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Meeting Date: 06/28/2017  

SUBJECT MATTER:
Receive, consider and act upon a presentation on the 2017 Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas;
FISCAL IMPACT:
The economic impact of the Memorial Ironman Texas event to the region is estimated to be $15.9 million.  The Woodlands Convention and Visitor's Bureau provides the event $30,000 per the Host Venue Sponsorship Agreement.  The Ironman Foundation provides over $100,000 in donations to local charities.  
BACKGROUND:
The Woodlands Township and Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau entered into a five-year agreement with the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) to host the Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas. The first event was held in May 2011. The Boards approved a five-year extension for years 2016 through 2020 (Attachment A).

The dates for future events are:

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Saturday, April 25, 2020

A portion of the bicycle route for the 2018 event has been approved by Harris County to utilize the Hardy Toll Road again.  The remainder of the route has been tentatively approved by Montgomery County pending a few changes in the Grogan's Mill area that will improve traffic flow and public awareness.

As part of the "After Action" meetings and evaluations of the event, a collection of facts are gathered from the many organization involved in the production of the event (Attachment B).  A presentation by Ironman representatives will be provided at the Board meeting. 
RECOMMENDATION:
Receive and accept the report.
 
Attachments
Attachment A - MH Ironman Texas Host Venue Sponsorship Agreements Combined
Attachment B - 2017 MH Ironman Texas Debriefing Report


    

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