Economic impact of the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jaime Kaminski, Paul Frost, Geoffrey Smith, Jim Whyman

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This research commissioned by the Historic Vehicle Research Institute assessed the economic impact of the 2014 'Festival of Speed' held between June 26–29 at Goodwood, West Sussex. The research revealed that the event brought over £25 million business to the economy of the study area; generated over 26,000 person-nights’ accommodation for local hotels and guest houses; provided direct temporary employment for over 600 people; caused a further 18,000 person-nights for hotels and guest houses outside the area; was responsible for a further £35.5 million turnover for the national economy net of VAT and contributed over £8.5 million in VAT to government revenue.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherHistoric Vehicle Research Institute
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2015

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