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Detroit Vying for X Games, Will the Economic Impact Stay in the City Limits?

MAY 28, 2013

Olga Stella, vice president of business development at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), sees the potential of the X Games as a welcome and positive impact for the city, both in the short term and the long term.

DEGC’s D2D program,  connects local businesses with buyers. “I think if the X Games come to Detroit that we would then sit down with the organizers and help them figure out their procurement strategy is,” Stella said. “And how small businesses can be a part of that.”

Read the entire Next City article written by Bill Bradley here.