Derek France, dealers room head. There wasn't a table set aside for the L.A in 2006 Worldcon Bid, but he had some empty tables here and there. I picked one with good visibility from the door.
Con-Version 19 Part 5 - Friday (09-Aug-2002)
Con Suite at the Metropolitan Centre. Its hours were 5pm-2am Friday, 9am-2am Saturday, and 9am-5pm Sunday. There was also a Kids Room Hospitality Suite in the Met Centre, and the Con Suite in the hotel was open around the clock. Although I didn't know it yet, the gentlemen in the "vanilla ice cream" suit is Garth Spencer, one of the people I've hoped to photograph for the Fan Gallery. Gail Cooke sitting on far left; Blake Rothwell (Hawaiian shirt) and Derek France behind the bar.
Con-Version 19 Part 7 - Friday (09-Aug-2002)