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Volume 24 No. 159

Events Attractions

          In '97, Cleveland became the first city to ever host     the NBA All-Star Weekend, the MLB All-Star Game and the     World Series in the same year.  The Greater Cleveland     Convention & Visitors Bureau told THE DAILY that the three     events, including the Indians' nine postseason home games,     had a direct impact of $121.3M on the region's economy.  The     following lists the event, dates and economic impact:         
EVENT
DATES
ECONOMIC
IMPACT
NBA All-Star Weekend
February 7-8
$30.0M
MLB ALL-Star Game
July 8
$38.0M
MLB Divisional Series
October (3 Games)
$13.8M
MLB ALCS
October (3 Games)
$17.8M
MLB World Series
October (3 Games)
$21.7M
TOTAL
: $121.3M