Augusta's River Region Welcomes Second Quarter Conferences and Sports Events

Staff Report

Friday, April 29th, 2022

Destination Augusta and the Augusta Sports Council are pleased to announce that visitors attending meetings, reunions, events, and sporting events in Augusta’s River Region will generate at least $6,255,186 in total estimated economic impact (EEI) April through June 2022.
A portion of the total number of sporting events, conventions, and meetings in Augusta’s River Region this quarter are listed in the chart below for more event detail. These are groups Destination Augusta, or the Augusta Sports Council have worked with at some point in the site selection and/or planning phase. Groups meeting in Augusta’s River Region, that have available websites, have been hyperlinked for those who would like additional information.
Total EEI is calculated based on research commissioned by both Explore Georgia and Destinations International in conjunction with globally recognized research vendors, the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. Tourism Economics, a partner company of Oxford Economics, created the industry standard in event economic impact analysis using localized metrics that are updated annually.