conventions

Nashville's Music City Center hopes to make a lasting note

May 20, 2013
Nashville's Music City Center cost $600 million and has a lot of cutting-edge bells and whistles. But convention organizers looking for a new convention center have a lot of options.
Posted In: Nashville, conventions

Americans split on who they think will win the election

Aug 30, 2012
Do the Republican and Democratic conventions have an impact on Election Day?
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, conventions

Tampa's small businesses enjoy convention boost

Aug 28, 2012
The Republican National Convention is back on track today, with tens of thousands of visitors in Tampa. What kind of boost do the businesses of the Tampa Bay area get?
Posted In: Small Business, cigars, Tampa community, conventions

'Middle class' to melt away at political conventions

Aug 20, 2012
We've heard a lot in recent years about the disappearing middle class. Well, anyone attending either the Republican or Democratic National Conventions will be able to watch it happen.
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Computer hackers gather at Las Vegas convention

Jul 27, 2012
Computer hackers took over Las Vegas this week as part of the Black Hat conference. Black Hat is a gathering of hackers where they talk about the latest in security and security breaches.
Posted In: hackers, hacking, conventions, cybersecurity

Plan would strip conventions of taxpayer money

Jun 5, 2012
A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
Posted In: politics, conventions, legislation, DNC, RNC