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Final Four Weekend Generates $143M For Minnesota

3 monthes ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee announced Tuesday the 2019 Men's NCAA Final Four tournament generated $143 million of economic impact for the state over the April 5-8 championship weekend.
“2019 Final Four was a fantastic opportunity for our city and region to welcome fans from near and far to experience what is special about Minnesota,” Kate Mortenson, president and CEO of the MLOC said.
In addition to economic impact, a study conducted pre- and post-event by Nielson Sports says pride in the region is up 22% since December of 2017. Attendance at all of the events...
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