Events will Generate 1,515 Room Nights and More Than $9 Million in Delegate Spending for Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Wednesday, February 3, 2016) The Atlantic City Convention Center will be buzzing with activity during the month of February, which will attract more than 70,000 attendees during four consumer shows this month.
The annual Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show has docked at the Atlantic City Convention Center today and will conclude on Sunday, February 7. The show has 25 percent more show space to give lifelong boating enthusiasts and novices alike an all-access pass to discover why life is better with a boat. Attendees will have the opportunity to shop, compare and find competitive deals on everything from sport fishers and performance boats to sailboats and family cruisers, plus thousands of marine accessories and activities for all ages. For show hours and additional ticket information, visit www.acboatshow.com.
The 21st Annual Atlantic City RV & Camping show will kick off at the Convention Center on Friday, February 12 and conclude on Sunday, February 14. Camping buffs, begin planning your camping vacations for the coming season, trade-up to your dream RV, see the latest RVs, or just learn about the joys of travel in a recreational vehicle. Check out everything from luxurious high-line motor homes to folding campers, travel trailers to fifth wheels, class c motor homes to camper vans and everything in between. For show hours and additional ticket information, visit www.atlanticcityrvshow.com.
Next, The Atlantic City Home Show will make a stop at the Convention Center February 19-21, which features more than 150 of the area’s top home improvement companies under one roof. Start by planning that home renovation or home improvement project you’ve dreamed of at this unique show! For show hours and additional ticket information, visit www.atlanticcityhomeshow.com.
In addition, car enthusiasts will flock into the facility for the largest indoor Classic Car Show & Auction in the United States, which will take place February 26-28. Car fanatics will have the chance to browse, admire and buy more than $20 million worth of collector cars. Auction highlights will include legendary muscle cars, rare roadsters, touring cars and popular classics. The auction process includes on-site bidding and phone bidding. Additionally, vendors will offer hard-to-find parts as well as car accessories, collectibles and apparel. For show hours and additional ticket information, visit www.acclassiccars.com.
Local Atlantic City businesses are expected to greatly benefit from the activity at the convention center this month. The estimated delegate spending is expected to reach more than $9 million. In addition, 1,515 hotel rooms have been contracted by Convention Center visitors throughout the month.
About Visit Atlantic City
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.
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.
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