MUSIC CITY CENTER CONTINUES TO SEE YEAR OVER YEAR GROWTH
Music City Center generates $177 million in economic impact so far for fiscal year 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Convention Center Authority announced this morning that the Music City Center has generated $177 million in economic impact so far for fiscal year 2016.
The Music City Center hosted 14 events with 33,952 attendees in January, generating over 5,000 room nights for a total of $7.8 million in economic impact. Fiscal year to date the building has hosted 164 events with 324,167 attendees, generating $177 million in economic impact. Tax collections continue to outperform expectations and the Music City Center portion of tax collections was up 15.36 percent year over year for November.
“This fiscal year continues to be very strong and January was no exception with the American Fence Association and the NHL All-Star Game” said Charles Starks, President/CEO of the Music City Center. “During the NHL All-Star weekend, we dedicated the Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom and took a moment to honor the man who had the foresight to recognize the demand for a convention center that would bring groups like the NHL to downtown Nashville and generate millions in revenue for the city."