Filling the FFA gap in Indianapolis

Local tourism officials have known for nearly four years that the National FFA Organization annual convention will leave Indianapolis temporarily after an anticipated 55,000 members clad in their trademark blue corduroy jackets descend on the city for their confab Oct. 24-27.
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Tourism chief hired from Seattle

Though few knew what to think when Don Welsh announced in June he was leaving Seattle to become Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association CEO, he's shown he didn't come here to simply wind down his career.
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Reader suggests IBJ journalists probe officials' assertions

The airport authority should not assume a 3-percent growth rate because of the new airport, and the FFA Convention was not as wildly successful as reported. Mayor Peterson shouldn't be held out as a good example of a mayor who supports public transportation.
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FFA benefits city

The FFA brought vitality and $40 million to Indianapolis' economy during its recent convention here.
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