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- In 2009, the Washington State Convention Center hosted 51 national/international conventions.
- The average delegate attending a national/international convention with a trade show will spend $2,165* per four-day visit.
- The estimated total delegate spending from WSCC events in fiscal year 2009 was $242 million.
- Total net cash flow from WSCC to the State through 2009 was $285 million - well in excess of projections made in 1987. Estimated delegate spending 1988 through 2009 exceeds $3.4 billion.
*Based on the most recent economic impact survey from Destination Marketing Association, International.