Democratic National ConventionCharlotte will be showcased on the world stage during the Democratic National Convention in September 2012. During the convention there will be 15,000 media covering the events in the queen city identifying us as a business, convention and leisure destination. There is an estimated economic impact of $150-$200 million dollars. The official DNC convention room block is over 15,000 rooms on peak. There will also be over 1,200 events that will take place around the convention activities.
The first three days of the convention will be held at the Time Warner Cable Arena. The last night, September 6, will be held at Bank of America Stadium, where presumptive nominee Barack Obama is expected to deliver his acceptance speech.
Time Warner Cable Arena UptownColumbiaSC
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