Oct 04, 2016 08:47 AM EDT
Washington University Hosts Pocket-Challenging Presidential Debate 2016: Ticket Strategies Eyed To Break-Even Academic Net? [VIDEO]
Washington University hosts pocket-challenging presidential debate 2016 and ups its ticket strategies for immediate break-even in its academic net. While academics in the university were not fully swayed by the plan, the Gallup, a national research company, invites all St. Louisans to participate in the event.
The debate, scheduled on October 9, yields very hazy payoff to the host university. In fact, academics in the Washington University are still in shock over its pocket-challenging extents. The academic cost is too high for $1.9 million such that a university like the Washington University would shoulder, St. Louis Post Dispatch reported.
Although the cost doesn't end there, what remains reassuring is the transparent breakdown of the expenses that cover very basic aspects like security, labor, logistics, etc. All these expenses are even cited to go upwards by 5 million or more. But the biggest area for spending in this operation is transforming the university town hall into a politically-designed platform. This covers much of the fencing labor and the perimeter fencing materials thereto.
As a result, the Washington University academics, joined by a series of St. Louisan economic experts deemed it necessary for the event to be ticketed for a net break-even. Otherwise, the returns, since a few figures were already expected by the university's finance department, would come in unmanaged, Fox2 Now reported.
Hosting a nationally-televised event is essential for any university so that it can approximately materialize the university's vision of keeping a center for the rest of the electorate eyes. By all means, the electorate eyes also represent the general population's eyes. But for a sure return or payoff, ticket prices should be calculated and ticket strategies have to be carefully thought through. After all, ensuring such, realizes half of the target ROI quoted as the quantifiable returns.
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