Learn How Your Parks and Rec Facilities Can Earn You $$$ at #MACoCon

Learn how your parks and recreational facilities can be revenue generators for your county at the 2017 MACo Summer Conference.

Parks & Recreation: A Healty (and Wealthy) Investment


Most local officials know about the positive physical and mental health benefits parks and recreational facilities provide. But you may not be aware of how properly developed and advertised facilities can support jobs and bring in revenue. Speakers will highlight how parklands and rec facilities can directly and indirectly create jobs, generate tourism opportunities, and offer ways to collect recreational revenue.


  • Daraius Irani, PhD, Vice President, Division of Innovation and Applied Research, and Chief Economist, Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI), Towson University
  • Steven Miller, Director of Recreation, Parks, & Tourism, Wicomico County

Moderator: The Honorable Dana Stein, Maryland House of Delegates

Date & Time: Thursday, August 17, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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