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AMERICAN LEGION: National Convention: Did You Know?

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By Press release submission | Aug 20, 2019

Conference

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

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