FOP to bring national conference to Nashville in 2017 - WSMV Channel 4

FOP to bring national conference to Nashville in 2017

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CINCINNATI, OH (WSMV) -

Fraternal Order of Police delegates voted on Thursday to award the 2017 National Conference and Exposition to Nashville.

The event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.

Nashville received 84 percent of the vote on Thursday at the conference held in Cincinnati, OH, against Orlando, FL.

On Wednesday, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, police chief Steve Anderson, Butch Spyridon, president of the convention and visitors bureau, Gaylord Opryland executive Pete Weinen and Trace Adkins traveled to Cincinnati to join FOP president Sgt. Robert Weaver to make a formal presentation.

There were nearly 2,000 FOP members who cast a ballot for the conference site.

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