Author Bios (50 Words)

Karla Scott is currently a graduate student at Arizona State University pursuing a Master of Science in Community Resources and Development. Her research interests include sustainable tourism, sustainable festivals and events, and economic impact. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Tourism Development and Management with certifications in special events management and convention sales and meeting planning.

Currently Mrs. Scott is in the process of concluding a 14 month long economic impact and marketing profile study for the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce. This study will provide insight in regards to economic viability of heritage festivals.



Economic Viability of Heritage Festivals