Atlantic City: A Multi-Faceted Destination
By the Numbers:
Million square feet of flexible meeting space in Atlantic City
Sold-out tours in The AC Walking Tour Series, July 2022
Billion Dollars, estimated worth of the global esports betting market within the next decade
Annual Attendees of The Atlantic City Airshow
Atlantic City is a multifaceted destination that continues to surprise and delight with its diverse offerings and promise for the future. Here are just a few of the numbers called out in this issue's feature articles.
1.8 Million Square Feet - Flexible meeting space in Atlantic City
Atlantic City is home to over 1.8 million square feet of flexible meeting space and a convenient location for visitors and meeting attendees driving in from across the northeast. Atlantic City's beach, historic boardwalk, thriving culinary scene, world-class spas, entertainment and nightlife make the resort a destination for a meaningful and memorable experiences. Visit MeetAC.com and learn about Atlantic City and the 'Top 10 Reasons to Meet in Atlantic City.'
4 - Sold-out tours in The AC Walking Tour Series, July 2022
This July groups of 30+ individuals had a unique experience of different AC neighborhoods. All four tours in the series: Veteran's Heritage, Ducktown Revitalization, Louisa Mack LGBT/Orange Loop and Chelsea Neighborhood sold out virtually overnight. Due to their popularity, the Stockton University Office of Continuing Studies plans to offer these tours again in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Please save the date for Fridays, October 14-28, 2022, for tours of the Lower Chelsea, Northside, and Ducktown neighborhoods and visit the Continuing Studies website for the lastest information on personal enrichment and professional development opportunities.
$20 Billion - Estimated worth of global esports betting market within the next decade
According to Andrew Weilgus, director of the Esports Innovation Center at Stockton University, New Jersey is well positioned to take advantage of the growing esports betting market. The "overwhelming desire" for people to bet on head-to-head competitions and tournaments could draw a younger demographic to Atlantic City's casinos.
500,000 - Annual attendees of The Atlantic City Airshow
The Greater Atlantic City Chamber of commerce estimates 500,000 people will attend the nation's largest single day airshow: Meet AC Atlantic City Airshow on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Economic activity generated by the Airshow is estimated to be worth $50 million in Atlantic City revenue annually. Visit: airshow.acchamber.com for more information.