Seeking Further Horizons

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Special Announcements

To ensure the safety of all ICON46 guests, attendees, vendors and staff, we must adhere to the current policies of the city, county, and state, as well as our own guidelines.
Click here to read our COVID-19 guidelines.

As part of our COVID Convention Health Initiative Policy, there will be no ICON sanctioned room parties at ICON 46.
Click here to read our COVID-19 guidelines

Sadly, due to circumstances beyond our control, Wylde Nept will be unable to join us this year.

But we are excited to announce that we have obtained the acclaimed geek-band, Cheshire Moon, to regale us with their own unique, original musical take on fandom and all things geekish.

To celebrate the 10th year of the Paradise ICON Writing Workshop, they are publishing an anthology that contains eight stories from workshop participants. As a thank you to ICON for hosting this workshop all proceeds from the sale of this anthology will be donated to ICON.
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Guests of Honor

Eric Flint, author
Jeff Lee Johnson, artist
Beth Hudson, fan
Cheshire Moon, music
Joe and Gay Haldeman, ICON founders
Jim C. Hines, toastmaster

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October 15-17, 2021
the Marriott, Cedar Rapids, IA
Registration for ICON 46 is now open!
Hope to see everyone in person in 2021.

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ICON Annual Blood Drive

Saturday, October 16, 11 am to 2:30 pm
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Masks are required in the donation area.

This Year’s Charity

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The Writers' Rooms

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