The SFWA Nebula Conference


The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s 51st Annual Nebula Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, PA in 2017!

When: Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at 1:00 PM – Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

Where: Pittsburgh Marriott City Center – 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Register now!

Attendee Registration
$180.00 (+$9.99 fee)

This rate will be available starting March 1, 2017.

Banquet ticket: $115.00 USD (+taxes and fees): The SFWA Nebula Awards ceremony will be held Saturday evening, May 20th, 2017. If you’d like to purchase a ticket, please click on the banquet ticket link above. Tickets are non-refundable.

SFWA members and other individuals who are interested in the field of science fiction and fantasy are welcome to attend SFWA’s Nebula Conference. Attendees may participate in workshops, programming and special events throughout the weekend.

Focusing on three tracks relevant to professionals in the genre, attendees will be able to choose from career management, professional development, and expert knowledge panels and workshops throughout the weekend.


This conference is fully accessible and we will strive to make this event comfortable, safe, and engaging for all attendees.

Our policies on harassment and accessibility are located here:


The Marriott City Center was the site of the 1999 Nebula Awards in Pittsburgh.  Since then, the Consol Energy Center was built across the street.

There are many restaurants within a block of the hotel.  The restaurant scene is among the best in the country.

Zagat named Pittsburgh its top food city for 2015:

If you want restaurant or other recommendations for things to do in Pittsburgh, write to Nebula Conference Local Coordinator, Laurie Mann.

Additionally, click here for “The Ultimate Guide to America’s Most Underrated City” for further reading.

While the Marriott City Center does not offer shuttle service to the airport, Super Shuttle and taxi cab service are both available.The city bus to the Pittsburgh International Airport, the 28X, stops within a few blocks of the Marriott and costs $2.75.