The numbers from fiscal 2019 tell the story of what was missed or severely compromised during the COVID-19 pandemic — and what local business and political leaders are anxious to restore.
A gross economic impact of $47.1 million. Creation of 555 jobs. A $4.4 million contribution in state and municipal taxes.
Every city of significant size has an arena and convention center as an economic cornerstone, and Springfield is no different. The MassMutual Center provides a multifaceted conference facility, sports venue and entertainment center for the entire region.