.

Press releases by ConJosé:

March 3, 2004: Conjosé mails membership packages

July 1, 2003: Conjosé mails membership reimbursements

March 6, 2003: ConJosé Mails 2003 Hugo Nominating Ballots to Members

December 7, 2002: ConJosé Pays Pass-Along Funds Donations

October 29, 2002: Fairmont situation resolved

September 5, 2002: Hugo Award results announced

August 27, 2002: Patrick Stewart to appear at ConJosé

August 21, 2002: ConJosé Co-chairs to Make Radio Appearances

July 30, 2002: ConJosé Mails Offline 4, the Final Pre-con Publication

June 14, 2002: ConJosé Releases 2002 Hugo Awards Ballot

June 7, 2002: ConJosé Mails Progress Report 4

May 13, 2002: ConJosé Announces Day Rates

April 18, 2002: Hugo Nominees Announced

March 22, 2002: Glasgow Unopposed for 2005 Worldcon

March 13, 2002: Kevin Standlee to Co-Chair ConJosé

January 9, 2002: Hugo Award Nominations Open

November 20, 2001: ConJosé announces forthcoming membership rate changes

August 14, 2001: ConJosé announces hotel rates

July 11, 2001: ConJosé rate changes take effect

June 9, 2001: ConJosé mails Progress Report #2.

June 8, 2001: ConJosé announces Events venue.

May 10, 2001: ConJosé announces forthcoming Membership Rate Changes.

April 26, 2001: ConJosé announces Mailing Lists

April 2, 2001: ConJosé announces Feghoot Contest

March 26, 2001: ConJosé announces Web Site Hugo

July 26, 2000: ConJosé announces Progress Report #1

June 2000: ConJosé announces payment by installment plan

May 12, 2000: ConJosé extends $100 membership to July 15 and announces new membership rates



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