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Waves of funding are becoming increasingly easier to come by, it seems, for events and innovative dealings within the Bham area.
$750,000 from the city, as well as a contribution of $1.2 Million from the Birmingham Convention of Visitors Bureau, has been set in stone to bring one of the largest events the Magic City has seen in years
19-sport biennial national championship, the largest multisport event for adults 50 and older…
– Ty West, BBJ
Some may wonder why the city would invest such an amount into bringing this event to town. My two cents, we are all about shining a spot light on our growing Magic right? Well, this is quite the way to gain recognition.
The Benefits, Accoring to al.com:
- $38 Million in Economic Impact
- 30,000 hotel rooms are expected to be used
“The city has really rolled out the red carpet for us,” Marc Riker, CEO of the National Senior Games said at that announcement, “and we know Birmingham will do a great job like all of our cities have.”
– Marc Riker, CEO of the National Senior Games, told al.com
- Birmingham CrossPlex
- Samford University
- Pelham Racquet Club
- Local Bowling Alleys