Economic & Social Impact Analysis

GDS can help you determine the economic or social impact of your event or program.

An Economic or Social Impact Analysis determines the effects of a particular program, facility, event or initiative on the social or economic well-being of a population. This quantitative measure of impact easily communicates program effectiveness to funders, sponsors, donors, and other stakeholders.

GDS custom designs all research projects to clearly communicate the impact of your programs.

A GDS economic impact analysis helped Leesburg Bikefest calculate their event’s $286 million local impact.



GDS developed a study to determine SUNFEST participants’ spending levels, hotel stays, and the event’s overall economic impact on Palm Beach County.



Staples Real Estate Inc

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Steve Staples - Owner & CEO at Staples Real Estate Inc.