CLT + DNC = $163.6 million
Posted on 29 Jan 2013 by Justin Ruckman
Mayor Anthony Foxx touted a consultant’s report Monday that found the Democratic National Convention contributed $91 million in direct spending to the local economy, but he cited a more important benefit from the city’s weeklong political spotlight.
“Charlotte is on the map,” the mayor said. “And it’s going to stay on the map.”