Truro to Host Nova Scotia Music Week in 2014
TRURO – The Truro and Colchester economy can expect a $900,000 shot in the arm when Truro hosts Nova Scotia Music Week in 2014. The town was officially named an upcoming host community at the music industry’s annual awards ceremony in Yarmouth on Sunday night.
CoRDA, The Town of Truro, CNTA, The Marigold Centre, The Civic Centre Committee, The Chamber of Commerce and other partners have been working together since July of this year to help attract the signature event.
Creston Rudolph at Destination Colchester says it’s a big win for Truro-Colchester, with visitor spending on hotels, shopping and restaurants coming in at close to $485 per visitor, and approximately 33 jobs being created by Nova Scotia Music Week. Those estimates come from the economic impact study which was conducted in 2010 following the 2nd of three Yarmouth-based music week events.
“For those people who don’t know or aren’t familiar with Nova Scotia Music Week, they’ll definitely be much more aware of it in the months leading up to November of 2014 and during the event itself,” says Mr. Rudolph. “The actual dates for Truro are November 6th through to the 9th of that year. We’re expecting healthy attendance numbers based on our central location, since we’ll be drawing from both ends of the province, and internationally.”
Mr. Rudolph says based on Truro’s location and reputation, we can expect close to one-thousand national and international delegates at the 2014 Music Week event in Truro.
Liverpool and Sydney will get a shot at hosting the event in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
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