run. Plus the fact that North Carolina is a swing state.
We printed 10,000 [Charlotte in 2012 hospitality handbooks] for frontline personnel to help them, because there are so many people in town. There are thousands of volunteers as well as all of our regular hospitality folks. We had planning meetings with taxi companies, limousine companies, destination management companies, hotels, restaurants, and different venue attractions, and pushed this information out. A global stage
It is a great opportunity to showcase the destination. Put it on a global stage and let folks know what we can do. You can’t get much more prestige than something like this. We have had events where we have had more people, but as for prestige, this is it. I think next we need to go host the RNC.
- To learn more about the 2012 Democratic National Convention, visit demconvention.com.
- For more information about the Charlotte in 2012 Convention Host Committee, visit charlottein2012.com.