In The News: Drum Corps Competition To Bring $4 To $5M To Area

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City of Bloomington officials are expecting an economic boost from the influx of people The Drum Corps International World Championships will bring to the city. The event will take place Aug. 7 to 9 at Memorial Stadium, and 35,000 to 40,000 people are expected to be in Bloomington over the three days, said Danny Lopez, communications director for the city of Bloomington.

“Anytime you have 35 to 40,000 people there’s a pretty significant economic impact,” Lopez said. “Every single hotel is booked for that weekend, so you can tell just at a glance that it’s significant.”

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Posted by on Sunday, July 27th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.