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HHRVB Secures Future Events as Destination Continues to Gain Momentum

Published: Aug 17, 2011

2011 Sturgis Road Show

April 15-17, 2011 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – Harrisburg.

Estimated 35,000 attendees + 50 exhibitors and $7 million economic impact. Includes $3.5 million in direct spending and about $7 million in total economic impact. 

Pennsylvania Jr. Wrestling

March - 2012-2014 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center - Harrisburg.

$3.6 million in economic impact total for the 3-year deal ($1.3 million annually),

Estimated “hundreds” of wrestlers in March each year, plus families, referees, etc.

Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam

June 2011 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – Harrisburg with 15,000 attendees and $3.4 million in economic impact.

2012 US Figure Skating Eastern Sectional Synchronized Skating Championships

Jan. 26-28, 2012 at The Giant Center - Hershey. $2 million in economic impact.

Youth Step USA National Championships

Memorial Day Weekend 2010 & 2011 at The Forum Building – Harrisburg with $400,000 in economic impact total for 2 years.

Keystone State Summer Games

Summers 2011-2013 at venues throughout the Hershey Harrisburg Region with 6,000 attendees annually and $25 million economic impact total for 3 years.

State Games of America

Summer 2013 at venues throughout the Hershey Harrisburg Region with 10,000 attendees and $12.5 million in economic impact.

Triple Crown Baseball Father’s Day Classic baseball tournament

June 17-19, 2011 at baseball fields throughout the Hershey Harrisburg Region with 100+ teams and over

$1 million in economic impact.

Mennonite World Conference

Two possible dates: July 21-26 or August 4-9, 2015 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – Harrisburg.

10,000 attendees from around the world and $TBD in economic impact estimated.

Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Rick@HersheyHarrisburg.org
Rick's Twitter 
Cell: 717.884.3328

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