Economic Impact

When WWE opened its office in 1983, the company had 13 employees. Today, WWE has approximately 700 full-time employees and growing and is a solid corporate citizen headquartered in the state of Connecticut. WWE and our employees pay millions of dollars in a variety of local, state and federal taxes. The company also employs vendors and service providers both locally and nationally who employ many people and contribute their share to the tax base. Additionally, our economic reach is truly global as a worldwide entertainment company with many international partners and employees all over the world as a direct result of our tours and monthly pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam. Over the past six years, WrestleMania has generated more than $400 million in cumulative economic impact for the cities that have hosted the event. In April 2013, WrestleMania 29 generated $101.2 million in economic impact for the New Jersey/New York region, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation.

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