Governor Bentley Statement on Birmingham World Games Announcement

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday released the following statement on the announcement of Birmingham as the host city for the 2021 World Games.

“Congratulations to the city of Birmingham on being chosen to host the 2021 World Games.  Alabama has so much to offer and we are eager to roll out the red carpet for our national and international guests. The economic impact of this decision is significant and will provide a great opportunity for our guests to enjoy and explore the best that Alabama has to offer. The citizens of our state take great pride in our unique brand of southern hospitality, and we look forward to this rare opportunity to invite the world into our home state.”