Three Day Atlantic City Boardwalk Con (ACBC) Expected to Draw 15,000 Attendees
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 15, 2016) Get your geek on at the Atlantic City Convention Center as the Atlantic City Boardwalk Con (ACBC) returns May 13-15 and will welcome 15,000 attendees. Celebrating comics, cosplay and all things geek, ACBC will have celebrity guests, comic themed vendors, panels and workshops, artists, writers, a new Kidz Zone and the famous cosplay!
Celebrity guests will include Teddy Sears from the television show, The Flash, Orange Is the New Black’s, Taryn Manning and Golden Globe Nominee and Primetime Emmy Winner, Drea de Matteo from NBC’s Shades of Blue, Sons of Anarchy, Marvel Agents of Shield, and The Sopranos. In addition, RJ Mitte and Giancarlo Esposito from Breaking Bad will be in the celebrity spotlight area on the show floor.
The film and television auto exhibit at ACBC will include Batman’s ever evolving Batmobiles, the Batboat and Batcycle, the new Ghostbusters 2016 movie replica of the Ecto-1 (first time shown in the con world), the Scooby Doo Mystery Machine, Back to the Future Delorean and more!
"We're excited to be back in Atlantic City with our comic con convention, AC Boardwalk Con, for year two! We've made this year even more interactive for kids and adults alike and have some amazing celebrity guests for fans to meet. There's no place like the Jersey Shore in the beginning of Summer and what better place to have a comic convention at than the pinnacle of entertainment, Atlantic City,” said Michael D’Alessio, ACBC Event Producer.
Don’t forget to check out the new ACBC Kidz Zone, sponsored by Complete Security Systems, helping imaginations soar! Fun activities, bounce house, free coloring, creative workshops, face painting and more! Help your own sidekick on their way to becoming a full-fledged crime fighter! Also, don’t miss ACBC’s lightsaber training classes, which is open to all ages.
ACBC will kick off on Friday, May 13 and conclude on Sunday, May 15. Show hours will be from 10 a.m. -7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Tickets are on sale at www.DoACBC.com. Pricing includes; VIP 3 day pass $115, 3 day pass $65, Friday 5/13 day pass $30, Saturday 5/14 day pass $35 and Sunday 5/15 day pass $30. All children under the age of 9 are free with an adult admission. Limit two free children tickets per adult.
About Meet AC
Meet AC, Inc. was officially formed as a 501(c)(6) organization on June 23, 2014. Prior to its formation, the Meetings and Convention sales and marketing group was operating under the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Meet AC, a tourism economic development agency, will focus on three primary objectives: sales, marketing and services. For complete Atlantic City tourism and convention information, visit www.meetinac.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MeetAtlanticCity and Twitter at @Meet_AC.
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