Columbus lands National Urban League conference in 2018
The National Urban League will hold its 2018 conference in Columbus.
The four-day conference will be held in August and could draw 5,000 visitors and add $3.6 million to the local economy, according to Experience Columbus, the city’s convention and visitors bureau.
Mayor Michael B. Coleman was at a luncheon receiving an award from the Columbus Urban League when he, and the others in attendance, were told the news via a video from National Urban League President Marc Morial.
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