SportsEvents Magazine

NOV 2016

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Page 42 of 59 November 2016 43 seats 82,566 fans. Meadowlands Expo Center is a 61,000-square foot multi-pur- pose venue five miles outside of New York City and just seven miles from Newark Liberty Airport. IZOD Center hosts sports like wrestling, basketball and figure skating. Contact: Meadowlands Liberty CVB, Newark Newark can easily be reached by train, subway and bus. And it's just minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and eight short miles from New York City. Hotel rooms: 3,580 Hotel tax rate: 15.5 percent Major facilities: Prudential Center is a 700,000-square foot indoor multi-purpose venue that can host sports like hockey and basketball. Red Bull Arena is an MLS soccer venue that can seat 25,000 on two levels. Coming soon: In 2017, Newark will welcome the $100 million NJIT Wellness and Event Center, a 200,000-square foot venue. Contact: Greater Newark CVB, Princeton Region The Princeton-Mercer region not only is home to renowned centers of learning, but also 45+ hotels, historic landmarks and 18 charming towns and villages. The area, which is located midway between Philadelphia and New York City, boasts numerous indoor and outdoor facilities like the Mercer County Park. Hotel rooms: 5,500 Hotel tax rate: 8 percent Major facilities: Arm & Hammer Park is a minor league ballpark. Sun National Bank Center is a 10,000-seat multi-pur- pose facility. Mercer County Park consists of 17 athletic fields for soccer, football, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee and more, plus 10 softball fields, seven basketball courts, three sand volleyball courts, ice skating center, 24-court tennis ► N E W J E R S E Y t SCHEDULE YOUR NEXT MEETING OR EVENT WITH US! 800-992-9732 | listen to your inner Year after year, from cheerleading competitions to basketball tournaments to everything in-between, the Wildwoods Convention Center is the slam-dunk event destination of choice for the young and the young at heart! • 75K square foot exhibit arena which divides into two 37.5K square feet of unobstructed floor space: » Two full basketball courts » Up to 7 soccer or volleyball courts » 16 wrestling mats » 380 – 10' x 10' exhibit booth space • Seating for up to 5,000 • 12K square foot ballroom • 10 meeting rooms • 30K square feet of pre-function space • Free Wi-Fi for attendees Golf in Princeton

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