Expanding the Rochester Mayo Civic Center will:
Expansion of the Rochester Mayo Civic Center will create 400 jobs in the building trades for 3 years as well as an estimated 800 permanent jobs across Rochester’s service sector.
Bring new visitors to Minnesota!
At least one-third of the additional visitors to the Mayo Civic Center will be from outside of Minnesota. These visitors will spend money in Rochester’s hotels, restaurants, and shops and will bring additional sales tax revenue to the state.
Make Minnesota a medical, technology, and biosciences leader!
With the Mayo Clinic, IBM, the University of Minnesota-Rochester, and the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, Rochester and Minnesota are well positioned to take advantage of these emerging niche markets for conventions and events. One day these visitors may even want to locate their business in the Rochester area.