South Lake CFDC: Measuring Special Event Economic Impact (2013)

Mellor Murray Consulting developed and delivered a custom workshop for the South Lake Community Futures Development Corporation to assist local event planners and non-profit organizations assess the economic impact of their special events. The workshop covered economic impact measurement, designing an economic impact study, understanding tourists vs. locals, conducting attendee surveys and a demonstration of economic impact measurement using a local event.

“Aileen was excellent to work with right from the initial consultation and was a wonderful addition to my organization’s speaker series. She asked all the pertinent questions in advance to ensure the information she presented was tailored specifically to our workshop attendees and their needs.”

Melissa Bangay, Eastern Ontario Development Program Officer, South Lake Community Futures Development Corp.