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The Event Production Numbers Behind the Democratic National Convention

Hargrove, the convention's general contractor, tallied up some key numbers in pulling off the mega event.

July 28, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

Photo: Courtesy of Hargrove Inc.

Today is the final day of the Democratic National Convention, when Hillary Clinton will accept the party's nomination for president. Hargrove served as the general contractor for the convention and shared some staggering figures behind the event production.

More than 300,000 square feet of tenting

A media tent that is 60 meters wide (or approximately 200 feet wide)

More than 42 miles of cabling

More than 1 million LED lights installed

500,000 square feet of graphics

4,500 seats removed from the Wells Fargo Center

1,834 seats installed at the Wells Fargo Center

5 miles of fence and bike rack

More than 200 tractor-trailer loads of equipment

57 delegate signs

214 American flags

12 megawatts of power used, or enough to power 2,000 homes

Custom graphics at 92 hotels around the area

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