314 - Using Economic Impact Data to Demonstrate an Agency's Relevance

Thursday, September 28
9:45 AM–11:00 AM

Location: Room RO4

Days: Thursday, 28 September
Track: Revenue/Customer Service
Session Type: Education Session

The development of a new park, facility or even event is now looked through a different metric than residents served. Professionals are now asked to develop economic impact studies for their boards and councils, however, doing one right that is defensible is a challenge. The goal of this session is for the professional to develop a study that can be used for a variety of events and facilities.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Review the terms and definitions related to economic studies including but not limited to: new revenue, multiplier, new jobs, etc
To identify a study model that minimizes the over-exaggeration of economic activity
To develop an economic impact plan for a program or facility