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Festival Attendees Bring $$$ to Greene County Businesses

February 5, 2016

1.pngThe benefit of two major 2015 Hunter Mountain festivals to Greene County Businesses was officially quantified by Perry Analytics, LLC in reports produced for Townsquare Media and recently released.  These reports specifically focus on the revenue coming into Greene County from attendees who live outside Greene, Dutchess, Ulster, and Columbia Counties.  The numbers are impressive, especially because they do not include ticket purchases or any in-festival spending by attendees.

Untitled-1-1.pngOver 83% of festival goers travelled to Hunter Mountain from outside the four-county region, and spent an average of almost $500 per person with local businesses! That’s over $10.7 Million. An exit poll of a representative sample of over 3000 attendees gave the range of businesses that benefited from these purchases.

You can download the comprehensive economic impact reports for Mountain Jam and Taste of Country by Clicking Here.

These are just TWO of the increasing number of festivals, gatherings, and shows produced throughout the year around Greene County, every one of which contributes to the success of our businesses, and the paychecks of our workforce.  No matter what the season, our scenic beauty, great locations, and inviting personality make the perfect destination for events large and small.

Businesses looking to gear-up for this year’s traffic can find dates and events at The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County NY.

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