Happening annually in October at the
Gateway Convention Center and DoubleTree Hotel
Collinsville, IL (outside St. Louis, MO, USA)
This year's event: # 39 (2015)
Archon is a “fan run” convention set in the Midwest (St. Louis, Missouri), near the convergence of several interstate highways, a major metropolitan area and international airport. Archon has a personal touch where we want EVERYONE who visits to have the best time, meet fellow fans, great guests and go back home eager to return the following year. Not as extensive as some of the massive conventions, but less crowded with just as much quality. And FAR less expensive! In 2007, Archon was chosen to host the North American Science Fiction Convention. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at the next Archon.
The Archon Hall of Fame award was established to recognize outstanding contributions to Archon by fans and professionals who are not members of the convention staff or committee. The award was instituted in 1997, with a special Grand Master Hall of Fame award going to Wilson "Bob" Tucker; the Pro award went to Glen Cook, and three Fan awards were given to J.D. Streett IV, William "Bear" Reed, and Cindy Payant.
The Nickelberry award was established to recognize outstanding contributions to the Archon Masquerade. The first award, in 1998, was a tie, awarded to Mike Evans and Kevin Dulle.