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NAACP HOLDS ANNUAL CONVENTION IN DETROIT

The NAACP recently held its annual convention in Detroit.  The next annual convention occurs in Boston in July of 2020 and over 65 delegates from Boston travelled to Detroit to promote next year’s event.  The Greater Boston CVB will be working closely with the City of Boston, the local Boston Chapter of the NAACP, the MCCA, and other industry partners to create robust programming ahead of the conference and during the event itself to showcase the destination and its diverse neighborhoods.


Pictured here, Greater Boston CVB Executive VP Aaron Jones (second from left)  was joined by (from left) David Gibbons , Executive Director of the MA Convention Center Authority; Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice Chair, NAACP National Board of Directors; Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh; Tanisha Sullivan, President of the Boston chapter of the NAACP; and Derrick Johnson, President & CEO of the NAACP.

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