Cleveland one of 6 cities advancing in bid to host 2016 DNC National Convention

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CLEVELAND — On the same day it was announced that Cleveland is one of two finalists to host the 2016 GOP Convention, it was announced that Cleveland has also advanced in its bid to host the DNC’s 2016 National Convention.

In a press release, Positively Cleveland said that the DNC announced on Wednesday the six cities that will be getting site visits from the DNC site selection committee.

They are: Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Birmingham, Phoenix, Columbus and Cleveland.

All will be receiving formal site visits to look at the city’s infrastructure, hotel package, event venues and transportation options. The visits will be between July and September.

This past Monday, June 23, members of the local Host Committee traveled to Washington, D.C. to formally present Cleveland’s bid in person to the DNC site selection committee.

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