Here is a message you might want to deliver to politicians and
bureaucrats in your area: genealogy is great for business. Just ask the
city officials in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The annual Federation of
Genealogical Societies Conference is expected to bring an economic boost
to the city. Visit Fort Wayne anticipates the 1,500 attendees to spend
$1.3 million in direct spending. Your city probably could do the same.
You can read more at http://goo.gl/7thbLg. You might want to forward that article to city officials where you live.
I am writing this article from a hotel room in Fort Wayne.