1. Boston Conventions: Strong in 2012

    Meeting Professionals International (Jan 3 2012)

    1. Boston Conventions: Strong in 2012 In 2012, Boston is expecting its best year for conventions since 2007. Events held at the city's Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center are expected to generate $625 million in economic impact and 601,000 hotel room nights, a 34 percent increase over the 446,596 room nights generated by events in 2011. This year also marks the first year that Boston will exceed 600,000 room nights since 2007, when events held at the BCEC and Hynes generated 601,990 hotel room nights. “Our 2012 bookings clearly speak to our ability to ... (Read Full Article)

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