CONvergence is a 5,600 member fan run speculative literature convention held annually on the first full weekend in July in Minnesota, United States. Speculative fiction includes the science fiction, fantasy, alternative history, and horror genres. The convention began in 1999 at the Bloomington Radisson South Hotel and continues to be held every year at the same location, known through 2011 as the Sheraton Bloomington. CONvergence 2011 was the final event for the Sheraton before its rebranding as Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington – Minneapolis South on July 12, 2012. This location has been used by local fan organizations for a variety of conventions, including Minicon, Anime Detour, and MarsCon.
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... The conventionis held at the Doubletree Bloomington – Minneapolis South located at the intersection of Minnesota State Highway 100 and Interstate 494 ... Convergencehas grown so large that the conventionhandles booking for the entire Doubletree hotel for the 4-day-weekend ... Since the 2010 conventioncycle, an online hotel room reservation system was established ...