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Article Date: July 2017
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State, Visit Denver Put up $3.4 Million to Land Outdoor Retailer

The state of Colorado and Visit Denver each contributed $1.7 million as an incentive package to move the Outdoor Retailer Show to Denver for the next five years, according to the Denver Post. The Colorado Economic Development Corp. approved the award, which was characterized as an unusual state involvement but justified on the grounds that the conventions would bring 20-25,000 attendees and generate $45 million in spending. The payments will cover the expenses of moving equipment located in Salt Lake City, higher labor costs from a unionized convention center and payments to other shows to clear the dates for OR ... Log in to view full article.


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