May visitor spending projected at $1.9 million in Augusta

Visitor spending in Augusta is projected to generate more than $1.9 million during May.

The General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia’s annual Ushers Ministry Conference, May 8-11, is expected to provide the most in visitor spending at about $563,000 and 700 visitors, according to information provided by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.

The conference will be held at the Augusta Convention Center on Reynolds Street.

Direct visitor spending is based on the number of occupied overnight hotel rooms by guests in town for meetings, reunions and other events.

TOP MAY EVENTS
EventDatesVisitorsEstimated spending
General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia’s annual Ushers Ministry ConventionMay 8-11700$563,521
United States Tennis Association’s Georgia 2013 Adult League ChampionshipsMay 16-201,190$471,032
Georgia State Lions Club’s 2013 conventionMay 31-June 2600$217,32
Georgia High School Association’s 2013 Golf Sectional TournamentMay4-6825$189,525
Georgia Society of Association Executives’ annual conferenceMay 28-31250$151,620

Sources: Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council

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