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Ecto 1

Cheralyn Lambeth is planning to bring her version of Ecto 1 from Ghoastbusters to Congregate.

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All of Dealer Room and Hallway space is now sold out.


The ConGregate 5 guest list is starting to take shape!

Charity Donations

We are once again raising money for the food bank at Greensboro Urban Ministry.

ConGregate Cantina

This year, we are working with the hotel to convert one of the ballrooms into the ConGregate Cantina. There will be table space, periodic live music and concessions for your enjoyment.

More info will be announced as we get closer to the con.

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Program Book

You can download a copy of the program book on PDF here.

Badge pick up

Please bring your photo ID with you when picking up your badge at the convention registration desk.

Pre-reg Ends

Pre-reg ends after July 4


WARNING – Key dates are coming up.

June 10 – the last day to register at the $35 rate

June 12 – the hotel room block expires. After that, costs might go up!!

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Writers Workshops

Are you a writer? Do you want to sharpen your skills? ConGregate is the place to do it! We have a wide variety of writer’s workshops & seminars this year, with instructors like Michael A. Stackpole, Timothy Zahn and Allen Wold.

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The deadline to reserve ad space in the program book is coming up in a few weeks (April 21). 

Food Drives

We will be collecting money and food for Greensboro Urban Ministry's food bank at various locations over the next few months.

Programming Poll

Please take our programming poll to help shape the convention's programming.

Writing Seminars

Michael A. Stackpole and Timothy Zahn will be conduction a series of Writing Seminars at the con.

Simon Hawke

We are pleased to announce Simon Hawke will be joining us this year.

Featured Guests

We are pleased to announce the addition of Toni Weisskopf and Michael A. Stackpole to our Featured Guest list.


Help us shape the future of ConGregate by taking our anonymous online survey.

Bid for DSC

If you are interested in bidding for DeepSouthCon 57 (2019), please fill out our online bid form.


We will be returning to the Radisson Hotel in High Point, NC.

GoH - Barbara Hambly

Our Writer Guest of Honor will be Barbara Hambly.

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