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Letter From The Publisher Ed Bertha – Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival

Letter from the Publisher Ed Bertha

SARASOTA POWERBOAT GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL

By Ed Bertha

“The Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival continues to be one of the most anticipated events of the year for the area, race teams, and race fans from around the world. The charitable impact this Festival has made on those with special needs for 34 years is impressive and continues to be the primary motivation for our sponsors and volunteers year after year.”
Lucy Nicandri, Festival Director
Executive Director for Suncoast Charities for Children

What a race it was for all!

The Research Data Market report revealed that the 12 days of 4th of July activities yielded:

$21.9 MILLION IN ECONOMIC IMPACT
160,000 LIVESTREAM RACE VIEWERS
14,800 HOTEL ROOM NIGHTS
TV NETWORK COVERAGE ON CBS SPORTS AND FOX SPORTS FLORIDA REACHED OVER 80 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS & WAS VIEWED IN 153 COUNTRIES
100,000 FANS AND PARTICIPANTS

The events NETTED $100,000+ FOR SUNCOAST CHARITIES FOR CHILDREN

Pete Boden 2018 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix

See you there for next year’s festivities, June 28 – July 7, 2019. Visit sarasotapowerboatgrandprix.org for more information.

Ed Bertha
Photo by Pete Boden

REAL Exclusive Magazine – Local Focus, Global Reach.

PS Suncoast Charities for Children’s Thunder by the Bay is up next, February 15-17, 2019. Visit thunderbythebay.org for all the details.

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