ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER TO WELCOME MORE THAN 3,000 SMOKE SHOP STORE BUYERS AND EXHIBITORS AT THE CHAMPS TRADE SHOW
EVENT WILL GENERATE MORE THAN 800 ROOM NIGHTS AND MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN DELEGATE SPENDING FOR ATLANTIC CITY
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Tuesday, May 12, 2015) The Atlantic City Convention Center will welcome more than 3,000 smoke shop store buyers and exhibitors at the CHAMPS Trade Show, which will take place for three days throughout the week.
Local Atlantic City businesses are expected to greatly benefit from the CHAMPS Trade Show at the Convention Center throughout the week. The estimated delegate spending is expected to reach more than $2 million. In addition, more than 800 hotel rooms have been contracted by Convention Center visitors throughout the week.
CHAMPS Trade Show will kick off at the Convention Center on Tuesday, May 19 and conclude on Thursday, May 21. This three day event provides store owners/buyers access to manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, glass artists, inventors, suppliers and many others who come together under one convention center roof to view the massive selection of smoking accessories, 420 products, clothing, hand blown glass and other specialty gifts.
The first 250 qualified stores will receive $250 in CHAMPS cash to spend it over 40 sponsor booths. As always there is no charge to attend CHAMPS Trade Shows.
For more event information and how to attend, visit: http://www.champstradeshows.com/.
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.
Global Spectrum (www.global-spectrum.com) manages more than 125 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 24-million people attended more than 15,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor, which operates in 48 of the 50 United States, also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.
About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) www.njcrda.com The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents, investing nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA responsibilities expanded to include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall, and partnership with the Atlantic City Alliance to brand and market Atlantic City. The former ACCVA, now a division of CRDA, is the first destination marketing organization in New Jersey to achieve prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation by the Destination Marketing Association International.
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