The 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC) will be held during the week of Sept. 3 in Charlotte, N.C. Over 35,000 media outlets, delegates and special guests from across the country are expected to attend the convention.
The purpose of the DNC is to nominate and confirm a candidate for president and vice president, as well as to adopt a comprehensive party platform and unify the party as a whole.
The week of the DNC will open with a family-friendly Labor Day event at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Monday, Sept. 3. The convention’s opening session and convention proceedings will be held at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 4 and 5. On Thursday, Sept. 6, President Barak Obama will accept the nomination at Bank of America Stadium. During the convention there will be a variety of arts, social and cultural events across the city for people to participate in.
For more information about the 2012 DNC, events surrounding the DNC and ways to be involved, visit charlottein2012.com. : :