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Big Special Events: Are They Worth the Hassle?

Despite the huge crowds and huge challenges, large public sports events pay off, this writer says.

Despite the huge crowds and huge challenges, large public sports events are worth it, this writer says:

When the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games kick off this summer, thousands of athletes won’t be the only ones putting their tireless efforts to the test. Organizers from more than 40 venues across southern Ontario -- including three in Durham Region -- have spent numerous hours preparing to ensure the world’s third largest international multi-sport games event is a success. And, despite the painstaking process required to bring major events to the community, Mr. Allison said “without any hesitation” -- they’re worth it. – DurhamRegion.com

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