Who Benefits From All That RNC Publicity?

 In Fishkind Commentaries

August 28, 2012 | WMFE – The Republican National Convention is getting underway in Tampa today after being delayed for one day because of Tropical Storm Isaac. Tampa officials and RNC Planners have spent several years and millions of dollars on security, transportation and planning ahead of the convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The entire region stands to reap benefits in the form of a major boost in visitors and international publicity as the eyes of the world turn toward Florida. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says on balance, it’s worth the cost.

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