EDGE These are the top 10 Chattanooga area events in 2018

EDGE These are the top 10 Chattanooga area events in 2018

May 1st, 2018 by Dave Flessner in EDGE

Spectators watch as competitors cross the Walnut Street Bridge during the 2016 Sunbelt Bakery Ironman 70.3 event in downtown Chattanooga on May 22.

Photo by Dan Henry /Times Free Press.

1. 2018 Ironman Chattanooga, Sept. 28-30 sports competition by the World Triathlon Corp., 11,500 attendees with a projected economic impact of $14.6 million.

2. 2018 Biennial International Assembly by the Church of God of Prophecy international, July 13-22, 8,000 attendees with a projected economic impact of $7.4 million.

3. 70.3 Ironman competition, May 18-20 sports competition by the World Triathlon Corp, 6,250 attendees with a projected economic impact of $4.6 million.

4. 2018 Head of the Hooch, one of the largest rowing regattas in the United States, 16,000 attendees with a projected economic impact of $2.8 million.

5. Southern Association for Performance Arts 2018 event, April 6-7, 5,000 attendees with a projected economic impact of $2.8 million.

6. Campus Outreach Ministries regional New Year's Conference, Dec. 26-31, 2,000 attendees with a projected economic impact of nearly $1.5 million.

7. AAU Girls Basketball State Champs by the Amateur Athletic Union, May 11-13, 6,175 attendees with a projected economic impact of $1.2 million.

8. National Association of County Agricultural Agents Professional Improvement Conference, July 25 to Aug. 4, 1,200 attendees with an economic impact of nearly $1.2 million.

9. BPA Baseball World Series by the National Softball Association, June 27 to July 1, 2,070 attendees with a projected economic impact of $1.1 million.

10. TEN Hot Rod Power Tour, June 10-11, 5,750 attendees with a projected economic impact of $1.05 million.

Source: Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau


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