The National FFA Organization has reached a long-term deal to host its national convention in Indianapolis. Sources familiar with the deal confirm for Inside INdiana Business the deal will keep the convention, which attracts nearly 60,000 visitors, in Indianapolis from 2016-2024.
Governor Mike Pence, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and National FFA Advisor Steve Brown are set to take part in today's announcement at 10:15 a.m. at the National FFA Center in Indianapolis.
The FFA announced in 2008 that it had reached an agreement to relocate the convention to Louisville from 2013-2015. The organization has decided not to exercise an option to return to the city from 2019-2021, saying growing membership has resulted in the need for more space.
This year's event runs October 28-31 in Louisville.