Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Post-event facts and figures

Written by Sara Bauknecht on .

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is over, but its impact is long lasting.  Organizers released a list of facts and figures about this season's attendance, generated revenue for New York City, new features and more ...

-- Designers traveled from many countries, including Spain, Korea, France, United Kingdom, Russia, Norway and Japan, to showcase their collections

-- Nearly 3,000 press members and buyers registered to attend

-- For the first time, all runway shows at Lincoln Center were live streamed

-- About a dozen designers made this month their Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week debut

-- It took about 750 people 18 days to construct the 105,000 square-foot tent outside Lincoln Center where the majority of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's shows and presentations are held

-- Attendees contribute more than $800 million per year to New York City, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation

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