The 37th annual Safari Club International convention is taking place at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center now through Saturday, January 24, 2009, which marks the seventh consecutive year that SCI has held their annual convention in Reno.
Approximately 23,000 hunting enthusiasts, from 50 countries, are expected in Reno this week, up almost 10% over 2008.
It is estimated that the convention will have a $20 million impact on the local economy, including over 24,000 roomnights.
The show will feature more than 1,000 exhibits, seminars and auctions spread throughout 650,000 square feet of convention space. It’s being held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and the Peppermill Hotel Casino.
The group also has committed to return to Reno again next year.