Progress Report #2 - September 2018


Arisia Progress Report #2
September 2018

Arisia 2019
Jan 18-21 2019
Westin Waterfront Boston
Hotel reservations will open Thursday September 13

Reservations for the Westin Boston Waterfront, our main hotel, will open at 6 PM EDT on September 13th. Follow @arisia on Twitter or the Arisia Facebook page ( for more details. Use the links on the Arisia website ( to get the convention rate.

The Westin will charge a non-refundable deposit equal to one night's stay, plus applicable taxes, roughly one month prior to the convention. We have a FAQ  covering many question including specifically addressing the deposit policy. ( If you have any hotel-related questions not covered in the FAQ you can email @email  

Aloft spaces opening soon


Again for 2019, the Aloft will be our overflow hotel. All room types are less expensive than the Westin, at the rate of $163 per night plus applicable taxes. We will announce the dates of the Aloft opening soon. Check our site and follow us on social media for further info.  

Run a LARP at Arisia

Great Scott!  The deadline to sign up to host a LARP at Arisia is September 22nd. From Parlor to Boffer, Nordic to Mystery Theater, if you want to run such a game at Arisia, please fill out the LARP GM sign up form found at

Find out about Volunteer Opportunties
Ever wanted to work for Arisia but didn't see a job that appealed? Wish you could find out when new jobs get posted? We hear you and are debuting a new opt-in announcement-only email list for you. This list will only receive mail when new jobs are posted on the Arisia site. You can unsubscribe at any time using the regular MailChimp two-click process.

To sign up for notifications of new jobs, fill out the form on our Volunteers Wanted page. (


Arisia is run by fans for fans, and you can help out in big and small ways. Visit to check out our Help Wanted page and fill out the volunteer sign-up form. Or just drop an email to @email with your skills and interests, and we'll get you started.

Add Arisia Events to your Google calendar


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