From the (Lee County) News Press:
â€There are only a few places that can handle our size,â€ said Steiner, speaking from the societyâ€™s Chicago headquarters. â€We may have to scale things back.â€
Another convention group, the San Diego-based Journal of Commerce, holds an annual cargo-themed convention, every fall in New Orleans. Last year the conference of 1,400 people was delayed because of Hurricane Ivan. This year, itâ€™ll be moved entirely, said conference director Renee Jacobs.
â€Working on the logistics usually takes months,â€ Jacobs said.