Award Date

Spring 2012

Degree Type

Professional Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science in Sport and Leisure Service Management

Department

Hotel Administration

First Committee Member

James Busser, Chair

Number of Pages

33

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to identify and examine the factors of mega-sporting events those contribute to positive economic impact as well as the factors that may negatively impact a community. Based on reviewing existing literature and data, the positive and negative contributions, a community may have through a hosting sporting event, will be discussed. The objective of this paper is focused on the economic impact that happened to the local communities.

Keywords

Hosting of sporting events – Economic aspects; Sports; Stadiums

Disciplines

Hospitality Administration and Management | Sports Management | Sports Studies

Language

English


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