General Baptists Convention Returning to Evansville in 2017

Published 05/22 2014 08:32PM

Updated 05/22 2014 08:34PM

Evansville's new downtown convention hotel project may be on hold, but that hasn't delayed the booking of future events. In fact, that project is the reason why a popular event is coming back.

The Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau says the General Association of General Baptists will return to the River City in July of 2017.

More than 1,000 people attended the last convention in 2009. But the group hasn't been back since, citing the lack of a convention hotel.

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