In 2009, almost 9765 rooms within 50 miles of town were taken for the show. That added up to $2,390,600.
In 2011, it jumped to 10,200 rooms for a total $2,448,000. The DACVB gets those totals by multiplying the rooms by $240 per night. Already this year, hotels in Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign are sold out.
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