Thursday 18 Jul 2019


Shriners Conference Benefits Local Economy

The Sudan Shriners conference brings an economic impact of over $200,000 to the Goldsboro area.

According to a report from Visit Goldsboro, an estimated 1,000 Sudan Shriners and their guests visited the city for the organization’s annual Winter Ceremonial Conference and Election of Officers from January 25th – 27th.

That generated an estimated $203,409 in local spending.

Many of the conference’s activities took place at the Maxwell Center, and the Shriners held their annual parade through Downtown Goldsboro.

The Sudan Shriners usually hold their Winter Ceremonial Conference in New Bern, but damage from Hurricane Florence forced the group to relocate this year’s event.

Leave a Comment

GoldsboroDailyNews.com welcomes and encourages all our users to contribute and voice their opinions. We do not discriminate against any political or ideological views. In order to maintain a civil discussion, the following guidelines will be adhered to:

1.Profanity is not allowed. Comments containing anything that is deemed profane may be deleted entirely.
2.Hate speech will not be tolerated. Comments against a person based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. may be deleted entirely.
3.Threats will not be tolerated. Comments threatening harm or violence to a person or persons may be deleted entirely.

Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines. User-submit views and comments do not necessary reflect the views and opinions of staff and management of GoldsboroDailyNews.com.