The Australian Transplant Games has requested special event sponsorship from the City of Launceston council.
The $50,000 request would be put towards the games being held in Launceston next year.
The council is recommended to pre-commit to the request at its meeting on Thursday.
Now in their 32nd year, the games are held every second year and are expected to bring 1000 participants, and a visitor spend of about $1.7 million.
Based on figures from previous events, the event will generate around 7,160 bed nights with an average length of stay of seven nights.
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Local businesses will also be involved in the supply of products and services for the event, in the order of $55,000
It will cost $526,007 to host the event in Launceston.
Transplant Australia has secured $136,062 in funding for the event from the Organ and Tissue Authority. They have also confirmed $200,000 from Events Tasmania, $25,000 from Astellas and another $25,000 from Novartis.
Together with anticipated donations and event registrations of approximately $80,850, Transplant Australia will have the funds necessary to hold the event.
The council meeting will be held on Thursday at 1pm at the Town Hall.
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