[Tagging] Addition of amenity=conference_center to Map Features page

Jez Nicholson jez.nicholson at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 13:12:47 UTC 2020


Yes, there's a big issue with the tag, it isn't in British English, the
official language of OSM.

I'd like to check that iD hasn't got it in its presets.

On Sat, 11 Jan 2020, 04:05 Joseph Eisenberg, <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Another wiki user recently added amenity=conference_center to the list
> of Map Features, with the description "A large building that is
> designed to hold a convention".
>
> The linked wiki page, made in January 2015, says "A conference centre
> (convention center - American English) is a large building used to
> hold a convention, where individuals and groups gather to promote and
> share common interests. Convention centers typically offer sufficient
> floor area to accommodate several thousand attendees. Some large
> hotels include a conference center"
>
> This tag has been used a little over 1000 times, and it is distributed
> in a number of different countries and continents. It was already used
> 100 times back in 2011 and has slowly increased, according to
> https://taghistory.raifer.tech.
>
> Is there any issue with this tag? Should it be added to Map Features?
>
> - Joseph Eisenberg
>
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