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SPECTRA: "Chairman of the Boardwalk" Promotion Returns


For Immediate Release: April 28, 2017

SPECTRA: "Chairman of the Boardwalk" Promotion Returns

Contact:


Aura Sanchez
609.348.7023


In what has become an exciting annual tradition, Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the provider of Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center, will bring back its biggest contest ever to award one lucky fan with a pair of tickets to every event at the legendary Boardwalk Hall for one year as part of its fourth annual “Chairman of the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Also included in the prize package will be a free room night at the Sheraton Atlantic City and a $25 gift certificate for Applebee’s Atlantic City for each event night. The four-week contest begins on Thursday, April 27 at 12 p.m.   

The winner will receive two tickets to every event scheduled for Boardwalk Hall beginning on Memorial Day 2017 and concluding on Memorial Day 2018. All entries must be received no later than Thursday, May 25 at 10 a.m. Fans who are interested in entering the “Chairman of the Boardwalk” sweepstakes should visit www.boardwalkhall.com. In addition to the venue website, the contest will be promoted through Boardwalk Hall’s three main social media outlets, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, using official hashtag #IWantToBeChairman.  

"It is exciting to see this context back again for our customers and fans” said Jim Wynkoop, General Manager of Boardwalk Hall.  "We have a number of additional events in the works that will add to the excitement for our lucky winner."  

Last year, Meredith Obando of Monroe, NJ was the winner of Spectra
’s third annual Chairman of the Boardwalk sweepstakes. Obando received a pair of tickets to every event at Boardwalk Hall from Memorial Day 2016 through Memorial Day 2017. Previous winners include Laura Hughes of Galloway, NJ and Glen Butterworth of Stratford, NJ who were the first two Chairmen of the Boardwalk.  

This year’s winner of  “The Chairman of the Boardwalk” sweepstakes will receive two tickets to the following Boardwalk Hall events:

Kidz Bop Kids: July 15

The Who: July 22

Atlantic City Air Show VIP Watch Party: August 23

2018 Miss America Competition: September 10

Indoor Auto Racing: TBA

NJSIAA HS Wrestling: TBA

Any unannounced upcoming event taking place between May 29, 2017 & May 28, 2018  

In addition to our grand prize, a weekly winner will be selected to receive a $25 gift certificate to Applebee’s Atlantic City and a pair of public skating passes to use at the Flyers Skate Zone Atlantic City.

 

Boardwalk Hall & Spectra
Both Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to both Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center.


Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, Ticketing & Fan Engagement and Corporate Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.   



About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (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 since 1984.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City.  CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. 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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