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Flash Update! Event submissions closing soon!February 18, 2020

Due to amazing demand the Events team will be closing new event submissions Friday 28th Feb at midnight (UK Time). If you have a great event or social you want to organise please submit this ASAP via the registration portal. Questions?  Please contact events@confuzzled.org.uk - many thanks!

Art Show Pre-Registration OPEN!February 7, 2020

As with previous years, our Art Show & Auction will be operating a pre-registration process for the items you want to sell! To pre-register your items, simply fill out the form here: https://forms.gle/WgzhgLu6ujuA9QSi7 Not yet ready to pre-register? Don't worry, you have until Noon on Saturday 16th May (UK Time). Whilst it is possible to submit items at the convention…

Join our team! Now hiring for a Registration Systems DeveloperFebruary 1, 2020

We're looking for a developer to join us, in a voluntary position working on our registration system.  If you'd like to be part of the ConFuzzled team, and have the skills we're looking for, then please consider applying to help us out! Want to jump right to the application form? CLICK HERE! Otherwise read on for full details of the…

Join our team! Crew positions available @ Art Show!January 22, 2020

We're looking for two of you to come join our team as crew in the Art Show department!  We're now accepting applications, with a close-date of 9th February.  Interested? Read on! Want to skip right to the application form? Great! Head HERE to apply! Our Art Show & Auction is an important fixture of the convention, and a key way…

Wanna be GM?January 21, 2020

Once again ConFuzzled will be running tabletop role playing games for attendees, and we are looking for Game Masters interested in running a game during the con. You can run a game from any system and setting, on a theme of “A world reborn” or otherwise. We look forward to hearing from you! If you have an idea please sign…

Day tickets now open!January 7, 2020

Registration is still open. If you haven't got a room, your best chance is to book for an attending only ticket, and find other accommodation local to our venue (Hilton Birmingham Metropole). If you're seeking a day ticket, good news, we're open! To obtain a day ticket, please follow the process. Register ATTENDING ONLY at https://reg.confuzzled.org.uk In the 'notes' section,…

DJ Submissions now open!January 3, 2020

Do you have what it takes to make the dance floor groove? We are looking for DJ's to fill our dance slots this year, we have several slots with which to show your talents. If you are interested please fill out the form here: https://bit.ly/35J2wS4 Previous applicants please fill in if you wish to DJ again this year. Last date…

Sold OutJanuary 2, 2020

We want to let you know that we’ve now completed working through all room space allocations.  We’re announcing that we have sold out in both the Hilton and our overflow hotel, the Crowne Plaza. We have now contacted everyone who has been allocated spaces in the main and overflow hotel.  If you have not yet been contacted to tell you…

Flash Update: Payment DeadlineNovember 23, 2019

Many of you wanted to know what the actual date is for the new payment deadline. We can confirm this is 6th December (as in midnight, end-of-day 6th December UK time). You can safely IGNORE the deadline shown in your reg dashboard, it's 6th December :)

Payment UpdateNovember 20, 2019

Dear attendee; We know the path through registration this year has not been smooth.  As you will know, we had to delay the opening of registration by a month.  This was due to our previous payment partner imposing additional conditions that were not feasible for our budgeting and financing processes. We switched to a new payment partner in good faith,…

Registration UpdateNovember 13, 2019

Dear Attendee, Further to the earlier statement from the ConFuzzled Board of Directors, and in response to some of the questions we have been receiving, we wanted to provide a further follow up to establish some additional facts and information. Rumours of Room Assignment To ensure that this rumour is addressed, please be assured again that every person that signs…

Registration StatementNovember 12, 2019

Dear Attendee, We appreciate that currently there is some frustration for those who have registered and as yet not received a room or confirmation.  This has not reached the high level of customer service we aim for, and feel like we have let you down on this occasion. We want to provide the following statement for clarity, and to highlight…

IMPORTANT: Registration PostponedOctober 10, 2019

TL,DR version: Registration is postponed until Friday 1st November @ 2000 (UK Time). We have some important information to share with you regarding the opening of registration.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to take the decision to postpone registration. We are very sorry to have had to do this. We know this will cause frustration and…

Improving events accessibilityOctober 7, 2019

ConFuzzled is constantly working to make your convention experience better every year. We're not just about putting on big shows and Fursuit Parades. We're also about inclusivity, and making sure every attendee has access to all our Events and spaces during the convention. If you have a mobility issue, hearing impairment, sensory difficulties, allergies, or any other requirements that might…

Announcing our Charity for 2020October 6, 2019

We're very pleased to announce our Charity for 2020 will be Secret World Wildlife Rescue! Originally opened as a visitor attraction in 1984 by Pauline and Derek Kidner, Secret World (At the time, New Road Farm) sparked an interest in conservation and a love for wildlife that continued to grow over the years. In 1992, the charity 'Bluebell Sett' was…

How to register for ConFuzzled, a few tipsSeptember 26, 2019

For those new to ConFuzzled (or even for old-hands wanting a refresh), it's important to have your registration plan nailed down! Why?  Well, ConFuzzled is now large enough that we get a huge number of registrations immediately, the moment we open! That means for residential registrations, many of our room types sell out in a matter of minutes.  As we…

We're Hiring: HR LeadSeptember 23, 2019

We're hiring! Want to jump right to the application form? GO HERE! Please read on though for the details of the new role! We'll be open for applications for two weeks from today (7th October) HR LEAD The main responsibility of the HR Lead is to implement staff sourcing, recruiting, planning of overall HR strategy and assist in creating and…

Now hiring!August 3, 2019

We've got two new jobs open for applications! Want to jump right to the application form? GO HERE! Please read on though for the details of these new roles! NOTE: Applications will close in two weeks (17th August 2019). Head of Theming The head of theming will be responsible for the coordination of the theming department, overseeing projects and dealing…

Strike Force Recruitment!July 16, 2019

The next convention may still be a long way off - but we're already recruiting for next year! Are you reasonably fit? Do you like putting things in vans and taking them out again? Do you like wearing high visibility clothing? Do you want to help the convention whilst still having time to relax during it? Are you available to…