Summer conferences gather 2,374


The more than 2,300 attendees of the three Summer Ramp conferences in Hamilton contributed around $427,000 into the local economy, as they purchased food, lodging and travel necessities during their stay. The conference-goers are pictured worshipping and praying during services at The Ramp. (Courtesy of Ramp Media)

HAMILTON – The Ramp finished its last of three summer conferences on Saturday, Aug. 18, bringing 2,374 visitors to the area and giving the local economy an estimated $427,320 boost.
The Summer Ramp conferences were held on June 28 - 30, July 26 - 28 and Aug. 17 -18. Once again, local businesses—including hotels and motels from Hamilton, Guin and Winfield and restaurants—noticed the influx of visitors and the large increase of revenue.

 

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