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2016 Democratic National Convention

Registration Website Now Open For Democratic National Convention VolunteersThe registration website is now open for business for those who want to volunteer when the Democratic National Convention comes to Philadelphia this summer.
Workshop Aims To Help Small Businesses Increase Online Presence For DNC And Beyond Organizers of the Democratic National Convention expect a $350 million boost to the local economy when the event happens this July.
DNC Committee Kicks Off Community Service Campaign At Phila. Boys And Girls ClubThe Democratic National Convention isn't until July 2016, but volunteers are already making an impact in Philadelphia.
With One Year To Go Until The Democratic National Convention, Tips From The 2000 Republican ConventionPhiladelphia is anxiously awaiting the Pope's visit in two months but save some of your energy: The Democratic National Convention is just one year away and the woman who organized the last nominating convention the city hosted says it will take another huge, city-wide hospitality effort.
US Homeland Security Chief Visits Philadelphia, Says He'll Be Back Before 2016 DNC ConventionHomeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson was not saying immediately how much money the federal government will chip in for security at next year's Democratic National Convention.
Philadelphia Welcoming Homeland Security Chief With Pitch For 2016 DNC Security FundingIn past years, the feds have given cities that host political conventions upwards of $50 million for security.
Taking A Local Labor Dispute National, Philadelphia Carpenters Ask Democrats To Snub The Convention CenterLetters have been sent to Democratic Committee chairmen in all 50 states asking them not to use Philadelphia's convention center when the city hosts the 2016 nomination convention.
Philadelphia Hotel Industry Elated With Papal and Democratic Convention Windfalls "This is great news for us. We are on a roll," says Ed Grose, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association.
La Salle Professor Talks About Financial Benefits Of Hosting 2016 DNC Gary R’Nel spoke with Dr. Michael Smith, an Associate Professor of Communications from La Salle University, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about Philadelphia being chosen to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Bucks County Tourism Officials Gearing Up For Full-Court Press For DNC 2016 BusinessJerry Lepping, president of the tourism agency "Visit Bucks County," says their big push will be with social media, driving people to their web site.
Social Media Will Be A Major Player For 2016 Democratic Convention in PhiladelphiaThere are several hashtags floating around online, but Philadelphia city officials are using this one: #PHLDNC2016.
SEPTA Will Delay Massive Overhaul of City Hall Station Until After DNC 2016 ConventionUntil yesterday's announcement that the Democratic convention will be in Philadelphia next year, Septa had planned to begin a $150-million renovation of the corridors under City Hall by the start of that summer.

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