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The South African Festivals Economic Impact Calculator (SAFEIC) Guide

12.09.19

The South African Festivals Economic Impact Calculator (SAFEIC) is a free online tool developed by the South African Cultural Observatory specifically for cultural festival and event organisers so they can track the economic impact of their events. The SAFEIC is designed to be used to estimate the economic impact of a festival on a host economy. It has been carefully, and conservatively, designed so as to produce results that are as reliable and valid as possible for a wide range of events – provided the data that is inputted is as accurate as possible.

Video Tutorial by Prof. Snowball from Rhodes University

SAFEIC tool and downloadable pdf guide: https://www.southafricanculturalobservatory.org.za/safeic-intro

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