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BY THE NUMBERS: Huzzah! It’s time for ‘za! As in pizza, paisan!

Hamburger enthusiasts and hot dog connoisseurs might argue otherwise, but America is a pizza-craving nation. That makes Las Vegas its capital this week as “Pizza Expo 2019,” the world’s largest pizza industry show for operators and suppliers (sorry, not open to the public) arrives at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 4-7. Here’s a few fast facts on this very tasty confab:

  • Attendees: 12,000
  • Exhibitors: More than 1,300
  • Exhibit space: Equal to 5 ½ football fields
  • States represented: 50
  • Countries represented: 40
  • Economic boon to Las Vegas: $17.6 million
  • Events: 90 seminars, cooking demonstrations, workshops, “World Pizza Games” and the “International Pizza Challenge.”

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