FORT WAYNE, Indiana - More than 500 license plate enthusiasts, ranging from avid collectors to newcomers, will attend the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association 2016 International Convention at the Grand Wayne Convention Center from July 20-23.

This annual event brings together collectors from around the world to showcase license plate memorabilia. The four-day convention includes industry informational sessions, a trade show, and organizational meetings.

Since 1954, ALPCA has dedicated time and resources to the promotion of license plate collecting and research, the exchange of information and plates, and the fraternal benefits of sharing a common interest with others throughout the world.

In celebration of Indiana's Bicentennial Celebration, the displays of 110 years of Hoosier license plates will showcase Indiana's motoring history, the expansion and ease of transportation and its growth from the Lincoln Highway to our modern interstates.

For more information on the ALPCA International Convention, contact convention manager Ned Flynn at (570) 977-0731 and Visit Fort Wayne President/CEO Dan O'Connell at (260) 424-3700.

Visit Fort Wayne is the official destination marketing organization for Fort Wayne/Allen County. Each year over 5.8 million people visit Fort Wayne and generate $560 million in direct economic impact.


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