About Atlantic City
Atlantic City has a long history as a major travel destination along the East Coast. Much more than your average beach town, the city is full of casinos, retail outlets, hotels, fine dining, spas, and a historic boardwalk.
Situated in the heart of Atlantic City are two major East Coast venues, Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center. These facilities attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to attend the exciting and diverse set of events they host. From concerts to family shows and conventions to trade shows, these venues provide Atlantic City with the most unique set of attractions in the Northeast!
Atlantic City is located within a one (1) day drive of:
- Nearly 33% of the nation’s population
20% of the country’s business addresses
Atlantic City Visitor Demographics & Information:
Household income profile: 77% earn $50,000/year and over
92% indicated they were very likely to return to AC
Over 27 MILLION trips were made to Atlantic City in 2012
About the Atlantic City Convention Center
The Atlantic City Convention Center was built in 1997, and hosts more than 500,000 visitors annually. At almost ONE Million square feet, it is one of the East Coast’s Largest Convention Centers and houses the following spaces – 5 Exhibit Halls ranging in size from 29,400 sq.ft to 199,500 sq.ft, 45 Meeting Rooms ranging in size from 672 sq.ft to 11,880 sq.ft and Pre-Function Space at over 32,000 sq.ft. It is conveniently connected to the AC Regional Rail Terminal running from Philadelphia to Atlantic City, it has over 1,400 parking spots and has a pedestrian bridge that links to the Sheraton Hotel, making it one of the most accessible facilities in the region.
Atlantic City Convention Center’s size, location, and amenities make the ideal location for a diverse collection of trade shows, exhibits, conferences, and private events. Atlantic City Boat Show, Spirit Cheer – Beast of the East Cheerleading Championship, Mary Kay Career Conferences, Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival, Gourmet Food & Cooking Festival, Tri-State CAMP Conference, Atlantic City Motorsports Expo, Atlantic City Classic Car Show, SEMA International Auto Salon, RV & Camping Show, National Sports Collectors Convention, US Foods Trade Show, Restaurant Gala, & more!
About Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall is southern New Jersey’s premier special events arena. The hall has showcased hundreds of noteworthy events since opening its doors in 1929. Following an award-winning $90 million renovation completed in 2001, Boardwalk Hall has hosted a sparkling line-up of world class entertainment that has served to entertain our residents and visitors. Featured headliners from Elton John to Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Andrea Bocelli, The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Buffet, Phish, Madonna, Black Eyed Peas and more have appeared on the legendary stage. The Hall has also showcased exciting sporting events such as HBO Championship boxing, UFC and other mixed martial arts matches, the MAAC and Atlantic 10 Basketball Championships, AHL Hockey, and indoor car racing, as well as family events such as Cirque Du Solei, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney Live!.
Since re-opening, Boardwalk Hall has entertained nearly two million guests and has established a reputation as being a “must play” venue. Boardwalk Hall was recognized by Billboard Magazine as the top-grossing mid-sized arena in the world for the past decade! 300,000 people attend shows at Boardwalk Hall each year. We offer our clients a great opportunity to showcase their products and services to a desirable and diverse audience. Our patrons come to Atlantic City, with disposable income, enjoy their time with us, and most importantly, they come back!
As you will see, Atlantic City, Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center offer a wide range of effective, affordable, and flexible advertising and sponsorship opportunities, including the ability to purchase tickets prior to the general public on-sale date. Sponsorship and marketing opportunities at our facilities provide innovative ways to get your message and business in front of hundreds of thousands of patrons that visit us annually.
For more information or a tour through our fantastic facilities, please contact…
Director of Corporate Partnerships
Thank you for your consideration. We look forward to speaking with you!