CLEVELAND, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 2016 Republican National Convention approaches, it is time to announce the session times for the week of July 18-21. For over a year, GOP Convention staff has been hard at work preparing for 50,000 guests, including 15,000 media and nearly 5,000 delegates, to arrive in Cleveland. The Convention's production team, led by Phil Alongi and with years of news and television experience, has been hard at work planning every detail of this year's program. Today, we're just 12 days from kick off and very excited. See the latest time lapse video of our build out.
"Planning is in its final stages with only 12 days remaining until the gavel falls here in Cleveland signaling the start of the 2016 Republican National Convention," said Convention CEO Jeff Larson. "We're excited to share all of the preparations and improvements we've made here in Cleveland with the thousands who are coming here for the Convention. All of the hard work that our team has been doing for nearly two years will come to fruition in a great week of programming."