Future SBC meetings

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  1. Salty

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    Are you making your plans?

    Future Dates


    2015 - Columbus, Ohio - June 16-17
    2016 - St. Louis, Missouri - June 14-15
    2017 - Phoenix, Arizona - June 13-14
    2018 - Dallas, Texas - June 12-13
     
  2. Zenas

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    Any idea why they chose these cities? Any idea who decides on where conventions are to be held?
     
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    There is a "Time--Place" committee that considers potential cities---the cities are chosen based on certain criteria---two being the ability of the city to house conventioneers and the size of meeting centers----if you are gonna be expecting a crowd of 10,000 attendees---you would need an arena capable of seating----does the potential cities have enough hotel accomodations within a reasonable distance from the arena---etc. etc----some years ago now there was seemingly a group of attendees who felt the need to broaden the cities to include more that were north of the Mason Dixon line and more cities included west of Dallas
     
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    Probably going to Columbus this year since it is within driving distance.
     
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    Thanks. I was just curious about that.

    Dallas seems like a good fit. However, it seems like they would have a much better attended convention by staying away from the northern and western cities and meeting in places like Louisville, Nashville, Atlanta, Orlando, New Orleans, etc.

    Bosley, after posting I just noticed where you are from. I guess you made it last year at Baltimore?
     
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