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MUSIC CITY CENTER ANNOUNCES FISCAL YEAR 2019 NUMBERS

MUSIC CITY CENTER ANNOUNCES FISCAL YEAR 2019 NUMBERS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2019

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Music City Center announced that it generated over $439 million in direct economic impact during the fiscal year ending in June 2019. 

“This year marks a milestone in our six-year history with the greatest direct economic impact to date,” said Charles Starks, President/CEO of Music City Center. “With groups contracted through 2033, we have a strong customer base to thank as we look forward to another successful year.” 

During the month of June, the Music City Center hosted 14 events with 79,069 attendees, generating 98,963 total room nights with a direct economic impact of $75,936,386. For fiscal year 2019, 258 events have been hosted with an attendance of 495,934 and a direct economic impact of $439,712,745, which is an increase of over $90,000,000 compared to fiscal year 2018. 

The Convention Center Authority also reappointed Marty Dickens as chair, Vonda McDaniel as vice-chair, and Willie McDonald as secretary and treasurer for the coming year.

 

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About the Music City Center

 

The Music City Center, Nashville’s convention center, features a 353,143 square foot exhibit hall, the 57,500 square foot Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom, and an 18,000 square foot Davidson Ballroom. The building includes an art collection featuring local and regional artists, a covered three-level parking garage with 1,800 spaces, and is LEED Gold certified. The Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame is also located inside the Music City Center at the corner of 6th Avenue and Demonbreun.