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SEP 2017

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September 2017 28 www.sportseventsmagazine.com Special Feature: CONVENTION CENTERS martial arts, cheerleading, wrestling, boxing, dance, gymnastics, yoga, badminton, table Comments: Largest indoor venue in Northeastern Maryland, convenient to miles from I-95. Convenient, on-site parking. Chauvet video wall. SEE AD ON PAGE 47 Visit Harford!, Inc. 115 N Main St. (21014) Phone: (443) 752-6926 Website: www.visitharford.com Metro Area Rooms: 2,800+ SEE AD ON PAGE 45 Massachusetts SPRINGFIELD MassMutual Center 1277 Main St. (01103) Phone: (413) 787-6610 Fax: (413) 787-6645 Website: www.massmutualcenter.com Metro Area Rooms: 1,000 Meeting Rooms: 8 Exhibit Space: 100,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 40,000 Meeting Cap: 3,600 Banq Cap: 2,900 Arena Cap: 8,000 Mississippi JACKSON Visit Jackson 111 E Capitol St., Suite 102 (39201) Phone: (601) 960-1891, ext. 327 Toll Free: (800) 354-7695 Fax: (601) 960-1827 Website: www.visitjackson.com Metro Area Rooms: 5,800 SEE AD ON PAGE 53 SOUTHAVEN Landers Center 4560 Venture Dr. (38671) Phone: (662) 280-9120 Website: www.landerscenter.com Metro Area Rooms: 1,000+ Lgst. Area Room Block: 300 Meeting Rooms: 11 Exhibit Space: 50,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 34,000 Meeting Cap: 400 Banq Cap: 1,500 Arena Cap: 10,000 Nebraska LINCOLN Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau P. O. Box 83737 (68501) 1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 100 (68508) Phone: (402) 434-5335 Toll Free: (800) 423-8212 Fax: (402) 436-2360 Email: dbombeck@lincoln.org Website: www.lincoln.org Contact: Derek Bombeck, Sales Development Manager Metro Area Rooms: 5,257 Lgst. Area Room Block: 1,000+ Meeting Rooms: 19 Exhibit Space: 34,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 100,000 Meeting Cap: 1,200 Banq Cap: 1,600 Arena Cap: 16,000 Venues Available For: Basketball, volleyball, wrestling, gymnastics, ice hockey, equestrian, Comments: Lincoln has two sports-minded centers to pick from. Pinnacle Bank Arena, located in downtown Lincoln, has 16,000 seats - ners to use. The Lancaster Event center in east Lincoln has over 400,000 square feet of space in five inter-connected buildings. SEE AD ON PAGE 11 Nevada RENO Reno-Sparks Convention Center P. O. Box 837 (89504) 4590 S Virginia St. (89502) Phone: (775) 827-7704 Fax: (775) 827-7666 Website: www.visitrenotahoe.com Metro Area Rooms: 15,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 10,000 Meeting Rooms: 53 Exhibit Space: 500,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 381,000 Meeting Cap: 11,500 Banq Cap: 6,300 New Jersey ATLANTIC CITY Meet AC/Atlantic City Sports Commission 2314 Pacific Ave. (08401) Phone: (609) 449-7144 Toll Free: (844) 855-6338 Email: dgallagher@meetac.com Website: www.atlanticcitysports.com Contact: Daniel Gallagher, National Sales Manager Lgst. Area Room Block: 5,500 Meeting Rooms: 45 (ACCC) Exhibit Space: 600,000+ (ACCC) Guest Room: 15,500 Continguous Exhibit Space: 486,000 (ACCC) Meeting Cap: 14,000 (Boardwalk Hall) Banq Cap: 486,000 (ACCC) Arena Cap: 14,000 (Boardwalk Hall) Venues Available For: Volleyball, wrestling, Comments: We at the Atlantic City Sports Commission are always ready to show our clients what we do best because we mean business! When you bring your event to Atlantic City, you'll experience world-class accommodations, critically acclaimed dining, superstar entertainment, tax-free shopping, exciting nightlife, spectacular attractions, our beaches. SEE AD ON PAGE 25 WILDWOOD Wildwoods Convention Center 4501 Boardwalk (08260) Phone: (609) 729-9000 Toll Free: (800) 992-9732 Fax: (609) 846-2631 Email: jlynch@wildwoodsnj.com Website: www.wildwoodsnj.com/cc Contact: John Lunch, Director of Sales/ Entertainment Meeting Rooms: 15 Exhibit Space: 125,803 Guest Room: 8,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 77,160 Meeting Cap: 7,500 Banq Cap: 3,000 Arena Cap: 7,500 Venues Available For: Soccer, basketball, tennis, floor hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, wres- tling, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, arena/ flag football band competitions. SEE AD ON PAGE 30 North Carolina RALEIGH Raleigh Convention Center 500 South Salisbury St. (27601) Phone: (919) 996-8500 Fax: (919) 996-8550 Email: rfp@raleighconvention.com Website: www.raleighconvention.com Contact: Laurie Okun, Director of Sales/ Marketing Meeting Rooms: 27 Exhibit Space: 130,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 150,000 Meeting Cap: 15,000 Banq Cap: 12,000 Arena Cap: 3,800 Venues Available For: Basketball, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading, martial arts, gymnas- tics, futsal. Comments: A Center That Defies Convention. The Raleigh Convention Center campus has been a remarkable resource for the likes of Festival, among others. The Campus is also home to the iconic Cree Shimmer Wall over- looking the Red Hat Amphitheater in down- town Raleigh. SEE AD ON PAGE 21 Oregon REDMOND Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center 3800 SW Airport Way (97756) Phone: (541) 548-2711 Fax: (541) 923-1652 Email: roxiat@deschutes.org Website: expo.deschutes.org Contact: Roxia Thornton Todoroff, Sales/ Marketing Director Metro Area Rooms: 600 Meeting Rooms: 15 Exhibit Space: 200,000 Guest Room: 5,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 40,000 Meeting Cap: 10,000 Banq Cap: 2,000 Arena Cap: 10,000 Venues Available For: BMX, basketball, dog shows, equestrian - livestock, gymnastics, motorsports - ArenaCross, Demo Derby, EuroCross, FMX, monster truck, off road rac- Comments: 320 acre premier site features over 200,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space, which includes the First Interstate Bank High Desert Activity Center. The Equestrian Livestock Complex features 4 arenas five barns with stabling for 400 horses. The cen- ter is surrounded by more than 85 acres of free parking. The center celebrates over 400 events annually with the goal to make each Expo "We Really Can Do It All!" SEE AD ON PAGE 31 Pennsylvania ERIE Bayfront Convention Center One Sassafras Pier (16507) Phone: (814) 455-1260 Fax: (814) 879-0910 Email: ldiluzio@erieevents.com Website: www.bayfrontconventioncenter.com Contact: Lisa DiLuzio, Director of Sales/ Marketing Metro Area Rooms: 4,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 200 Meeting Rooms: 17 Exhibit Space: 100,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 28,800 Venues Available For: Gymnastics, boxing, Comments: Erie's Bayfront Convention Center is located on the shores of Presque Isle Bay, offering world-class facilities, ame- nities service. You'll also find 392 beautiful guest rooms in two hotels connected to the Erie Bayfront, which opened in June 2016. Erie Insurance Arena 809 French St. (16501) Phone: (814) 453-7117 Fax: (814) 455-9931 Website: www.erieevents.com Contact: John "Casey" Wells, Executive Director Metro Area Rooms: 4,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 200 Meeting Rooms: 5

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