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wo years ago today the Music City Center opened its doors for the first time during the two-day Grand Opening celebration. Since then, the Music City Center has hosted 620 events with 1.1 million attendees, generating 633,025 room nights for a total of $550.7 million in direct economic impact.
The Convention Center Authority announced this morning that the Music City Center generated over $100 million in economic impact during the month of April.
The Music City Center welcomed 10,000 visitors in March for the 2015 Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo. The HPBExpo is North America's largest indoor-outdoor living showcase, featuring more than 350 leading hearth, patio and barbecue manufacturers and suppliers that exhibit the latest home heating solutions, grills, grilling accessories, outdoor kitchens and patio furniture.
The Music City Center announced today that the building generated over $90 million in economic impact in the last three months. The Music City Center hosted 53 events with 120,222 attendees during the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.
The Convention Center Authority voted this afternoon to grant Spectrum/Emery Development, LLC an extension on the memorandum of understanding and extend the exclusivity agreement until March 31, 2015. The memorandum of understanding naming Spectrum/Emery as the master developer of the Nashville Convention Center site was entered into on January 9, 2014.
Charles Starks, President/CEO of the Music City Center, announced today that the building has generated over $93 million in economic impact during the first half of fiscal year 2015.
The Music City Center welcomed over 7,500 guests for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo in October. The 2014 LeadingAge meeting focused on how individuals are changing the way we live and age given the shifting perspectives, norms and innovations.
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced their 2015 slate of new officers and directors. Charles Starks, President/CEO of the Music City Center, is among the five new directors slated to serve a three-year term on the premiere meeting planner association board.
The Convention Center Authority announced the appointment of a new member, Randy Goodman. Goodman was appointed by Mayor Karl Dean and confirmed by Metro Council last night.
The Convention Center Authority, joined by Mayor Karl Dean, today dedicated the Marty Dickens Terrace at the Music City Center to honor the longtime volunteer instrumental in the development of the new convention center. The dedication ceremony took place on the Marty Dickens Terrace, which is located on the east side of the Music City Center directly across from the Omni Hotel.