Visit KC Claims MILLIONS In NFL Draft Money That Nobody Else Noticed

Reaching back to pick this one up if only because Visit KC is widely known to fudge the numbers.

In fairness, here's their first whiff of a stinky & familiar tale . . .

According to data from Visit KC, Kansas City saw a total economic impact of $164.3 million. That includes $108.8 million in direct spending and $55.5 million in induced/indirect impact.

Visit KC said of the direct spending, 60% was from accommodations, 18% from food and beverages, 8% from business services, 6% from transportation and about 4% from retail and recreation.

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Kansas City sees $164 million in economic impact from 2023 NFL Draft

The 2023 NFL Draft exceeding expectations in Kansas City, garnering $164.3 million in total economic impact and 54.4 million viewers.

Visit KC: 2023 NFL Draft held in Kansas City resulted in $164M impact for the city

The amount includes $108.8 million in direct spending and $55.5 million in indirect impact.

Mayor, Sports Commission: Kansas City cashes in on NFL Draft, bringing in $164M

The numbers are in and we now know the economic impact of the biggest event Kansas City has ever hosted - the NFL Draft.

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