Raleigh loses $700k in conventions, could lose more due to HB2

A report released by Wake County’s leading tourism agency on Monday saysthat the county has lost more than $700,000 in response to the controversial House Bill 2 – and could lose millions more....

The visitors bureau reported that 16 other groups, the names of which it didn’t disclose, also are reconsidering plans to hold events in Wake County. The groups would bring a combined 73,500 people to the area and infuse an estimated $24 million into the local economy, the report says.

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