The Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show has signed a five year contract with Meet AC to return to the Atlantic City Convention Center for the years of 2019-2023.
“We are thrilled to announce that the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show has signed a five year contract to continue their annual show in Atlantic City at the Atlantic City Convention Center for the years of 2019-2023,” said Jim Wood, president and CEO for Meet AC. “The Atlantic City Boat Show brings in an estimated annual economic impact of $5 million to Atlantic City. The convention industry has a tremendous impact on Atlantic City’s economy as evidenced by the vast impact the 35,000 attendees will have on our local hotels, restaurants, retail outlets and casinos each year,” Wood said.
The annual boat show gives boating enthusiasts and novices alike 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. This year, the Atlantic City Boat Show will run at the Atlantic City Convention Center March 1-5, 2017.
“Atlantic City offers one of the best locations to successfully promote recreational boating. Our invaluable relationship with Meet AC allows us to produce a world-class event attracting qualified consumers for our exhibiting partners to achieve financial success. This city along with our positive partnership with Meet AC is critical to the success of the boat show and our organization, which is why we are proud to announce our long-term lease agreement, which further demonstrates the importance of Atlantic City to the recreational boating industry,” said Jon Pritko, Vice President- Northeast Shows, National Marine Manufacturers Association.
Read the full press release from Meet AC HERE.