May 20, 2021

FFA Convention Planning Fall Return To Indianapolis

Students ask questions during a session at Bankers Life House at the 2018 conference.  - FILE: Brock E.W. Turner/WFIU-WTIU News

Students ask questions during a session at Bankers Life House at the 2018 conference.

FILE: Brock E.W. Turner/WFIU-WTIU News

The FFA says it is planning to host its annual convention in Indianapolis this October. 

While details on the event that usually brings more than 65,000 attendees to downtown Indianapolis are still developing, organizers say a virtual component will remain. 

FFA spokeswoman Kristy Meyer says the organization expects about half as many attendees this year, but believes the organization learned valuable lessons last year.

“So, it’s going to look a little bit different, but I think 2020 taught us a lot of how we can expand our audience and reach out to our members who might not be able to travel,” she said.

FFA is a youth organization that prepares members for careers related to agriculture. The FFA’s Convention has called Indianapolis home since 2016 and is regularly one of the city’s largest conventions.  It will remain in the city until 2033.

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