American Legion issued the following announcement on Aug. 19.
5 quick facts about The American Legion’s national convention, which takes place in Indianapolis, Aug. 22 to 29:
3 — Number of times Indianapolis has previously hosted The American Legion national convention (1990, 1995 and 2012 were the other years).
101 — The number of American Legion national conventions, including this year.
9,000 — Estimated number of American Legion Family members attending this year’s national convention.
15,000 — Projected number of nights spent in hotels by national convention attendees.
15 million — Estimated economic impact, in millions of dollars, visitors are expected to contribute to Indianapolis during their stay.
Original source can be found here.
Source: American Legion