• Three Events Hitting AC This Week

     
    POSTED March 10, 2015
     
    Photo credit: Courtesy of DO AC

It’s a busy week ahead as the Atlantic City Convention Center ramps up to welcome more than 13,000 attendees for three events throughout the week.

More than 1,500 mortgage bankers and others interested will be attending the 2015 Annual Regional Conference, Mortgage Bankers Association of New Jersey, which started yesterday and will go through March 12.

Two trade shows are also hitting the city this week: the 2015 Imprinted Sportswear Show—a show dedicated to the decorated apparel industry—and the 2015 EXPO EAST—the biggest promotional products show on the East Coast. For the first time in the shows’ history, they will be combining their two floors to create a collective event. An audience of 12,000 qualified promotional product buyers will be in attendance from March 12 through March 15.  

The three events combined are expected to generate significant revenue for Atlantic City’s local businesses. The economic impact is estimated to be more than $9 million, and the number of hotel rooms the convention center visitors will be occupying is approximately 5,838.

Washington D.C.’s up-and-coming Capitol Riverfront neighborhood is the ideal backdrop for Thompson Hotels’ new 225-room property set to open this winter. Thompson Washington D.C. will flaunt 7,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space with sweeping floor-to-ceiling views.

 

Pestana Hotel Group has announced that it will be opening its first property in New York. The new hotel, Pestana Park Avenue, is located at 23 E. 39th St. between Park and Madison avenues and within walking distance from Grand Central Terminal, the United Nations Headquarters, Bryant Park, Fifth Avenue and many more attractions.

 

Situated in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania is Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Despite being just an hour and half from Pittsburgh and 40 minutes from Morgantown airport, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort can be found nestled in the pastoral countryside, surrounded by expansive landscapes of mountains, forests and waterfalls.