Attendance at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Exporose to 62,998, up from 56,176 attendees last year when the event was held in Indianapolis.
Students, teachers and guests stayed in 136 hotels for 39,247 combined room nights within a 75-mile radius of Louisville throughout the week, infusing more than $40 million into the local economy.
“We’re thrilled with the reception and outstanding hospitality that has been extended to us by the city, everywhere from Kentucky Exposition Hall all the way through downtown and beyond,” said Mandy Hazlett, senior convention manager with the National FFA Organization. “Our students and guests greatly enjoyed the comforts the city of Louisville has offered and are looking forward to returning next year.”
The 87th National FFA Convention & Expo returns to Louisville next year Oct. 29-Nov. 1.… Continue readingRead More »