Urban Regeneration Opportunities of Mega-events

Most mega-event hosts have ambitions to do more than host a major sporting event. They also hope to stimulate urban and economic development.

The primary urban regeneration opportunities of hosting include:

The primary costs involved with hosting:

Source: Altringer (2005). Hosting Mega-events: the Road to the FIFA World Cup 2010. WITS University, October 31, 2005.