Daily Archives: January 14, 2010

Phoenix seeks 2012 national political conventions

[Source: AZFamily.com] — City officials believe the Valley of the Sun is in a good position to host a national political convention downtown Phoenix in 2012.  According to Mayor Phil Gordon the city is submitting a bid for the Republican National Convention.  The city will also submit a proposal for the Democratic National Convention.   Tourism officials say either convention would lure some 30,000 people to Phoenix.