Annual Report

An exciting new chapter has begun at Mayo Civic Center, with the completion in 2016 of a major expansion project that nearly doubled the center's capacity for hosting events.

Highlights of 2016 include:

Creating a positive impact

Mayo Civic Center's high customer approval ratings, even during a busy year of construction, translated into satisfied event-goers and convention attendees who continued to help drive Rochester's economy. Mayo Civic Center generated a forecasted economic impact on the community of $38 million in 2016. MCC's events were the catalyst for attendees to spend dollars in the community, eat in local restaurants, stay in local hotels, and shop in local retail stores.

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Growth in sales

With the 2016 expansion, Mayo Civic Center now offers 200,000 square feet of flexible, modern venues to customers. The expanded center enjoyed a strong year in sales in 2016, demonstrated by renewals by long-term customers and a 32 percent increase in new bookings. Notably, food and beverage revenues greatly exceeded expectations in 2016.

 

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Increasing revenues

Mayo Civic Center's finances were stable in 2016, with a total net gain of $186,000.

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For additional information, see the full 2016 Mayo Civic Center Annual Report.