May 24, 2016
By: Daniella Soloway
The NFL has yet to begin again, but Los Angeles keeps scoring touchdowns. Today, NFL owners chose the host cities for the next five Super Bowl games, with Los Angeles earning the honor to host Super Bowl 55 in 2021.
Los Angeles last hosted the most-watched sporting event in 1993, and as the nation’s second largest market and new home for the Rams, this victory will impact the city big-time. LA’s Casey Wasserman, who is also leading the charge for LA’s 2024 Olympics Bid, along with LA84 Foundation’s Renata Simril, made the presentation to the NFL owners,
The Seidman Research Institute and the School of Business at Arizona State University produced a study following last year’s Super Bowl in Glendale, AZ that estimated the state’s revenue to be $719.4 million as a result of the game. With a new team, a huge market, and a brand new stadium, the impact is likely to be even larger in the City of Angels.
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