Paris, Tennessee – The numbers are in, showing the economic impact of the Tennessee River Jam.
According to a news release, the June event brought in more than $2,568,000 in economic impact and 13,000 people attended the jam. They estimate that the average person spent $254 on his four-day festival.
Marty Marbury of the State Department of Tourism Administration said: “We’re looking at numbers in his three categories: locals, people in the area who don’t need lodging, and people who come into town and need a place to stay.”
The numbers were verified by local and state officials, according to the release. According to the release, about 700 transactions are made daily by a single company.
Meanwhile, another retailer saw customers from Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, and Mississippi one day on the Jam River.
“We often get caught up in the weeds trying to solve problems. , and is proof that this event is making a difference in the local economy,” said Travis McLeese, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce. “The survey had over 300 responses and he has been tirelessly evaluating the changes and feedback received. 2023 is going to be big! Get ready!”
Here you can see how much the locals paid and how much the out-of-towners paid.
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