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Spectra by Comcast Spectacor Signs Two-Year Facilities Management Extension to Provide Venue Management to Boardwalk Hall and Atlantic City Convention Center
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – (Monday, November 14, 2016) – The New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) approved a two-year extension of the facilities management services agreement with Spectra by Comcast Spectacor to provide Venue Management to both Historic Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center.
“The CRDA is happy to provide a continuum of service with Spectra,” said CRDA Executive Director John Palmieri. “Spectra’s management team has been successful in bringing world-class entertainment, shows and meetings to Atlantic City’s primary event venues, and in maintaining both buildings for optimum performance. We look forward to continued success over the next two years.”
“We are particularly proud of our accomplishments at both facilities in Atlantic City and we look forward to further enhancing the customer experience as we, along with our partners at CRDA, create new and exciting opportunities for the region at Boardwalk Hall and the AC Convention Center,” said Spectra Regional Vice President Tim Murphy.
The extended agreement between the CRDA and Spectra’s Venue Management division now runs through December 31, 2018 and includes one, two-year extension option.
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About the CRDA:
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.
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