APRD SPORTS ECONOMIC IMPACT 



THE APRD SPORTS PROGRAMS CREATE A HIGH LEVEL OF ECONOMIC IMPACT EACH YEAR.

APRD DOES NOT UTILIZE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE NUMBER USED BY VISTORS ASSOCIATIONS, BUT THROUGH PERSON TO PERSON SURVEY’S HAVE CREATED AN AVERAGE NUMBER THAT IS MUCH MORE CONSERVATIVE IN ORDER TO ENSURE ACCURATE NUMBERS BASED ON OUR CUSTOMER BASE.

SINCE 2009, APRD SPORTS HAS EXPERIENCED A 12% TO 23% INCREASE IN TOTAL ECONOMIC IMPACT ANNUALLY DUE TO FACILITY AND PROGRAM IMPROVEMENTS COMBINED WITH THE ADDITION OF NEW EVENTS.

IN 2014, THE TOTAL ESTIMATED ECONOMIC IMPACT BROUGHT INTO THE CITY OF ALBANY FROM MAY 2012 THROUGH OCT 2012 WAS 1.5 MILLION THAT WENT TO LOCAL BUSINESSES SUCH AS HOTELS/RV PARKS, GAS STATIONS, DEPARTMENT STORES, RESTAURANTS, LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT, AND GROCERY STORES.