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October 15 2012

Cities Clash in Battle to Land Conventions

Alicia Leonard

October 15, 2012

Rivalry between cities isn't limited to sports teams.

Across the country, cities are duking it out like never before over conventions, vying to host everyone from the Barbershop Harmony Society to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Convention-center officials in Boston say they were on track recently to snag a green-building trade show when they got muscled out by Atlanta. More

Levitz, J and McWhiter. (October 12, 2012) Cities Clash in Battle to Land Conventions. Retrieved October 15, 2012 from http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444657804578049103969814398.html?mod=googlenews_wsj


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