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November visitors expected to spend more than $2 million

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Visitors to the Augusta area are expected to spend more than $2 million during the month of November, according to the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.

The 2011 General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Georgia is predicted to bring in the largest amount, $859,180, between Nov. 11 and 18.

The 2011 Christmas Made in the South is supposed to bring in 2,000 people, the largest head count of the slated events.

Also in November, the Georgia Association of Business School Officials 2011 Annual Convention is expected to bring in $433,633 and the Augusta Rowing Club 2011 Head of the South Regatta is expected to generate $252,700 in visitor spending.

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Dixieman 11/04/11 - 08:04 pm
Ah, those freewheeling,

Ah, those freewheeling, freespending Baptists....

broad street narrow mind
broad street narrow mind 11/05/11 - 09:24 am
tourism reports are great.

tourism reports are great. they come from the people paid to ensure tourism and seem quite optimistic at all times.

Riverman1 11/05/11 - 09:27 am
So these events came here

So these events came here without a TEE center.

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