Event will Generate 7,415 Room Nights and More Than $9 Million in Delegate Spending for Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Monday, January 25, 2016) Visit Atlantic City is pleased to welcome back The 2016 Pool and Spa Show this week at the Atlantic City Convention Center for three days beginning Tuesday, January 26, which will draw more than 11,000 attendees and over 400 exhibitors.

Local Atlantic City businesses are expected to greatly benefit from the activity at the convention center this week. The estimated delegate spending is expected to reach more than $9 million. In addition, 7,415 hotel rooms have been contracted by convention center visitors throughout the week.

“We look forward to The Pool & Spa Show being in the venue each January and seeing old friends. The Pool and Spa Show is highly regarded within their own industry that show managers from across the country come to Atlantic City to see what cutting edge changes are happening in the world of pools and spas. We are so glad the show has considered Atlantic City their second home and we look forward to all of their innovative ideas for 2017,” said Karen Totaro, General Manager, Comcast Spectacor at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

The 2016 Pool & Spa Show will provide attendees with access to the latest products and services the industry offers. The multi-day agenda will offer more than 70 technical training courses and business seminars, which will give attendees the tools they need to take their business to the next level. The show floor will consist of over 400 exhibiting companies, a live demo, 35th anniversary celebration games and prizes, the ability to FaceTime with industry leaders and innovators around the country and much more!

For more than three decades, The Pool & Spa Show has been powered by the Northeast Spa & Pool Association. What has made this show a success for so long is that it is made for pool and spa people by pool and spa people. To learn more, visit: www.nespapool.org/Events/The-Pool-Spa-Show.

About Visit Atlantic City, 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). Visit Atlantic City, 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.visitatlanticcity.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/VisitAtlanticCity/ and Twitter at @Visit_AC.

About Spectra Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a Fortune 50 media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., In addition to Spectra, Comcast Spectacor owns and operates the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center venue. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com, PhiladelphiaFlyers.com and WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com for more information.


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Jessica Merrill                                                                                                                                          

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