Our guests and staff members enjoyed a successful 2016 Annual Users’ Conference in New Orleans. As is tradition, we voted on the location for next year’s Users’ Conference, and we chose Charleston, South Carolina! Our three-day event in the Big Easy was the second-most attended of any Users’ Conference in its 31-year history. The gathering […]
The Eastern States Exposition released today the results of a study conducted by REMI on the economic impact of its annual multi-state fair and its associated year-round events. The overall impact of the events comes out to $479 million per year, with an annual gross regional impact of $299 million, and accounts for 3,000 jobs […]
Associate Economist Parker Bedsole recently spoke at a Charlotte Economics Club luncheon on the economic outlook for Mecklenburg County. Mr. Bedsole indicated that the county’s overall economic future through 2040 is promising, calling the county a “growth region” which has historically “substantially outpaced the national economy in many metrics.” For more details, please click here.
REMI recently formed a task force in conjunction with Spectrum Gaming Group for the purpose of aiding governmental agencies in assessing the potential economic impacts of opening new markets up to casino development. This task force will also include other professionals, such as noted gaming economist Douglas Walker, Ph.D.. For additional details, you may read […]