The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has announced the tournament’s economic impact for Guyana. The 2018 event, which took place between 8 August and 16 September last year, created a total economic impact of US$25,515,816 in the country, an 80% increase on the figure from 2017.This figure has been calculated using organiser spend.
In addition to that economic impact figure the Hero CPL created 468 jobs in Guyana. Also, the tournament filled 7,654 hotel rooms during the event with even more focus on the country with a record seven matches taking place in Guyana in 2018. There was significant value for Guyana in terms of the country being given exposure through the television broadcast of the event.