BREAKING via the ARRL: Dayton Hamvention Moving to Green County Fairgrounds in Xenia

Officials in the Xenia, Ohio, area today sounded thrilled at the prospect of hosting an event on the caliber of Hamvention®. Starting in 2017, Hamvention will take place at the Greene County Fairgrounds & Event Center on the same May weekend. The new venue, a 32-acre multipurpose complex, located some 16 miles east of Dayton center and north of Xenia near US Route 35, is designed for fairs, concerts, meetings, convention/trade shows, sporting, and livestock events.

“The Greene County Agricultural Society is absolutely committed to providing a world-class experience for the Dayton Hamvention® and its attendees, exhibitors, volunteers and staff,” Greene County Agricultural Society Board of Directors President Dan Bullen, said in a statement. “We are so appreciative of the opportunity to host the event and the faith placed in us by the Hamvention leadership. This will be an enormous event for the Fairgrounds & Event Center, and we are confident the Hamvention will be a great success in 2017 and beyond due to the way the community has wholeheartedly embraced this event.”

via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources