Greensboro, NC -- Once a year several events bring thousands to the are and the Greensboro Coliseum. One of those is the annual Market America International Convention.
The convention started this week and once again the coliseum is the host venue and the crowds don't disppoint. From television star La La Anthony to NBA great, Scottie Pippen, Market America's International Convention is off and running.
Market America is a internet marketing company, founded right here in Greensboro in 1992. The company compares itself to Amazon. It sells more than $40 Million products all over the world, through its website shop.com.
The four day convention attracts more than 20,000 people. Company leaders say it pumps in about $21 million dollars into the local economy.
Learn more about Market America.