Winnipeg is a sister-city with Chendu, China. This is the first time the World Science Fiction Convention and North American Science Fiction Convention have been held in sister cities in the same year.

Comparing the two sister cities:

Chengdu pandas eating, By Hyjk2000 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0
Polar Bears, credit: Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Polar bears!
Population 20,000,000Population 834,000
Capital of Sichuan ProvinceCapital of Manitoba Province
Chengdu Worldcon 2023 Logo
16-20 August, 2023
Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center
20-23 July 2023
Delta Hotels Winnipeg and the RBC Convention Centre

The dates for Pemmi-Con and Chengdu Worldcon are a month apart. It is not impossible to go to both!