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National FFA Convention expected to generate $40M for Kentucky

Should draw 60,000 attendees from Oct. 28-31

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 21, 2015) — The National Future Farmers of America Convention, from Oct. 28-31 in Louisville, is expected to draw 60,000 attendees and generate $40 million of economic impact for Louisville and Kentucky.

ffaThis event will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the Kentucky International Convention Center and the KFC Yum! Center.

Beyond the economic benefit, the convention will make an impact in the Louisville community. FFA members will participate in the National Days of Service, an event where FFA chapters perform community service in the local area. Charities benefiting include YouthBuild Louisville, The Parklands of Floyds Fork and Louisville Grows.

The four-day National FFA Convention has a full slate of both educational and entertainment events. Country stars Jake Owens and Kip Moore will perform two special FFA-only concerts and the World’s Toughest Rodeo will compete before cheering crowds in Broadbent Arena.

The convention will have nine general sessions and an exposition where FFA members will have the opportunity to meet with more than 450 exhibitors, including corporations, organizations and colleges. Throughout the week students will attend leadership workshops and tour local businesses.