$1.9 BILLION REASONS WHY IT'S GAME ON
9 February 2011,
IT'S less than five months until the Gold Coast makes its final bid submission to the Commonwealth Games Federation and less than 10 months until the 2018 host is announced. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games CEO Mark Peters, explains why hosting the Games is more than just an opportunity to become the international sporting hub of Australia – it’s about the triple bottom line.
A feasibility study by the Queensland Government indicates the economic benefits of the 2018 Commonwealth Games could be upwards of $1.9 billion, with the potential of creating up to 30,000 full time jobs.