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Eight large conventions choose KC for future years

Eight large conventions choose KC for future years

August 09, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC, the region’s leading hospitality and tourism organization, announces today eight major convention bookings for future years. These groups represent the sports, religious, education, multi-cultural and multi-level marketing...
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Kansas City breaks tourism records

Kansas City breaks tourism records

October 01, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.-According to new research released today, the Kansas City region welcomed 24 million visitors in 2014, a new record for the destination. This accounts for a 5-percent jump from the previous record in 2012, when 22.1 million travelers ...
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SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL CHOOSES KC FOR NATIONAL CONVENTION

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL CHOOSES KC FOR NATIONAL CONVENTION

September 10, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Shriners International has selected Kansas City to host its 2020 National Convention, July 5-9, 2020. An estimated 20,000 Shriners and their ladies are expected to attend, generating 11,000 room nights and pouring nearly $18...
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KCCVA SECURES EIGHT LARGE CONVENTIONS FOR KANSAS CITY

KCCVA SECURES EIGHT LARGE CONVENTIONS FOR KANSAS CITY

August 27, 2014
(Kansas City, Mo.) - The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) announced today several key convention bookings for Kansas City, all secured in the first half of 2014. Collectively, these eight bookings are estimated to attract 50,600...
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KC ENDS YEAR STRONG IN CONVENTION BOOKINGS

KC ENDS YEAR STRONG IN CONVENTION BOOKINGS

January 31, 2014
Kansas City, Mo. - The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) booked a total of 232 conventions in 2013 for future years—a 10-percent increase from 2012. Collectively, these bookings will generate more than 305,000 room nights and infuse...
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FOUR LARGE CONVENTIONS CHOOSE KC FOR FUTURE YEARS

FOUR LARGE CONVENTIONS CHOOSE KC FOR FUTURE YEARS

April 17, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) announces four major convention bookings for future years. These groups represent civic, corporate, ecclesiastical and academic associations and will put a combined total of more...
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Derek Klaus
National & Convention Media:
Derek Klaus
Director of Communications
816-691-3849
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Toni Alexander
Regional & KC Media:
Toni Alexander
Communications Manager
816-691-3848
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