Atlantic City Convention Center will welcome one of the biggest conventions of its kind this week as it hosts more than 35,000 attendees for the 2014 New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) Convention Nov. 6-7.
This week’s convention is expected to directly impact activity for local businesses in Atlantic City as the estimated delegate spending from this convention is anticipated to be more than $13 million. Additionally, 2,140 Atlantic City hotel rooms have been contracted by convention center visitors throughout these events days. The NJEA Convention features the largest attendance of the year for all events at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
“The New Jersey Education Association has been one of the most loyal and committed customers of Atlantic City and the Atlantic City Convention Center throughout the years,” said Gary Musich, vice president of sales, Meet AC. “There are not many cities that can say they host a convention of 35,000 people each year. Our partnership with the NJEA has worked for many years and we look forward to continuing the partnership for many years into the future. A conference of this size benefits every local business and support service in Atlantic City.”
The 2014 NJEA Convention is an annual event that provides professional and career development opportunities for its members. As one of the world’s largest educational gatherings, it presents teachers and educational support professionals (ESPs) with more than 300 seminars, workshops, and programs to further their training in the field.
Global Spectrum manages the Atlantic City Convention Center, Boardwalk Hall and more than 120 other public assembly facilities around the world.