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    The Conference Center in Salt Lake City: Celebrating 10 Years
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    “The Conference Center in Salt Lake City: Celebrating 10 Years,” Ensign, Sept. 2010, 72

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    The Conference Center in Salt Lake City: Celebrating 10 Years

    Here are some things you might not know about the Conference Center, which was dedicated on October 8, 2000, by President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008).

    • First use: 170th Annual General Conference, April 1 and 2, 2000

    • Total attendance at events since its dedication: 6.9 million people attending 4,577 events

    • Total visitors who have toured the building: 4.8 million

    • Total dignitaries who have toured the building: 5,500

    • Number of musical performances, including Music and the Spoken Word, held in the building: 311

    • Number of Christmas-related performances held in the building: 17 different events with 49 total performances

    • Art exhibits displayed in the building: Hall of the Prophets, Arnold Friberg Art Gallery, and art from the Church’s International Art Competitions