Assessing the regional economic impacts of events
Duration: 1.5.2014 – 30.4.2015
Funding: European Regional Development Fund, Lapland Regional Council
MTI’s role: MTI/ Lapland UAS is in charge of administration, the University of Lapland is co-executor. Staff include Mirva Tapaninen ja Pasi Satokangas
To assess the economic impacts of the focal events and to produce knowledge and a tool for event organisers, regional developers and actors in the tourism sector.
Assessment of the economic impacts of Pyhä Unplugged, Luosto Classic and the Staalo Theatre Festival.
Testing of the applicability of the assessment method for determining the economic impacts of events held in Lapland.
Event organisers and municipalities will obtain tools giving them a sound basis for assessing the economic impacts of events.
Mirva Tapaninen, project director
Tel. 040 183 2073
Pasi Satokangas, project planner
Tel. 040 484 4498
ERDF and Finnish government 35 000€
Municipal funding 15 000€
Tot. 50 000€